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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 »

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Walk the Line
Walk the Line June Carter
Wild Cheryl
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Legally Blonde Elle Woods
This Means War


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  A Wrinkle in Time (pre-production)
Mrs. Whatsit
 2016 Sing
Rosita (voice)
 2015 Nature Is Speaking (TV Series short)
- Home (2015) ... Home (English version, voice)
 2015 The Muppets. (TV Series)
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- Walk the Swine (2015) ... Reese Witherspoon
 2014 9 Kisses (Short)
Girl at Costume Party
 2014/I Wild
 2012 Mud
 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens (Video Game)
Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice)
 2008 Four Christmases
 2006 Penelope
 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)
- High Anxiety: Part 2 (2000) ... Debbie (voice)
- Hanky Panky: Part 1 (2000) ... Debbie (voice)
 1991 Wildflower (TV Movie)
Ellie Perkins
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Was interviewed in an episode of Talking Movies (1999) about the potential releasing of movies simultaneously in theaters, on DVD and TV (2006). The other interviewees were Steven Soderbergh, Todd Wagner and Noah Baumbach. See more »

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

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Alternate Names:

Reese | Riz Uizerspun


5' 1½" (1.56 m)

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There's something timeless and important about making people laugh, about being the right spot in their day. - as quoted in the December 7, 2004 issue of Woman's World. See more »


Was approached by a few companies to record music after she provided her own singing voice for Walk the Line (2005). See more »


Strong southern accent See more »

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