Hope Davis (1)

Born: 23 March 1964 (56 years old)
Gender: Female



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Hope Davis is an American actress known for her performances in feature films such as Flatliners (1990), Next Stop Wonderland (1998), Arlington Road (1999), Mumford (1999), About Schmidt (2002), and American Splendor (2003).

She is also known for her starring roles as Laura in the television drama series Six Degrees (2006-2007) and as Mrs. Forrester in Mildred Pierce, in 2011.

She played Hillary Clinton in the HBO Films Presentation of The Special Relationship and was seen on TV in the second season of In Treatment in the role of Mia, which earned her an Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

Davis received a Tony nomination for the 2009 Tony Award-winning play God of Carnage, opposite James Gandolfini, Marcia Gay Harden and Jeff Daniels.

Her film credits include Genova, Synecdoche, New York, The Hoax, The Nines, Charlie Bartlett and Driving Lessons.

In 2003, Davis was named Best Actress by the New York Film Critics Circle for her work in two of the year's most critically acclaimed independent features: The Secret Lives of Dentists and the Oscar-nominated HBO Films production American Splendor, for which she also received a Golden Globe nomination.

The film was the LA Film Critics' Best Picture of 2003 and also captured the Grand Jury Prize - Dramatic Competition at Sundance, the Best Film Un Certain Regard in Cannes and the Grand Jury Prize in Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival.

Davis' other film credits include a trio of independent hits - The Daytrippers, The Myth of Fingerprints and Next Stop Wonderland - as well as Infamous, The Matador, The Weatherman, Proof, Hearts in Atlantis, Final, Joe Gould's Secret, The Imposters, Arlington Road, Mumford and About Schmidt, which won the Los Angeles Film Critics' Best Picture of 2002 award.

Davis' theatre credits include Camino Real at the famed Williamstown Theatre Festival and the Lincoln Center productions of Spinning into Butter, Two Shakespearean Actors and Ivanov.

She has also appeared in numerous off-Broadway plays, including Pterodactyls, The Food Chain, The Iceman Cometh and David Mamet's Speed the Plow, directed by Joel Schumacher.


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