Davis Divas

by Ed_Jones_XLIX | created - 10 months ago | updated - 10 months ago | Public

In this poll are the top actresses with the last name Davis.

Who is your favorite?

After voting, please discuss here.

1. Geena Davis

Actress | Thelma & Louise

As a child, Geena dreamed of being an actress. While in high school, she felt left out and had low self-esteem because, at 6 feet, she was the tallest girl in school. After high school graduation, Geena entered New England College in New Hampshire and then transferred the next year to Boston ...

'Thelma and Louise' and 'A league of Their Own'

2. Viola Davis

Actress | Fences

Actress Viola Davis was born on her grandmother's farm, at the then-Singleton Plantation in St. Matthews, South Carolina. When she was two months old her family moved to Central Falls, Rhode Island, where her father, Dan Davis, worked as a horse groomer and trainer. Her mother, Mary Alice (Logan), ...

'Fences'

3. Kristin Davis

Actress | Sex and the City 2

Kristin Lee Davis was born on February 23, 1965 in Boulder, Colorado. An only child, her parents divorced when she was a baby. She was adopted by her stepfather, psychology professor Keith Davis, after he married her mother, Dorothy, a university data analyst, in 1968. Early in her childhood, ...

'Sex and the City 2'

4. Bette Davis

Actress | All About Eve

Ruth Elizabeth Davis was born April 5, 1908, in Lowell, Massachusetts, to Ruth Augusta (Favor) and Harlow Morrell Davis, a patent attorney. Her parents divorced when she was 10. She and her sister were raised by their mother. Her early interest was dance. To Bette, dancers led a glamorous life, but...

'All About Eve'

5. Mackenzie Davis

Actress | Halt and Catch Fire

Mackenzie Davis was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and went to McGill University in Montreal. She studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City. Shortly thereafter, she was discovered by Drake Doremus, and made her acting debut in his feature film, Breathe In...

'Halt and Catch Fire' and 'Terminator: Dark Fate'

6. Lucy Davis

Actress | Wonder Woman

Lucy Davis was born on February 17, 1973 in Solihull, West Midlands, England as Lucy Clare Davis. She is an actress and producer, known for Wonder Woman (2017), Shaun of the Dead (2004) and Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006). She was previously married to Owain Yeoman.

'Wonder Woman'

7. Essie Davis

Actress | The Babadook

Essie Davis was born in 1970 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. She is an actress and producer, known for The Babadook (2014), Assassin's Creed (2016) and True History of the Kelly Gang (2019). She has been married to Justin Kurzel since 2002. They have two children.

'The Babadook'

8. Cassi Davis

Actress | A Madea Family Funeral

Cassi Davis was born on July 31, 1964 in Holly Springs, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for A Madea Family Funeral (2019), House of Payne (2006) and Madea's Big Happy Family (2011).

'Madea's Big Happy Family'

9. Hope Davis

Actress | American Splendor

Davis, second of three children, was born in Englewood, New Jersey, the daughter of Joan, a librarian (at one time, for the elementary section of Elisabeth Morrow School), and William Davis, an engineer. Davis has described her mother as a "great storyteller" who would take Davis and her siblings ...

'American Splendor'

10. Josie Davis

Actress | Stumptown

This Hollywood, California native has been acting all of her life. Josie Davis began her career at the age of 3, starring in numerous television commercials. She was cast as a series regular on the hit television show Charles in Charge (1984) (Davis played the adorable, intelligent poet "Sarah ...

'Charles in Charge' and 'Two and a Half Men'

11. Sammi Davis

Actress | Four Rooms

Sammi Davis was born on June 21, 1964 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England as Samantha Davis. She is known for her work on Four Rooms (1995), A Prayer for the Dying (1987) and Homefront (1991). She has been married to Simon Drew since June 21, 2009. She was previously married to Kurt Voss.

'Four Rooms'

12. Lex Scott Davis

Actress | Superfly

Alexis "Lex Scott" Davis was born February 26, 1991. She is an actress from Baltimore, Maryland and has been dancing and acting since she was 3 years old. Davis attended Drexel University as a Dance Physical Therapy major before she moved to New York City in 2013. She continued her studies at the ...

'Superfly'

13. Ann B. Davis

Actress | The Brady Bunch

Ann B. Davis made her debut in show business at age 6 earning $2.00 in a puppet show. At the University of Michigan, Anne planned to study medicine but got the acting bug from her brother who was the lead dancer in the national company of "Oklahoma" for over a year. Anne then spent six years in ...

'The Brady Bunch'

14. Tai Davis

Actress | The Chi

Tai Davis is an actress and production manager, known for The Chi (2018), Widows (2018) and Chicago Med (2015).

'The Chi' and 'Chicago Med'

15. Carole Davis

Actress | Sex and the City

Carole Raphaelle Davis was born in London, England on February 17, 1958 to a French mother and an American father. She is trilingual and a citizen of the United States and the European Union. She grew up in England, Scotland, Hawaii, France, Italy and Thailand and moved to New York City as a ...

'Sex and the City'

16. Aasha Davis

Actress | Friday Night Lights

Aasha Davis was born in Alexandria, VA and grew up in several different areas around the world. She went to boarding school in Barbados when she was 7 years-old until she left several years later to attend school in Montreal, Canada. Aasha became an expert at switching schools during her second ...

'Friday Night Lights'

17. Wendy Davis

Actress | Love Is_

Wendy recently starred on OWN's hit series, Love Is__ as Wiser Nuri. She is also widely known for her portrayal of Colonel Joan Burton for seven seasons on Lifetime Television's popular drama, "Army Wives." She was nominated for several awards for her work on this show. Of her series regular work ...

'Army Wives'

18. Angela Davis

Actress | Venom

Angela Davis is an actress, known for Venom (2018), The Accountant (2016) and I Feel Pretty (2018).

'Venom'

19. Viveka Davis

Actress | Cast Away

Viveka Davis was born on August 19, 1969 in Santa Monica, California, USA. She is an actress and production designer, known for Cast Away (2000), Edtv (1999) and Curly Sue (1991).

'Castaway' and 'Edtv'

20. Dre Davis

Actress | Pretty Little Liars

Dre Davis was born as Adreian Lyn Davis. She is an actress, known for Pretty Little Liars (2010), Madame Hollywood (2016) and Scavenger Killers (2014).

'Pretty Little Liars'

21. Eisa Davis

Actress | Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Eisa Davis is an award-winning actor, writer, and singer-songwriter working on stage and screen. She is known for her roles as Cynthia Driscoll on House of Cards (2015-16), and as Rae, Bubbles' sister on The Wire (2003, 2008). She also played Irma in the acclaimed rock musical Passing Strange (2009...

'House of Cards' and 'The Wire'

22. Dee Dee Davis

Actress | The Bernie Mac Show

Dee Dee Davis was born on April 17, 1996 in Culver City, California, USA. She is an actress, known for The Bernie Mac Show (2001), ER (1994) and Strong Medicine (2000).

'The Bernie Mac Show'

23. Megan Davis

Actress | For Nothing

Megan Davis is an actress and producer, known for For Nothing, American Horror Story (2011) and Bones (2005).

'American Horror Story' and '2 Broke Girls'

24. Brianne Davis

Actress | Six

Whether lighting up the big screen, or calling the shots behind the scene, actor, director, and producer Brianne Davis is one of the most electric talents to storm Hollywood by force. Starring in one of the most highly-anticipated new dramas with History Channel's military series; Six (2017), is an...

'Six'

25. Julia Davis

Actress | Nighty Night

Julia Davis was born in 1966 in Bath, Somerset, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Nighty Night (2004), Love Actually (2003) and Camping (2016).

'Love Actually' and 'Nighty Night'



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