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Reese Witherspoon


Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976 at Southern Baptist Hospital (now Memorial Medical Center) in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the second child of Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (Reese) and Dr. John Draper Witherspoon, Sr. Her father was a military surgeon specializing in ear, nose and throat. Her mother was a Registered Nurse who ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 54 wins & 66 nominations. See more awards »

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  Big Little Lies (TV Series) (pre-production)
 2014 Wild
Cheryl
 2012 Mud
Juniper
 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens (Video Game)
Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice)
 2006 Penelope
Annie
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Sarah Raymond / Factory Girl / Susan Magoffin
- Yearning to Breathe Free (2003) ... Factory Girl
 2000 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Debbie
- High Anxiety: Part 2 (2000) ... Debbie (voice)
- Hanky Panky: Part 1 (2000) ... Debbie (voice)
 1991 Wildflower (TV Movie)
Ellie Perkins
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Other Works:

Print ad: Avon's Pro-to-Go Lipstick, 2008. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 15 Interviews | 30 Articles | 27 Pictorials | 54 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Riz Uizerspun

Height:

5' 1½" (1.56 m)
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(Part of her Oscar speech) I am so blessed to have my family here tonight. My mother and my father are here. And I just want to say thank you so much for everything, for being so proud of me. It didn't matter if I was making my bed or making a movie. They never hesitated to say how proud they were of me. And that means so very much to a child. So thank you, Mom and Dad. I want to say thank you to... See more »

Trivia:

Has played Robert Pattinson's mother in Vanity Fair (2004), but his scene was cut from the end product. In Water for Elephants (2011) the two of them play lovers. See more »

Trademark:

Mostly plays chipper-type women convinced of their own successful destiny

Star Sign:

Aries

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