5 most iconic Reese Witherspoon roles

1999 Reese Witherspoon stars in the new movie "Cruel Intentions."
1999 Reese Witherspoon stars in the new movie "Cruel Intentions." /
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Over the years, Reese Witherspoon has gifted us with her charm, wit and humor. From Cruel Intentions to Big Little Lies, she always delivers perfection.

I could sit here and talk about how amazing Reese Witherspoon is for hours, but when it comes to looking at her career, there are some roles that stand out above the rest. Whether we are talking more dramatic roles or characters that bring the funny, she is an actress who knows how to deliver.

And with these five roles, Witherspoon stands out as someone who can do it all. She knows how to embody real people, such as June Carter in Walk the Line, while also bringing to life a fictional lawyer with a heart of gold in Legally Blonde.

Ultimately, these five roles are not only some of Reese Witherspoon’s best, but they showcase just how talented she truly is. And of course, you can’t help but want to sit down and watch these performances all over again.

5. Walk the Line

Anyone who can play June Carter convincingly deserves recognition. And Reese Witherspoon did that in style when she took on the role in the biopic Walk the Line.

While some many not consider a main character in the film (I think she definitely is), every moment she is on that screen she is a scene stealer. Witherspoon helped to draw me into this story and honestly, I truly believed that she was Carter on that screen.

Walk the Line may not have been solely about June Carter, but with the actress taking on that role it sure felt like it at times. And that is what makes her an exceptional performer.