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Rachel Weisz


Rachel Hannah Weisz was born on 7 March, 1970, in London, U.K., to Edith Ruth (Teich), a psychoanalyst, and George Weisz, an inventor. Her parents both came to England around 1938. Her father is a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and her mother, from Vienna, is of Italian and Austrian Jewish heritage. Rachel has a sister, Minnie, a curator and ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Constant Gardener
The Constant Gardener Tessa Quayle
(2005)
The Lobster
The Lobster Short Sighted Woman
(2015)
The Mummy
The Mummy Evelyn Carnahan
(1999)
The Mummy Returns
The Mummy Returns Evelyn Carnahan / Nefertiri
(2001)

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 2018 The Favourite (post-production)
Sarah Churchill
 2017 The Mercy
Clare Crowhurst
 2017 Disobedience
Ronit Krushka
 2017 My Cousin Rachel
Rachel Ashley
 2016/II Denial
Deborah Lipstadt
 2016 The Light Between Oceans
Hannah Roennfeldt
 2016 Complete Unknown
Alice Manning
 2015/I Youth
Lena Ballinger
 2015 The Lobster
Short Sighted Woman
 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful
Evanora
 2012 The Bourne Legacy
Dr. Marta Shearing
 2011 Dream House
Libby
 2011 The Deep Blue Sea
Hester Collyer
 2011 360
Rose
 2011 Page Eight (TV Movie)
Nancy Pierpan
 2010 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Dr. Thurmond
- How Munched Is That Birdie in the Window? (2010) ... Dr. Thurmond (voice)
 2010 The Whistleblower
Kathryn Bolkovac
 2009 The Lovely Bones
Abigail Salmon
 2009 Agora
Hypatia
 2008 The Brothers Bloom
Penelope
 2008 Definitely, Maybe
Summer Hartley
 2007 Fred Claus
Wanda
 2007 My Blueberry Nights
Sue Lynne
 2006 Eragon
Saphira (voice)
 2006 The Fountain
Isabel Creo
 2005 The Constant Gardener
Tessa Quayle
 2005 Constantine
Angela Dodson / Isabel Dodson
 2004 Envy
Debbie Dingman
 2003 Runaway Jury
Marlee
 2003 Confidence
Lily
 2003 The Shape of Things
Evelyn Ann Thompson
 2002 About a Boy
Rachel
 2001 The Mummy Returns
Evelyn Carnahan / Nefertiri
 2001 Enemy at the Gates
Tania Chernova
 2000 Beautiful Creatures
Petula
 1999 Tube Tales
Angela (segment "Rosebud")
 1999 Sunshine
Greta
 1999 The Mummy
Evelyn Carnahan
 1998 My Summer with Des (TV Movie)
Rosie
 1998/I I Want You
Helen
 1998 The Land Girls
Ag (Agapanthus)
 1997 Swept from the Sea
Amy Foster
 1997 Bent
Prostitute
 1997 Going All the Way
Marty Pilcher
 1996 Chain Reaction
Dr. Lily Sinclair
 1996 Stealing Beauty
Miranda
 1994 Seventeen (TV Short)
 1994 White Goods (TV Movie)
Elaine
 1994 Death Machine
Junior Executive
 1994 Screen Two (TV Series)
Becca
- Dirtysomething (1994) ... Becca
 1993 Scarlet and Black (TV Mini-Series)
Mathilde
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Mathilde
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Mathilde
 1993 Sweating Bullets (TV Series)
Joey
- His Pal Joey (1993) ... Joey (as Kenya Campbell)
 1993 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Arabella Baydon
- Twilight of the Gods (1993) ... Arabella Baydon
 1992 Advocates II (TV Mini-Series)
Sarah Thompson
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Sarah Thompson
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Sarah Thompson
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Sarah Thompson
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Other Works:

Stage: Played Evelyn in the premiere of the play "The Shape of Things" by Neil LaBute at the Almeida Theatre, London, England (2001). See more »

Publicity Listings:

16 Interviews | 13 Articles | 18 Pictorials | 62 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kenya Campbell | Rachael Weisz

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

There's not much room for eccentricity in Hollywood, and eccentricity is what's sexy in people. See more »

Trivia:

Her part in Eragon (2006) made her one of the first actresses in history to have a leading role as a dragon. See more »

Trademark:

Hearty laughter See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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