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Reese Witherspoon

‚ÄčLaura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon (born March 22, 1976), better known as Reese Witherspoon, is an American actress and film producer. Witherspoon landed her first feature role as the female lead in the movie The Man in the Moon in 1991; later that year she made her television acting debut, in the cable movie Wildflower. In 1996, Witherspoon appeared in Freeway and followed that appearance with roles in three major 1998 movies: Overnight Delivery, Pleasantville, and Twilight. The following year, Witherspoon appeared in the critically acclaimed Election, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination.2001 marked her career's turning point with the breakout role as "Elle Woods" in the box office hit Legally Blonde, and in 2002 she starred in Sweet Home Alabama, which became her biggest commercial film success to date. 2003 saw her return as lead actress and executive producer of Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde. In 2005, Witherspoon received worldwide attention and praise for her portrayal of June Carter Cash in Walk the Line, which earned her an Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Witherspoon married actor and Cruel Intentions co-star Ryan Phillippe in 1999; they have two children, Ava and Deacon. The couple separated at the end of 2006 and divorced in October 2007. Witherspoon owns a production company, Type A Films, and she is actively involved in children's and women's advocacy organizations. She serves on the board of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF), and was named Global Ambassador of Avon Products in 2007, serving as honorary chair of the charitable Avon Foundation.


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Born:
Mar 22, 1976 In New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
62
First Appeared:
In the movie Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
Latest Project:
Series Freedom: A History of Us 2018
Known For
Poster of Rendition
Poster of Fashion House
Poster of Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
Poster of Teachers
Filmography
Series Freedom: A History of Us Unknown 2018
Movie Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus 2017
Movie Home Again 2017-09-08
Series Big Little Lies Madeline Mackenzie 2017-02-19
Movie Sing Rosita (voice) 2016-11-23
Series Winning Widows Mel Ames 2016
Movie Hot Pursuit Cooper 2015-05-08
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Movie Wild Cheryl 2014-12-05
Movie Inherent Vice Deputy D.A. Penny Kimball 2014-12-25
Movie The Good Lie Carrie Davis 2014-09-09
Movie Mud Juniper 2013-05-01
Movie Devil's Knot Pam Hobbs 2013-05-09
Movie This Means War Lauren 2012-02-14
Movie Water for Elephants Marlena Rosenbluth 2011-03-15
Movie How Do You Know Lisa Jorgenson 2010-12-17
Movie Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice) 2009-10-28
Movie Monsters vs Aliens Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice) 2009-03-19
Movie Four Christmases Kate 2008-11-26
Movie Rendition Isabella Fields El-Ibrahimi 2007-09-07
Series Fashion House Jennifer 2006-09-05
Movie Penelope Annie 2006-03-01
Movie Walk the Line June Carter 2005-09-13
Movie Just Like Heaven Dr. Elizabeth Masterson 2005-09-16
Series The Triangle Cecily 2005-12-05
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Vanity Fair Becky Sharp 2004-09-01
Movie Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Elle Woods 2003-07-02
Series 10-8: Officers on Duty Vanessa Lutz 2003-09-28
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Movie Sweet Home Alabama Melanie "Carmichael" Smooter Perry 2002-09-26
Series Revealed with Jules Asner Unknown 2001-12-01
Series Teachers Nicole Walker 2001-03-21
Movie The Trumpet Of The Swan Serena 2001-05-11
Movie Legally Blonde Elle Woods 2001-07-13
Movie Little Nicky Holly 2000-11-10
Movie American Psycho Evelyn Williams 2000-04-13
Movie Cruel Intentions Annette Hargrove 1999-03-05
Movie Best Laid Plans Lissa 1999-04-09
Movie Election Tracy Flick 1999-04-23
Series TRL Unknown 1998-09-14
Movie Overnight Delivery Ivy Miller 1998-04-07
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie S.F.W. Wendy Pfister 1994-09-15
Series Friends Unknown 1994-09-22
Movie A Far Off Place Nonnie Parker 1993-03-12
Movie Return to Lonesome Dove Ferris Dunnigan 1993-11-14
Movie Jack the Bear Karen Morris 1993-04-02
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Wildflower Ellie Perkins 1991-12-03
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Paddington Bear Sarah 1976-01-05
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Cherry, Harry & Raquel! Ferris Dunnigan 1970-04-22
Series The Jean Arthur Show Dani Trant 1966-09-12
Series The Academy Awards Reese Witherspoon 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1944-01-20