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Born in Texas, Zellweger studied Literature at UT Austin and had her first starring role in Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994). She subsequently earned early acclaim with her appearance in Empire Records (1995) and gained wider recognition for her roles in Jerry Maguire (1996), One True Thing (1998), and Me, Myself and Irene (2000). The 2000 romantic comedy Nurse Betty (2000), for which she won her first Golden Globe marked the beginning of the most successful period of her career. For her portrayals of Bridget Jones in Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) and Roxie Hart in Chicago (2002), she garnered consecutive nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress. She reprised her role as Bridget Jones in two equally successful sequels (2004, 2016).