Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon is an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur. She is the recipient of several award…
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon is an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur. She is the recipient of several awards including an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, a BAFTA Award, and two Golden Globe Awards. Born in New Orleans and raised in Tennessee, she began her career as a child actress, making her professional screen debut in The Man in the Moon, for which she was nominated for a Young Artist Award. Following breakout roles in Desperate Choices: To Save My Child and Jack the Bear, she starred in the comedy-drama Pleasantville, for which she won the Young Hollywood Award for Breakthrough Performance. Her leading role of Tracy Flick in Election was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.
- Born: Mar 22, 1976 (age 41) · New Orleans, LA
- Height: 5' 1" (1.56 m)
- Spouse: Jim Toth (m. 2011) · Ryan Phillippe (m. 1999 - 2007)
- Partner: Jake Gyllenhaal (2007 - 2009)
- Children: Ava Elizabeth Phillippe (Daughter) · Deacon Reese Phillippe (Son)· Tennessee James Toth (Son)
- Nominations: Academy Award for Best Actress (2015, 2006)· BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role (2014, 2006) · Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (2017) · Golden Globe Award for …