Witherspoon's breakthrough role was playing Elle Woods in the 2001 film Legally Blonde, for which she received her second Golden Globe nomination.The following year, she starred in the romantic comedy Sweet Home Alabama, which emerged as her biggest live-action commercial success.; born March 22, 1976) is an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur.
Hollywood's reigning Southern sweetheart celebrated her 41st birthday this week, but as we all know, she could pass for half her age -- and it looks like her kids were blessed with the exact same genes!
Reese posted a photo with kids Ava, 17, and Deacon, 13, and the trio is so attractive, you might have to take a computer break to recover.
In 2005, she portrayed June Carter in Walk the Line, which earned her the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Critics Choice Award for Best Actress.
Other notable films of hers include Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003), Monsters vs.
The two are her mini-mes in every way, from their blonde locks to their impeccable style. We're obsessed.) And although Deacon looks just like both of his parents -- Dad is actor Ryan Phillipe, Reese's ex-husband -- with the swooping hair and suit, you can't deny a resemblance to a young Leonardo Di Caprio!
"There's nothing better than celebrating my birthday with my wonderful kids! The "Big Little Lies" star shared several snaps from the celebration, including one of a gorgeous birthday cake adorned with blueberries and raspberries.
[on the movie business]: The battles that we face in this business aren't financial, but they are moral.
And I certainly think that the longer you can keep your values, and your morality intact, and keep your head on your shoulders about what is important at the end of the day, you can get the most out of this business and really emerge with something wonderful.
(Photo by Steve Granitz/Wire Image)LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 30: Honoree Reese Witherspoon (L) and Ava Phillippe attend with FIJI Water at 29th American Cinematheque Awards honoring Reese Witherspoon on October 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.
(Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for FIJI Water)LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 20: Reese Witherspoon with her children, Deacon Phillippe, Ava Phillippe and Tennessee Toth are seen on December 20, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
He and Witherspoon announced their separation in October 2006 amid cheating rumors and their divorce was finalized in the middle of 2008."The Lincoln Lawyer" star went on to date a slew of actresses and had another daughter with model-actress Alexis Knapp in 2011.