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Rachel Weisz

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.

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Mar 7, 1970 In Westminster, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series My Summer with Des
Latest Project:
Movie The Favourite 2018-01-01
Known For
Poster of The Favourite
Poster of Kłamstwo
Poster of Agora
Poster of My Summer with Des
Movie The Favourite Sarah Churchill 2018-01-01
Movie The Mothers 2018
Series My Summer with Des Rosie 2018
Movie My Cousin Rachel Rachel Ashley 2017-06-08
Movie Disobedience Ronit Krushka 2017-10-01
Series Scarlet and Black Mathilde de la Mole 2017
Movie Nieznajoma Alice Manning 2016-08-26
Movie Światło między oceanami Hannah Roennfeldt 2016-09-02
Movie Kłamstwo Deborah Lipstadt 2016-09-30
Movie Homar Short Sighted Woman 2015-10-08
Movie Młodość Lena Ballinger 2015-05-20
Movie Oz: Wielki i Potężny Evanora 2013-03-07
Movie Dziedzictwo Bourne'a Dr. Marta Shearing 2012-08-08
Movie 360 Rose 2012-07-25
Movie Ósma strona Nancy Pierpan 2011-08-28
Movie Dom snów Libby Atenton 2011-09-30
Movie Głębokie błękitne morze Hester Collyer 2011-09-11
Movie Ryzykantka Kathryn Bolkovac 2010-09-13
Movie Agora Hypatia 2009-05-17
Movie Nostalgia anioła Abigail Salmon 2009-12-26
Movie Definitely, Maybe Summer Hartley 2008-02-08
Movie Niesamowici bracia Bloom Penelope Stamp 2008-09-09
Movie Fred Claus - Brat Świętego Mikołaja Wanda Blinkowski 2007-11-03
Movie Jagodowa miłość Sue Lynne 2007-05-16
Movie Eragon Saphira (voice) 2006-12-14
Movie Źródło Queen Isabella/Izzi Creo 2006-09-06
Movie Constantine Angela Dodson / Isabel Dodson 2005-02-08
Movie Wierny ogrodnik Tessa Quayle 2005-08-31
Movie Envy Debbie Dingman 2004-04-30
Movie The Shape of Things Evelyn Ann Thompson 2003-01-01
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Confidence Lily 2003-04-25
Movie Ława przysięgłych Marlee 2003-10-09
Movie Był sobie chłopiec Rachel 2002-04-26
Movie Wróg u bram Tania Chernova 2001-03-13
Movie Mumia powraca Evelyn Carnahan O'Connell/Princess Nefertiri 2001-04-28
Movie Beautiful Creatures Petula 2000-08-23
Movie Tube Tales Angela (segment "Rosebud") 1999-01-01
Movie Mumia Evelyn Carnahan 1999-05-06
Movie Sunshine Greta 1999-09-13
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Swept from the Sea Amy Foster 1998-01-23
Movie I Want You Helen 1998-02-15
Movie This Is Not an Exit: The Fictional World of Bret Easton Ellis Lauren Hynde 1998-08-23
Movie My Summer With Des Rosie 1998-05-25
Movie The Land Girls Ag (Agapanthus) 1998-09-25
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Going All the Way Marty Pilcher 1997-01-19
Movie Bent Prostitute 1997-11-26
Movie Chain Reaction Dr. Lily Sinclair 1996-08-02
Movie Stealing Beauty Miranda Fox 1996-03-29
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Maszyna śmierci Junior Executive 1994-12-23
Movie Dirtysomething Becca 1994-04-06
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie The Scarlet and the Black Mathilde 1993-10-30
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Simpsonowie Unknown 1989-12-17
Series Inspector Morse Unknown 1987-01-06
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18