What was Geena Davis’s screen debut? July 16, 2020January 20, 2012 by Pamela Landy Geena Davis’s screen debut was in Tootsie (1982), where she played the dressing-room mate of Dustin Hoffman. Related Answers What movies teamed Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis? What was Elizabeth Taylor’s screen debut? What was the briefest time on-screen ever for an Oscar-winning performance? Who played Marilyn Monroe in the screen biography Goodbye, Norma Jean (1975)? What film was Boris Karloff working on when director James Whale asked him to do a screen test for Frankenstein (1931)? What was Kevin Costner’s debut in a major film?