Rachel McAdams


STARmeter
Top 500
Down 32 this week
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 »

The Best Book-to-Screen Adaptations in the Works

From summer reads to classic works of fiction, here are some of our most anticipated book-to-screen adaptations on the horizon.

See the full list

The Rise of Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron returns as the villain Cipher in F9. IMDb takes a look at her celebrated career in film and television.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

The Hot Chick
Sun, Jun 20 11:05 AM PDT on IFC (627)
A Most Wanted Man
Sun, Jun 20 9:15 PM PDT on EPXHTSD (598)

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 42 images
updated 4 months ago
 
a list of 28 images
updated 5 months ago
 
a list of 34 images
updated 6 months ago
 
a list of 100 people
updated 6 months ago
 
a list of 29 images
updated 12 Jun 2020
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 people
created 15 Apr 2015
 
a list of 46 people
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 49 people
created 01 May 2020
 
a list of 34 people
created 05 May 2019
 
a list of 46 people
created 04 Aug 2019
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Rachel McAdams's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 56 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

The Notebook Allie
(2004)
Mean Girls Regina George
(2004)
Red Eye Lisa Reisert
(2005)
Sherlock Holmes Irene Adler
(2009)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (38 credits)
 2018/I Game Night
Annie
 2017 Disobedience
Esti Kuperman
 2016 Doctor Strange
Dr. Christine Palmer
 2015/I Spotlight
Sacha Pfeiffer
 2015 True Detective (TV Series)
Detective Ani Bezzerides
- Omega Station (2015) ... Detective Ani Bezzerides
- Black Maps and Motel Rooms (2015) ... Detective Ani Bezzerides
- Church in Ruins (2015) ... Detective Ani Bezzerides
- Other Lives (2015) ... Detective Ani Bezzerides
- Down Will Come (2015) ... Detective Ani Bezzerides
 2015 Southpaw
Maureen Hope
 2015/I Aloha
Tracy Woodside
 2015 The Little Prince
The Mother (voice)
 2014 A Most Wanted Man
Annabel Richter
 2013/I About Time
Mary
 2012 Passion
Christine
 2012 To the Wonder
Jane
 2012 The Vow
Paige
 2011 Midnight in Paris
Inez
 2010 Morning Glory
Becky
 2009 Sherlock Holmes
Irene Adler
 2009 State of Play
Della Frye
 2007 Married Life
Kay Nesbitt
 2007 The Lucky Ones
Colee
 2005 The Family Stone
Amy Stone
 2005 Wedding Crashers
Claire Cleary
 2003-2005 Slings and Arrows (TV Series)
Kate McNab
- Season's End (2005) ... Kate McNab
- Playing the Swan (2003) ... Kate McNab
- Mirror up to Nature (2003) ... Kate McNab
- Outrageous Fortune (2003) ... Kate McNab
- Madness in Great Ones (2003) ... Kate McNab
 2005 Red Eye
Lisa Reisert
 2004 The Notebook
Allie
 2004 Mean Girls
Regina George (as Rachel Mcadams)
 2002 The Hot Chick
Jessica
 2002 Perfect Pie
Patsy (age 15)
 2002 My Name Is Tanino
Sally Garfield
 2002 Guilt by Association (TV Movie)
Danielle
 2002 Earth: Final Conflict (TV Series)
Christine Bickwell
- Atavus High (2002) ... Christine Bickwell
 2001 Shotgun Love Dolls (TV Movie)
Beth
 2001 The Famous Jett Jackson (TV Series)
Hannah Grant
- Food for Thought (2001) ... Hannah Grant
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (80 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (16 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 10 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 16 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Rachel Mcadams

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The most romantic thing, a lovely boy bought me a dress once. He got my measurements, actually they were from The Notebook (2004) and I had them sitting somewhere, and he found them and bought me this dress, tailor-made, this beautiful little black cocktail dress. And I thought that was very, very classy. See more »

Trivia:

Between 2009 and 2016, she played a love interest to a man who can travel through (or otherwise manipulate) time four different times: The Time Traveler's Wife (2009), Midnight in Paris (2011), About Time (2013) and Doctor Strange (2016). In none of these four movies does McAdams's character herself get to participate in these time travels or manipulations. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Rach

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed