Hope Davis

Hope Davis

About Hope Davis

Hope Davis (born March 23, 1964) is an American actress. She has starred in more than 20 feature films, including About Schmidt, Arlington Road, Flatliners, Mumford, American Splendor, The Lodger, and Next Stop Wonderland. Davis, second of three children, was born in Englewood, New Jersey, the daughter of Joan, a librarian (and also the former librarian for the elementary section of the Elisabeth Morrow School), and William Davis, an engineer. Davis has described her mother as a 'great storyteller' who would take Davis and her siblings to museums or to 'something cultural' every Sunday after church. Davis graduated in 1982 from Tenafly High School in Tenafly, New Jersey, and was a childhood friend of Mira Sorvino, with whom she wrote and acted in backyard plays. She is married to actor Jon Patrick Walker. They have two daughters, Georgia (born August 31, 2002) and Mae (born December 30, 2004).

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