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"You had me at hello!"

Renée Kathleen Zellweger (born April 25, 1969) is an American actress. She first gained widespread attention for her role in the 1996 film Jerry Maguire, where the above quote comes from, and subsequently received two nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her roles as Bridget Jones in the 2001 comedy Bridget Jones's Diary and as Roxie Hart in the 2002 musical Chicago, and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the drama Cold Mountain in 2004. Her other popular films include Me, Myself & Irene, Shark Tale, Cinderella Man, and Bee Movie.

Her first high-profile romance was with actor/comedian Jim Carrey. The relationship ended in December 2000. In 2005, she was briefly married to Country Music singer Kenny Chesney (who coincidentally recorded the Jerry Maguire-inspired "You Had Me from Hello" in 1999).


She took a break from acting after 2010, but is in the process of making a comeback with some new films in the works, including a third Bridget Jones movie.


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