Rachel Weisz

 

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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

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Rachel Weisz

Born 1970-03-07 (51 years ago) in London, England, UK.
Height 170 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress (The Deep Blue Sea) 2012 The Deep Blue Sea
Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress (A Streetcar Named Desire) 2010 Laurence Olivier Awards 2010 Linje Lusta
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role (The Constant Gardener) 12th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2006 The Constant Gardener
The British Independent Film Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film (The Constant Gardener) British Independent Film Awards 2005 2005 The Constant Gardener
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture (The Constant Gardener) 63rd Golden Globe Awards 2005 The Constant Gardener
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (The Constant Gardener) 78th Academy Awards 2005 The Constant Gardener
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (The Whistleblower) 32nd Genie Awards 2012 The Whistleblower
Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film (Page Eight) 16th Satellite Awards 2011 Page Eight
Goya Award for Best Actress (Agora) 24th Goya Awards 2010 Agora
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role (The Constant Gardener) 12th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2006 The Constant Gardener
BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role (The Constant Gardener) 59th British Academy Film Awards 2006 The Constant Gardener
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture (The Constant Gardener) 63rd Golden Globe Awards 2005 The Constant Gardener
Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Scream Scene (Constantine) 2005 Teen Choice Awards 2005 Constantine
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress (The Constant Gardener) 11th Critics' Choice Awards 2005 The Constant Gardener
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (The Constant Gardener) 78th Academy Awards 2005 The Constant Gardener
Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Sunshine) 20th Genie Awards 2000 Sunshine
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Daniel Craig(Gifta: 2011-06-22–) 2011-06-22 Gifta
Darren Aronofsky(Sambo: 2001–2010) 2001 2010 Sambo
Child

Henry Aronofsky

Parents

George Weisz, Edith Ruth Weisz

Sibling

Minnie Weisz

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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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