Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon is an acclaimed American actress, businesswoman and producer. She is regarded as one of the most well-known actresses of the modern era and has won several awards and million hearts. Witherspoon’s career as an actress started off quite early when she debuted in the film ‘The Man in the Moon’ while she was still in her teens. However, her biggest break as a leading lady came with the film ‘Legally Blonde’, released in 2001 and Witherspoon never looked back since. Some of her noted films include ‘Sweet Home Alabama’, ‘Legally Blonde 2’, ‘Monsters vs Aliens’, ‘Sing and Water for Elephants’ among others. She bagged in the ‘Academy Award’, ‘BAFTA Award’ and the ‘Golden Globe Award’ for best actress for her performance in the film ‘Walk the Line’. She is without doubt one of the most gifted actresses of her generation. Over the years, she has also championed many causes and one of her longest associations has been with ‘Save the Children’. Witherspoon has spoken about the causes she promotes as often as she can. She has become one of the most responsible Hollywood stars of the modern era. Here is a collection of some of her quotes and thoughts excerpted from her movies, interviews, tweets and other public utterances.
I had someone correct my grammar once on a blind date, and within the first 10 minutes the date was over. You just don't correct somebody's grammar. That's just not okay. I'm from Tennessee, so I probably say everything wrong. I might have said 'ain't,' or something like that.
Many people worry so much about managing their careers, but rarely spend half that much energy managing their LIVES. I want to make my life, not just my job, the best it can be. The rest will work itself out.
To play June, I had an immediate connect with her background and culture. We grew up with the same religion and shared a lot of the same values of family and spirituality. But I was really so inspired by what a modern woman she was.
Even people that know Johnny Cash's music really well and know that he was married don't really know that much about June Carter. So finding out about her really helped to inform my performance and to bring her to the front in a way that she has never been before.