Hope Davis (born March 23, 1964) is an American actress. She has starred in films such as About Schmidt (2002) and American Splendor (2003). For her role in the original Broadway production of God of Carnage in 2009, she received a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Play. She has also received two Emmy Award nominations, for her 2009 television roles in the series In Treatment and in the film The Special Relationship. In 2016, she appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Captain America: Civil War as Tony Stark's mother Maria Stark.
Davis, second of three children, was born in Englewood, New Jersey, the daughter of Joan, a librarian, 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 was raised in Tenafly, New Jersey, and graduated in 1982 from Tenafly High School. She was a childhood friend of Mira Sorvino, who lived almost directly across the street, and with whom she wrote and acted in backyard plays. Davis graduated from Vassar College with a degree in cognitive science. She studied acting at HB Studio in New York City. She is married to actor Jon Patrick Walker. They have two daughters, Georgia (born August 31, 2002) and Mae (born December 30, 2004).
Movies & TV shows
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A romantic comedy anthology series which follows a different character each season on the journey from first love to last love, with each half-hour episode documenting one of their relationships.
When his son is involved in a hit and run that implicates an organized crime family, New Orleans judge Michael Desiato is forced to confront his own deepest convictions.
John Garrity, his estranged wife and their young son embark on a perilous journey to find sanctuary as a planet-killing comet hurtles toward Earth. The Garrity's experience is the best and worst in th...
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For The People
As their personal lives intersect, brand new lawyers work for both the defense and prosecution as they handle the most high profile and high stakes cases in the country.
Captain America: Civil War
The governments of the world passed an act after the events of Age of Ultron. This causes two opposing groups to side with Iron Man or Captain America, which causes an epic battle between former allie...
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Alex O'Connor, a young idealistic CIA analyst specializing in Russian affairs, learns a shocking secret and his close-knit, affluent family is about to be split apart when it's revealed that his paren...
Imagine a perfect American town. Children are playing in the streets. Imagine not being able to leave. You don't have any communication with the outside world. You think you're insane. Wayward Pines i...
It's all or nothing when a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob.
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Today's wired world has many stories about people looking for human connection. Through poignant turns that are both harrowing and touching, the stories intersect with surprising twists that expose a ...
There is a behind-the-scenes look at the people who make cable news. The series focuses on a network anchor, his new executive producer, the newsroom staff and their boss, as well as their quixotic mi...
Using the book 'Fragments', which collects Marilyn Monroe's poems, notes and letters, and with participation from the Arthur Miller and Truman Capote estates who have contributed more material, each o...
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The Family Tree
A family is given a second chance because of a mother and wife who have memory loss.
During the Great Depression, an overprotective, self-sacrificing mother is separated from her husband, opening a restaurant of her own and falling in love with a man, all while trying to earn her daug...
Charlie retired from the ring after the robots took over. He teams up with his son to rebuild his robot after it is destroyed.
The Special Relationship
A dramatisation that follows Tony Blair's journey from political understudy waiting in the wings of the world arena to accomplished prime minister standing confidently in the spotlight of centre stage...
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Set within the highly charged confines of individual psychotherapy sessions. Paul Weston, a therapist who exhibits an insightful, reserved demeanor while treating his patients, but displays a cripplin...
Synecdoche, New York
A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.
A man moves his daughters to Italy in order to improve their lives after their mother dies in a car accident. Genoa changes all three of them, as the youngest daughter sees the ghost of her mother, an...
Charlie has trouble fitting in at a new high school. Charlie decided that the best way to find friends was to appoint himself a resident Psychiatrist. He becomes one of the most popular guys in school...
A troubled actor, a television show runner, and an acclaimed videogame designer all find their lives intertwined in strange ways.
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Six different New Yorkers don't think about their impact on each other. A mysterious web of coincidences will eventually draw these strangers closer, changing the course of their lives forever.
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The Foreign Eye
International films reinforce the clichés about Brazil and Brazilians. Interviews with people who worked in those films are available.
In the early 1970s, a fake biography of Howard Hughes was sold to a publishing house.
Truman Capote had a close relationship with two murderers while researching his book.
The Weather Man
A Chicago weather man who is separated from his wife and children is debating whether his professional and personal success are exclusive.
Danny Wright, a salesman on the road, wanders into a Mexican bar and meets a man who is very likely to be a hit man. Their meeting sets off a chain of events that will change their lives forever, as W...
A young boy in South Africa has a pet.
Catherine is a woman in her late twenties who is very devoted to her father, Robert, a brilliant and well-known mathematician whose grip on reality is beginning to slip away. Catherine wondered if she...
The Secret Lives of Dentists
An introspective dentist's suspicions about his wife's infidelity stresses his mental well being and family life to the breaking point.
A 66-year-old retired insurance salesman has no particular plans other than to drive around in a motor home that his wife insisted they buy. He's not bitter, but not happy, as everything his wife does...
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Joe Gould's Secret
In 1940, a New Yorker staff writer named Joe Mitchell met a character named Joe Gould, who was also writing a book about 20,000 conversations he's heard. Mitchell is fascinated with this Harvard grad ...
In the 2000–2001 season, Deadline was shown on NBC. Wallace was played by Oliver Platt, who worked for the fictional New York Ledger. Law & Order used to show a daily newspaper.
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Hidden Vulnerability: A Look Into the Making of 'Arlington Road'
Interviews with cast and crew, regarding the making of Arlington Road.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Sexually-based offenses are considered heinous in the criminal justice system. In New York City, the detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Specia...
Despite a questionable past, a psychologist with the same name moves into a small town and becomes very popular.
There are also threats from foreign nationals. Since his wife's accidental death in a bungled FBI operation, Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has become increasingly paranoid. A seemingly ...
Next Stop Wonderland
A man and a woman are going to be together. The accidents are trying to keep them apart.
In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stow away on a ship to hide ...
She thinks her marriage is going great until she finds a love note for her husband. She went to her mother for advice. The family piled into a station wagon to go to the city to confront Louis with th...
A woman is looking through her camera. She wants to film someone's private life. He is not happy that this girl always looks through her camera. She doesn't say her name, but follows him to his bedroo...
The Myth of Fingerprints
One son returns for the first time in three years when a New England family gathers for Thanksgiving.
A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of hi...
Kiss of Death
Jimmy Kilmartin is an ex-con trying to stay clean. Detective Calvin Hart is injured when Jimmy takes a fall for driving an illegal transport of stolen cars, and Jimmy lands back in prison. He is asked...
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2000 Malibu Road
The premiere of 2000 Malibu Road was on CBS. The stars of the series are Drew Barrymore, Michael T, and Lisa Hartman. Weiss.
Medical students want to know if there is life after death. They will bring the person back to life by stopping one of their hearts.
When Kevin's family goes on a Christmas vacation, they inadvertently leave him behind. The plucky kid stands ready to defend his territory when a pair of bungling crooks try to break into Kevin's hous...