Placed 24th out of 28 semi-finalists for Olympic Archery team. [August 1999]
Ranked #61 in Empire (UK) magazine's Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time list. [October 1997]
Was the 97th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for The Accidental Tourist (1988) at The 61st Annual Academy Awards (1989) on March 29, 1989.
She speaks Swedish, and attended school in Sweden as an exchange student.
Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#31).
In 1996, was the top contender for the role of the evil Queen Beryl in a proposed Sailor Moon live action movie. The project was later scrapped.
When she was a teenager, she was the assistant organist in her church in her hometown in Massachusetts.
Her husband, Dr. Reza Jarrahy (born 1971), a plastic surgeon, is Iranian. His last name, Jarrahy, means "surgery" in Farsi.
Born at 12:06 am-EST.
Appeared alongside ex-husband Jeff Goldblum in three films: Transylvania 6-5000 (1985), The Fly (1986) and Earth Girls Are Easy (1988).
Graduate of Wareham High School (Wareham, Massachusetts) Class of 1974 who voted her "Most Talented."
Her second husband, actor Jeff Goldblum, says that he and Geena have remained good friends in the years since their divorce.
Auditioned for a regular cast member spot on NBC's Saturday Night Live (1975) in 1979.
After graduating from Boston U. she worked as a window mannequin.
Is an expert archer and tried out for the 1996 Summer Olympics. She finished out of the competition.
Said that her Accidents Happen (2009) co-stars and on-screen sons Harry Cook and Harrison Gilbertson looked very much like her two twin boys in real life and felt a great friendship and connection to the both of them.
Said that Accidents Happen (2009) was the most fun she had ever had on a movie.
Auditioned for the role of Sarah Connor in The Terminator (1984) but lost out to Linda Hamilton.
Turned down the role that made Sandra Bullock famous in Speed (1994).
Turned down the role that went to Kelly McGillis in The Accused (1988).
Friend of Michelle Pfeiffer and Emma Thompson.
Two of her ex-husbands have also been romantically involved with Laura Dern: Renny Harlin and Jeff Goldblum.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 46, a daughter Alizeh Keshvar Davis Jarrahy on April 10, 2002. Child's father is her 4th husband, Reza Jarrahy.
Was pregnant with her daughter Alizeh during the filming of Stuart Little 2 (2002).
Returned to work 20 months after giving birth to her daughter Alizeh in order to begin filming a guest appearance on Will & Grace (1998).
Gave birth to her 2nd and 3rd children at age 48, twin sons Kian William and Kaiis Steven Jarrahy on May 6, 2004. Children's father is her 4th husband, Reza Jarrahy.
Delivered her twin sons Kian and Kaiis 26 days early via Caesarean section due to breathing difficulties.
Returned to work 10 months after giving birth to her twin sons Kian and Kaiis in order to begin filming Commander in Chief (2005).
Her 1st husband, Richard Emmolo, was a restaurant manager in New York City. They dated for about 4 years prior to their short-lived marriage in the early 1980s.