Geena Davis Illness

Geena Davis Illness And Health Update: Death Hoax Debunked – What Happened To American Actress?

The 66-year-old actress Geena Davis is completely fit and fine. She is working on a number of her upcoming projects.

Virginia Elizabeth Davis, better known as Geena Davis, is an American actress and producer.

Geena made her acting debut in the 1982 film Tootsie (1982) and has since starred in many hits such as The FlyBeetlejuiceThe Accidental TouristThelma & LouiseA League of Their Own and the Stuart Little franchise.

Her most prominent television roles include Mackenzie Allen in Commander in Chief, Dr. Nicole Herman in Grey’s Anatomy, and Regan MacNeil–Angela Rance in The Exorcist.

Geena is the winner of various accolades, including an Academy Award (for The Accidental Tourist) and a Golden Globe Award (for Commander in Chief).

Geena Davis Illness And Health Update

Actress Geena Davis is perfectly well and has no known health issues as of October 2022. Although she is not suffering personally with age, she has faced professional hardships.

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Geena Davis recently discussed her encounters with ageism in Hollywood in an interview. Before the publication of her new book Dying of Politeness, the actress discussed how after turning 40, she stopped receiving part offers. 

The Academy Award-winner says she used to do a movie almost every year but did one movie (Stuart Little) in her entire 40s. 

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Geena Davis alongside Hugh Laurie in the old Stuart Little film. (Source: IMDb)

Geena admitted that she wanted to continue working and was angry when her roles began to dry up. She also did not think this would happen, having seen older actresses like Glenn Close, Jessica Lange, and Sally Field regularly playing roles and getting awards.

The award-winning actress became a first-time mother at 46 with her former husband, Reza Jarrahy. They welcomed their first daughter Alizeh in 2002 and fraternal twin sons, Kaiis and Kian, in 2004.

We will next see Geena on Zoe Kravitz’s directorial debut Pussy Island.

What Happened To Geena Davis? Alzheimer Disease Impacted Her

In one of her projects, Marjorie Prime, Geena could use her personal experiences with Alzheimer’s disease to play her role.

The 2017 sci-fi film centers around an 85-year-old experiencing the first symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Marjorie Prime (Lois Smith) faces the illness as her daughter Tess (Geena Davis) and her son-in-law Jon (Tim Robbins) try to comfort her.

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Geena Davis plays Tess in Marjorie Prime. (Source: IMDb)

Having experienced her own mother’s battle with Alzheimer’s, Geena was able to channel her own emotions into her character. She said it was very moving and resonating due to her prior connection to the disease.However, the 66-year-old actress seems to be thriving in her older age instead of living in fear of the condition. Back in 2020, she shared that she feels wiser, more ambitious, and more in touch with herself the older she gets.

Geena Davis October 2022 Death Hoax Debunked

The news of actress Geena Davis’s death spread quickly on the internet earlier this week. It created concern among fans across the world. However, the news has been confirmed as a complete hoax and just another in a string of fake celebrity death reports.

The hoax primarily spread on Facebook after a page called R.I.P. Geena Davis gained traction on Tuesday and attracted nearly one million likes.’ Shocked fans immediately started writing their messages of condolence and grief on Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms.

On the other hand, some fans were immediately skeptical of the report. They perhaps learned their lesson from the other fake death reports recently emerging. Some pointed out that the news had not been reported by any major news network, indicating that it was a fake report.

recent poll by the Celebrity Post shows that a majority (81%) of respondents think those death rumors are not funny anymore.

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A poll regarding Geena Davis death rumors. (Source: The Celebrity Post)

As fans, we must be careful before believing things we read on the internet.

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