Reese Witherspoon is an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur. She was born on March 22, 1976, in New Orleans, Louisiana, and began her acting career as a teenager, appearing in a number of television shows and films in the early 1990s.
Witherspoon first gained widespread recognition for her performance in the 1999 film "Election," for which she received critical acclaim and a number of award nominations. She went on to star in a series of successful films, including "Legally Blonde," "Sweet Home Alabama," and "Walk the Line," for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress.
In addition to her acting career, Witherspoon is also a successful producer, with her production company, Hello Sunshine, responsible for a number of acclaimed films and television series, including "Big Little Lies" and "The Morning Show." She is also an advocate for women's rights and has been involved in a number of philanthropic and charitable initiatives.
Witherspoon has won numerous awards throughout her career, including a Golden Globe, a BAFTA Award, and several Screen Actors Guild Awards. She is known for her versatility as an actress and her ability to portray a wide range of characters, from quirky and comedic to serious and dramatic.