The American actress who portrayed Elle Woods of 'Legally Blonde' (2001) and its sequel 'Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde ' (2003). She was featured in the movie 'Sweet Home Alabama' (2002) as well.
March 22, 1976
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reese Witherspoon could be best remembered for her role as Elle Woods in the ‘Legally Blonde’ films (2001-). Her performances for ‘Cruel Intentions’ (1999) and ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ (2002) were also recognized internationaly. Witherspoon also did voice work for ‘Monsters vs. Aliens’ (2009) and ‘Sing’ (2016).
Her name Reese is her mother’s maiden name. On the other hand, her daughter Ava Philippe is named after her ex-husband’s grandmother. Her son Deacon Reese Philippe was named after Pittsburgh Pirates baseball pitcher Deacon Philippe who was a distant relative of her ex-husband as well.
The actress was once a gymnast for seven years while growing up.