Reese Witherspoon

Film Actress
Born Mar 22, 1976

Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon, professionally known as Reese Witherspoon, is an American actress, film producer, and television producer. Witherspoon landed her first feature role as the female lead in the film The Man in the Moon in 1991; later that year she made her television acting debut, in the cable movie Wildflower.… Read More

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1976 Birth Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976 in Southern Baptist Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana, while her father, John Draper Witherspoon, was a student at Tulane University medical school. … Read More


1988 - 1991 2 More Events
1992 16 Years Old In 1992, Witherspoon appeared in the TV movie Desperate Choices: To Save My Child, portraying a critically ill young girl.
1993 17 Years Old In 1993, she played a young wife in the CBS miniseries Return to Lonesome Dove, Nonnie Parker in the Disney film A Far Off Place and had a minor role in Jack the Bear, which garnered her the Young Artist Award for Best Youth Actress Co-star.
1994 18 Years Old The next year, Witherspoon had another leading role as Wendy Pfister in the 1994 film S.F.W., directed by Jefery Levy.


1996 - 2000 8 More Events
Witherspoon's breakthrough role came in 2001 in Legally Blonde and in 2002 she starred in the romantic comedy Sweet Home Alabama, which emerged as her biggest live-action commercial success. … Read More
2002 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2002, after the success of Legally Blonde, Witherspoon starred in several roles, such as Greta Wolfcastle in The Simpsons episode "The Bart Wants What It Wants", and as Cecily in the comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, a film adaptation of Oscar Wilde's play in which she received a Teen Choice Award nomination. … Read More
2004 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004, Witherspoon starred in Vanity Fair, adapted from the 19th-century classic novel Vanity Fair and directed by Mira Nair. … Read More


Witherspoon's first post-Oscar role came in the modern-day fairy tale Penelope, as Annie, the best friend of Penelope (Christina Ricci), a girl who has a curse in her family. The film was produced by her company Type A Films, with filming commencing in March 2006, immediately following Witherspoon's Oscar win for Walk the Line. … Read More
In 2007, she was selected by People and the entertainment news program Access Hollywood as one of the year's best-dressed female stars. … Read More
In early February 2010, it was reported that Witherspoon had begun dating Jim Toth, a talent agent and co-head of motion picture talent at the Creative Artists Agency, where Witherspoon is a client.
2011 35 Years Old 1 More Event
She married talent agent Jim Toth in 2011. … Read More
Following its American debut at the Sundance Film Festival on January 19, 2013, the film had a limited release in select North American theaters on April 26, 2013. … Read More
2014 38 Years Old 1 More Event
It was then released in selected American theaters on May 9, 2014. … Read More
2015 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2015, it was announced that Witherspoon will collaborate again with Election director Alexander Payne in his upcoming project Downsizing which will also star Matt Damon. … Read More
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