Celebrate Reese Witherspoon’s 45th birthday by taking a look back at her transformation!
Happy Birthday, Reese Witherspoon! Today, March 22nd, Reese is celebrating his 45th birthday. To celebrate the occasion, let’s take a look back at the remarkable change the actress and producer made during her brilliant career. Reese started acting as a teenager in the mid-1990s, but her big break came in her early twenties when she starred in the 1999 drama Cruel Intentions. From there, Reese took advantage of her newfound fame and proved that she could handle both comedy and drama in the satire poll, also published in 1999.
Reese continued to star in such films as American Psycho and even made guest appearances on NBC sitcom Friends, where she played Rachel Green’s sister (Jennifer Aniston). However, the star of the actress was catapulted to new heights when she appeared as Elle Woods in the 2001 movie Legally Blonde! Reese became synonymous with the beloved comedy and repeated the role in 2003, a film she also produced.
Reese Witherspoon in the 1991 film ‘The Man in the Moon’ [Shutterstock].Two years after the success of Legal Blonde 2, Reese has cemented himself in history. It’s her turn as June Carter Cash Reese received rave reviews and deep praise in the critically acclaimed film Walk The Line. She received her first Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role. From there, Reese continued to use her platform to highlight notable work, including working as a producer on films like Gone Girl and starring equally in comedies and dramas.
Years after her first appearance on the big screen, Reese took a giant leap on television, working with friends and co-workers Nicole Kidman bring the novel Big Little Lies to HBO. The women received incredible praise for their work in front of and behind the camera and brought an important story to the audience. Reese only strengthened stories as a producer.
Reese Witherspoon arrives for the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in Los Angeles on January 19, 2020 [Shutterstock].She starred in the mini-series Little Fires Everywhere and was also a producer on the series. While working on these projects, she received her second Academy Award nomination for her work in the 2014 film Wild. Reese is now the star of Apple TV + series The Morning Show and is reuniting with Friends co-star Jennifer Aniston ! As for her personal life, Reese shares the daughter Ava Elizabeth Phillippe21 and son Deacon Reese Phillippe, 17, with ex-husband Ryan Phillippe.
She married Talent Agent Jim Toth in 2011 and the couple welcomed their son, Tennessee James TothReese has achieved so much over the course of her career, but something tells us she is just getting started! To see more photos of the actress and producer over the years, check out the images in the gallery above.