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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 & 94 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Walk the Line
Walk the Line June Carter
(2005)
Wild
Wild Cheryl
(2014)
Legally Blonde
Legally Blonde Elle Woods
(2001)
American Psycho
American Psycho Evelyn Williams
(2000)

Filmography

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 2017/I Home Again (completed)
 2017 Gunter Babysits (Video short)
Rosita (voice)
 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 Four Christmases: Gag Reel (Video short)
Kate (uncredited)
 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 (2000) ... Debbie (voice)
- Hanky Panky (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 »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 15 Interviews | 33 Articles | 27 Pictorials | 59 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Reese | Riz Uizerspun

Height:

5' 1½" (1.56 m)
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Personal Quote:

(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 appeared in four movies bearing the names of songs: Jack the Bear (1993), Sweet Home Alabama (2002), Just Like Heaven (2005) and Walk the Line (2005). See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aries

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