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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
Legally Blonde
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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Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in video for "Every You, Every Me" by Placebo, (1999) 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


5' 1½" (1.56 m)

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As far as being in the spotlight and under public scrutiny, a lot of that's about how much you put yourself out there. It's not like we go to every premiere and every celebrity function and every charity auction. We really just try to maintain our privacy and never let our public persona get out of hand. See more »


Announced on October 30, 2006 that she has separated and would file divorce papers against her husband, Ryan Phillippe, after seven years of marriage. See more »


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

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