Name: Reese Witherspoon
Date of Birth: March 22, 1976
Place of Birth: New Orleans, United States
Activities: Actress, Producer
Weight: 50 kg
Height: 159 cm
American actress Laura Jean Reese Witherspoon was born in new Orleans USA on 22 March 1976. The family celebrity is more than simple. My mother worked as a pediatrician, and my dad served as a doctor in the armed forces. The girl's father served in Wiesbaden, where Reese and spent the first four years of his life. When the family returned to the United States, still live in Nashville, Tennessee.
Reese herself had planned to follow their parents ' footsteps and become a doctor, and never even thought of becoming an actress. However, fate decreed otherwise. At the age of 7 years, Witherspoon appeared on the screen – a girl has starred in commercials one of the floral companies in his hometown. After this schoolgirl decided to take acting lessons. And in 11 years Reese became the winner of competition of young talents in the state.
Acting debut came in 1991. Reese Witherspoon starred in the movie "the Man from the moon". The first phrase, which the young actress said on the big screen, she still remembers "I love Elvis...".
Future celebrity went to high school at the Academy of Hardinge and graduated from a prestigious school for girls Kharpert Hall. By the way, in the diary, Reese Witherspoon were only good grades.
The girl loved to read and was constantly called himself "a nerd that reads a lot of books". By the way, to books the actress is very sensitive. "In a bookstore I'm going crazy. My heart beats very often, because I want to buy everything," says Witherspoon. And after school Reese entered Stenfordsky University, where he majored in English literature. However, in the second year, the girl left University for an acting career.
Way to fame the actress was quite long. For the past five years Reese Witherspoon starred in the paintings that were not particularly popular with the audience. In this case, Reese has turned down offers to participate in the creation of the youth such hits as "Scream," "Urban legend," "I know what You did last summer" and the film adaptation of the famous play "Romeo+Juliet" by baz Luhrmann. As a result, the public began to learn Reese Witherspoon just after starring in Comedy film "Pleasantville". There she appeared with another young and promising talent – Tobey Maguire ("Spiderman"). After a year on the screens there was a picture "Cruel intentions". After that, with Sarah-Michelle Gellar and Ryan Phillipe, Witherspoon received the status of youth movie stars. The film has collected a fabulous service, but the star trio is still remembered by many.
By the way, with actor Ryan Philippe, the actress met up to work on the set of "Cruel intentions". The first meeting took place in celebration of the 21st birthday Reese. Between the pair slipped Iskra, Ryan and Reese Witherspoon began Dating, after which she became pregnant. Lovers publicly stated about their relationship and upcoming wedding. The wedding took place a year after the engagement – June 9, 1999, and in September in the family first child – daughter Ava Elizabeth.
It is worth noting that Reese Witherspoon and her husband were are reclusive enough. The couple prefers to ignore the numerous Hollywood hangouts, parties and other events. The comfort of home it is much nicer. Moreover, Reese even periodically thinking about how to return to Stanford and finish his training. The girl still does not exclude the probability that to work as a doctor, like her parents.
Pregnancy made at the time Reese Witherspoon to forget about the shooting. On the screens it is only returned in 2000. The actress participated in the filming of the acclaimed TV series "Friends". There is a girl appears in a guest role, as sister of the heroine Jennifer aniston. However, in the same year, Witherspoon appears on wide screens. And in two paintings – "American psycho" and "Nikki, the devil - the younger". However, the role Reese got not major, but sporadic.
BREAKTHROUGH WITH "LEGALLY BLONDE".
In 2001, the audience was presented the film "legally Blonde". The picture became the first so-called "solo" breakthrough Reese. Picture a hundred percent, without exaggeration, kept on actress. For his work, Witherspoon received a fairly modest fee of $ 1 million and the prestigious award "Golden globe".
However, the movie was just a resounding success (the budget of the movie is just 18 million dollars, and cash gathering have exceeded $ 100 million) and Reese Witherspoon began to rise in price as an actress. In 2002 for the filming of "sweet home Alabama" the girl has already received $ 5 million. At the same time in the continuation of "legally Blondes," the girl promised $ 15 million. In 2003 in the film "legally Blonde - 2-Red, white and blonde" Reese appears not only as an actress but as a producer.
In the period of popularity of the actress begins to experience family problems. After "Cruel intentions" Reese husband Ryan Philippe has ceased to grow and gone in the shadow of his wife. The young man was very worried about this and started abusing alcohol. As he later admitted himself, he even had a drug problem. However, the marriage of Reese Witherspoon and Ryan fell apart. And in 2003, appeared in the family of the second baby – a boy the couple named deacon Phillippe. However, after the birth of a son, the marriage did not survive for long. In October 2006, Reese and Ryan announced their separation, and a year later signed the divorce papers.
In 2004 filmography Reese Witherspoon added adaptation of "vanity Fair" by William Thackeray. Set picture of Indian Director Mira Nair. And later appears as June Carter in the film walk the line. The film has collected large fees at the box office and received the award "Oscar" and "Golden globe" in 2005. In 2006, Witherspoon was awarded the prize for best female role. Despite the resounding success of the Reese continues to work and to play in various bands.
In 2005 the actress returned to Comedy-romantic movie. Paired with mark Ruffalo Reese appeared in the film "Between heaven and earth." The picture, incidentally, is very similar to the plot of the movie "Ghost," Swayze Awarded. According to the scenario, the heroine Witherspoon gets in a car accident and her soul leaves her body. The only bridge to reality is becoming a young man, who lived in her apartment.
In 2006, Reese Witherspoon starred in the fantasy film "Penelope". The actress appears on the screen in the role of Annie, and is producing the picture.
This is quite a good work actress – picture "walk the line". It tells about the life of legendary musician johnny cash (played by Joaquin Phoenix). Only for the first weekend, the film grossed $ 20 million at the box office. It should be noted that the authors were not afraid to put his child on the big screen simultaneously with the presentation of "Harry Potter and the goblet of fire". However, the film "walk the line" has found its audience and even got pretty rave reviews by critics.
Next, Reese appears in the film "the Widow of the athlete" in 2006. Here she plays a wife obsessed football fan. Witherspoon can next be seen in the film "Monsters vs. aliens" and "Four Christmases". Despite the busy schedule, the actress admits she never forgot about the family.
"Many people are so concerned about making money, which is very little time left for personal life. I will make every effort to make it harmonious my personal life. And everything else will follow," said the actress.
In 2008, Reese Witherspoon began to meet his partner on the film "Capitulation". However, in late 2009 the lovers parted. In early 2010, Reese had an affair with Hollywood agent Jim Toth, working in the Agency, which represents Witherspoon.
At the end of the year, the pair announced their engagement on March, 26, 2011 Reese and Jim got married.