Renée Kathleen Zellweger (Katy, 25 April 1969) is an American actress. Diplomatasi in 1987 to the high school of its town birth, Katy, small suburb of Houston (Texas), Renée, passionate gymnast, participates in the club of performance. After the diploma is registered to the university of Austin, where graduates in English Literature.
Its approach with the world of the show is not directed: in effects, seems have attended a dramatic class of performance only to broaden its curriculum of studies; this experience would have make understand them nevertheless how much loved to recite.
After the degree, intentioned to undertake the career of actress, begins immediately to do hearings for advertising and small ad film turned in Texas.
Its role of debut is in the mediocre horror film of 1994, The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacres. Disappointing experience this, if not pits that on the set of this film the actress comes to know of a hearing for the film Love and to. 45 (1994). Renée participates in the provini and it is awarded the role of protagonist. Subsequently it is attractive and convincing how gotten engaged of Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire (1996), and offers a before good dramatic test in the role of the woman in career that itself riavvicina to its mother when discovers its terminal illness of it One True Thing (1998), to the flank of Meryl Streep.
The international success arrives when in 2000 interprets the awkward and dreamer single protagonist of Bridget Jones' Diary of Sharon Maguire, I discuss from the book of Helen Fielding, that the varrà a nomination to the oscar and that in 2004 will be continued from Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, conclusive episode.
Subsequently it spaces with charm and talent from the more incited musical - is a perfect Roxie Hart in the wonderful Chicago (2002) of Rob Marshall - to the darkest drama - is the sad and lonely Claire in White oleander (2002), with Michelle Pfeiffer -, preferring however to show itself in the type to her more consistent, the comedy - interprets delightfully a feminist writer to the taken with a journalist rubacuori in the agreeable Down (2003). It is for a melodrama in custom however - what Cold Mountain (2003) - that it is awarded a prize like best Oscar actress not protagonist.