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Rachel Weisz

Born: Mar 7, 1970

Birthplace: Westminster

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rachel Weisz

Date of Birth : Mar 7, 1970
Birth Place : Westminster

Rachel Hannah Weisz; /'va?s/ VYS, is an English-born film and theatre actress as well as a former fashion model who holds both British and American citizenship Weisz began her acting career at Trinity Hall, Cambridge in the early 1990s, then started working in television, appearing in the detective drama Inspector Morse, the British mini-series Scarlet and Black and the television film Advocates II. She made her film debut in the science fiction film Death Machine. Her breakthrough role came in the action film Chain Reaction, opposite Keanu Reeves and Morgan Freeman. Next, she appeared as Evelyn Carnahan-O'Connell in the adventure films The Mummy and The Mummy Returns. Other notable films featuring Weisz are the war film Enemy at the Gates, opposite Jude Law; the comedy-drama About a Boy, opposite Hugh Grant; the supernatural action-thriller Constantine, pairing her once again with Keanu Reeves; and in the Darren Aronofsky-directed romantic drama The Fountain, opposite Hugh Jackman. For her supporting role in the drama thriller The Constant Gardener, opposite Ralph Fiennes, she received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors' Guild award.


  • Actor
  • Voice acting
  • Fashion Model

Also known as

  • Rachael Weisz
  • Rachel Hannah Weisz
  • Kenya Campbell


  • Edith Ruth Weisz
  • George Weisz


  • Daniel Craig
  • Darren Aronofsky


  • Henry Aronofsky

Awards Won

  • Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress
  • The British Independent Film Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film
  • New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
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