Reese Witherspoon


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Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976 at Southern Baptist Hospital (now Memorial Medical Center) in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the second child of Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (Reese) and Dr. John Draper Witherspoon, Sr. Her father was a military surgeon specializing in ear, nose and throat. Her mother was a Registered Nurse who ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 54 wins & 114 nominations. See more awards »

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Wild Producer
(2014)
Legally Blonde Elle Woods
(2001)
Election Tracy Flick
(1999)
Walk the Line June Carter
(2005)

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  Luckiest Girl Alive (producer) (announced)
  A White Lie (producer) (announced)
  Tinker Bell (producer) (announced)
  Truly Madly Guilty (producer) (announced)
 2022 Legally Blonde 3 (producer) (announced)
  Daisy Jones & The Six (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 ... (executive producer)
  From Scratch (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  My Kind of Country (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Where the Crawdads Sing (executive producer) / (producer) (pre-production)
 2019-2020 The Morning Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Interview (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Play the Queen (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Lonely at the Top (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Open Waters (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2020 Get Organized with the Home Edit (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Reese Witherspoon and a Doctor's Dream Closet (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2020 Get Organized with the Home Edit (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2020 Little Fires Everywhere (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Find a Way (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Picture Perfect (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Uncanny (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Duo (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Spider Web (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2019-2020 Truth Be Told (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- All That Was Lost (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Live Thru This (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Not Buried, Planted (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Graveyard Love (2019) ... (executive producer)
- No Cross, No Crown (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Lucy in the Sky (producer)
 2017-2019 Big Little Lies (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- I Want to Know (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Bad Mother (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Kill Me (2019) ... (executive producer)
- She Knows (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The End of the World (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Master the Mess (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Keeping Up with Clea (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Rainbow Twins (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Down the Rabbit Hole (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Life or Death Pantry (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Shay Mitchell (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Shine On with Reese (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- Simone Askew (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Kacey Musgraves (2018) ... (executive producer)
- America Ferrera (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Glennon Doyle, Abby Wambach (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Sara Blakely, Candace Nelson (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Broken (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot ... (executive producer)
 2015 Hot Pursuit (producer)
 2014 Gone Girl (producer)
 2014/I Wild (producer)
 2009 Legally Blondes (Video) (producer)
 2006 Penelope (producer)
 2003 Legally Blonde 2 (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Was interviewed in an episode of Talking Movies (1999) about the potential releasing of movies simultaneously in theaters, on DVD and TV (2006). The other interviewees were Steven Soderbergh, Todd Wagner and Noah Baumbach. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 16 Interviews | 37 Articles | 28 Pictorials | 68 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Reese | Riz Uizerspun

Height:

5' 1¾" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the harsh standards played on women by Hollywood] It's one of those endless competitions, but it's like running a race toward nothing. There's no winning. You're never going to win the thin race. You're never going to win the pretty race. You're never going to win the smart race. You're never going to win the funny race. I just want to be the best version of myself I can be. (Vanity Fair - ... See more »

Trivia:

Her son is named after former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Deacon Phillippe, a distant relative of her ex-husband Ryan Phillippe. See more »

Trademark:

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Star Sign:

Aries

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