Rachel Weisz

7 Mar 1970

Actor, Producer

Rachel Hannah Weisz (born 7 March 1970, height 5' 6" (1,68 m)) is an English film and theatre actress and fashion model. She started her acting career at Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, where she co-founded the theatrical group Cambridge Talking Tongues. The group was awarded the Student Drama Award for the improvised piece Slight Possession during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by The Guardian.

Weisz started working in television, appearing in Inspector Morse, the British miniseries The Scarlet and the Black, and the television movie Advocates II. She made her film debut in the 1994 film Death Machine, but her breakthrough role came in the 1996 movie Chain reaction, leading to a high-profile role as Evelyn Carnahan-O'Connell in the films The Mummy, in 1999, and The Mummy Returns in 2001. Other notable films featuring Weisz are Enemy at the Gates, About a Boy, Constantine, The Fountain and The Constant Gardener, for which she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.

Weisz also worked on theatre. Her stage breakthrough was the 1994 revival of Noel Coward's play Design for Living, which earned her the 'London Critics' Circle Award for the most promising newcomer. Weisz's performances also include the 1999 Donmar Warehouse production of Tennessee Williams' Suddenly Last Summer, and the 2006 revival of A Streetcar Named Desire. Her portrayal of Blanche DuBois in the latter play earned her the Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Best Actress of 2009.


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Filmography (44 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···The Favourite
Genre: Drama, History, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Sarah Churchill, Lady Marlborough)
(movie, 2018)
···The Mercy
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Clare Crowhurst)
(movie, 2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2017)
···My Cousin Rachel
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Rachel Ashley)
(movie, 2016)
···The Light Between Oceans
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Hannah Roennfeldt)
(movie, 2015)
···The Lobster
Genre: Thriller, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Short Sighted Woman)
(movie, 2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Lena Ballinger)
(movie, 2013)
···Oz the Great and Powerful
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Family
Role: Actor (as Evanora)
(movie, 2012)
···The Bourne Legacy
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Marta Shearing)
(movie, 2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Rose)
(movie, 2011)
···Dream House
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Libby Atenton)
(movie, 2011)
···The Deep Blue Sea
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Hester Collyer)
(movie, 2011)
···Page Eight
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Role: Actor (as Nancy Pierpan)
(movie, 2010)
···The Whistleblower
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Kathryn Bolkovac)
(movie, 2009)
···The Lovely Bones
Genre: Fantasy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Abigail Salmon)
(movie, 2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Hypatia)
(movie, 2008)
···The Brothers Bloom
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Penelope Stamp)
(movie, 2008)
···Definitely, Maybe
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Summer Hartley)
(movie, 2007)
···Fred Claus
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Wanda Blinkowski)
(movie, 2007)
···My Blueberry Nights
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Sue Lynne)
(movie, 2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Family
Role: Actor (as Saphira (voice))
(movie, 2006)
8.8The Fountain
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Science Fiction, Romance
Role: Actor (as Queen Isabella · Izzi Creo)
(movie, 2005)
7.5The Constant Gardener
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Tessa Quayle)
(movie, 2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Role: Actor (as Angela Dodson · Isabel Dodson)
(movie, 2004)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Debbie Dingman)
(movie, 2003)
···Runaway Jury
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Marlee)
(movie, 2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lily)
(movie, 2003)
···The Shape of Things
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Evelyn Ann Thompson)
(movie, 2002)
···About a Boy
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Rachel)
(movie, 2001)
···The Mummy Returns
Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Evelyn Carnahan O'Connell · Princess Nefertiri)
(movie, 2001)
···Enemy at the Gates
Genre: War, History, Romance, Drama, Action
Role: Actor (as Tania Chernova)
(movie, 2000)
···Beautiful Creatures
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Petula)
(movie, 1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Greta)
(movie, 1999)
···The Mummy
Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Evelyn Carnahan)
(movie, 1998)
···The Land Girls
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Ag (Agapanthus))
(movie, 1998)
···Swept from the Sea
Genre: Drama, Romance, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Amy Foster)
(movie, 1998)
···I Want You
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Actor (as Helen)
(movie, 1998)
···My Summer with Des
Genre: Comedy, Sport, Romance
Role: Actor (as Rosie)
(movie, 1997)
Genre: Drama, Foreign, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Prostitute)
(movie, 1997)
···Going All the Way
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Marty Pilcher)
(movie, 1996)
···Chain Reaction
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Lily Sinclair)
(movie, 1996)
···Stealing Beauty
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Miranda Fox)
(movie, 1994)
···Death Machine
Genre: Action, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Junior Executive)