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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 15 November 1966New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameRachel India True
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Rachel True has been working for most of the 1990s. She broke into the business with a pair of guest roles on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show (1984) In 1993, Rachel moved to L.A.; she then appeared in the rap parody CB4 (1993) with Chris Rock. She also landed another pair of guest spots on the HBO sitcom Dream On (1990). She made guest appearances on several other television series, including Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990) and Boston Common (1996). Television movies followed, including Moment of Truth: Stalking Back (1993) and A Walton Wedding (1995). In 1994, she was seen alongside Alyssa Milano in the erotic thriller Embrace of the Vampire (1995).

It was in 1996 that the biracial actress started getting noticed by the press, after appearing as a teenage witch in the cult hit The Craft (1996). Following that came the indie flick Nowhere (1997), and then she played Dave Chappelle's romantic interest in Half Baked (1998). During 1997, she also had a role on the ABC sitcom The Drew Carey Show (1995). In 1999, she was seen in another ABC sitcom, Once and Again (1999). Recent projects include The Big Split (1999) and Groove (2000).

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Trivia (7)

Her role in The Craft (1996) as Rochelle was originally intended for a white actress.
Her role in Embrace of the Vampire (1995) was meant for a white actress.
Met Neve Campbell on the set of The Craft (1996); the two liked each other so well they've become best friends and still talk frequently.
Her father is of German Jewish descent. Her mother is African-American.
Was nearing her 30th birthday when playing a teenager in The Craft (1996).
Is close friends with Kathy Griffin.
As of May 2015 hosting the Game of Thrones Recap & Review podcast on GeekNation.com.

Personal Quotes (1)

Sometimes I wonder why I'm not working at McDonald's and how come I have the life I have. I don't know. But I'm happy that I have these choices. That's kinda sappy, huh? But whatever, acting beats pumping gas.

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