Geena Davis

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Geena Davis

Geena Davis

“Something's like crossed over in me and I can't go back. I couldn't live.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“I have an elbow that bends the wrong way, and I'd do things like stand in an elevator and the doors would close, and I'd pretend that my arm had got caught in it, and then I'd scream, 'Ow, ow, put it back!'”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“It's a fantasy that we could have a president who could actually make choices based on what's right, rather than having to weigh the political fallout. But that's sort of what we're showing. ... And you can dream.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“We're making this as entertainment. But God willing, if this show stays on and people see a woman in that office for a while, I think it will help people become more used to it. It's certainly about time that we had a few female presidents.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“If it isn't a success, that still wouldn't be grounds for divorce.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“This is the chance to see, in all its aspects, what it is like to suddenly become president. You have a crisis in Nigeria and you have a 6-year-old. And you have twins in trouble in high school.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“I've always looked up to him, even though he is shorter.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“[You'll Like It If: You're looking for a replacement for] West Wing, ... I love you, go win the country.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“Somebody warned me early on to be very careful about brushing up against the chocolate,”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“I loved that I went straight from being an incredibly deadly assassin in 'Long Kiss Goodnight' to the mother of a mouse, ... I just thought that was fabulous ... we all have everything within us, the ability to be a killer or the girlfriend of an insect.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“It made perfect sense to me that I would play this part, ... I have always been interested in roles that are gonna be challenging for me - but also, characters that other women can identify with.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“[Work for Davis is playing America's first female president, who also is juggling three kids and an unwelcoming Congress, on the ABC drama (premiering Tuesday, 9 p.m. ET/PT).] I have been to several real Inaugural Balls, ... But President Clinton didn't have a cake shaped like the White House. That was my special idea.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“It's certainly the role with the most gravitas that I've had to play,”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“but I have to appreciate that actors have it a lot easier than other people who have to work these kinds of hours -- even the actual president.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“A woman as the leader of the Free World is an impossibility. Muslim countries won't talk to you.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“Thelma & Louise.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“Look at the number of cop shows and lawyer shows and forensics shows, ... I think there could be room for two quite different examinations of the same political office.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“It's important for what kids watch that, as far as possible, they see the real world reflected, to see men and women, boys and girls, sharing the space.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“I played this character twice in live action, and now I've become an animated character. It was actually fun to see myself drawn -- I've never been a drawn character before.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“I love to see those barriers broken. What I'm really hoping is that we can get break the barriers and then get past it to the point that its really not shocking news.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“It's a fascinating story to see him get in ... The fox is in the hen house.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
“When my friends and I would act out movies as kids, we'd play the guys' roles, since they had the most interesting things to do. Decades later, I can hardly believe my sons and daughter are seeing many of the same limited choices in current films.”More Geena Davis [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
A woman as the leader of the Free World is an impossibility. Muslim countries won't talk to you.More Geena Davis [09/15/2011 11:09:23]
Archers are pretty focused.More Geena Davis [09/15/2011 11:09:28]
As an Independent, she has no party backing... Her being the first Independent president trumps the fact that she's a woman. It causes even more upheaval in Washington than her being female.More Geena Davis [09/15/2011 11:09:38]

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