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Reese Witherspoon

​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.

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Mar 22, 1976 In New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Home Again 2017-09-07
Known For
Poster of Inherent Vice
Poster of Walk the Line
Movie Home Again Alice Kinney 2017-09-07
Series Big Little Lies Madeline Mackenzie 2017-02-19
Movie Sing Rosita (voice) 2016-11-23
Movie Hot Pursuit Cooper 2015-05-08
Movie Lost and Love Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice) 2015-03-20
Movie The Good Lie Carrie Davis 2014-06-27
Movie Transformers: Age of Extinction 2014-06-25
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Herself 2014-02-17
Movie Wild Cheryl Strayed 2014-12-05
Movie 9 Kisses Girl at Costume Party 2014-12-11
Movie Inherent Vice Deputy D.A. Penny Kimball 2014-12-25
Movie Devil's Knot Pam Hobbs 2013-05-09
Movie Mud Juniper 2013-05-01
Movie The Cabin in the Woods June Carter 2012-04-12
Movie This Means War Lauren 2012-02-14
Movie Water for Elephants Marlena Rosenbluth 2011-03-15
Movie How Do You Know Lisa Jorgenson 2010-12-17
Movie Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice) 2009-10-28
Movie Monsters vs Aliens Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice) 2009-03-19
Movie Four Christmases Kate 2008-11-26
Movie Tutte le donne della mia vita Rosita (voice) 2007-04-13
Movie Rendition Isabella Fields El-Ibrahimi 2007-09-07
Movie The History Boys Becky Sharp 2006-10-02
Movie Penelope Annie 2006-03-01
Movie Just Like Heaven Dr. Elizabeth Masterson 2005-09-16
Movie Walk the Line June Carter 2005-09-13
Movie Vanity Fair Becky Sharp 2004-09-01
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Elle Woods 2003-07-02
Movie Sweet Home Alabama Melanie "Carmichael" Smooter Perry 2002-09-26
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Movie The Importance of Being Earnest Cecily 2002-05-17
Movie Legally Blonde Elle Woods 2001-07-13
Movie The Trumpet Of The Swan Serena 2001-05-11
Movie Little Nicky Holly 2000-11-10
Movie American Psycho Evelyn Williams 2000-04-13
Movie Introducing Dorothy Dandridge Juniper 1999-08-21
Movie Election Tracy Enid Flick 1999-04-23
Movie Best Laid Plans Lissa 1999-04-09
Movie Cruel Intentions Annette Hargrove 1999-03-05
Series Return to Lonesome Dove Ferris Dunnigan 1993-11-14
Movie Loulou Ellie Perkins 1980-09-03
Series The Academy Awards Reese Witherspoon 1953-03-18