What is Reese Witherspoon's real name?
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Best known for her roles in Legally Blonde, Cruel Intentions and Sweet Home Alabama, Reese Witherspoon is considered one of America’s sweethearts. Reese, a proud Southern belle, was born in New Orleans but she was raised in Nashville. She shares that she was raised as an Episcopalian and had a very definitive Southern upbringing. Her acting career started in 1991, as Dani Trant in the movie ‘The Man in the Moon’. She was nominated as the Best Young Actress for the Young Artist Award and quickly rose to fame with more and more great film projects. Reese reached worldwide recognition after her 2001 film Legally Blonde, where she played Elle Woods – a fashion-loving girl who decides to enrol in Harvard Law School because of an ex-boyfriend. Decades after this iconic film, Reese has become one of the most beloved American actresses. She has also successfully crossed over the TV industry, producing and starring in the hit miniseries ‘Big Little Lies’.