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Oscar-winning actress Geena Davis played Thelma in the 1991 cult classic Thelma & Louise, starring opposite Susan Sarandon.
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Davis won a Golden Globe for her work on the show, which was cancelled in 2006.
Since then, Davis has tackled some acting roles, including the 2009 dramatic comedy Accidents Happen and the 2012 television miniseries Coma. She also continues to work on behalf of her institute, speaking out to improve the depiction of women in media.
Davis is married to her fourth husband, Dr. Reza Jarrahy, a neurosurgeon who is 15 years her junior. They have three children together, daughter Alizeh and twin sons Kian and Kaiis. Davis is also a skilled archer, making to the semifinals for the 1999 U.S. Olympic archery team.
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