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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
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First Appeared:
In the series The Scarlet and the Black 1993-10-31
Latest Project:
Movie Black Widow 2020-10-28
Known For
Movie Black Widow Melina Vostokoff / Iron Maiden 2020-10-28
Movie The Mercy Clare Crowhurst 2018-02-09
Movie The Favourite Sarah Churchill, Lady Marlborough 2018-11-23
Movie My Cousin Rachel Rachel Ashley 2017-06-08
Movie Disobedience Ronit Krushka 2017-09-10
Movie Complete Unknown Alice Manning 2016-08-26
Movie The Light Between Oceans Hannah Roennfeldt 2016-09-02
Movie Denial Deborah Lipstadt 2016-09-30
Movie Youth Lena Ballinger 2015-05-20
Movie The Lobster Short Sighted Woman 2015-07-10
Movie Oz the Great and Powerful Evanora 2013-03-07
Movie The Bourne Legacy Dr. Marta Shearing 2012-08-08
Movie 360 Rose 2012-07-25
Movie Page Eight Nancy Pierpan 2011-08-28
Movie Dream House Libby Atenton 2011-09-30
Movie The Deep Blue Sea Hester Collyer 2011-09-11
Movie The Whistleblower Kathryn Bolkovac 2010-09-13
Movie Agora Hypatia 2009-05-17
Movie The Lovely Bones Abigail Salmon 2009-02-19
Movie Definitely, Maybe Summer Hartley 2008-02-08
Movie The Brothers Bloom Penelope Stamp 2008-09-09
Movie My Blueberry Nights Sue Lynne 2007-11-28
Movie The Fountain Queen Isabella/Izzi Creo 2006-09-06
Movie Eragon Saphira (voice) 2006-12-14
Movie Constantine Angela Dodson / Isabel Dodson 2005-02-08
Movie The Constant Gardener Tessa Quayle 2005-08-31
Movie Envy Debbie Dingman 2004-04-30
Movie The Shape of Things Evelyn Ann Thompson 2003-01-01
Movie Runaway Jury Marlee 2003-01-16
Movie About a Boy Rachel 2002-04-26
Movie Enemy at the Gates Tania Chernova 2001-03-14
Movie The Mummy Returns Evelyn Carnahan O'Connell/Princess Nefertiri 2001-05-04
Movie Beautiful Creatures Petula 2000-08-23
Movie The Mummy Evelyn Carnahan 1999-04-16
Movie Tube Tales Angela (segment "Rosebud") 1999-01-01
Movie Sunshine Greta 1999-09-13
Movie Swept from the Sea Amy Foster 1998-01-23
Movie I Want You Helen 1998-02-15
Movie My Summer With Des Rosie 1998-05-25
Movie This Is Not an Exit: The Fictional World of Bret Easton Ellis Lauren Hynde 1998-08-23
Movie The Land Girls Ag (Agapanthus) 1998-06-12
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
Movie Dirtysomething Becca 1994-04-06
Movie Death Machine Junior Executive 1994-12-23
Series The Scarlet and the Black Mathilde de la Mole 1993-10-31
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