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Rachel Weisz

Rachel Hannah Weisz (born 7 March 1970, height 5' 6" (1,68 m)) 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 London - England - UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Golden Globe Awards 1944-01-20
Latest Project:
Movie Ungehorsam 2018-04-24
Known For
Poster of After
Poster of Vielleicht, vielleicht auch nicht
Poster of The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Poster of Die Simpsons
Movie Ungehorsam Ronit Krushka 2018-04-24
Series My Summer with Des Rosie 2018
Movie Vor uns das Meer Clare Crowhurst 2018-02-09
Movie Complete Unknown Alice Manning 2017-01-26
Movie Meine Cousine Rachel Rachel Ashley 2017-09-07
Movie Liebe zwischen den Meeren Hannah Roennfeldt 2016-09-08
Movie Verleugnung Deborah Lipstadt 2016-09-30
Movie Ewige Jugend Lena 2015-05-20
Movie The Lobster Short Sighted Woman 2015-07-10
Movie Die fantastische Welt von Oz Evanora 2013-03-07
Movie Das Bourne Vermächtnis Dr. Marta Shearing 2012-09-13
Movie 360 Rose 2012-07-25
Movie The Deep Blue Sea Hester Collyer 2011-09-11
Movie Die Verschwörung - Verrat auf höchster Ebene Nancy Pierpan 2011-08-28
Movie Dream House Libby Atenton 2011-09-30
Movie Whistleblower - In gefährlicher Mission Kathryn Bolkovac 2010-09-13
Series Pawn Stars Penelope Stamp 2009-07-19
Movie Agora - Die Säulen des Himmels Hypatia 2009-05-17
Movie After Mathilde de la Mole 2009-10-23
Movie In meinem Himmel Abigail Salmon 2009-12-26
Movie Vielleicht, vielleicht auch nicht Summer Hartley 2008-02-08
Movie My Blueberry Nights Sue Lynne 2007-05-16
Movie Eragon - Das Vermächtnis der Drachenreiter Saphira (voice) 2006-12-14
Movie The Fountain Queen Isabella/Izzi Creo 2006-09-06
Movie Constantine Angela Dodson / Isabel Dodson 2005-02-08
Movie Der ewige Gärtner Tessa Quayle 2005-08-31
Series Dante's Cove Evelyn Carnahan O'Connell/Princess Nefertiri 2005-10-07
Movie Confidence Lily 2004-01-08
Movie Neid Debbie Dingman 2004-04-30
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Das Urteil - Jeder ist käuflich Marlee 2003-10-09
Movie About a Boy oder: Der Tag der toten Ente Rachel 2002-04-26
Movie Duell - Enemy at the Gates Tania Chernova 2001-03-14
Movie Beautiful Creatures Petula 2000-08-23
Movie Tube Tales Angela (segment "Rosebud") 1999-01-01
Series Badger Evelyn Ann Thompson 1999-07-11
Movie Die Mumie Evelyn Carnahan 1999-06-03
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Ein Hauch von Sonnenschein Greta 1999-09-13
Movie I Want You Helen 1998-02-15
Movie Amy Foster - Im Meer der Gefühle Amy Foster 1998-01-23
Movie Brombeerzeit Ag (Agapanthus) 1998-09-25
Movie Der lange Weg der Leidenschaft Marty Pilcher 1997-01-19
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Bent Prostitute 1997-11-26
Movie Gefühl und Verführung Miranda Fox 1996-03-29
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Death Machine Junior Executive 1994-12-23
Series Coucou c'est nous ! Rosie 1994-04-01
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 Sweating Bullets Unknown 1991-04-08
Series Die Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series Inspector Morse Unknown 1987-01-06
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Notruf California Wanda Blinkowski 1972-01-22
Series The Most Deadly Game Dr. Lily Sinclair 1970-10-10
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1944-01-20