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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 »

Known For

Midnight in Paris
(2011)
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes Irene Adler
(2009)
Mean Girls
Mean Girls Regina George
(2004)
Spotlight
Spotlight Sacha Pfeiffer
(2015)

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 2015/I The Little Prince
The Mother (voice)
 2013/I About Time
Mary
 2012 The Vow
Paige
 2004 Mean Girls
Regina George (as Rachel Mcadams)
 2002 Guilt by Association (TV Movie)
Danielle
 2001 Shotgun Love Dolls (TV Movie)
Beth
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Other Works:

Series of TV commercial, "realtor.com presents 'Let's Get Real (Estate),'" for the realtor.com app.

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Rachel Mcadams

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

Yeah. I still live in Canada, so it's not quite the same. And when I'm in L.A., I'm in a car; you don't have the contact with the public. It's not so bad. It's still pretty much the same. I still feel pretty normal-ish. See more »

Trivia:

Her favorite actresses include: Joan Cusack, Juliette Lewis, Kate Winslet, Laura Dern, Renée Zellweger and Samantha Morton. She also considers Elizabeth Taylor and Audrey Hepburn to be her role models. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Rach

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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