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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 50 wins & 87 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Walk the Line
Walk the Line June Carter
(2005)
Wild
Wild Cheryl
(2014)
This Means War
(2012)
Legally Blonde
Legally Blonde Elle Woods
(2001)

Filmography

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  A Wrinkle in Time (pre-production)
Mrs. Whatsit
 2016 Sing
Rosita (voice)
 2015 Nature Is Speaking (TV Series short)
Home
- Home (2015) ... Home (English version, voice)
 2015 The Muppets. (TV Series)
Reese Witherspoon
- Walk the Swine (2015) ... Reese Witherspoon
 2014 9 Kisses (Short)
Girl at Costume Party
 2014/I Wild
Cheryl
 2012 Mud
Juniper
 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens (Video Game)
Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice)
 2008 Four Christmases
Kate
 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:

Music video" Appeared in the video for Hoku's "A Perfect Day", 2001. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 15 Interviews | 31 Articles | 27 Pictorials | 56 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Reese | Riz Uizerspun

Height:

5' 1½" (1.56 m)
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[on roles resembling the title character in Penelope (2006)] I like this girl because she is a bit of a badass. I grew up watching movies with people like Barbara Stanwyck and, sometimes, I get frustrated that there aren't a lot of great female characters out there that young women can look at and go, "I want to be like that." I go to movies and yell at the women on-screen, "Shoot him; just shoot... See more »

Trivia:

Was named highest-paid actress in Hollywood by The Hollywood Reporter in 2007. See more »

Trademark:

Blonde hair and blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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