WorldCat Identities

Davis, Hope 1967-

Overview
Works: 151 works in 690 publications in 7 languages and 36,171 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Children's audiobooks  Biographical films  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Dancer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hope Davis
About Schmidt by Alexander Payne( Visual )

47 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
Real steel by Shawn Levy( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing venue to the next. When Charlie hits rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to build and train a championship contender
American Splendor by Robert Pulcini( Visual )

39 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American splendor is the story of a little-known working-class everyman, Harvey Pekar. Harvey finds love, family and creative voice through the underground comic books, but still can't manage to find the quicker supermarket checkout. Pekar is a frustrated file clerk at a V.A. Hospital, but also a comic book fan, who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life, entitled American Splendor. Along the bumpy journey he meets and marries Joyce, played by Hope Davis. also appearing in the movie are the real Harvey and Joyce, comic book renderings of the couple, and cameos by some of Harvey's closest friends
State of wonder [a novel] by Ann Patchett( Recording )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Researcher Marina Singh is sent by her boss at Vogel, a drug manufacturer, to the jungles of Brazil following the death of a co-worker. It is there that the company is looking into a miracle drug based on a tree bark used by a native tribe. Upon her arrival, Marina must find out the circumstances of her colleague's death, as well as find out why work has slowed to a crawl on the drug. That means dealing with Annick Swenson, a determined researcher who Marina has a complicated relationship with
Honeymoon [2005 international thriller of the year] by James Patterson( Recording )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the author of The beach house and Kiss the girls comes a sizzling new thriller. When a number of rich men come to a mysterious end, and a young investment banker dies of a supposed heart attack, FBI agent John O'Hara believes it is the work of a cold-blooded killer. Turning his eye to the only witness - the young banker's beautiful and secretive widow - O'Hara thinks he's closing in, but he's not sure whether he's pursuing justice or his own fatal obsession. This compelling edge-of -your seat thriller reads like a collaboration with Alfred Hitchcock and keeps readers guessing until the last deadly kiss
The weather man by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular Chicago weatherman Dave Spritz has a shot at the big time, but his personal life is in complete disarray. The harder he tries to control events, the more he finds life, like the weather, is completely unpredictable
The matador by Richard Shepard( Visual )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling salesman forms an unexpected bond with a lonely hit man who suspects he's "lost his touch."
The lake house by James Patterson( Recording )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six extraordinary children are trying to lead normal lives in the Rocky Mountain countryside. They live in different homes with different families, but there is something powerful that connects them. Something that puts them in terrible danger. The only time they felt safe was when they were together in the waterfront cabin they call the Lake House. And the only people they've ever trusted are Frannie and Kit, the couple who rescued them from unimaginable evil once before. When that evil resurfaces, the kids reconnect with Frannie and Kit and set off on an astonishing adventure. They flee to the Lake House, but even that haven may no longer be safe
Proof by John Malden( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of one of her father's former students, Catherine, a devoted daughter, must come to terms with the death of her father, a brilliant mathematician whose genius was crippled by mental instability. After his death, a notebook containing a mathematical proof is found and Catherine claims the proof is her own work
Hearts in Atlantis by Scott Hicks( Visual )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a mid-aged man's friend dies, Bobby takes a look back at his childhood memories ... When mysterious out-of-towner, Ted, moves into the boarding house that 11-year-old Bobby shares with his self-involved mother, Bobby jumps at the chance to befriend an adult who talks to him straightforwardly. Ted enlists Bobby to read him the newspaper daily--and to keep an eye out for the "low men" bent on capturing Ted, who possesses a strange mind-reading power
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling his life is going nowhere, theatrical director Caden Cotard starts a new play taking place in a mock-up of New York City in a Manhattan warehouse, and as he becomes more deeply immersed in his masterpiece, reality and the world of the play become blurred
Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff( Recording )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troublesome twelve-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her
Mildred Pierce by Todd Haynes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years and struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred's unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter Veda, as well as the complex relationship she shares with the indolent men in her life, including her polo-playing lover Monty Beragon and ex-husband Bert Pierce
The Hoax by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pathological liar Clifford Irving stages a complex hoax. In the 1970's Irving managed to fool a major publisher and LIFE magazine into thinking he was writing an authorized biography of Howard Hughes. Irving and his best friend and partner, Dick Susskind, go to extreme lengths to pull off the hair-brained scheme. The more outrageous the lies they concoct, the more believable they become and the more money gets thrown at them. Inspired by the unbelievable true story of the man who faked the authorized autobiography of Howard Hughes and nearly pulled off the media scam of the 20th century
Stella Bain [a novel] by Anita Shreve( Recording )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An epic story, set against the backdrop of World War I, from bestselling author Anita Shreve. When an American woman, Stella Bain, is found suffering from severe shell shock in an exclusive garden in London, surgeon August Bridge and his wife selflessly agree to take her in. A gesture of goodwill turns into something more as Bridge quickly develops a clinical interest in his houseguest. Stella had been working as a nurse's aide near the front, but she can't remember anything prior to four months earlier when she was found wounded on a French battlefield. In a narrative that takes us from London to America and back again, Shreve has created an engrossing and wrenching tale about love and the meaning of memory, set against the haunting backdrop of a war that destroyed an entire generation. "--
Disconnect by Jason Bateman( Visual )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hard-working lawyer attached to his cell phone can't find the time to communicate with his family. A couple is drawn into a dangerous situation when their secrets are exposed online. A widowed ex-cop struggles to raise a mischievous son who cyber-bullies a classmate. An ambitious journalist sees a career-making story in a teen that performs on an adult-only site. They are strangers, neighbors and colleagues, and their stories collide in this riveting dramatic thriller about ordinary people struggling to connect in today's wired world"--Container
Infamous by Douglas McGrath( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While researching his book "In cold blood", writer Truman Capote develops a relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and, in particular Perry Smith, while both men waited for their date of execution on death row
Walk two moons by Sharon Creech( )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salamanca Tree Hiddle, age 13, and her grandparents are off to find Salamanca's mother, who left home on a trip to Idaho and never came back. As they acquire a car and retrace her route, Sal tells the story of her friend Phoebe Winterbottom, whose mother also disappeared under unusual circumstances
A northern light by Jennifer Donnelly( Recording )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story
A wrinkle in time by Madeleine L'Engle( Recording )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government
 
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About Schmidt
Alternative Names
Davis, Hope

Hope Davis actrice américaine

Hope Davis actriz estadounidense

Hope Davis aktorka amerykańska

Hope Davis Amerikaans acteur

Hope Davis Amerikaans actrice

Hope Davis amerikansk skådespelare

Hope Davis amerikansk skodespelar

Hope Davis amerikansk skuespiller

Hope Davis attrice statunitense

Hope Davis US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Houp Dejvis

Гоуп Девіс

Дэвис, Хоуп

Хоуп Дейвис

Хоуп Дејвис

הופ דייוויס

هوب ديفيس

هوپ دیویس بازیگر آمریکایی

ہوپ ڈیوس

호프 데이비스

ホープ・デイヴィス

Languages
English (292)

German (18)

French (14)

Spanish (10)

Turkish (2)

Italian (2)

Polish (1)

Covers
State of wonder [a novel]Honeymoon [2005 international thriller of the year]The weather manThe lake houseSynecdoche, New YorkPictures of Hollis WoodsInfamousWalk two moons