Born: March 22, 1976 (age 38) in New Orleans
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Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon, professionally known as Reese Witherspoon, is an American actress and producer.
Witherspoon landed her first feature role as the female lead in the film The Man in the Moon in 1991.
In 1996, she appeared in Freeway, and starred in Pleasantville in 1998.
For her role in 1999's Election, she earned 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, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role and the Critics Choice Movie Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
In 1999, she married actor Ryan Phillippe; the couple separated in late 2006 and divorced in October 2007.
In 2011, she married talent agent Jim Toth.
|Reese Witherspoon ‘s highly quotable arrest continues to uplift and inspire more than a year after it happened. For proof, look no further than today’s winning captions. “I’m not kidding, they..|
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|As we say goodbye to another Toronto International Film Festival, watch Cheryl Hickey sit down to discuss this year's fashion highs and lows with philanthropist Sylvia Mantella and Zoomer..|
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Source: wochit - 1 day ago
|'Foxcatcher' star Channing Tatum along with Reese Witherspoon and more grace the red carpet at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.|
Source: E! - 2 days ago
|Not to say that she doesn't always look fantastic, but Reese Witherspoon was spotted running errands in Brentwood over the weekend and she looked fan-freaking-tastic. Spotted before and after a round..|
Source: Wochit - 3 days ago
|Sundance winner "Whiplash" won the grand prize in Deauville Saturday night, awarded by the jury including incoming Cannes president Pierre Lescure and legendary French directors Jean-Pierre Jeunet,..|
Source: wochit - 3 days ago
|Reese Witherspoon has admitted she and her husband spend their date nights doing homework with the kids. www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk|
Showbiz Spy 23 hours ago
|Reese Witherspoon spends date nights helping her kids with their homework. www.femalefirst.co.uk|
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US Weekly 2 days ago
|“Whiplash” and “The Good Lie” took home the top prizes at the 40th Deauville American Film Festival on Saturday. The Miles Teller-starring “Whiplash” nabbed the grand prize, while Reese..|
The Wrap 3 days ago
|Not to say that she doesn’t always look fantastic, but Reese Witherspoon was spotted running errands in Brentwood over the weekend and she looked fan-effing-tastic. Spotted before and after a round..|
Showbiz Spy 3 days agoAlso reported by •Celebuzz
|Los Angeles (AFP) - Hollywood's annual awards season may be months away yet, but for many the race for Oscars gold has already started, with strong contenders emerging from key film festivals this..|
Business Insider 3 days ago
|Reese Witherspoon shows her animated side while chatting on the phone on Friday (September 12) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 38-year-old actress just came back into town after wrapping up promotion on..|
Just Jared 3 days ago
|Some final notes and thoughts from this year's Toronto International Film Festival: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Felicity Jones are likely Oscar nominees, as are several men.|
detnews.com 3 days ago
|While the new kids on the distribution block made good use of their checkbooks this week at the Toronto International Film Festival, Paramount proved that the major studios are still the schoolyard..|
The Wrap 3 days ago
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Digital Spy 3 days ago
|Reese Witherspoon Spends $12.7 Million On Revamped LA Home|
ajc.com 4 days agoAlso reported by •Forbes.com
|Sony Pictures Classics confirmed on Friday that it had bought the U.S. rights to the Alzheimer's drama “Still Alice,” which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Monday.
The Wrap 4 days ago
|Reese Witherspoon took a trip down memory lane with a throwback photo from the set of her second-ever movie.
The star used Instagram and Twitter to share a snap of her 15-year-old self on the set of..|
PopEater 4 days agoAlso reported by •Huffington Post
|Reese Witherspoon has bought a luxurious new home in Los Angeles for $12.5 million. www.femalefirst.co.uk|
Showbiz Spy 4 days ago