Reese Witherspoon

Biography

‚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.

‚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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Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 66

Birthday 1976-03-22

Place of Birth New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://www.r-witherspoon.com/

Also Known As

  • Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Big Little Lies(0 episodes) as Madeline Mackenzie
2016 Sing as Rosita (voice)
2016 Everything Is Copy
2015 The Muppets(1 episode) as Herself
2015 Hot Pursuit as Cooper
2014 Inherent Vice as Deputy D.A. Penny Kimball
2014 9 Kisses
2014 Wild as Cheryl
2014 The Good Lie as Carrie Davis
2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon(1 episode) as Herself
2013 Devil's Knot as Pam Hobbs
2013 Mud as Juniper
2012 This Means War as Lauren
2011 Water for Elephants as Marlena Rosenbluth
2010 How Do You Know as Lisa Jorgenson
2009 Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space as Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice)
2009 Monsters vs Aliens as Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice)
2008 Four Christmases as Kate
2007 Rendition as Isabella Fields El-Ibrahimi
2006 Penelope as Annie
2005 Just Like Heaven as Dr. Elizabeth Masterson
2005 Walk the Line as June Carter
2004 The Tony Danza Show(1 episode)
2004 Vanity Fair as Becky Sharp
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(2 episodes)
2003 Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde as Elle Woods
2002 Sweet Home Alabama as Melanie "Carmichael" Smooter Perry
2002 American Idol(2 episodes)
2002 The Importance of Being Earnest as Cecily
2001 Revealed with Jules Asner(1 episode)
2001 Legally Blonde as Elle Woods
2001 The Trumpet Of The Swan as Serena
2000 Little Nicky as Holly
2000 American Psycho as Evelyn Williams
1999 Rove(1 episode) as Herself
1999 Election as Tracy Flick
1999 Best Laid Plans as Lissa
1999 Cruel Intentions as Annette Hargrove
1998 Pleasantville as Jennifer
1998 TRL(1 episode)
1998 Overnight Delivery as Ivy Miller
1998 Twilight as Mel Ames
1997 The View(2 episodes)
1997 King of the Hill(2 episodes)
1996 Freeway as Vanessa Lutz
1996 Fear as Nicole Walker
1994 Friends(2 episodes) as Jill Green
1994 S.F.W. as Wendy Pfister
1993 Return to Lonesome Dove as Ferris Dunnigan
1993 Return to Lonesome Dove(4 episodes) as Ferris Dunnigan
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(2 episodes)
1993 Jack the Bear as Karen Morris
1993 A Far Off Place as Nonnie Parker
1992 Desperate Choices: To Save My Child as Cassie Robbins
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(3 episodes)
1991 Wildflower as Ellie Perkins
1991 The Man in the Moon as Dani Trant
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(3 episodes)
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode) as Herself
1952 Today(1 episode)
1944 Golden Globe Awards(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(2 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(3 episodes) as Reese Witherspoon
1900 Freedom: A History of Us(0 episodes) as Factory Girl

Production

2015 Hot Pursuit … Producer
2014 Wild … Producer
2014 Gone Girl … Producer
2008 Four Christmases … Producer
2006 Penelope … Producer
2003 Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde … Executive Producer
1900 Pale Blue Dot … Producer

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