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Rachel Weisz

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Date :

March 07, 1971

Birth Place :

London, England, UK

Claim to fame :

As Evelyn Carnahan in "The Mummy" (1999)
Defeated Nicole Kidman in securing the role of Georgie Jutland in "Dirt Music" (2009).
Finished at the 37th on Empire magazine's list of 100 Sexiest Stars in Film History in 2007.
Turned down offer to play Becky in "Clerks II" (2006) due to scheduling conflicts.
Is a good friend of actors Jude Law and Susan Lynch as well as of fashion designers Narciso Rodríguez and Donna Karan.
Chosen as the face of Burberry's ad campaign for the new fragrance "London" (March, 2006).
Was crowned Most Stylish Actress at the Elle Style Awards held in London in February 2006.
Has been named as one of Britain's Most Stylish Women in a poll conducted by Grazia magazine in February 2006.
Has been appointed to be the face of Revlon by the year 2005.
Managed to quit her smoking habit in 2003.
Was placed on the 30th rank in Stuff Magazine's list of 102 Sexiest Women in the World in 2002.
Was considered as one of European films' Shooting Stars by the European Film Promotion Board in 1998.
Spent her summertime to be trained under Ken Campbell's guidance at the age of 18.
Was offered a part in Richard Gere's vehicle, "King David" (1985), at the age of 14, but turned it down because she did not want her schoolmates to hate her for being different.
Refused to change her name in the beginning of her career since she did not want to betray her family.
Had been a radical feminist during her college years.
Broke into modeling in her early teens after her mother sent a holiday picture of her to Harpers & Queen Magazine.
Her favorite musicians are Led Zeppelin, Patti Smith, The White Stripes, and Dolly Parton, with Elvis Presley being her all-time favorite one.
Turned down the request from Playboy to pose for the magazine.
Admires Bette Midler, Elizabeth Taylor, Cate Blanchett, Renee Zellweger, Jackie Onassis, and Madonna.
Was the classmate of Emily Mortimer when they attended St Paul's Girls' School in London.
Has been the benefactor of The X Appeal, the official charity of the Royal College of Radiologists.
Her favorite movies include "Performance" (1970) and "I Want You" (1998).
Likes to apply Clinique's Raspberry Jam lipstick.
Dislikes camels and frogs.
Was taught to master German by her mother when she was still a kid, but never learned the language properly.
Her idols include Gena Rowlands, Katharine Hepburn, Jack Nicholson, Shirley MacLaine, Ingrid Bergman, Jimi Hendrix, Harry Houdini, and Janis Joplin.
Had once been credited under the name of Kenya Campbell.
Her inventor father created respirators that can supply their own oxygen and machines to sense landmines.
Owns an old, black Jaguar 4.2 Sovereign which has pepper-pot wheels.
Her family name, Weisz, is pronounced "Vice."
 
 
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Rachel Weisz Pictures


Oz: The Great and Powerful - Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals
70th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals
U.K. Premiere of Oz: The Great and Powerful - Arrivals
U.K. Premiere of Oz: The Great and Powerful - Arrivals
U.K. Premiere of Oz: The Great and Powerful - Arrivals
Oz: The Great and Powerful - Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals
U.K. Premiere of Oz: The Great and Powerful - Arrivals
U.K. Premiere of Oz: The Great and Powerful - Arrivals
Rachel Weisz at ABC Studios for Good Morning America