Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon
is an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur. She is best known for her roles as Elle Woods
in Legally Blonde
and Legally Blonde 2
, June Carter in Walk the Line
, which earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress
, Cheryl Strayed in Wild
, in which she received a Academy Award
nomination in the same category, and Madeline Martha Mackenzie on the HBO
series Big Little Lies
, which she also produced. She is also well-known for voicing Susan Murphy/Ginormica
, the protagonist of DreamWorks' Monsters vs. Aliens
, and Rosita
in the 2016
animated film Sing
For Disney, she played Nonnie Parker in the 1993 film A Far Off Place. Witherspoon was also a celebrity guest on ABC's The Muppets episode "Walk the Swine". Additionally, she played Mrs. Whatsit in the 2018 A Wrinkle in Time. She also played Melanie Smooter/Melanie Carmichael in the 2002 Touchstone Pictures film Sweet Home Alabama. She is set to produce the upcoming Disney/Fox Searchlight film Lucy in the Sky.
(Sweet Home Alabama)
Reese Witherspoon visits The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon in December 2014.
Reese Witherspoon with her husband, Jim Toth at the 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards in January 2018.
Reese Witherspoon at A Wrinkle in Time premiere in February 2018.
Reese Witherspoon speaks at the Big Little Lies panel at the 2019 Winter TCA Tour.