Reese Witherspoon through the years

Published On: Mar 21 2012 05:46:16 PM CDT   Updated On: Jan 26 2015 09:12:02 AM CST

Reese Witherspoon is nominated for Best Actress for her role in "Wild." Take a look back at her career.

Witherspoon - Legally Blonde
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Witherspoon plays Elle Woods, a sorority girl looking to win her boyfriend back by earning a law degree, in her breakout hit, 2001's "Legally Blonde."

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