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Nationality USABirth 23 march 1964
(56 years) at Englewood (USA
Hope Davis (born March 23, 1964) is an American actress. She has starred in more than 20 feature films, including Flatliners (1990), Next Stop Wonderland (1998), Arlington Road (1999), Mumford (1999), About Schmidt (2002), American Splendor (2003), Proof (2005), Infamous (2006), The Lodger (2009) and Real Steel (2011). 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 role in the TV series In Treatment and the 2010 TV movie The Special Relationship.
Davis, second of three children, was born in Englewood, New Jersey, the daughter of Joan, a librarian (at one time, for the elementary section of 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 was raised in Tenafly, New Jersey and graduated in 1982 from Tenafly High School. She was a childhood friend of Mira Sorvino, with whom she wrote and acted in backyard plays.
Davis graduated from Vassar College.
She is married to actor Jon Patrick Walker. They have two daughters, Georgia (born August 31, 2002) and Mae (born December 30, 2004).