Rachel Weisz

American Actress Rachel Weisz

Career Timeline

Rachel Hannah Weisz (born 7 March 1970) is an English film and theatre actress and fashion model. She started her acting career at Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, where she co-founded the theatrical group Cambridge Talking Tongues. The group was awarded the Student Drama Award for the improvised piece Slight Possession during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by The Guardian.

Weisz started working in television, appearing in Inspector Morse, the British miniseries The Scarlet and the Black, and the television movie Advocates II. She made her film debut in the 1994 film Death Machine, but her breakthrough role came in the 1996 movie Chain reaction, leading to a high-profile role as Evelyn Carnahan-O'Connell in the films The Mummy, in 1999, and The Mummy Returns in 2001. Other notable films featuring Weisz are Enemy at the Gates, About a Boy, Constantine, The Fountain and The Constant Gardener, for which she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.

Weisz also worked on theatre. Her stage breakthrough was the 1994 revival of Noel Coward's play Design for Living, which earned her the 'London Critics' Circle Award for the most promising newcomer. Weisz's performances also include the 1999 Donmar Warehouse production of Tennessee Williams' Suddenly Last Summer, and the 2006 revival of A Streetcar Named Desire. Her portrayal of Blanche DuBois in the latter play earned her the Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Best Actress of 2009.

Birth Date
Age 49
Born
Westminster, London, England, UK
Occupation
  • Actor
Film Industry

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Filmography

Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2018 Disobedience United States, United Kingdom, Ireland Ronit Krushka Actor 0.00
2018 The Mercy United Kingdom Clare Crowhurst Actor 0.00
2018 The Favourite United Kingdom, United States, Ireland Sarah Churchill Actor 0.00
2017 My Cousin Rachel United Kingdom, United States Rachel Ashley Actor 0.00
2016 The Light Between Oceans New Zealand, United Kingdom Hannah Roennfeldt Actor 0.00
2011 The Deep Blue Sea United Kingdom, United States Hester Collyer Actor 0.00
2009 The Lovely Bones United Kingdom, New Zealand, United States Abigail Salmon Actor 0.00
2005 The Constant Gardener China, Germany, United Kingdom, United States Tessa Quayle Actor 0.00
2005 Constantine Germany, United States Angela Dodson / Isabel Dodson Actor 0.00
2003 Runaway Jury United States Marlee Actor 0.00
2002 About a Boy United Kingdom, United States Rachel Actor 0.00
2001 Enemy at the Gates Tania Chernova Actor 0.00
1999 Sunshine Austria, Canada, Germany, Hungary Greta Actor 0.00
1999 The Mummy United States Evelyn Carnahan Actor 0.00

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