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Hope Davis stars in "Real Steel," opposite Hugh Jackman and Evangeline Lilly, as Deborah Barnes. Davis also recently starred with Kate Winslet in HBO's miniseries "Mildred Pierce" as Mrs. Forrester.

Hope Davis co-starred in the HBO movie "A Special Relationship," in which she portrays First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, opposite Dennis Quaid as President Bill Clinton and Michael Sheen, reprising his role as Prime Minister Tony Blair. Emmy Award-winning director Richard Loncraine directed the movie from a script written by Oscar-nominated screenwriter Peter Morgan. For her role Davis received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television.

On stage, Davis recently reunited with her cast mates of the 2009 Tony Award-winning play "God of Carnage" for a Los Angeles-based run at the Ahmanson Theater. Davis received a Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play for her portrayal of Annette Raleigh during the Broadway run, opposite James Gandolfini, Jeff Daniels and Marcia Gay Harden.

Davis starred in the second season of the critically acclaimed HBO series "In Treatment" as Mia, a successful litigation attorney, for which she received an Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

Davis's most recent film credits include Michael Winterbottom's "Genova," Charlie Kaufman's "Synecdoche, New York," opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman, "The Hoax," directed by Lasse Hallström, "The Nines," with Ryan Reynolds, "Charlie Bartlett," with Robert Downey Jr. and Anton Yelchin; and "Driving Lessons," opposite Dermot Mulroney. Davis was also part of the an ensemble cat in the ABC television series "Six Degrees."

In 2003 Davis was named Best Actress of the Year by the New York Film Critics Circle for her work in two of the year's most critically acclaimed independent features, Oscar nominated "American Splendor," directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, and Alan Rudolph's "The Secret Lives of Dentists," based on Jane Smiley's novella, "The Age of Grief." Davis won a Golden Globe Award nomination for her portrayal of Joyce Brabner, the fiercely intelligent, sardonic wife and collaborator to Paul Giamatti's Harvey Pekar in "American Splendor" (LA Film Critics' Best Picture of 2003). A fixture on 2003 Top 10 lists, "American Splendor" captured the Grand Jury Prize—Dramatic Competition at Sundance; Best Film Un Certain Regard in Cannes; and the Grand Jury Prize in Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival.

Davis also received an IFP Spirit Award nomination for her performance opposite Campbell Scott in "The Secret Lives of Dentists," Alan Rudolph's intimate look at a contemporary marriage compromised by children and infidelity, based on Jane Smiley's The Age of Grief.

Davis first garnered critical attention for her work in a trio of independent hits—Greg Mottola's "The Daytrippers," Bart Freundlich's "The Myth of Fingerprints" and Brad Anderson's "Next Stop Wonderland." Her filmography includes the black comedy "The Matador," with Greg Kinnear and Pierce Brosnan; "The Weatherman," opposite Nicolas Cage; John Madden's adaptation of David Auburn's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play, "Proof," opposite Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins and Jake Gyllenhaal; "Duma," with Campbell Scott; a delicious turn as Jack Nicholson's daughter in "About Schmidt" (Los Angeles Film Critics' Best Picture of 2002); "Hearts in Atlantis," opposite Anthony Hopkins; Campbell Scott's "Final," with Denis Leary; Stanley Tucci's "Joe Gould's Secret" and "The Imposters"; the political thriller "Arlington Road," with Jeff Bridges and Tim Robbins; Lawrence Kasdan's "Mumford"; and Douglas McGrath's "Infamous."

Davis performed alongside Meryl Streep and Peter Dinklage in "Hope Leaves the Theatre," part of the radio plays "Theatre of the New Ear" which Charlie Kaufman wrote for Sirius Radio. In addition to "Camino Real" at the famed Williamstown Theatre Festival, Davis's other stage credits include Lincoln Center productions of "Spinning Into Butter," "Ivanov," opposite Kevin Kline, and "Two Shakespearean Actors." Off-Broadway Davis has appeared in "Pterodactyls," "The Food Chain," "The Iceman Cometh" and David Mamet's "Speed the Plow," directed by Joel Schumacher.

Davis currently resides in New York City.



HOPE DAVIS: FACTS

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Age: 50 years old
Birthday: March 23, 1964
Height: 5' 7"
Birthplace: Englewood, NJ
Current Residence: New York, NY
Husband: Ford Evanson (1987 - 1996, divorced)
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