Reese Witherspoon was born in March 22, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisana.
She is an Academy Award Winner actress and a film producer.
Her career began at an early age doing television commercials and modeling.
Her first big role was in 1990 with the movie The Man in the Moon.
After having success doing a couple of movies (Jack the Bear and A Far Off Place) she graduated from an all girls high school and started attending Stanford University, but not long after she dropped out when she realized that acting was what she really wanted.
Reese Witherspoons biggest role came in 2001 when she played the character Elle Woods in the 2001 comedy Legally Blonde.
The movie was a big success and she played the role again in Legally Blonde 2 in 2003.
Currently divorced from Ryan Phillipe with whom she has 2 kids, shes dating actor Jake Gyllenhaal.