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Reese Witherspoon is married to Jim Toth; Reese Witherspoon dated Jake Gyllenhaal; Reese Witherspoon was married to Ryan Phillippe; Reese Witherspoon. As the actress announces her engagement, we review her dating history. Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon (born March 22, ) is an American actress, producer, In early February , it was reported that Witherspoon was dating Jim Toth, at the box office caused a turnabout in her status, and she has been noted as one of the most overpaid actors in Hollywood in , and
John Draper Witherspoon, was a student at Tulane University medical school. Betty Witherspoon earned five degrees in total, including a Ph. D in pediatric nursing. She became a professor of nursing  at Vanderbilt University. She said that it gave her "a sense of family and tradition" and taught her about "being conscientious about people's feelings, being polite, being responsible and never taking for granted what you have in your life".
It makes my heart beat hard because I want to buy everything. Career beginnings[ edit ] InWitherspoon attended an open casting call for The Man in the Moonintending to audition as a bit player;  she was instead cast for the lead role of Dani Trant, a year-old country girl who falls in love for the first time with her year-old neighbor.
According to The Guardianher performance made an early impression. To Save My Child, portraying a critically ill young girl. Among them was the San Francisco Chroniclewith Mick LaSalle commenting, "Witherspoon, who does a Texas accent, is dazzling, utterly believable in one extreme situation after the other.Reese Witherspoon Opens Up to Oprah Winfrey About Her Own Sexual Assault
Overnight DeliveryPleasantville and Twilight. She portrayed Jennifer, the sister of Maguire's character who is mainly concerned about appearances, relationships and popularity. Rise to prominence[ edit ] InWitherspoon starred alongside Alessandro Nivola in the drama thriller Best Laid Plans ; she played Lissa, a woman who schemes with her lover Nick to escape a small dead-end town.
The film became a box office success and a cult classic. Next came perhaps Witherspoon's career-defining role: But that's just the foundation.
Nobody else is as funny or brings such charm to things. She can do anything.
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I would audition for things and I'd always be the second choice—studios never wanted to hire me and I wasn't losing the parts to big box office actresses but to ones who I guess people felt differently about.
Worldwide recognition[ edit ] The film Legally Blonde marked a turning point in Witherspoon's career; she starred as Elle Woods, a fashion-merchandising major who decides to become a law student in order to follow her ex-boyfriend to Harvard Law School.
She has a great boyfriend.
Oh yeah, she gets dumped. I still hate her. Witherspoon regarded this as a "personal role" in that it reminded her of experiences she had when she moved from her hometown Nashville to Los Angeles. It was called "a romantic comedy so rote, dull and predictable" by The Miami Herald and the press widely agreed that Witherspoon was the only reason the movie attracted such a large audience.
Elle Woods has become a Harvard-educated lawyer who is determined to protect animals from cosmetics industry science tests.
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The sequel was not as financially successful as the first film and it generated mostly negative reviews. USA Today considered the movie "plodding, unfunny and almost cringe-worthy", but also noted that "Reese Witherspoon still does a fine job portraying the fair-haired lovable brainiac, but her top-notch comic timing is wasted on the humorless dialogue.
Her character, Becky Sharp, is a poor woman with a ruthless determination to find fortune and establish herself a position in society. Witherspoon was carefully costumed to conceal that during the filming she was pregnant with her second child.
Witherspoon does justice to the juicy role by giving the part more buoyancy than naughtiness. Her character, Elizabeth Masterson, is an ambitious young doctor who gets into a car accident on her way to a blind date and is left in a coma; her spirit returns to her old apartment where she later finds true love.
She never had the chance to meet Carter Cash, as Witherspoon was filming Vanity Fair at the time the singer died. Besides critical success in the movie industry, Witherspoon and Phoenix received a nomination for "collaborative video of the year" from the CMT Music Awards. And it is about compassion in the long haul, not just the short easy solutions to problems. As the story goes, Phillippe arrived to Witherspoon's 21st birthday party inwhere love bloomed.
The "Cruel Intentions" co-stars got engaged in December and married in June The pair quickly started a family with the arrival of their daughter, Ava, in September of that year. Four years later, they welcomed their son, Deacon, in October Before they split inWitherspoon opened up about married life, noting that it wasn't always easy.
Revealing that she and Phillippe went to couple's therapy, she said, "We've done that in the past, and it's always struck me as odd that people grabbed onto that story and made it sound so negative. In what capacity is working on yourself or your marriage a bad thing?
What marriage isn't a journey? If you don't have money to go to therapy, there's always church. You can get together with groups and friends and talk about things with other couples.
The two tried to keep their relationship quiet, but after being photographed together multiple times, it was Phillippe who let the cat out of the bag.