Date of Birth: March 22, 1976
Celebrity Status: Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon starting acting as a child and made a name for herself with her first adult starring role in Legally Blonde (2002). She has starred in many successful movies including Sweet Home Alabama (2002) Walk the Line (2005) and Water for Elephants (2011).
Awards: Reese Witherspoon has won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Walk the Line), Golden Globe for Best Actress (Election), Golden Globe Award for Best Actress (Walk the Line), BAFTA Award (Walk the Line), Screen Actors Guild Award (Walk the Line), Critics Choice Award (Walk the Line), and several others.
She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010.