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Her mother, Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (née Reese), is from Harriman, Tennessee.
Betty earned five degrees in total, including a Ph. She became a professor of nursing at Vanderbilt University.
In 2014, Witherspoon produced the thriller Gone Girl and received critical acclaim for portraying Cheryl Strayed in Wild, for which she earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Actress and a fourth Golden Globe nomination.
In 2017, she co-produced and starred in the HBO drama series Big Little Lies, for which she received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie and Outstanding Limited Series, winning the latter as a producer.
But, she left the university after a year to focus wholeheartedly on the acting career. She appeared in 1991 coming of age drama film The Man in the Moon for her role as Dani Trant.
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon (born March 22, 1976) is an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur.
She is the recipient of several awards, including an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, a BAFTA Award, and two Golden Globe Awards.
Witherspoon has claimed descent from Scottish-born John Witherspoon, who signed the United States Declaration of Independence; however, this claim has not been verified by the Society of the Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence genealogists. military in Wiesbaden, Germany, she lived there for four years as a little girl. S., she spent her childhood in Nashville, Tennessee.
Her parents are still legally married, although they separated in 1996. Witherspoon was raised as an Episcopalian, and has said she is proud of the "definitive Southern upbringing" which she received.