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Adam Sandler named most overpaid actor by Forbes

Adam Sandler named most overpaid actor by Forbes

Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Forbes doesn't find Adam Sandler's big paychecks very funny.
Gabrielle Levy
Adam Sandler tops Forbes' list of overpaid actors

Adam Sandler tops Forbes' list of overpaid actors

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Adam Sandler is the most overpaid actor in Hollywood, with his films making an average of $3.40 for every $1 he is paid, Forbes reported.
Robert Downey Jr. celebrates wife's 40th with bacon cake

Robert Downey Jr. celebrates wife's 40th with bacon cake

Nov. 12 (UPI) -- It's a very happy 40th birthday to Mrs. Robert Downey, Jr., Susan Downey, and her beloved husband threw her a party to remember.
Gabrielle Levy
Witherspoon or Chastain could play Hillary Rodham Clinton

Witherspoon or Chastain could play Hillary Rodham Clinton

LONDON, May 28 (UPI) -- Director James Ponsoldt says he is considering Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Chastain to play U.S. politician Hillary Clinton in "Rodham."
Witherspoon pleads no contest, husband pleads guilty

Witherspoon pleads no contest, husband pleads guilty

NEW YORK, May 2 (UPI) -- Reese Witherspoon pleaded no contest Thursday to charges tied to her arrest after her husband was stopped in Atlanta for alleged drunken driving, TMZ reported.
Michael Buble croons at N.Y. subway stop

Michael Buble croons at N.Y. subway stop

NEW YORK, April 26 (UPI) -- Canadian crooner Michael Buble gave an impromptu performance at the Lincoln Center New York subway stop, singing Smokey Robinson's "Who's Lovin' You."
Jimmy Kimmel teases Reese Witherspoon about arrest

Jimmy Kimmel teases Reese Witherspoon about arrest

NEW YORK, April 23 (UPI) -- Reese Witherspoon has canceled appearances on "Good Morning America" and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" in the wake of her arrest for disorderly conduct.
Actress Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth arrested in Atlanta

Actress Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth arrested in Atlanta

ATLANTA, April 22 (UPI) -- Film star Reese Witherspoon was charged with disorderly conduct after her husband was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence in Atlanta, police say.
Stevie Nicks says Reese Witherspoon is 'almost' too old to play her

Stevie Nicks says Reese Witherspoon is 'almost' too old to play her

TORONTO, April 17 (UPI) -- Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nicks says she once thought Reese Witherspoon would be perfect to play her, but, at 37, the U.S. actress has aged out of the role.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, March 22, 2013.
By United Press International
Berry, Bullock, Kidman and Witherspoon to be Oscars presenters

Berry, Bullock, Kidman and Witherspoon to be Oscars presenters

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning actresses Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon are to be presenters at the Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles.
Matt Damon 'kidnaps' Jimmy Kimmel, takes over show

Matt Damon 'kidnaps' Jimmy Kimmel, takes over show

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Actor Matt Damon took over Jimmy Kimmel's Los Angeles chat show Thursday night, tying his faux rival to a chair and interviewing his celebrity guests.
Poll: Honey Boo Boo kin top worst neighbors list

Poll: Honey Boo Boo kin top worst neighbors list

SEATTLE, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. adults would most like to be neighbors with country music power couple Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton in 2013, a Zillow poll indicates.
Foxx, Aniston urge gun control in PSA

Foxx, Aniston urge gun control in PSA

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Dozens of celebrities, including Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Aniston, appeared in a public service announcement asking U.S. citizens to demand tougher gun control.
Celeb breakups, weddings and babies

Celeb breakups, weddings and babies

Despite the staggering number of media outlets dogging their every move, some celebrities still managed to shock the world with their marriage, divorce and birth announcements in 2012.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
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Actress Reese Witherspoon, who gives voice to Ginormica in the animated motion picture "Monsters vs. Aliens", attends the premiere of the film in Universal City, California on March 22, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon (born March 22, 1976), better known as Reese Witherspoon, is an American actress and film producer. Witherspoon landed her first feature role as the female lead in the film The Man in the Moon in 1991; later that year she made her television acting debut, in the cable movie Wildflower. In 1996, Witherspoon appeared in Freeway and followed that appearance with roles in three major 1998 films: Overnight Delivery, Pleasantville and Twilight. The following year, Witherspoon appeared in the critically acclaimed Election, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination.

2001 marked her career's turning point with the breakout role as Elle Woods in the box office hit Legally Blonde, and in 2002 she starred in Sweet Home Alabama, which became her biggest commercial film success to date. 2003 saw her return as lead actress and executive producer of Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde. In 2005, Witherspoon received worldwide attention and praise for her portrayal of June Carter Cash in Walk the Line, which earned her an Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

Witherspoon married actor and Cruel Intentions co-star Ryan Phillippe in 1999; they have two children, Ava and Deacon. The couple separated at the end of 2006 and divorced in October 2007. Witherspoon married her second husband, talent agent Jim Toth, in 2011. Witherspoon owns a production company, Type A Films, and she is actively involved in children's and women's advocacy organizations. She serves on the board of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) and was named Global Ambassador of Avon Products in 2007, serving as honorary chair of the charitable Avon Foundation. On December 1, 2010, Witherspoon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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