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Who is Reese Witherspoon?

by Ratan Srivastava
Reese Witherspoon

Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon is indeed an actress, producer, and businesswoman from the United States. She is among the highest-paid actresses in the world as of 2019, having won an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, a British Academy Film Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, as well as a Primetime Emmy Award. In 2006 as well as 2015, Time magazine named her one of the world’s 100 most influential people, as well as Forbes named her one of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2019.

Witherspoon, who was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and reared in Nashville, Tennessee, began her acting career as a teenager inside the film The Man in the Moon. Her breakthrough came in 1999, with such a supporting part in Cruel Intentions and her depiction of Tracy Flick in the black comedy Election, after the main role opposite Mark Wahlberg in Fear (1996).

Her portrayal as Elle Woods within comedy Legally Blonde (2001) as well as its 2003 sequel, as well as her main part in the romantic comedy Sweet Home Alabama, helped her earn broader popularity. She earned an Academy Award for Best Actress in 2005 for her depiction of June Carter Cash in the biographical musical film Walk the Line, for which she received critical praise.

After that, Witherspoon featured in a string of critically and economically failed comedies, with the romantic drama Water for Elephants serving as her only box-office hit (2011). She made a comeback with the film Wild (2014), in which she produced and starred as Cheryl Strayed, earning her a second Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. Since then, Witherspoon has worked in television, producing and acting in HBO’s Big Little Lies, Apple TV+’s The Morning Show, and Hulu’s Little Fires Everywhere (2020).

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