|TV and Movie Trivia Tribute|
|Born:||22 March 1976||Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA|
|Known As:||Elle Woods||"Legally Blonde" (2001)|
|Trivia:||Birth name: Laura Jean Reese Witherspoon.|
|One of her ancestors, John Witherspoon, signed the|
Declaration of Independence.
|Her mother has a Ph.D. in pediatric nursing and her dad is a surgeon.|
She has an older brother, John
|At age 11, she won the "Ten State Talent Award".|
|Went to Harpeth Hall School, a private school for girls|
in Nashville, Tennessee.
|(5 June 1999) Married Ryan Phillippe. One child - Ava Elizabeth Phillippe.|
|(2000) Nominated for a Golden Globe Award - Best Performance|
by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
for: "Election" (1999).
|Named one of People Magazine's "25 Most Intriguing People of 2001".|
|Was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People by People Magazine in 2002.|
|(2002) Nominated for a Golden Globe Award - Best Performance|
by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical
or Comedy for: "Legally Blonde" (2001).
|(2006) Won a Golden Globe Award - Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion|
Picture - Musical or Comedy for: "Walk the Line" (2005).
|(2006) Won the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Oscar|
for: "Walk the Line" (2005).
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|Filmography:||The Internet Movie Database||Reese Witherspoon Filmography.|
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