Top 10 Facts - Rachel Weisz
Fact #1

Rachel Hannah Weisz (born 7 March 1970) is an English ?lm and theatre actress as well as a former fashion model who holds both British and American citizenship.

Fact #2

Weisz began her acting career at Trinity Hall, Cambridge in the early 1990s, then started working in television, appearing in the detective drama Inspector Morse, the British mini-series Scarlet and Black and the television ?lm Advocates ll.

Fact #3

She made her ?lm debut in the science ?ction movie Death Machine (1994). Her ?rst Hollywood appearance came in the action ?lm Chain Reaction (1996), opposite Keanu Reeves and Morgan Freeman.

Fact #4

Next, she appeared as Evelyn Carnahan-O'Connell in the adventure ?lms The Mummy (1999) and The Mummy Returns (2001). Other notable ?lms featuring Weisz are the war ?lm Enemy at the Gates (Z001), opposite Jude Law; the comedy-drama About a Boy (2002), opposite Hugh Grant.

Fact #5

For her supporting role in the drama thriller The Constant Gardener (2005), opposite Ralph Fiennes, she received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors‘ Guild award.

Fact #6

In 2006, Weisz received the BAFTA Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year. She played the Wicked Witch of the East, Evanora, in the fantasy adventure 02 the Great and Powerful (2013).

Fact #7

Weisz also works in 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.

Fact #8

Her portrayal of Blanche DuBois in the latter play earned her the Olivier Award for Best Actress.

Fact #9

Weisz began dating English actor Daniel Craig in December 2010 and they married on 22 June 2011 in a private New York ceremony, with only four guests in attendance, including Weisz's son and Craig's daughter. Weisz, a British citizen by birth, became a naturalised American citizen in 2011.

Fact #10

She was named as one of the “100 Sexiest Stars in Film History," by Empire magazine in 2007. She ranked #44 on Glamour Magazine's 2009 list of “Most Glamorous Women in the World."

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