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Her mother, Anna Griffiths, is an art consultant. Her uncle is a Jesuit priest. Has two older brothers. One brother, Ben, is a ski instructor. Lived on the Gold Coast, Queensland until age five, then moved to Melbourne. Attended Star of the Sea Catholic Girls' College, did well at school and learned ballet. When she was 11, her father left home ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 15 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Blow
Blow Ermine Jung
(2001)
Hacksaw Ridge
Hacksaw Ridge Bertha Doss
(2016)
Brothers & Sisters
Brothers & Sisters Sarah Walker / Sarah Whedon / Nora Traylor
(2006-2011)
My Best Friend's Wedding
My Best Friend's Wedding Samantha Newhouse
(1997)

Filmography

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 2017 The King's Daughter (completed)
Abbess
 2017 Don't Tell
Joy Conolly
 2016 The Osiris Child
General Lynex
 2016 Hacksaw Ridge
Bertha Doss
 2016 Little Acorns (TV Series)
Head Of The Parent Committee
 2016 Barracuda (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Taylor
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Mrs. Taylor
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Mrs. Taylor
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Mrs. Taylor
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Mrs. Taylor
 2016 Indian Summers (TV Mini-Series)
Sirene
- The Proposal (2016) ... Sirene
- The Empty Chair (2016) ... Sirene
- White Gods (2016) ... Sirene
 2016 Mammal
Margaret
 2015 Deadline Gallipoli (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Hamilton
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Lady Hamilton
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Lady Hamilton
 2014 House Husbands (TV Series)
Belle
- Episode #3.8 (2014) ... Belle
- Episode #3.7 (2014) ... Belle
- Episode #3.6 (2014) ... Belle
- Episode #3.5 (2014) ... Belle
- Episode #3.4 (2014) ... Belle
 2013 Saving Mr. Banks
Aunt Ellie
 2012 I Will Survive (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (2012)
 2012/I Butterflies (Short)
Claire (voice)
 2011/I Burning Man
Miriam
 2010 Rake (TV Series)
Eddie Langhorn
 2008 Comanche Moon (TV Mini-Series)
Inez Scull
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Inez Scull
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Inez Scull
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Inez Scull
 2005 The Suffering: Ties That Bind (Video Game)
Jordan (voice)
 2005 Angel (TV Movie)
Nicole
 2004 Plainsong (TV Movie)
Maggie Jonas
 2003 After the Deluge (TV Movie)
Annie
 2003 Ned Kelly
Susan Scott
 2002 The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina (Video)
Albertine (voice)
 2002 The Hard Word
Carol Twentyman
 2001 Very Annie Mary
Annie Mary Pugh
 2001 Blow
Ermine Jung
 2001 Blow Dry
Sandra
 1999 Me Myself I
Pamela Drury
 1998 Hilary and Jackie
Hilary Du Pré
 1998 Divorcing Jack
Lee Cooper
 1998 Among Giants
Gerry
 1998 Since You've Been Gone (TV Movie)
Sally Zalinsky
 1998 Once a Thief (TV Series)
Miranda
- The Director Files (1998) ... Miranda
 1997 My Son the Fanatic
Bettina / Sandra
 1997/II Amy
Tanya Rammus
 1997 Welcome to Woop Woop
Sylvia
 1996 To Have & to Hold
Kate
 1996 Jude
Arabella
 1996 Cosi
Lucy
 1995 Small Treasures (Short)
Jane
 1995 Police Rescue (TV Series)
Shelley
- Breaking Strain (1995) ... Shelley
 1994 Jimeoin (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.8 (1994) ... Various Characters (as Rachael Griffith)
- Episode #1.7 (1994) ... Various Characters (as Rachael Griffith)
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Various Characters (as Rachael Griffith)
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Various Characters (as Rachael Griffiths)
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Various Characters (as Rachael Griffith)
 1993-1994 Secrets (TV Series)
Sarah Foster
- Delete All Reference (1994) ... Sarah Foster
- Maintaining Detachment (1994) ... Sarah Foster
- Hostile Alien (1994) ... Sarah Foster
- Career Path Planning (1994) ... Sarah Foster
- Divided Loyalties (1994) ... Sarah Foster
 1993 The Feds (TV Movie)
Angelia Braglia
 1992 Fast Forward (TV Series)
Additional Cast
- Episode #4.16 (1992) ... Additional Cast
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Other Works:

Played the leading role in the play "A Doll's House". See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 7 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Rachael Griffith | Rachael Griffiths

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

I found it an interesting portrait of a marriage in exploring notions of how one partner supports the other, whilst not jeopardising the greater good - which is the family. See more »

Trivia:

Once said to Bill Hunter, in a bout of insecurity, on the set of Muriel's Wedding (1994), "I'm kinda waiting for them to find out that I can't act". He encouraged her with the reply, "Rachel, I've been waiting 40 years, and they never find out!" See more »

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Sagittarius

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