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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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Mar 22, 1976 In New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie You’re Cordially Invited 2024
Known For
Poster of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Poster of Little Nicky
Poster of Cruel Intentions
Poster of Friends
Movie You’re Cordially Invited 2024
Movie Your Place or Mine Debbie 2023-02-10
Movie Minions & More Volume 2 Rosita (voice) 2022-11-08
Movie Friends: The Reunion Self 2021-05-27
Movie Sing 2 Rosita (voice) 2021-12-01
Movie Come Home Rosita (voice) 2021-11-25
Movie Becoming Self 2020-05-06
Series Little Fires Everywhere Elena Richardson 2020-03-18
Movie My Darling Vivian Self (archive footage) 2020-04-27
Movie Her Effortless Brilliance: A Celebration of Lynn Shelton Through Film and Music Self 2020-06-10
Movie Father of the Bride Part 3 (ish) self 2020-09-25
Movie This Changes Everything Herself 2019-06-28
Series The Morning Show Bradley Jackson 2019-11-01
Movie Lucy in the Sky Unknown 2019-09-20
Movie A Wrinkle in Time Mrs. Whatsit 2018-03-08
Series Shine On with Reese Herself - Host 2018-07-17
Movie Gunter Babysits Rosita (voice) 2017-01-27
Series Big Little Lies Madeline Mackenzie 2017-02-19
Movie Home Again Alice Kinney 2017-09-07
Movie Downsizing 2017-12-22
Movie Sing Rosita (voice) 2016-11-23
Movie Everything Is Copy 2015-09-29
Movie Hot Pursuit Cooper 2015-05-08
Series The Muppets Herself 2015-09-22
Movie Wild Cheryl Strayed 2014-01-16
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Herself 2014-02-17
Movie Inherent Vice Deputy D.A. Penny Kimball 2014-12-12
Movie 9 Kisses Girl at Costume Party 2014-12-11
Movie The Good Lie Carrie Davis 2014-06-27
Movie Mud Juniper 2013-04-26
Movie Devil's Knot Pam Hobbs 2013-05-09
Movie This Means War Lauren 2012-02-14
Movie Dreamworks Spooky Stories 2012-08-01
Movie Water for Elephants Marlena Rosenbluth 2011-04-15
Movie How Do You Know Lisa Jorgenson 2010-12-17
Movie Monsters vs Aliens Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice) 2009-03-19
Movie Paris Hilton Inc.: The Selling of Celebrity Self (archive footage) 2009-11-29
Movie Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice) 2009-04-01
Movie Four Christmases Kate 2008-11-26
Movie Rendition Isabella Fields El-Ibrahimi 2007-09-07
Movie Penelope Annie 2006-03-01
Movie Celebrating the Man in Black: The Making of Walk the Line Self 2006-05-22
Movie Walk the Line June Carter 2005-09-13
Movie Just Like Heaven Dr. Elizabeth Masterson 2005-09-16
Movie Vanity Fair Becky Sharp 2004-09-01
Series The Tony Danza Show 2004-09-13
Movie Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Elle Woods 2003-07-02
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Freedom: A History of Us Factory Girl 2003-09-24
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Movie The Importance of Being Earnest Cecily Cardew 2002-05-17
Movie Sweet Home Alabama Melanie "Carmichael" Smooter Perry 2002-09-26
Movie The Trumpet of the Swan Serena (voice) 2001-05-11
Series Revealed with Jules Asner Unknown 2001-12-01
Movie Legally Blonde Elle Woods 2001-07-13
Movie American Psycho Evelyn Williams 2000-04-13
Movie Little Nicky Holly 2000-11-10
Movie Cruel Intentions Annette Hargrove 1999-03-05
Movie Best Laid Plans Lissa 1999-04-09
Movie Election Tracy Enid Flick 1999-04-23
Movie Twilight Mel Ames 1998-03-06
Movie Overnight Delivery Ivy Miller 1998-04-07
Series TRL Unknown 1998-09-14
Movie Pleasantville Jennifer 1998-09-17
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Fear Nicole Walker 1996-04-12
Movie Freeway Vanessa Julia Lutz 1996-08-23
Series Friends Jill Green 1994-09-22
Movie S.F.W. Wendy Pfister 1994-09-15
Movie A Far Off Place Nonnie Parker 1993-03-12
Movie Jack the Bear Karen Morris 1993-04-02
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Return to Lonesome Dove Ferris Dunnigan 1993-11-14
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Desperate Choices: To Save My Child Cassie Robbins 1992-10-05
Movie The Man in the Moon Danielle "Dani" Trant 1991-09-30
Movie Wildflower Ellie Perkins 1991-12-03
Series LIVE with Kelly and Mark Unknown 1988-09-05
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series The Oscars Reese Witherspoon 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14