March 22, 1976
Reese Witherspoon’s Place of Birth:
New Orleans, Louisiana
Formerly Married To…:
Reese Witherspoon married Ryan Phillippe on June 5, 1999. After having two children – Ava Elizabeth Phillippe (born September 9, 1999) and Deacon Reese Phillippe (born October 23rd, 2003) – the couple divorced on June 13, 2008.
And Her Full Name Is…:
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2006 for her portrayal of June Carter Cash in the musical biopic Walk the Line. Witherspoon also picked up a Golden Globe for her work in Walk the Line. She’d previously been nominated for her starring roles in Legally Blonde and Election.
The Man in the Moon (1991), A Far Off Place (1993), Jack the Bear (1993), Freeway (1994), Fear (1996), Overnight Delivery (1998), Pleasantville (1998), Cruel Intentions (1999), Election (1999), American Psycho (2000), Legally Blonde (2001), Importance of Being Earnest (2002), Sweet Home Alabama (2002), Legally Blonde 2 (2003), Vanity Fair (2004), Walk the Line (2005), Just Like Heaven (2005), Penelope (2006), Rendition (2007), Four Christmases (2008), and Monsters vs Aliens (2009)
Busy Behind the Scenes:
Witherspoon founded Type A Films, a production company whose name reflects the actress’ personality.