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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 & 73 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 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:

Music video: Appeared in video for "Every You, Every Me" by Placebo, (1999) 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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What gets me is how many women - young women - give up their power and sense of self. Thinking they're going to get more out of life if they take off their clothes and objectify themselves, instead of functioning on the principle that they're smart and capable, that you can be an actress and not be on the covers of T&A magazines. I'm flabbergasted by how many legitimate actresses do that. It ... See more »

Trivia:

Gave birth to her 3rd child at age 36, a son Tennessee James Toth on September 27, 2012. Child's father is her 2nd husband, Jim Toth. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aries

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