Renée Zellweger, Renée Kathleen Zellweger real name (April 25, 1969) is an actress, American film producer. She won the Oscar for the category Best Supporting Actor in 2003 for movie Cold Mountain.
Renée Zellweger born April 25, 1969 in Katy, a city near Houston, Texas in a family of immigrants to America in the 1960s. Her father, Emil Zellweger Swiss engineer Kjellfrid Renée Zellweger and her mother is a Norwegian nurse. Renée Zellweger also has a brother is Drew Zellweger, two years older than her.
Since high school, Renée Zellweger has discovered a passion for their stage. Then she studied at the University of Texas Austin and received a degree in Radio and Television Movie in 1991. At the same time, she also studied at the crab on theater and drama.
In 1993, at age 24, after participating in several small roles in television series of Texas, she won a small role in the movie My Boyfriend's Back by Bob Balaban. In 1994, Renée Zellweger starring in Part 5 of Kim Henkel Massacre with Matthew McConaughey, one of her classmates. Matthew McConaughey plays a serial killer who, while Renée Zellweger is the victim.
Then join Reality Bites Renée Zellweger alongside Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke in Love and a 45. Success of her acting in this movie has brought a nominated actress award prospects in Independent's Spirit Awards.
In 1996, Renée Zellweger won the first big roles in Hollywood in Cameron Crowe's Jerry Maguire. In 2000, her acting in My, Myself & Irene alongside Jim Carrey.
In 2001, Renée Zellweger star actually became famous after her role in the film Bridget Jones's Diary Bridget Jones (Bridget Jones's Diary) next to Hugh Grant. London as a single girl, delicate and romantic, Renée Zellweger won an Oscar for best actor cut production.
In 2003, Renée Zellweger plays the female lead in the popular musical Chicago next to Richard Gere and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Subject of an Oscar for her performance failed, but Chicago has won six other major awards.
In 2004, for her role in Cold Mountain alongside Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger won an Oscar for actress cut production to one side.
* Best Actress: Cold Mountain (2004)
* Best Performance by an Actress-Comedy/Musical Nurse Betty (2001)
* Best Performance by an Actress-Comedy/Musical Chicago (2003)
* Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Cold Mountain (2004)
Screen Actors Guild:
* Best Performance by a Motion Picture Cast Chicago (2003)
* Best Performance by a Female Actor in Leading Role Chicago (2003)
* Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role Cold Mountain (2004)
* Best Performance by a Supporting Actress Cold Mountain (2004)
* Best Actress in a Leading Role Bridget Jones's Diary (2002)
* Best Actress in a Leading Role Chicago (2003)
* Best Performance by an Actress-Comedy/Musical Bridget Jones's Diary (2002)
* Best Performance by an Actress-Comedy/Musical Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2005)
* Best Performance by an Actress-Comedy/Musical Miss Potter (2006)
Screen Actors Guild:
* Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role Jerry Maguire (1997)
* Best Performance by a Female Actor in Leading Role Bridget Jones's Diary (2002)
* Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Bridget Jones's Diary (2002)
* Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Chicago (2003)
* Murder in the Heartland (1993)
* My Boyfriend's Back (1993)
* 8 Seconds (1994)
* Love and a .45 (1994)
* Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994)
* Shake, Rattle and Rock! (1994)
* Empire Records (1995)
* The Low Life (1995)
* The Whole Wide World (1996)
* Jerry Maguire (1996)
* Deceiver (1997)
A Price Above Rubies * (1998)
* One True Thing (1998)
* The Bachelor (1999)
* Nurse Betty (2000)
* Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
* Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
* White Oleander (2002)
* Chicago (2002)
* Down with Love (2003)
* Cold Mountain (2003)
* Shark Tale (2004) (voice)
* Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
* Cinderella Man (2005)
* Miss Potter (2006)
* Leatherheads (2007) (currently Filming in Tigerville, SC)
* Bee Movie (2007) (voice) (currently in pre-production)