Renee Zellweger's most dramatic transformations
Renee Zellweger is one of those celebs that perfectly sums up the American dream. Born in Katy, Texas, Zellweger spent her childhood in small-town America before catching the acting bug upon some small appearances in Texas-filmed productions. In 1995, Zellweger decided to make the move to Los Angeles, California — the city of dreams.
Though she certainly wasn't the first blonde-haired, blue-eyed, aspiring actress to move to Los Angeles with hopes of becoming a movie star, Zellweger made quite the impression on the industry. Most notably, Zellweger captured the attention of Cameron Crowe, who went on to cast her alongside Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire.
Since then, she has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. Her charming demeanor, serious acting chops, and surreal ability to flawlessly embody any character sent her way are what makes Zellweger one of the most recognized and celebrated actresses of a generation. Here's an inside look at some of Renee Zellweger's most stunning transformations — both onscreen and off.