29 Facts About Kristin Davis


Kristin Landen Davis is an American actress and producer.


Kristin Davis made her Broadway debut playing Mabel Cantwell in the 2012 revival of The Best Man, and her West End debut playing Beth Gallagher in the original 2014 stage production of Fatal Attraction.


Kristin Davis is an only child, and her parents divorced when she was a baby.


Kristin Davis was adopted by her stepfather, then-University of Colorado Boulder professor Keith Davis, after he married her mother, Dorothy, a university data analyst, in 1968.


Kristin Davis has three half sisters from her father's first marriage.


Kristin Davis wanted to be an actress from the age of nine, when she was cast in the Workshop Theatre production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.


Kristin Davis then moved to New Jersey, where she attended Rutgers University.


Kristin Davis graduated with a BFA degree in acting from Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts in 1987.


Kristin Davis later guest-starred on Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman and ER, and acted on made-for-television movies.


Kristin Davis left the show after one year when producers decided to kill off the character.


Kristin Davis played leading roles in the 1999 miniseries Atomic Train alongside Rob Lowe, and television movies including Blacktop, Three Days and The Winning Season.


Kristin Davis hosted the VH1 show 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons in 2003.


Kristin Davis starred as Miss Spider in the animated television series Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends and was a guest judge on the Lifetime program Project Runway.


In 2012, Kristin Davis starred and produced in the Lifetime television film Of Two Minds In 2014, she returned to series television with starring role in the short-lived CBS sitcom Bad Teacher.


Kristin Davis made her movie debut in the 1987 comedy slasher film Doom Asylum.


Kristin Davis remained interested in a third installment of the franchise.


In 2009, Kristin Davis co-starred in the romantic comedy film Couples Retreat, a comedy chronicling four couples who partake in therapy sessions at a tropical island resort.


In 2010, Kristin Davis was cast as the mother of Josh Hutcherson's character in the adventure movie Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.


In 2015, Kristin Davis was credited as producer on the documentary Gardeners of Eden, that comments on the illegal ivory trade.


In 2019, Kristin Davis starred in and produced romantic comedy-drama film Holiday in the Wild for Netflix.


Kristin Davis later played a leading role and produced the 2021 thriller film Deadly Illusions about a bestselling female novelist who is suffering from writer's block and hires an innocent young woman to watch over her twin children.


Kristin Davis made her Broadway debut in July 2012, when she replaced Kerry Butler in the revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.


Kristin Davis made her West End debut playing Beth Gallagher in Fatal Attraction at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, in March 2014.


In Belk's press release about the product line launch, Kristin Davis cited her upbringing in South Carolina as part of her inspiration for working with the chain.


In late 2009 Belk cancelled the arrangement, citing the difficult economic conditions prevailing, while Kristin Davis said she hoped to take the line elsewhere.


Kristin Davis is a Global Ambassador for Oxfam, and has campaigned in support of their work since 2004, travelling to locations including Haiti, Mozambique, and South Africa.


In recognition of the attention she has brought to the plight of orphaned African elephants, Kristin Davis won the Humane Society's 2010 Wyler Award, which is bestowed on a celebrity or public figure who has made news on behalf of animals.


Kristin Davis is a patron of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust which works to protect elephants and other wildlife in Kenya.


Kristin Davis has worked with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and is included on their list of "High Profile Supporters".