Reese Witherspoon

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Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Betty Witherspoon, a registered nurse & John Draper Witherspoon, a military surgeon. Reese spent the first 4 years of her life in Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany, where her father served as a lieutenant colonel in the US Army reserves. Shortly after, the family moved ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 55 wins & 114 nominations. See more awards »

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Wild Producer
(2014)
Legally Blonde Elle Woods
(2001)
Election Tracy Flick
(1999)
Walk the Line June Carter
(2005)

Filmography

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  A White Lie (producer) (announced)
  Tinker Bell (producer) (announced)
  Truly Madly Guilty (producer) (announced)
  Fever (producer) (pre-production)
  My Kind of Country (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2022 Legally Blonde 3 (producer) (pre-production)
  Daisy Jones & The Six (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (filming)
- Episode #1.1 ... (executive producer)
  Surface (TV Series) (executive producer) (filming)
 2022 Your Place or Mine (producer) (filming)
 2022 From Scratch (TV Mini Series) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2022 Where the Crawdads Sing (executive producer) / (producer) (post-production)
  Fair Play (Documentary) (executive producer) (completed)
 2019-2021 Truth Be Told (TV Series) (executive producer - 18 episodes)
- Last Exit...Oakland (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Brick by Brick It Also Falls (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Untold Story (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Lanterman-Petris-Short (2021) ... (executive producer)
- All These Women (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2019-2021 The Morning Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 14 episodes)
- Ghosts (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Kill the Fatted Calf (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Laura (2021) ... (executive producer)
- My Least Favorite Year (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Interview (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Stand Up to Cancer (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 2020 Get Organized with the Home Edit (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Reese Witherspoon and a Doctor's Dream Closet (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2020 Get Organized with the Home Edit (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2020 Little Fires Everywhere (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Find a Way (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Picture Perfect (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Uncanny (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Duo (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Spider Web (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Lucy in the Sky (producer)
 2017-2019 Big Little Lies (TV Series) (executive producer - 14 episodes)
- I Want to Know (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Bad Mother (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Kill Me (2019) ... (executive producer)
- She Knows (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The End of the World (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Master the Mess (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Keeping Up with Clea (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Rainbow Twins (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Down the Rabbit Hole (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Life or Death Pantry (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Shay Mitchell (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Shine On with Reese (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- Simone Askew (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Kacey Musgraves (2018) ... (executive producer)
- America Ferrera (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Glennon Doyle, Abby Wambach (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Sara Blakely, Candace Nelson (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Broken (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot ... (executive producer)
 2015 Hot Pursuit (producer)
 2014 Gone Girl (producer)
 2014/I Wild (producer)
 2009 Legally Blondes (Video) (producer)
 2006 Penelope (producer)
 2003 Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (executive producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 16 Interviews | 39 Articles | 28 Pictorials | 68 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram | See more »

Alternate Names:

Reese | Riz Uizerspun

Height:

5' 1¾" (1.57 m)

Spouse:

Jim Toth  (1 child) | See more »

Children:

Ava Phillippe | See more »

Parents:

Betty Witherspoon | Witherspoon, Dr John Draper

Relatives:

John D. Witherspoon (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

I was thinking about why I make movies, and I know why. Life is hard. It's nice to go escape and have a good time at the movies. If I can give people a movie about hope, love and the future, then I've done my job. See more »

Trivia:

Returned to work 4 months after giving birth to her daughter Ava in order to begin filming her guest appearance on Friends (1994). See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aries

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