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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 7th, 1970 in Westminster, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Idol's Eye
Latest Project:
Disobedience (May 4th, 2018)

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MOVIES Disobedience Ronit Krushka May 4th, 2018
MOVIES The Mercy Clare Crowhurst Nov 16th, 2017
MOVIES My Cousin Rachel Rachel Ashley Jun 8th, 2017
MOVIES Denial Deborah Lipstadt Sep 30th, 2016
MOVIES The Light Between Oceans Hannah Roennfeldt Sep 2nd, 2016
MOVIES Complete Unknown Alice Manning Aug 26th, 2016
MOVIES The Lobster Short Sighted Woman Oct 8th, 2015
MOVIES Youth Lena Ballinger May 20th, 2015
MOVIES Oz: The Great and Powerful Evanora Mar 7th, 2013
MOVIES The Bourne Legacy Dr. Marta Shearing Aug 8th, 2012
MOVIES 360 Rose Jul 25th, 2012
MOVIES Dream House Libby Atenton Sep 30th, 2011
MOVIES The Deep Blue Sea Hester Collyer Sep 11th, 2011
MOVIES Page Eight Nancy Pierpan Aug 28th, 2011
MOVIES The Whistleblower Kathryn Bolkovac Sep 13th, 2010
MOVIES The Lovely Bones Abigail Salmon Dec 26th, 2009
MOVIES Agora Hypatia May 17th, 2009
MOVIES The Brothers Bloom Penelope Stamp Sep 9th, 2008
MOVIES Definitely, Maybe Summer Hartley Feb 8th, 2008
MOVIES Fred Claus Wanda Blinkowski Nov 3rd, 2007
MOVIES My Blueberry Nights Sue Lynne May 16th, 2007
MOVIES Eragon Saphira (voice) Dec 14th, 2006
MOVIES The Fountain Queen Isabella/Izzi Creo Sep 6th, 2006
MOVIES The Constant Gardener Tessa Quayle Aug 31st, 2005
MOVIES Constantine Angela Dodson / Isabel Dodson Feb 8th, 2005
MOVIES Envy Debbie Dingman Apr 30th, 2004
MOVIES Runaway Jury Marlee Oct 9th, 2003
MOVIES Confidence Lily Apr 25th, 2003
MOVIES The Shape of Things Evelyn Ann Thompson Jan 1st, 2003
MOVIES About a Boy Rachel Apr 26th, 2002
MOVIES The Mummy Returns Evelyn Carnahan O'Connell/Princess Nefertiri Apr 28th, 2001
MOVIES Enemy at the Gates Tania Chernova Mar 13th, 2001
MOVIES Beautiful Creatures Petula Aug 23rd, 2000
MOVIES Sunshine Greta Sep 13th, 1999
MOVIES The Mummy Evelyn Carnahan May 6th, 1999
MOVIES Tube Tales Angela (segment "Rosebud") Jan 1st, 1999
MOVIES The Land Girls Ag (Agapanthus) Sep 25th, 1998
MOVIES This Is Not an Exit: The Fictional World of Bret Easton Ellis Lauren Hynde Aug 23rd, 1998
MOVIES My Summer With Des Rosie May 25th, 1998
MOVIES I Want You Helen Feb 15th, 1998
MOVIES Swept from the Sea Amy Foster Jan 23rd, 1998
MOVIES Bent Prostitute Nov 26th, 1997
MOVIES Going All the Way Marty Pilcher Jan 19th, 1997
MOVIES Chain Reaction Dr. Lily Sinclair Aug 2nd, 1996
MOVIES Stealing Beauty Miranda Fox Mar 29th, 1996
MOVIES Death Machine Junior Executive Dec 23rd, 1994
MOVIES Dirtysomething Becca Apr 6th, 1994
SERIES Scarlet and Black Mathilde de la Mole Oct 31st, 1993
MOVIES The Scarlet and the Black Mathilde Oct 30th, 1993
MOVIES The Favourite Sarah Churchill
MOVIES Idol's Eye