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Rachel Weisz

Actress Rachel Weisz
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Profession: Actress

Nationality:
England
English

Why Famous: Breakthrough role came in the film "Chain Reaction" (1996), leading to a high-profile role as Evelyn Carnahan-O'Connell in the films "The Mummy" (1999) and "The Mummy Returns" (2001). Other notable films she has starred in include "Enemy at the Gates", "About a Boy", "Constantine and The Fountain".

For her supporting role in "The Constant Gardener", she received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors' Guild award.

Born: March 7, 1970
Birthplace: London, England
Age: 51 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces

Married Life

  • 2011-06-22 British actor best known as British secret agent "James Bond" Daniel Craig (43) weds film and theatre actress Rachel Weisz (41) at a private ceremony in New York

Historical Events

  • 1999-05-04 "The Mummy" film directed by Stephen Sommers starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz and John Hannah premieres in the US
  • 2018-08-30 Film "The Favourite" directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, starring Olivia Coleman (Best Actress Academy Awards 2019), Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone premieres at the Venice Film Festival

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