Witherspoon in May 2011
|Born||Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon|
March 22, 1976
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
|Alma mater||Stanford University|
|Occupation||Actress, film producer|
Ryan Phillippe (m. 1999–2008)
Jim Toth (m. 2011)
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon (born March 22, 1976), known more simply as Reese Witherspoon, is an American actress and film producer.
Because Witherspoon's father worked for the U.S. military in Wiesbaden, Germany, she lived there for four years as a child. After returning to the U.S., she spent her childhood in Nashville, Tennessee. She was raised as an Episcopalian.
Career[change | change source]
She has starred in many motion pictures. Notable movies by Witherspoon include Election, Legally Blonde, and Walk the Line.
Personal life[change | change source]
From 1999 to 2008 Reese was married to actor Ryan Phillippe. They have two children together — daughter Ava Elizabeth Phillippe (born September 9, 1999) and son Deacon Reese Phillippe (born October 23, 2003).
Reese has been married for the second time to talent agent Jim Toth since March 26, 2011. They have one son together named 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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