Cheryl Strayed pauses and poses

Author Cheryl Strayed pauses for a photo at an event for the 2014 BFI London Film Festival. That was the year of the film Wild, based on her 2012 memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. Actress Reese Witherspoon played Strayed in the film, and was nominated for an Oscar as best actress. Cheryl Strayed was born in 1968, so she turned 46 the year this photo was taken.

See our biography of Cheryl Strayed