Rachel Weisz

Rachel Weisz

British-American actress (born 1970)
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Rachel Weisz Actress - Born March 7, 1970 in Westminster, London, England, UK

Birth Name Rachel Hannah Weisz

Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1) Rachel Hannah Weisz was born on 7 March, 1970, in London, U.K., to Edith Ruth (Teich), a psychoanalyst, and George Weisz, an inventor. Her parents both came to England around 1938. Her father is a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and her mother, from Vienna, was of Italian and Austrian Jewish heritage. Rachel has a sister, Minnie, a curator and photographer.

Rachel started modeling when she was 14, and began acting during her studies at Cambridge University. While there, she formed a theater company named "Talking Tongues", which won the Guardian Award, at the Edinburgh Festival, for its take on Neville Southall's "Washbag". Rachel went on to star on stage in the lauded Sean Mathias revival of Noël Coward's "Design For Living". It was a role that won her a vote for Most Promising Newcomer by the London Critics' Circle.

She has starred in many movies, including The Mummy (1999), Enemy at the Gates (2001) and Stealing Beauty (1996). Rachel can also be seen in the movies The Shape of Things (2003), About a Boy (2002), Constantine (2005) and The Constant Gardener (2005), for which she won an Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Rachel has a son with her former partner, director Darren Aronofsky. In June 2011, she married "James Bond" actor Daniel Craig in a private ceremony in New York.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1) Daniel Craig (22 June 2011 - present) (1 child) daughter (August 2018)

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Darren Aronofsky Engaged/Separated 1 child Henry Chance Aronofsky (31 May 2006)

Trade Mark (2) 1. Hearty laughter 2. Brown hair

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Rachel Weisz was born on Saturday, 7 March 1970 in Westminster, London, England, UK. Her full name at birth was Rachel Hannah Weisz. She is best known as an actress. Weisz's country of citizenship (nationality) is British. Rachel attended high school at St. Paul`s Girls School, London, England (1989). For university, she studied at BA English, Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, England (1993). Her religion is listed as Jewish. She is 5' 7¼" (171 cm) tall and weighs 125 lbs (57 kg) with a slim build. She has hazel eyes and dark brown hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $36,000,000 US dollars. Rachel Weisz is 54 years old and her zodiac star sign is Pisces.

You can find people similar to Rachel Weisz by visiting our lists 21st-century American Jews and British child models.

Full name at birth
Rachel Hannah Weisz
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Claim to fame
The Mummy and The Constant Gardener
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Date of birth
7 March 1970
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Place of birth
Westminster, London, England, UK
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Actress, Former model, Director
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5' 7¼" (171 cm)
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125 lbs (57 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Beautiful hair
  • Beautiful eyes
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
New York City, U.S.
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Net worth
$36,000,000 USD
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High school
St. Paul`s Girls School, London, England (1989)
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BA English, Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, England (1993)
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Independent Talent Group Ltd.
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Partner: Daniel Craig (Married) 1 child
Dec 2010-
Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz
Yes, I watch what I eat but I don't deny myself red wine or chocolate, the great things in life one can't live without.
  • Weisz, a British citizen by birth, became a naturalized American citizen in 2011.
  • Rachel chose not to reprise her role as Evelyn in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor as she did not like the script. Maria Bello will take her place.
  • Rachel provides the voice of the dragon Saphira in the 2006 film Eragon.
  • Rachel played the roles of twin sisters Angela and Isabel Dodson in the 2005 film Constantine. She played opposite Keanu Reeves, who she had previously starred with in the 1996 film Chain Reaction.
  • Rachel considers Harry Houdini her idol.

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