5 Facts About Geena Davis

1. In The Long Kiss Goodnight, Geena Davis plays Samantha Caine, your typical New England housewife who's found washed ashore, pregnant, and with no memories.

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2. In July 1999, Geena Davis was one of 300 women who vied for a semifinals berth in the US Olympic archery team, to participate in the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics.

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3. In 2015, Geena Davis launched an annual film festival to be held in Bentonville, Arkansas, to highlight diversity in film, accepting films that prominently feature minorities and women in the cast and crew.

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4. In 2005, Geena Davis teamed up with the non-profit group, Dads and Daughters, to launch a venture dedicated to balancing the number of male and female characters in children's television and movie programming.

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5. In October 2015, it was announced that Geena Davis would be starring in the film adaptation of Marjorie Prime alongside Jon Hamm.

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