|Born on April 25, 1969, award-winning Renee Zellweger is one of Hollywoods'
hottest young actresses.
Renee is in "One True Thing" opening 18 September 1998
from Universal Studios.
Background: Born and raised in the tiny
town of Katy, TX. Renee received a B.A. in English from the University
of Texas. It was during her college years that Renee saw her first
film. There was no movie theater in Katy. She got the acting
bug from her drama classes.
After graduation Zellweger decided to audition for TV and movie roles.
She was successful in landing small roles in some not so big box office
Breakthrough Leading Lady Role: Beating
out some of Hollywoods' well-known young actresses, Renee won the much
sought after lead role of Dorothy, the love interest of Tom Cruise's "Jerry
Star on the Rise: With her success
in "Jerry Maguire", Zellweger is in the running as one of the hottest young
actresses of the day. Zellweger said, as quoted in the L.A.Times,
"Can you say, 'Vincent D'Onofrio, Tom Cruise, and Tim Roth in one year?'
Hello! I'm being smiled on by the actor gods!"
April 25, 1969
1997 - Blockbuster Entertainment Award - Favorite Supporting
Actress - Comedy/Romance - "Jerry Maguire"
1997 - NBR Award - Breakthrough Performance - "Jerry Maguire"
1997 - Independent Spirit Award - Best Female Lead - "The
Whole Wide World"
1997 - MTV Movie Award - Best Breakthrough Performance -
1997 - SAG Award - Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor
in a Supporting Role - "Jerry Maguire"
1998 - One True Thing
... Ellen Gulden
1998 - A Price Above Rubies . . . Sonia
1997 - Deceiver . . . Elizabeth Loftus
1996 - Jerry Maguire . . . Dorothy Boyd
1996 - The Whoe Wide World . . . Novalyne Price
1995 - Empire Records . . . Gina
1994 - Reality Bites . . . Tani
1994 - 8 Seconds . . . Prescott Motel Buckle Bunny
1994 - Love and a .45 . . . Starlene Cheatham
1994 - The Low Life . . . Poet
1994 - The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre . . . Jenny
1994 - Shake, Rattle and Rock! . . . Susan
1993 - Dazed and Confused . . . Senior
1993 - My Boyfriend's Back
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1993 - Murder in the Heartland
1992 - A Taste for Killing . . . Mary Lou
c/o United Talent Agency
9560 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
"Nurse Betty" - 1999 release. Cast: Aaron
Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Sheila Kelley, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Mitchell,
Chris Rock, Pruitt Taylor Vince, kathleen Wilhaite, Steve Zahn, Renee Zellweger.
"The Bachelor" - 1999 release. Cast: Chriss
O'Donnell, Artie Lange, Marnie Alexenburg, Mariah Carey, James Cromwell,
Stacy Edwards, Rebecca Gray, Marley Shelton, Brooke Shields, Sarah Silverman,
"Me, Myself and Irene" - 1999 release. Cast to date:
Jim Carrey, Renee Zellweger.
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