Hope Davis

Biography: If Parker Posey is the queen of indy cinema, then Hope Davis is the crown princess.
She is the childhood friend of Mira Sorvino with whom she performed plays for their neighbors. Hope attended Tenafly High School in New Jersey and attended the Joffrey Ballet's Summer Programs as a teen. She graduated from Vassar College in 1986. She was married to Ford Evanson from 1987 to 1996 and as of 2007, is married to Jon Patrick Walker with two children, Georgia (2002)and Mae (2005). They live in New York City.
She studied acting with Uta Hagen. She put her stage career into high gear when she replaced Madonna in the Chicago production of Speed the Plow. She also auditioned for Baywatch in 1989. Hope starred in Spinning Into Butter at Lincoln Center on Broadway in 2000. Her open, expressive face has served her well in romantic comedies like The Daytrippers and the wonderful Next Stop Wonderland and more recently in more visible roles in About Schmidt and American Splendor. In 2005's
If Parker Posey is the queen of indy cinema, then Hope Davis is the crown princess.
She is the childhood friend of Mira Sorvino with whom she performed plays for their neighbors. Hope attended Tenafly High School in New Jersey and attended the Joffrey Ballet's Summer Programs as a teen. She graduated from Vassar College in 1986. She was married to Ford Evanson from 1987 to 1996 and as of 2007, is married to Jon Patrick Walker with two children, Georgia (2002)and Mae (2005). They live in New York City.
She studied acting with Uta Hagen. She put her stage career into high gear when she replaced Madonna in the Chicago production of Speed the Plow. She also auditioned for Baywatch in 1989. Hope starred in Spinning Into Butter at Lincoln Center on Broadway in 2000.
Her open, expressive face has served her well in romantic comedies like The Daytrippers and the wonderful Next Stop Wonderland and more recently in more visible roles in About Schmidt and American Splendor. In 2005's Proof, she played a supporting role to Gwyneth Paltrow, but the material might have been better served if Davis played the lead role that was originated by Mary-Louise Parker on Broadway.
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Hope Davis' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 59
Highest Metascore: 85 About Schmidt
Lowest Metascore: 17 The Lodger
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 24
  2. Negative: 3 out of 24
24 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
51 Love, Marilyn Nov 30, 2012 Herself 8.8
82 Duma Aug 5, 2005 Kristin 8.5
62 Mumford Sep 24, 1999 Sofie Crisp 8.3
68 Infamous Oct 13, 2006 Slim Keith 8.2
70 The Hoax Apr 6, 2007 Andrea Tate 8.0
48 Final Dec 7, 2001 Ann 8.0
64 Disconnect Apr 12, 2013 Cast / Lydia Boyd 8.0
61 The Weather Man Oct 28, 2005 Noreen 7.8
24 The Family Tree Aug 26, 2011 Bunnie Burnett 7.8
67 Synecdoche, New York Oct 24, 2008 Madeleine Gravis 7.6
65 The Matador Dec 23, 2005 Carolyn 'Bean' Wright 7.6
74 Joe Gould's Secret Apr 7, 2000 Therese Mitchell 7.5
76 The Secret Lives of Dentists Aug 1, 2003 Dana Hurst 7.3
55 Hearts in Atlantis Sep 28, 2001 Liz Garfield 7.3
56 Real Steel Oct 7, 2011 Cast 7.1
64 Proof Sep 16, 2005 Claire 7.0
54 Charlie Bartlett Feb 22, 2008 Marilyn Bartlett 7.0
71 Next Stop Wonderland Aug 21, 1998 Erin Castleton 7.0
52 The Nines Aug 31, 2007 Sarah/Susan/Sierra 6.9
65 Arlington Road Jul 9, 1999 Brooke Wolfe 6.6
85 About Schmidt Dec 13, 2002 Jeannie Schmidt 6.5
58 The Myth of Fingerprints Sep 17, 1997 Margaret 6.3
17 The Lodger Jan 23, 2009 Ellen Bunting 4.7
29 Louder Than Words Aug 1, 2014 Brenda Fareri tbd
tbd Wild Card Jan 30, 2015 Cassandra tbd