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Rachel McAdams

Rachel Anne McAdams was born on November 17, 1978 in London, Ontario, Canada, to Sandra Kay (Gale), a nurse, and Lance Frederick McAdams, a truck driver and furniture mover. She is of English, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish descent. Rachel became involved with acting as a teenager and by the age of 13 was performing in Shakespearean productions in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 20 wins & 44 nominations. See more awards »

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Midnight in Paris
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes Irene Adler
Mean Girls
Mean Girls Regina George
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 2015/I The Little Prince
The Mother (voice)
 2013/I About Time
 2012 The Vow
 2004 Mean Girls
Regina George (as Rachel Mcadams)
 2002 Guilt by Association (TV Movie)
 2001 Shotgun Love Dolls (TV Movie)
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Series of TV commercial, " presents 'Let's Get Real (Estate),'" for the app.

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2 Interviews | 9 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Rachel Mcadams


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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I'm a sucker for those sweeping love stories. When I read the script (The Notebook (2004)), I couldn't stop crying! I just had such a powerful, instantaneous reaction - it was written so well. See more »


She donated many signed head-shots to Rocky Stone to be auctioned off to raise money to buy more toys for less fortunate kids as part of the Toy Mountain Campaign. See more »


Fair complexion with a few small moles on her face and neck



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