Renee Kathleen Zellweger (born April 25, 1969) is an American actress and producer.
She won the Academy Award, the BAFTA Award, the Golden Globe Award, and the Screen Actors Guild Award for
Best Supporting Actress for the epic war drama Cold Mountain (2003). She later reprised her title role in Bridget Jones
The Edge of Reason (2004), starred in Cinderella Man (2005), and played author Beatrix Potter in the biopic Miss Potter (2006)
She had several starring roles in limited release films, such as Appaloosa (2008), My One and Only (2009),
Case 39 (2009), and My Own Love Song (2010), which were followed by a six-year hiatus from acting work.
Zellweger returned to the screen for the third Bridget Jones film, Bridget Jones's Baby (2016)