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Renée Zell­weger reprises her star­ring role in Brid­get Jones’s Baby, the sec­ond se­quel to the 2001 ro­man­tic com­edy Brid­get Jones’s Di­ary, in the­aters Sept. 16. This time Brid­get is an ex­pec­tant mom but un­sure if the dad is her ex (Colin Firth) or her new boyfriend (Pa­trick Dempsey). Here are five facts about the Academy Award–win­ning na­tive of Katy, Texas. 1. One of her first act­ing jobs was in a Coors Light com­mer­cial. 2. She screamed a lot in Texas Chain­saw Mas­sacre: The Next Gen­er­a­tion (1994). 3. To play flap­per Roxie Hart in Chicago (2002), Zell­weger—with no pre­vi­ous train­ing— had six weeks to learn how to sing and dance. 4. Her “You had me at hello” from Jerry Maguire (1996) is No. 52 of the top 100 movie quotes of all time, as ranked by the Amer­i­can Film In­sti­tute. 5. Her 2005 mar­riage to coun­try singer Kenny Ch­es­ney was an­nulled af­ter four months.

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