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Reese Witherspoon

‚ÄčLaura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon (born March 22, 1976), better known as Reese Witherspoon, is an American actress and film producer. Witherspoon landed her first feature role as the female lead in the movie The Man in the Moon in 1991; later that year she made her television acting debut, in the cable movie Wildflower. In 1996, Witherspoon appeared in Freeway and followed that appearance with roles in three major 1998 movies: Overnight Delivery, Pleasantville, and Twilight. The following year, Witherspoon appeared in the critically acclaimed Election, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination.2001 marked her career's turning point with the breakout role as "Elle Woods" in the box office hit Legally Blonde, and in 2002 she starred in Sweet Home Alabama, which became her biggest commercial film success to date. 2003 saw her return as lead actress and executive producer of Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde. In 2005, Witherspoon received worldwide attention and praise for her portrayal of June Carter Cash in Walk the Line, which earned her an Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Witherspoon married actor and Cruel Intentions co-star Ryan Phillippe in 1999; they have two children, Ava and Deacon. The couple separated at the end of 2006 and divorced in October 2007. Witherspoon owns a production company, Type A Films, and she is actively involved in children's and women's advocacy organizations. She serves on the board of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF), and was named Global Ambassador of Avon Products in 2007, serving as honorary chair of the charitable Avon Foundation.


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Born:
Mar 22, 1976 In New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
65
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie A Wrinkle in Time 2018-03-09
Known For
Poster of Inherent Vice
Poster of Fear
Poster of Friends
Poster of The Simpsons
Filmography

Freedom: A History of Us (2018)

Series
as Factory Girl

A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

Adventure Family Fantasy
Movie
as Mrs. Whatsit

Big Little Lies (2017)

Drama Comedy
Series
as Madeline Mackenzie
8 67 votes

Sing (2016)

Animation Comedy Drama Family Music
Movie
as Rosita (voice)
6.8 1559 votes

Hot Pursuit (2015)

Action Comedy Crime
Movie
as Cooper
5.4 570 votes

Everything Is Copy (2015)

Documentary
Movie
7.7 7 votes

The Muppets (2015)

Comedy
Series
as Herself
7.3 25 votes

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)

Comedy Talk
Series
as Herself
5.5 33 votes

The Good Lie (2014)

Drama
Movie
as Carrie Davis
7.2 186 votes

Inherent Vice (2014)

Comedy Romance Crime Drama Mystery
Movie
as Deputy D.A. Penny Kimball
6.5 731 votes

Wild (2014)

Drama
Movie
as Cheryl
7 861 votes

9 Kisses (2014)

Romance
Movie
as Girl at Costume Party
6.5 13 votes

Mud (2013)

Drama
Movie
as Juniper
6.9 956 votes

Devil's Knot (2013)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Pam Hobbs
5.6 177 votes

This Means War (2012)

Action Comedy Romance
Movie
as Lauren
5.9 1222 votes

Water for Elephants (2011)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Marlena Rosenbluth
6.7 702 votes

How Do You Know (2010)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Lisa Jorgenson
4.9 184 votes

Monsters vs Aliens (2009)

Animation Family Adventure Science Fiction
Movie
as Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice)
6 1180 votes

Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (2009)

TV Movie Animation Family Comedy
Movie
as Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice)
5.9 63 votes

Four Christmases (2008)

Comedy Romance Drama
Movie
as Kate
5.3 300 votes

Rendition (2007)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Isabella Fields El-Ibrahimi
6.2 170 votes

The Graham Norton Show (2007)

Comedy Talk
Series
as Herself
6.7 36 votes

Penelope (2006)

Fantasy Comedy Romance
Movie
as Annie
6.5 331 votes

Walk the Line (2005)

Drama Music Romance
Movie
as June Carter
7.3 624 votes

Just Like Heaven (2005)

Comedy Fantasy Romance
Movie
as Dr. Elizabeth Masterson
6.5 453 votes

Vanity Fair (2004)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Becky Sharp
5.5 57 votes

The Tony Danza Show (2004)

Talk
Series
as Unknown

Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)

Comedy
Movie
as Elle Woods
5 307 votes

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.2 21 votes

The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)

Comedy Drama History Romance
Movie
as Cecily
6.7 103 votes

American Idol (2002)

Reality
Series
as Unknown
4.1 38 votes

Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Melanie "Carmichael" Smooter Perry
5.9 335 votes

The Trumpet Of The Swan (2001)

Animation Family
Movie
as Serena
5 10 votes

Revealed with Jules Asner (2001)

Series
as Unknown

Legally Blonde (2001)

Comedy
Movie
as Elle Woods
6.1 717 votes

American Psycho (2000)

Thriller Drama Crime
Movie
as Evelyn Williams
7.2 1638 votes

Little Nicky (2000)

Comedy Fantasy Romance
Movie
as Holly
5.1 372 votes

Cruel Intentions (1999)

Drama Romance Thriller
Movie
as Annette Hargrove
6.6 714 votes

Best Laid Plans (1999)

Drama Thriller Crime
Movie
as Lissa
5.9 24 votes

Election (1999)

Comedy
Movie
as Tracy Flick
6.7 237 votes

Rove (1999)

Comedy
Series
as Herself

Twilight (1998)

Drama Crime Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Mel Ames
6 34 votes

Overnight Delivery (1998)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Ivy Miller
5.7 23 votes

Pleasantville (1998)

Fantasy Drama Comedy
Movie
as Jennifer
7 410 votes

TRL (1998)

Music
Series
as Unknown
7.5 3 votes

King of the Hill (1997)

Animation Drama Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.2 103 votes

The View (1997)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
2.7 15 votes

Fear (1996)

Drama Thriller Romance
Movie
as Nicole Walker
6 131 votes

Freeway (1996)

Comedy Drama Thriller
Movie
as Vanessa Lutz
6.5 86 votes

S.F.W. (1994)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Wendy Pfister
6.1 19 votes

Friends (1994)

Comedy
Series
as Jill Green
7.7 647 votes

A Far Off Place (1993)

Drama Adventure
Movie
as Nonnie Parker
6.5 10 votes

Jack the Bear (1993)

Drama
Movie
as Karen Morris
5.5 11 votes

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
7 33 votes

Return to Lonesome Dove (1993)

Drama Western
Movie
as Ferris Dunnigan
6.4 10 votes

Return to Lonesome Dove (1993)

Drama Western
Series
as Ferris Dunnigan

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.4 23 votes

Desperate Choices: To Save My Child (1992)

Drama TV Movie
Movie
as Cassie Robbins
5 2 votes

The Man in the Moon (1991)

Drama Family Romance
Movie
as Dani Trant
6.8 43 votes

Wildflower (1991)

Drama
Movie
as Ellie Perkins
5.3 3 votes

The Simpsons (1989)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.1 844 votes

Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1983)

Series
as Unknown
4.9 4 votes

Saturday Night Live (1975)

Comedy
Series
as Herself
6.3 92 votes

The Academy Awards (1953)

Series
as Reese Witherspoon
6.7 10 votes

Today (1952)

News
Series
as Unknown
1.5 2 votes