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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 was the second child of Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (Reese) and Dr. John Draper Witherspoon, Sr. Her father was a military surgeon specializing in the ear, nose and throat. Her mother was a Registered Nurse... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 45 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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 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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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 | 29 Articles | 27 Pictorials | 48 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Riz Uizerspun

Height:

5' 1½" (1.56 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Asked about the ways she is discriminated against] "I get discriminated against in three ways: I get discriminated against because I'm blond, I get discriminated against because I'm an actress and I get discriminated against because I'm from the South." See more »

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Is a vegetarian. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aries

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