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 also voiced Susan Murphy/Ginormica
in DreamWorks' 2009 comedy Monsters vs. Aliens
, and Rosita
in the 2016
Illumination film, Sing
For Disney, she played Nonnie Parker in the 1993 film, A Far Off Place. Witherspoon was a celebrity guest on ABC's The Muppets episode "Walk the Swine". She also played Melanie Smooter/Melanie Carmichael in the 2002 Touchstone Pictures film, Sweet Home Alabama. Additionally, she played Mrs. Whatsit in the 2018 film, A Wrinkle in Time. She even produced the Disney/Fox Searchlight film, Lucy in the Sky.
(Sweet Home Alabama)
Reese Witherspoon at her Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony in November 2010.
Reese Witherspoon arrives at the 69th annual Golden Globes in January 2012.
Reese Witherspoon speaks onstage at the 85th annual Academy Awards in February 2013.
Reese Witherspoon attending the 2013 Toronto International Film Fest.
Reese Witherspoon visits The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon in December 2014.
Reese Witherspoon arrives at the 2017 D23 Expo.
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.
Reese Witherspoon attending the 53rd annual Country Music Awards in November 2019.
Reese Witherspoon arrives at the 26th annual Screen Actors' Guild Awards in January 2020.
Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston
speak at The Morning Show
panel at the 2020 Winter TCA Tour.