People: Aug. 16, 1999


Hollywood is littered with actor-directors and actor-activists, but the ranks of actor-Olympians are woefully humble. The field did swell after GEENA DAVIS finished 29th among the 300 women at the National Archery championships in July. As one of the top 32 finishers, the professionally oddball Oscar winner qualified to compete at the Olympic-trials semifinals to be held later this month. If she makes the top eight, she'll move on to the finals. Davis took up the sport only about two years ago, after watching the 1996 Games on TV, but she proved a quick study with the quiver....

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