Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon
March 22, 1976
New Orleans,Louisiana,United States.
|Alma mater||Stanford University|
|Occupation||Actress, film producer|
|Spouse(s)||Ryan Phillippe (1999-2007)|
Jim Toth (2011)
|Children||Ava Elizabeth Phillippe (daughter)|
Deacon Reese Phillippe (son)
Tennessee James Toth (son)
|Parent(s)||Betty Reese (mother)|
John Witherspoon (father)
Reese Witherspoon (also known as Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon, born March 22, 1976) is an American actress and film producer.
She lived in Wiesbaden, Germany for four years when her father worked for the U.S. military. After returning to the U.S., she spent her childhood in Nashville, Tennessee. She was raised as an Episcopalian. She attended Stanford University as an English literature major.
Career[change | change source]
Witherspoon was selected as a fashion model for a florist's television advertisements at age seven. This made her want to take acting lessons. She has starred in many motion pictures. Notable movies by Witherspoon include Election, Legally Blonde, and Walk the Line. Witherspoon owns a production company called Type A Films. The company was at first believed by the media to be named after her childhood nickname "Little Miss Type A". Witherspoon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on December 01, 2010, at 6262 Hollywood Blvd. In 2018, she appeared alongside Oprah Winfrey and Mindy Kaling in support of the Time's Up movement against sexual assault in the workplace and in A Wrinkle in Time.
Personal life[change | change source]
Witherspoon married Ryan Phillippe from 1999 to 2008. They have two children together — daughter Ava Elizabeth Phillippe (born September 9, 1999) and son Deacon Reese Phillippe (born October 23, 2003). Witherspoon married talent agent Jim Toth on March 26, 2011. They have a son, Tennessee James Toth (born September 27, 2012).
Filmography[change | change source]
|2003||Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde||Executive Producer|
|2000||King of the Hill||Debbie||2 episodes|
|2000||Friends||Jill Green||2 episodes 'The One With Rachel's Sister' 'The One Where Chandler Can't Cry' |
Nominated – American Comedy Award for Funniest Female Guest Appearance in a TV Series
|2002||The Simpsons||Greta Wolfcastle||1 episode|
|2003||Freedom: A History of Us||Various roles||3 episodes|
|2009||Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space||Susan Murphy / Ginormica||Halloween TV Special|
|2011-2012||After Lately||Herself||2 Episodes|
Discography[change | change source]
|2005||Walk the Line|
References[change | change source]
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