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Reese Witherspoon

Born
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon , New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Birthday
1976-03-22
Occupation
Actress
Spouse(s)
Ryan Phillippe(m. 1999–2007; 2 children)
Years Active
1991–present
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Biography
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 film 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 films: 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 married her second husband, talent agent Jim Toth, in 2011. 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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By Kheli Cooke Posted on 2016-12-19 23:49:08.577

Reese is sexy and a true drama movies I first saw her on Fear.

By Ken Ludovici Posted on 2014-12-06 00:05:50.427

How could you do a Reese Witherspoon bio without mentioning "Just Like Heaven" ?

By Cathy3676 Posted on 2012-04-28 13:02:05.957

she was great in Legally Blonde movies

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