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Reese Witherspoon

Actress / Television Actress / Film Actress / Model (person) / Film Producer / Voice Actress / Businesswoman | * 03/22/1976 (44) | New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon (born March 22, 1976) is an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur. The recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and a Primetime Emmy Award, she is one of the highest-paid actresses in the world as of 2019. Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2006 and 2015, and Forbes listed her among the World's 100 Most Powerful Women in 2019. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Witherspoon began her career as a teenager, making her screen debut in The Man in the Moon (1991). Following a leading role opposite Mark Wahlberg in Fear (1996), her breakthrough came in 1999 with a supporting role in Cruel Intentions, and for her portrayal of Tracy Flick in the black comedy Election. She gained wider recognition for her role as Elle Woods in the comedy Legally Blonde"> ()
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€?Laura 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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Reese Witherspoon

Academy Award for Best Actress Golden Globe Award British Academy of Film and Television Arts Screen Actors Guild Award BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role 2x Academy Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Reese Witherspoon as Actress(52)

as Elle Woods2022 Legally Blonde 3
as Rosita (voice)2021 Sing 2
as Tinker Bell2020 Tinker Bell
as herself2020 Becoming
as Archival footage2020 My Darling Vivian
2019 Pyros
as herself2019 Digital Content
as Mrs. Whatsit2018 A Wrinkle in Time
as Alice Kinney2017 Home Again
as Rosita2017 Gunter Babysits
as Rosita (voice)2016 Sing
as Cooper2015 Hot Pursuit
as Cheryl Strayed2014 Wild
as Girl at Costume Party2014 9 Kisses
as Carrie Davis2014 The Good Lie
as Deputy D.A. Penny Kimball2014 Inherent Vice
as Pam Hobbs2013 Devil's Knot
as Juniper2013 Mud
as Lauren2012 This Means War
as Marlena Rosenbluth2011 Water for Elephants
as Lisa Jorgenson2010 How Do You Know
as Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice)2009 Monsters vs Aliens
as Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice)2009 Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space
as Kate2008 Four Christmases
as Isabella Fields El-Ibrahimi2007 Rendition
as Annie2006 Penelope
as June Carter2005 Walk the Line
as Dr. Elizabeth Masterson2005 Just Like Heaven
as Becky Sharp2004 Vanity Fair
as Melanie "Carmichael" Smooter Perry2002 Sweet Home Alabama
as Elle Woods2001 Legally Blonde
as Evelyn Williams2000 American Psycho
as Holly2000 Little Nicky
as Tracy Enid Flick1999 Election
as Annette Hargrove1999 Cruel Intentions
as Lissa1999 Best Laid Plans
as Mel Ames1998 Twilight
as Jennifer1998 Pleasantville
as Ivy Miller1998 Overnight Delivery
as Nicole Walker1996 Fear
as Vanessa Julia Lutz1996 Freeway
as Wendy Pfister1994 S.F.W.
as Nonnie Parker1993 A Far Off Place
as Karen Morris1993 Jack the Bear
as Ellie Perkins1991 Wildflower
as Danielle "Dani" Trant1991 The Man in the Moon

TV Shows/Series with Reese Witherspoon as Actress(27)

as Narrator2020 Fierce Queens
as Elena Richardson2020 Little Fires Everywhere
as Bradley Jackson2019 The Morning Show
as Herself - Host2018 Shine On with Reese
as Madeline Mackenzie2017 Big Little Lies
as herself2016 Chelsea
as herself2015 The Muppets
as Home2015 Nature Is Speaking
as herself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as herself1999 Rove
1998 TRL
as herself1997 The View
as Jill Green1994 Friends
as Ferris Dunnigan1993 Return to Lonesome Dove
as herself??? Saturday Night Live
as Herself - Host??? Saturday Night Live
??? Today

Movies with Reese Witherspoon as Crew(14)

Production/Producer2022 Legally Blonde 3
Production/Producer2021 Penguin Bloom
Production/Producer2020 Where the Crawdads Sing
Production/Producer2020 Tinker Bell
Production/Producer2020 The Dry
Production/Producer2019 Lucy in the Sky
Production/Producer2019 Pyros
Production/Producer2015 Hot Pursuit
Production/Producer2014 Wild
Production/Producer2014 Gone Girl
Production/Producer2009 Legally Blondes
Production/Producer2008 Four Christmases
Production/Producer2006 Penelope
Production/Executive Producer2003 Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde

TV Shows/Series with Reese Witherspoon as Crew(8)

Production/Executive Producer2020 Get Organized with The Home Edit
Production/Production Executive2020 Daisy Jones & The Six
Production/Executive Producer2020 Daisy Jones & The Six
Production/Executive Producer2020 Little Fires Everywhere
Production/Executive Producer2020 My Kind of Country
Production/Executive Producer2019 The Morning Show
Production/Executive Producer2019 Truth Be Told
Production/Executive Producer2017 Big Little Lies

Additional Information

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Born: Monday, 03/22 1976 (March) in Baton Rouge (current age: 44 years + 189 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Stanford University
Spouses (current/former): Ryan Phillippe, Jim Toth
Children: Ava Phillippe
Related to: John Witherspoon
Other names for Reese Witherspoon (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon"
"Риз Уизерспун"
"리즈 위더스푼"
"Ρις Γουίδερσπουν"
Reese Witherspoon frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (32x, Actor)
Bill Hader (26x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (16x, Actress)
Ben Stiller (15x, Actor)
Tom Hanks (14x, Actor)
Lindsay Lohan (13x, Actress)
Alec Baldwin (13x, Actor)
Charlize Theron (13x, Actress)
Drew Barrymore (13x, Actress)
Scarlett Johansson (12x, Actress)
Kevin Bacon (12x, Actor)
Bruna Papandrea (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:41, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/25/2020