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Rachel Weisz


Rachel Weisz was born on 7th March 1970, in London, England, to Edith (Teich), a psychoanalyst, and George Weisz, an inventor. Her father is a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and her Austrian-born mother, who left Vienna in the 1930s, is of Italian and Austrian Jewish heritage. Rachel has a sister, Minnie, a curator and photographer. Rachel started ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 15 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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 2011 360
Rose
 2009 Agora
Hypatia
 2007 Fred Claus
Wanda
 2006 Eragon
Saphira (voice)
 2005 Constantine
Angela Dodson / Isabel Dodson
 2003 Confidence
Lily
 2001 The Mummy Returns
Evelyn / Nefertiri
 2000 Beautiful Creatures
Petula
 1999 Tube Tales
Angela (segment "Rosebud")
 1999 Sunshine
Greta
 1998/I I Want You
Helen
 1998 The Land Girls
Ag (Agapanthus)
 1997 Amy Foster
Amy Foster
 1997 Bent
Prostitute
 1997 Going All the Way
Marty Pilcher
 1994 Death Machine
Junior Executive
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Other Works:

Her credits at London's Finborough Theatre include: "Neville Southall's Washbag" by David Farr (1992) and Fliss in "The Year of the Family" by Anthony Neilson (1994). See more »

Publicity Listings:

16 Interviews | 11 Articles | 18 Pictorials | 20 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kenya Campbell | Rachael Weisz

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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When I'm playing a character, I use the American accent. But when I go back to England, I just glide right back into Englishness immediately. Every actor uses a dialect coach. Every actor, and if they say they don't, they're lying. Everybody does, yeah. You don't want to worry about it. You have someone listening out to check that you're not straying. See more »

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Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#37). [2007]. See more »

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Brown hair See more »

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Pisces

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