Rachel Weisz Biography

Rachel Hannah Weisz is an English film and theatre actress and former fashion model.

Weisz began her acting career at Trinity Hall, Cambridge in the early 1990s, then started working in television, appearing in Inspector Morse, the British mini-series Scarlet and Black, and the television film Advocates II. She made her film debut in the film Death Machine, but her breakthrough role came in the film Chain Reaction, leading to a high-profile role as Evelyn Carnahan-O'Connell in the films The Mummy and The Mummy Returns. Other notable films featuring Weisz are Enemy at the Gates, About a Boy, Constantine and The Fountain. For her supporting role in The Constant Gardener, she received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors' Guild award. In 2006, Weisz received the BAFTA Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year. She has recently played Evanora in Oz the Great and Powerful.

Weisz also works in theatre. Her stage breakthrough was the 1994 revival of Noël Coward's play Design for Living, which earned her the London Critics Circle Award for the most promising newcomer. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Rachel Weisz
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Fashion Model, Voice Actor
Ethnicity:
Hungarians, Ashkenazi Jews, Jewish people, English pe
Religion:
Judaism
Date of Birth:
March 7, 1970 (51)
Astrological Sign:
Pisces
Marriages
  • 2011-06-22
    British actor best known as British secret agent "James Bond" Daniel Craig (43) weds film and theatre actress Rachel Weisz (41) at a private ceremony in New York
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