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Geena Davis, husband sell estate

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Oscar-winning actor Geena Davis and her husband, director Renny Harlin, have sold their 12-acre Montecito, Calif., estate for about $9.5-million, $1-million more than they paid for it in 1994.

Harlin directed and Davis starred in the pirate adventure Cutthroat Island (1995) and the action drama The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996). Cutthroat Island cost more than $95-million to make but was pulled from U.S. theaters two weeks after it was released.

Davis, 41, won an Oscar as best supporting actress in The Accidental Tourist (1988). She was nominated later for best actress in Thelma and Louise (1991), filmed soon after her divorce from actor Jeff Goldblum.

Harlin, 38, produced and directed Cliffhanger' (1993), starring Sylvester Stallone, and he directed Die Hard 2 (1990).

The couple co-produced Speechless, in which she starred, in 1994, and they also co-produced the HBO movie Mistrial in 1996.

Davis and Harlin bought their Montecito home, near Santa Barbara, about 10 months after they were married in 1993. Since then, they haven't used it much.

The Montecito estate, listed in the $12-million range, was sold to a couple from the Phoenix area.

There are eight bedrooms in the 20-room, 9,000-square-foot main residence, and the estate also has a guest house, staff cottage, tennis court and pool.

The original part of the house was built in the 1800s and was expanded by architect George Washington Smith in 1925. The Italian Renaissance-style house was renovated again before Davis and Harlin bought it.

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