She is right-handed
she won an oscar in 2006
First kiss at 12
Majored in English Literature at Stanford University; on leave from her studies as of 1998.
Shortly after she started acting she had an audition for a role in Cape Fear (1991). She was supposed to meet with Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese for the audition, but at the time didn't really know who they were. On the plane she was talking to the man next to her about her audition, and the man started to rave to her about De Niro and Scorsese. This made her so nervous that she completely blew the audition and the role eventually went to Juliette Lewis.
Daughter Ava Elizabeth Phillippe born (9 September 1999)
Refused the lead roles in two horror movies, Scream (1996/I) and Urban Legend (1998).
Was considered for the role of Juliet in Romeo + Juliet (1996).
One of her ancestors, John Witherspoon, signed the Declaration of Independence. In the movie 1776 (1972), the role of Dr. John Witherspoon was played by James Noble.
Her mother, Betty, has a Ph.D. in pediatric nursing and her dad, John, is a surgeon.
Named one of People Magazine's "25 Most Intriguing People of 2001"
Went to Harpeth Hall School, a private school for girls in Nashville, Tennessee
She runs a production company called "Type A Films" with Debra Siegal
At the young age of 11 she won the "Ten State Talent Award"
She was a cheerleader in high school and a debutante.
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