Reese Witherspoon is an actress who was born on March 22, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. She made her acting debut in 1991 by starring in the movie, The Man in the Moon. Witherspoon's career took off when she bagged the role of Elle Woods in the hit movie, Show more... Legally Blonde in 2001. Witherspoon has starred in several movies such as Cruel Intentions, Sweet Home Alabama, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde and Walk the Line.