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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 movie The Man in the Moon 1991-09-30
Latest Project:
Movie Sing 2 2021-12-01
Known For
Movie Sing 2 Rosita (voice) 2021-12-01
Movie My Darling Vivian Self (archive footage) 2020-04-27
Series Little Fires Everywhere Elena Richardson 2020-03-18
Movie Her Effortless Brilliance: A Celebration of Lynn Shelton Through Film and Music Self 2020-06-10
Movie This Changes Everything Herself 2019-06-28
Series The Morning Show Bradley Jackson 2019-11-01
Movie A Wrinkle in Time Mrs. Whatsit 2018-03-08
Series Shine On with Reese Herself - Host 2018-07-17
Movie Home Again Alice Kinney 2017-09-07
Movie Gunter Babysits Rosita 2017-01-27
Series Big Little Lies Madeline Mackenzie 2017-02-19
Movie Sing Rosita (voice) 2016-11-23
Movie Hot Pursuit Cooper 2015-05-08
Movie Everything Is Copy 2015-09-29
Movie Wild Cheryl Strayed 2014-01-16
Movie Inherent Vice Deputy D.A. Penny Kimball 2014-12-12
Movie The Good Lie Carrie Davis 2014-06-27
Movie 9 Kisses Girl at Costume Party 2014-12-11
Movie Monsters vs. Aliens Stories 2013-01-01
Movie Mud Juniper 2013-04-26
Movie Devil's Knot Pam Hobbs 2013-05-09
Movie This Means War Lauren 2012-02-14
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 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 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
Movie Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Elle Woods 2003-07-02
Movie The Importance of Being Earnest Cecily Cardew 2002-05-17
Movie Sweet Home Alabama Melanie "Carmichael" Smooter Perry 2002-09-26
Movie Legally Blonde Elle Woods 2001-07-13
Movie The Trumpet Of The Swan Serena 2001-05-11
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
Movie Pleasantville Jennifer 1998-09-17
Movie Fear Nicole Walker 1996-04-12
Movie Freeway Vanessa Julia Lutz 1996-08-23
Movie S.F.W. Wendy Pfister 1994-09-15
Series Return to Lonesome Dove Ferris Dunnigan 1993-11-14
Movie A Far Off Place Nonnie Parker 1993-03-12
Movie Jack the Bear Karen Morris 1993-04-02
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