Rachel Weisz

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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.

MOVIE CREDITS:
1998: Amy Foster - Swept from the Sea
2008: Penelope Stamp - The Brothers Bloom
2009: Hypatia - Agora
1998: Helen - I Want You
2000: Petula - Beautiful Creatures
2010: Kathryn Bolkovac - The Whistleblower
2011: Hester Collyer - The Deep Blue Sea
2012: Rose - 360
2016: Alice Manning - Complete Unknown
2016: Deborah Lipstadt - Denial
2017: Rachel Ashley - My Cousin Rachel
2017: Ronit Krushka - Disobedience
2005: Angela Dodson / Isabel Dodson - Constantine
1999: Evelyn Carnahan - The Mummy
2001: Tania Chernova - Enemy at the Gates
2001: Evelyn Carnahan O'Connell/Princess Nefertiri - The Mummy Returns
2005: Tessa Quayle - The Constant Gardener
2003: Lily - Confidence
2009: Abigail Salmon - The Lovely Bones
1998: Ag (Agapanthus) - The Land Girls
2012: Dr. Marta Shearing - The Bourne Legacy
1998: Rosie - My Summer With Des
2011: Nancy Pierpan - Page Eight
2006: Queen Isabella/Izzi Creo - The Fountain
1994: Becca - Dirtysomething
2015: Short Sighted Woman - The Lobster
2018: Clare Crowhurst - The Mercy
Natasha - Cloud One
2004: Debbie Dingman - Envy
2003: Evelyn Ann Thompson - The Shape of Things
1996: Dr. Lily Sinclair - Chain Reaction
1999: Greta - Sunshine
2013: Evanora - Oz the Great and Powerful
2011: Libby Atenton - Dream House
2016: Hannah Roennfeldt - The Light Between Oceans
2015: Lena Ballinger - Youth
1998: Lauren Hynde - This Is Not an Exit: The Fictional World of Bret Easton Ellis
2018: Sarah Churchill, Lady Marlborough - The Favourite
2002: Rachel - About a Boy
2007: Sue Lynne - My Blueberry Nights
2003: Marlee - Runaway Jury
2019: The Favourite: Unstitching the Costume Drama
2007: Wanda Blinkowski - Fred Claus
2008: Summer Hartley - Definitely, Maybe
1997: Marty Pilcher - Going All the Way
1994: Elaine - White Goods
2018: Segment: "Coffee to Go" - Let's Dance
2020: Melina Vostokoff / Iron Maiden - Black Widow
1994: Seventeen
1996: Miranda Fox - Stealing Beauty
1994: Junior Executive - Death Machine
2006: Saphira (voice) - Eragon
2007: Herself - Inside The Fountain: Death and Rebirth
1999: Angela (segment "Rosebud") - Tube Tales
1999: Herself - Building A Better Mummy
2006: Herself (archive footage) (uncredited) - Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive
1997: Prostitute - Bent

TV CREDITS:
2003: Jimmy Kimmel Live!
1983: Live with Regis and Kathie Lee
1997: The View
1992: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
1987: Inspector Morse
1993: Late Night with Conan O'Brien
1953: The Academy Awards
1993: Mathilde de la Mole - Scarlet and Black
2003: The Ellen DeGeneres Show
1989: The Simpsons
1996: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
1999: The Early Show
2007: Herself - The Graham Norton Show
2015: Herself - Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter