Rachel Weisz: Wikis

  
  

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rachel Weisz

photographed in 2007
Born Rachel Hannah Weisz
7 March 1970 (1970-03-07) (age 39)
London, England, UK
Years active 1993–present
Domestic partner(s) Darren Aronofsky (2002-present)
.Rachel Hannah Weisz (pronounced /ˈvaɪs/ "vyess"; born 7 March 1970)[1] is an English actress and model.^ A conversation with British actress Rachel Weisz .
  • Charlie Rose - Rachel Weisz 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.charlierose.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Rachel Weisz was born on March 7, 1971 in London, England .
  • Rachel Weisz - MovieActors.com 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC movieactors.com [Source type: General]

^ Rachel Hannah Weisz (pronounced /ˈreɪtʃəl ˈvaɪs/ "vice"; born 7 March 1970) is an English actress.
  • Rachel Weisz - Rachel Weisz Movies - Rachel Weisz Filmology | LA.COM 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC la.hollywoodpreviews.com [Source type: General]
  • Rachel Weisz - Rachel Weisz Movies - Rachel Weisz Filmology | The Denver Post 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC denverpost.hollywoodpreviews.com [Source type: General]

[2] .She gained wide public recognition after her portrayal of Evelyn "Evy" Carnahan-O'Connell in the films The Mummy and The Mummy Returns.^ She gained wide public recognition after her portrayal of Evelyn "Evy" Carnahan-O'Connell in the films The Mummy and The Mummy Returns.

^ She became well-known after her role as Evelyn "Evie" Carnahan in the Hollywood films The Mummy and The Mummy Returns, and has since continued appearing in major film roles.

^ Email Written by sexywoman on 2008-11-16T18:29:44 From: 1sexywoman.com Rachel Weisz is an Academy Award-winning English actress who gained wide public recognition after her portrayal of Evy Carnahan-O'Connell in the Hollywood films The Mummy and The Mummy Returns .
  • Rachel Weisz Hollywood Star - Rachel Weisz - Zimbio 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.zimbio.com [Source type: General]

.In 2001, she starred opposite Hugh Grant in the hit About a Boy and continued to garner leading roles in Hollywood productions.^ And its Hugh Jackman, Im starring opposite Hugh.
  • INT: Rachel Weisz - JoBlo.com 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.joblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ More recently she played opposite Hugh Grant in the totally underseen About A Boy .
  • Rachel Weisz Biography At DVDwolf.com 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.dvdwolf.com [Source type: General]

^ In 2001, she starred opposite Hugh Grant in the hit About a Boy...
  • Rachel Weisz 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Her performance in The Constant Gardener (2005) won her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, along with other major motion picture awards.^ Not everyone can be an Academy Award winning actress.

^ The Academy Award nomination as best supporting actress for the 2005 thriller "The Constant Gardener" is the first Oscar nod for Weisz.
  • The Winner: Rachel Weisz - CBS News 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.cbsnews.com [Source type: General]

^ Rachel's performance in The Constant Gardener (2006) won her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
  • Rachel Weisz Hollywood Star - Rachel Weisz - Zimbio 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.zimbio.com [Source type: General]

Contents

Early life and background

.Weisz was born in Westminster, London, England, and grew up in Hampstead Garden Suburb.^ Weisz (pronounced "Vice") was born in London, England and grew up in Hampstead.
  • Rachel Weisz - Gossip Rocks 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: General]
  • Rachel Weisz - Blog Toplist 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.blogtoplist.com [Source type: General]

^ Weisz (pronounced "Vice") was born into a Jewish family and grew up in Hampstead, London.
  • Rachel Weisz - Profile, News, and Videos 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.mademan.com [Source type: General]

^ Weisz was born in London.
  • Rachel Weisz biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actress) 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

[3] .Her mother, Edith Ruth (née Teich), is a Vienna-born Austrian teacher turned psychotherapist.^ Her mother, Edith Ruth, is a Vienna-born Austrian psychoanalyst and aspiring actress.
  • Rachel Weisz - Gossip Rocks 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: General]

^ Mother Edith, from Vienna, became a psychoanalyst.
  • Rachel Weisz - Biography 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.tiscali.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Her mother, Edith, is a Viennese-born psychotherapist.
  • Rachel Weisz - Biography, Photos, News, Videos, Movie Reviews - Contactmusic.com 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.contactmusic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • INFORMATION - Rachel Weisz Paradise 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC rachel-weisz.net [Source type: General]

[4] .Her father, George Weisz, is a Hungarian-born inventor and engineer.^ Her father, George, is a Hungarian-born inventor.
  • 101% Rachel Weisz: offers pictures pics photos wallpapers hot gossips... 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.toppics4u.com [Source type: General]

^ Born in 1971 in London to an Austrian mother and a Hungarian father, the striking Weisz began acting at Cambridge, forming a theater company called Talking Tongues.
  • Combustible Celluloid interview - Rachel Weisz, gallery 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.combustiblecelluloid.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Brought up in the wealthy London suburb of Hampstead, Rachel Weisz (pronounced Vice, in case you were wondering), was born to a Austrian psychoanalyst mum and Hungarian inventor dad.

.Her parents fled to England during World War II.^ Weisz grew up in London, the daughter of an Austrian/Hungarian couple who had fled with their families to England during World War II. She feels being the child of immigrant parents helped her survive when she was sent to boarding school.
  • Rachel Weisz - the bare bones | The Daily Telegraph 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.dailytelegraph.com.au [Source type: General]
  • Rachel Weisz - the bare bones | The Daily Telegraph 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.dailytelegraph.com.au [Source type: General]
  • Oscar-winner Rachel Weisz discusses role in The Lovely Bones, directed by Peter Jackson | Herald Sun 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.heraldsun.com.au [Source type: General]

^ She and her sister were brought up in England by Jewish parents who had escaped Central Europe before the start of World War II. “My father was an inventor—a nutty professor type,” Weisz says.
  • Rachel Weisz, Ready To Try Anything | Parade.com 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.parade.com [Source type: General]

^ In this it also seems a bit like an update of, say, the Why We Fight series Frank Capra produced during World War II to boost American morale with stories of heroism in the face of German and Japanese barbarity.
  • Enemy at the Gates (2001): Jude Law, Joseph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Ed Harris - PopMatters Film Review 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.popmatters.com [Source type: General]

.Weisz's father is Jewish and her mother has been referred to as either Catholic[5] or Jewish (and in the same article, "Half-Italian").^ Weisz's father is Jewish and her mother has been referred to as either Catholic, Jewish, or having Jewish ancestry.
  • Rachel Weisz - Gossip Rocks 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: General]

^ Weisz's father is Jewish and her mother has been referred to as either Catholic,Jewish, or having Jewish ancestry.
  • Rachel Weisz - Blog Toplist 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.blogtoplist.com [Source type: General]

^ Born in 1971 in London to an Austrian mother and a Hungarian father, the striking Weisz began acting at Cambridge, forming a theater company called Talking Tongues.
  • Combustible Celluloid interview - Rachel Weisz, gallery 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.combustiblecelluloid.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[6][7] .Weisz was raised in a "cerebral Jewish household"[8] and refers to herself as Jewish.^ Weisz was raised in a cerebral Jewish household and refers to herself as Jewish.
  • Rachel Weisz - Gossip Rocks 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: General]

^ Weisz refers to herself as Jewish.
  • March 7th, 2007 - Happy Birthday Rachel Weisz! | Allie Is Wired! 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

^ Weisz's father is Jewish and her mother has been referred to as either Catholic, Jewish, or having Jewish ancestry.
  • Rachel Weisz - Gossip Rocks 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: General]

[9][10] .Weisz has a sister, Minnie Weisz, who is an artist.^ Weisz has a sister, Minnie Weisz, who is an artist.
  • Rachel Weisz - Gossip Rocks 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: General]

^ Has a younger sister named Minnie Weisz.
  • Rachel Weisz - Biography 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]
  • Rachel Weisz Picture Gallery 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.watt-up.com [Source type: General]

^ Rachel grew up in a liberal, middle-class household in Hampstead, North London, with her sister Minnie, now an artist.
  • Rachel's Weisz guy | Mail Online 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.dailymail.co.uk [Source type: General]

.Weisz was educated privately at prestigious independent schools for girls: North London Collegiate School, Benenden School, and St Paul's Girls' School.^ She was expelled from North London Collegiate and Benenden schools around the time of her parents' separation.
  • The Guardian profile: Rachel Weisz | UK news | The Guardian 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Weisz was educated at North London Collegiate School, from which she was expelled.
  • Rachel Weisz - Gossip Rocks 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: General]

^ She was then sent to Benenden School and eventually settled when she was about 13 in St Paul's Girls' School.
  • Rachel Weisz - Gossip Rocks 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: General]
  • Rachel Weisz - Blog Toplist 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.blogtoplist.com [Source type: General]

.She then entered Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where she graduated with a 2:1 in English.^ Weisz read English at Trinity Hall, Cambridge.
  • Rachel Weisz biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actress) 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ She graduated from Cambridge with a degree in English.
  • Rachel Weisz Calls For Botox Ban – Evil Beet Gossip 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC evilbeetgossip.film.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She then entered Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where she graduated with a 2:1 in English.
  • Rachel Weisz - Gossip Rocks 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: General]

.During her university years she appeared in various student productions, co-founding a student drama group called Cambridge Talking Tongues, which went on to win a Guardian Student Drama Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for an improvised piece called Slight Possession.^ The last piece done by Talking Tongues was the winner.
  • Rachel Weisz - Biography 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.tiscali.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Weisz began her career as a student at Cambridge University where she formed the Talking Tongues Theatre Group, which performed numerous experimental pieces and won the prestigious Guardian Award at the Edinburgh Festival.
  • Rachel Weisz Movies & News 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Called Slight Possession, they took it to the Edinburgh Festival after their final exams.
  • Rachel Weisz - Biography 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.tiscali.co.uk [Source type: General]

Career

Screen

.Having already worked for television productions, with parts in such major UK television series as Inspector Morse (1993), Weisz started her cinema career in 1995 with Chain Reaction and then appeared in Bernardo Bertolucci's Stealing Beauty.^ She made her critical splash in films in 1996 with a part in Bernardo Bertolucci’s Stealing Beauty .
  • Rachel Weisz (British actress) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: General]

^ Having already worked for television, with strong parts in major UK series such as Inspector Morse (1993), Weisz started her cinema career in 1995 with Chain Reaction and then appeared Bernardo Bertolucci's Stealing Beauty.
  • Rachel Weisz - Wiki - Pictures - Videos 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Rachel Weisz - Wiki - Pictures - Videos 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC bk.flixster.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Movies on Facebook 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC apps.facebook.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She began her career with television with parts in Inspector Morse and later graduating to cinema with Chain Reaction and Stealing Beauty.
  • All Things Bright And Beautiful With Rolex Datejust Royal Pink And Rachel Weisz | Rolex Watch Blog by Melrose Jewelers, UK’s #1 Online Rolex Retailer 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.melrosejewelers.co.uk [Source type: General]

.She followed this work with more English films including My Summer with Des, Swept from the Sea, The Land Girls, and Michael Winterbottom's I Want You. Although she received favourable critical recognition for her work to this point, her breakout into wide audience recognition came from a popular serio-comic horror movie The Mummy, in which she played the lead female role alongside Brendan Fraser.^ Rent as many movies as you want!
  • Rachel Weisz | All About Rachel Weisz - Moviefone 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.moviefone.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ My family (said) "You are going to do a mummy movie?"
  • CNN.com - Entertainment - Rachel Weisz - March 29, 2001 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC archives.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ If you can’t place her, Rachel appeared in the first two Mummy movies with Brendan Fraser.
  • Nolan Returning To Batman And Bringing Catwoman? - Screen Rant 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC screenrant.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.She followed this up with two hits, The Mummy Returns (2001), which grossed higher than the original, and About a Boy (2002) with Hugh Grant.^ About a Boy 2002 dir.

^ She also appeared in the blockbuster "The Mummy Returns" in 1999, and she co-starred with Hugh Grant in the comedy "About a Boy," in 2002.
  • The Winner: Rachel Weisz - CBS News 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.cbsnews.com [Source type: General]

^ Really, The Mummy Returns was not a patch on the original.
  • Rachel Weisz - Biography 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.tiscali.co.uk [Source type: General]

.Since then, her other film work has included Enemy at the Gates (2001), Runaway Jury (2003) and Constantine (2005).^ RUNAWAY JURY 2003 .
  • Videodetective.com - Rachel Weisz filmography 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.videodetective.com [Source type: General]

^ Other notable films include The Mummy, Enemy at the Gates, About a Boy, Runaway Jury and Constantine.
  • Rachel Weisz DVDs, Rachel Weisz DVD Rentals, Rent Rachel Weisz Movies at Netflix Today 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.netflix.com [Source type: General]

^ Since then she has starred in a number of films including The Mummy (1999) and its sequel The Mummy Returns (2001), Enemy at the Gates (2001), About a Boy (2002), Runaway Jury (2003) and Constantine (2005).
  • March 7th, 2007 - Happy Birthday Rachel Weisz! | Allie Is Wired! 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

.In 2005, Weisz starred in Fernando Meirelles's The Constant Gardener, a film adaptation of a John le Carré thriller of the same title set in the slums of Kibera and Loiyangalani, Kenya.^ Weisz's male co-star is set to return for the third film.
  • Rachel Weisz Drops Out of "Mummy 3" - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: General]

^ The Constant Gardener Based on the best-selling John le Carr?
  • Rachel Weisz Quotes, Trivia and Photos at Celebrina.com 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.celebrina.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She discussed her new film, 'The Constant Gardener.'
  • The Winner: Rachel Weisz - CBS News 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.cbsnews.com [Source type: General]

.For this performance, Weisz won the 2006 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress,[11] the 2006 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and the 2006 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.^ 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 Actor's Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress.
  • Rachel Weisz Picture Gallery 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.watt-up.com [Source type: General]

^ Weisz won the 2006 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress and the 2006 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for her performance in the film.
  • Rachel Weisz biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actress) 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ Her performance in The Constant Gardener (2005) won her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, along with other major motion picture awards.
  • Rachel Weisz - Rachel Weisz Movies - Rachel Weisz Filmology | The Denver Post 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC denverpost.hollywoodpreviews.com [Source type: General]

.In her home country, she was recognised as a leading role for the film according to the nomination from the BAFTA awards and winnings from the London Critics Circle Film Awards and British Independent Film Awards.^ Academy Award winning film Slumdog Millionaire is nominated for Best...
  • Rachel Weisz Story Page - USATODAY.com 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC content.usatoday.com [Source type: General]

^ In her home country, she was recognized as a leading role for the film according to the nomination from the BAFTA awards and winnings from the London Critics Circle Film Awards and British Independent Film Awards.
  • Rachel Weisz - Gossip Rocks 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: General]
  • March 7th, 2007 - Happy Birthday Rachel Weisz! | Allie Is Wired! 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

^ In her home country, she was recognized as a leading role for the film according to the nomination from the BAFTA Film Awards and winnings from the London Critics Circle Film Awards and British Independent Film Awards.
  • Rachel Weisz - Wiki - Pictures - Videos 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Rachel Weisz - Wiki - Pictures - Videos 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC bk.flixster.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The same year, she starred in The Fountain and also provided the voice for Saphira in the fantasy film Eragon.^ In 2006, she starred in The Fountain and also provided the voice for Saphira in Eragon.
  • Rachel Weisz - Gossip Rocks 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: General]
  • March 7th, 2007 - Happy Birthday Rachel Weisz! | Allie Is Wired! 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

^ In 2005, Weisz starred in The Constant Gardener, a film adaptation of a John le Carré thriller of the same title set in the slums of Kibera and Loiyangalani, Kenya.
  • Rachel Weisz - Gossip Rocks 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: General]
  • March 7th, 2007 - Happy Birthday Rachel Weisz! | Allie Is Wired! 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

^ She was the leading lady in a little franchise called “The Mummy” and played the voice of Saphira in the movie “Eragon,” based on the bestselling series.
  • Rachel Weisz climbs the charts | Hollywood Jew | Jewish Journal 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.jewishjournal.com [Source type: General]

.Her subsequent films include the Wong Kar-wai-directed drama My Blueberry Nights (in which she played an "anti-Southern belle")[11] and director Rian Johnson's The Brothers Bloom, in which she plays a wealthy American woman targeted by two con man brothers (Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo).^ Weisz recently wrapped production on Rian Johnson's international con man adventure "The Brothers Bloom," opposite Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo.
  • Rachel Weisz Movies & News 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Played a beautiful heiress being coned by Mark Ruffalo and Adrien Brody in the comedy, "The Brothers Bloom" .
  • Rachel Weisz @ NCM.com 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.ncm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Brody and Ruffalo play the brothers Bloom, two foster brothers who develop skills as con artists to survive their childhood.
  • The Brothers Bloom Interview - Rachel Weisz Creates Magic The Brothers Bloom 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.hollywoodchicago.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[11] She plays the lead role of Hypatia of Alexandria in the historical drama film Agora, released in October 2009.

Stage

.Her breakthrough role was that of Gilda in Welsh director Sean Mathias's 1995 West End revival of Noel Coward's 1933 play Design for Living at the Gielgud Theatre.^ She won her first big notices while playing Gilda in a revival of Noel Coward's Design for Living .
  • Combustible Celluloid interview - Rachel Weisz, gallery 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.combustiblecelluloid.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Rachel went on to star on stage in the lauded Sean Mathias revival of Noel Coward's "Design For Living."

^ Rachel went on to star on stage in the lauded Sean Mathias revival of Noel Coward 's "Design For Living."
  • Rachel Weisz - Biography 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

.Her other stage work includes the role of Catherine in a London production of Tennessee Williams' Suddenly Last Summer and Evelyn in Neil LaBute's The Shape of Things at the Almeida Theatre (also film) at its, then, temporary location in London's Kings Cross.^ And i have seen The Shape of Things and that film proves that she would be perfect for the role.
  • Batman Rumor #496: Rachel Weisz as Catwoman - Get The Big Picture - 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.getthebigpicture.net [Source type: General]

^ Her stage work includes the role of Catherine in a London production of Tennessee Williams’ Suddenly Last Summer and Evelyn in Neil LaBute’s The Shape of Things at the Almeida Theatre (also film).
  • March 7th, 2007 - Happy Birthday Rachel Weisz! | Allie Is Wired! 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

^ In 2003, she reprised the role of Evelyn, her stage character in Neil LaBute’s The Shape of Things , for the writer-director’s film adaptation of the same name.
  • Rachel Weisz Is in Bloom - BlackBook 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.blackbookmag.com [Source type: General]

.In 2009 she is currently playing Blanche DuBois in a Donmar revival of A Streetcar Named Desire.^ Rachel gives a mesmerizing performance as Blanche DuBois in the Streetcar Named Desire.
  • Hot Keywords: Rachel Weisz 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.hotonlinenews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Rachel Weisz is currently playing Blanche DuBois in the Donmar revival of A Streetcar Named Desire.
  • All Things Bright And Beautiful With Rolex Datejust Royal Pink And Rachel Weisz | Rolex Watch Blog by Melrose Jewelers, UK’s #1 Online Rolex Retailer 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.melrosejewelers.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ I think I was pretty crap at acting in the beginning because I was too operatic, and it’s taken me a while to learn how to tone that down.” (It’s worth mentioning here that Weisz will inhabit the role of Blanche DuBois this summer in a London production of A Streetcar Named Desire .
  • Rachel Weisz Is in Bloom - BlackBook 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.blackbookmag.com [Source type: General]

[12]

Other

On 7 July 2007, Weisz presented at the American leg of Live Earth. She is represented by Independent Models in London.

Personal life

.Weisz is engaged to American filmmaker and producer Darren Aronofsky.^ Weisz is engaged to Darren Aronofsky, director of ...
  • Most men would like to marry Rachel Weisz - Worldnews.com 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC article.wn.com [Source type: News]

^ Weisz is engaged to American filmmaker Darren Aronofsky.
  • March 7th, 2007 - Happy Birthday Rachel Weisz! | Allie Is Wired! 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

^ The gorgeous actress, who turns 40 this year, is engaged to The Wrestler director Darren Aronofsky, with whom she has a three-year-old son Henry.
  • Rachel Weisz Is “The Most Marriable Woman” | Skinny VS Curvy 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.skinnyvscurvy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.They have been dating since 2002. They have a son, Henry Chance, born on 31 May 2006 in New York City.^ Delist Date: Jan 31, 2006 .
  • HSX.com – Derivative : N6 - Rachel Weisz as Best Sup. Actress The Constant Gardener 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.hsx.com [Source type: General]

^ They have a 2-year-old son, Henry Chance.
  • rachel weisz - FameCrawler 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.babble.com [Source type: General]

^ Rachel and her fiancé, Darren Aronofsky, became the parents of a son, Henry Chance on May 31, 2006.
  • Rachel Weisz Picture Gallery 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.watt-up.com [Source type: General]

[13][14] .The couple reside in the East Village in Manhattan.^ Weisz lives in Manhattan’s East Village with her fiancé, director Darren Aronofsky (Pi, Requiem for a Dream, The Wrestler).
  • Rachel Weisz climbs the charts | Hollywood Jew | Jewish Journal 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.jewishjournal.com [Source type: General]

.Weisz also serves as a muse to fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez.^ Despite her current fondness for Dior, Weisz is a longtime fan of designer Narciso Rodriguez 's sleek, sculptural gowns.

^ She often attends Rodriguez’s show during New York Fashion Week, but it was Burberry, which shares Weisz’s British heritage, that approached her about modeling.
  • Rachel Weisz new face of Burberry’s London - Celebrities- msnbc.com 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: News]

^ You can understand why she was chosen to be the face of Burberry and why designer Narciso Rodriguez considers her his muse.
  • Rachel Weisz - the bare bones | The Daily Telegraph 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.dailytelegraph.com.au [Source type: General]
  • Rachel Weisz - the bare bones | The Daily Telegraph 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.dailytelegraph.com.au [Source type: General]

[15]

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1995 Death Machine Junior Executive
1996 Chain Reaction Dr. Lily Sinclair
Stealing Beauty Miranda Fox
1997 Bent Prostitute
Going All the Way Marty Pilcher
1997 Swept from the Sea Amy Foster
I Want You Helen
1998 The Land Girls Ag (Agapanthus)
1999 The Mummy Evelyn "Evy" Carnahan Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Empire Award for Best British Actress
Sunshine Greta Nominated — Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Tube Tales Angela
2000 Beautiful Creatures Petula
This Is Not an Exit: The Fictional World of Bret Easton Ellis Lauren Hynde
2001 Enemy at the Gates Tania Chernova Nominated — European Film Award for Best Actress
The Mummy Returns Evelyn Carnahan O'Connell/Princess Nefertiri
2002 About a Boy Rachel
2003 Confidence Lily
The Shape of Things Evelyn Ann Thompson
Runaway Jury Marlee
2004 Envy Debbie Dingman
2005 Constantine Angela Dodson/Isabel Dodson Nominated — Teen Choice: Movie Scream Scene
The Constant Gardener Tessa Quayle Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
London Film Critics Circle Award for British Actress of the Year
British Independent Film Award
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated — Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
2006 The Fountain Izzi/Isabella I of Castile
Eragon Saphira (voice)
2007 Fred Claus Wanda
My Blueberry Nights Sue Lynn
2008 Definitely, Maybe Summer Hartley (Natasha)
2009 The Brothers Bloom Penelope
The Lovely Bones Abigail Salmon completed
Agora Hypatia completed
2010 The Whistleblower Kathryn Bolkovac filming
Dirt Music Georgie Jutland pre-production

Awards and honours

.Weisz gained numerous honours for her work in The Constant Gardener, which included: Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture, Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture.^ Rachel Weisz is an Academy Award winning actress and in I think if she has an opinion about acting it should be considered valid, even if it is not what works for everyone.
  • Rachel Weisz Calls For Botox Ban – Evil Beet Gossip 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC evilbeetgossip.film.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Peter Jacksons The Lovely Bones Premieres for Charity “The Lovely Bones,” based on the critically acclaimed best-selling novel by Alice Sebold, and directed by Academy Award® winner Peter ...
  • Rachel Weisz Movies & News 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Herself The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2006) (TV) ....

.She was also nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.^ So did the judges of the Barclays Theatre Awards, who voted her Best Supporting Actress.
  • Rachel Weisz - Biography 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.tiscali.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Isla Fisher Interview, The Lookout MoviesOnline talked to actress Isla Fisher recently about her new film, "The Lookout,” which marks Academy Award-nominated screenwriter ...
  • Rachel Weisz Movies & News 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Weisz then gained more exposure by starring opposite Hugh Grant and Toni Collette in About a Boy , before her breakout role in The Constant Gardener earned her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2006.
  • Oscar-winner Rachel Weisz discusses role in The Lovely Bones, directed by Peter Jackson | Herald Sun 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.heraldsun.com.au [Source type: General]

.Furthermore, the critical acclaim she received for her performance also garnered her the London Critics Circle Film Award for British Actress of the Year, the British Independent Film Award for Best Actress and the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress.^ Despite Rachel's success in film, she still continued to take to the stage; she starred in an adaptation of Tennessee Williams' Suddenly Last Summer, for which she earned the 1999 Barclays Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actress, as well as the London production of The Shape of Things, in which she starred as an American sculptress.
  • MySpace - Rachel Weisz - 38 - Female - New York City, New York - myspace.com/rachelweiszpage4fans 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Weisz then gained more exposure by starring opposite Hugh Grant and Toni Collette in About a Boy , before her breakout role in The Constant Gardener earned her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2006.
  • Oscar-winner Rachel Weisz discusses role in The Lovely Bones, directed by Peter Jackson | Herald Sun 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.heraldsun.com.au [Source type: General]

^ Her role in Fernando Meirelles ' The Constant Gardener garnered praise from critics and audiences alike, winning her an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
  • Rachel Weisz Movies 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.blockbuster.com [Source type: General]
  • Rachel Weisz - Ask.com 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.ask.com [Source type: General]

.Additionally, she was nominated for the Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress.^ Tavis: It must be cool, then, after having done that to then look up and see that the film is being critically acclaimed and receiving nominations.
  • Tavis Smiley . Shows . Rachel Weisz . March 3, 2006 | PBS 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Peter Jacksons The Lovely Bones Premieres for Charity “The Lovely Bones,” based on the critically acclaimed best-selling novel by Alice Sebold, and directed by Academy Award® winner Peter ...
  • Rachel Weisz Movies & News 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ So did the judges of the Barclays Theatre Awards, who voted her Best Supporting Actress.
  • Rachel Weisz - Biography 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.tiscali.co.uk [Source type: General]

.In 2006, Weisz was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.^ Invited to join AMPAS in 2006.
  • Rachel Weisz - Biography 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ For this role, Weisz won the 2006 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the 2006 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress and the 2006 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.
  • Rachel Weisz - Wiki - Pictures - Videos 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Rachel Weisz - Wiki - Pictures - Videos 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC bk.flixster.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences .
  • Rachel Weisz - Ask.com 12 January 2010 11:12 UTC www.ask.com [Source type: General]

[16] Weisz also received the BAFTA LA British Artist of the Year award in 2006.

References

  1. ^ There are conflicting sources for the year of Weisz' birth. The British Film Institute and others give 1970 BFI | Film & TV Database | WEISZ, Rachel; a Guardian article gives 1971. Her birth was registered in March quarter of 1970 in Westminster
  2. ^ IndieLondon: Definitely Maybe - Rachel Weisz interview - Your London Reviews
  3. ^ Aslet, Clive. Design for living, The Daily Telegraph, 14 April 2007. Accessed 6 May 2008.
  4. ^ Rachel Weisz biography
  5. ^ Lane, Harriet (1999-06-13). "Toast of the tomb". The Guardian. http://film.guardian.co.uk/Feature_Story/interview/0,,60847,00.html. Retrieved 2007-05-23.  
  6. ^ Goodridge, Mike (2006-11-16). "The virtues of Weisz". ThisIsLondon. http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/starinterviews/article-23374776-details/The%20virtues%20of%20Weisz/article.do. Retrieved 2007-05-23.  
  7. ^ Vulliamy, Ed (2006-02-03). "The Guardian profile: Rachel Weisz". The Guardian. http://film.guardian.co.uk/features/featurepages/0,,1701701,00.html. Retrieved 2007-05-23.  
  8. ^ Joseph, Claudia. Rachel's Weisz guy. 5 June 2005.
  9. ^ Forrest, Emma (2001). "Rachel Weisz". Index Magazine. http://www.indexmagazine.com/interviews/rachel_weisz.shtml. Retrieved 2007-05-23.  
  10. ^ Brooks, Xan (2001-01-09). "Girl behaving sensibly". The Guardian. http://film.guardian.co.uk/interview/interviewpages/0,,419667,00.html. Retrieved 2007-05-23.  
  11. ^ a b c Wise, Damon (2007-05-24). "What’s Wong with this picture?". The Times. http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/film/cannes/article1830614.ece. Retrieved 2007-05-23.  
  12. ^ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1092107/BAZ-BAMIGBOYE-Rachel-Weisz-Kate-Winslet-Judi-Dench-more.html
  13. ^ "Oscar winner Rachel Weisz has baby boy". USA Today. 2006-06-01. http://www.usatoday.com/life/people/2006-06-01-weisz-baby_x.htm. Retrieved 2007-05-23.  
  14. ^ Silverman, Stephen M. Rachel Weisz Has a Boy. People.com. 1 June 2006.
  15. ^ http://www.vogue.co.uk/news/daily/2008-05/080514-designer-focus-narciso-rodriguez.aspx
  16. ^ Academy Invites 120 to Membership. Oscars.org. 5 July 2005.

External links


Simple English

Rachel Weisz
Born Rachel Hannah Weisz
March 7
London, England
Years active 1993 – present
Partner Darren Aronofsky

Rachel Hannah Weisz (born March 7, 1970 or 1971) is an Academy Award-winning English actress. She became famous after her roles in the Hollywood films The Mummy and The Mummy Returns, and has since continued appearing in major film roles.

Contents

Filmography

Films

Year Film Role Other notes
1995 Death Machine Junior Executive
1996 Chain Reaction Dr. Lily Sinclair
Stealing Beauty Miranda Fox
1997 Bent Prostitute
Going All the Way Marty Pilcher
1997 Swept from the Sea Amy Foster
I Want You Helen
1998 The Land Girls Ag (Agapanthus)
1999 The Mummy Evelyn "Evie" Carnahan
Sunshine Greta
2000 Beautiful Creatures Petula
This Is Not an Exit: The Fictional World of Bret Easton Ellis Lauren Hynde
2001 Enemy at the Gates Tania Chernova
The Mummy Returns Evelyn Carnahan O'Connell/Princess Nefertiti
2002 About a Boy Rachel
2003 Confidence Lily
The Shape of Things Evelyn Ann Thompson
Runaway Jury Marlee
2004 Envy Debbie Dingman
2005 Constantine Angela Dodson/Isabel Dodson
The Constant Gardener Tessa Quayle Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture, Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture, Nominated - BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
2006 The Fountain Izzi
Eragon Saphira (voice)
2007 Fred Claus Wanda
My Blueberry Nights Sue Lynn
2008 Definitely, Maybe Summer Hartley

Upcoming films

Year Film Role Other notes
2008 The Brothers Bloom Penelope Release Date: August 29, 2008
The Colossus Olive Schreiner on hold
2009 The Lovely Bones Abigail Salmon Release date: March 13, 2009; Filming began October, 2007[1]
Luna Julia Butterfly Hill pre-production[2]

References

  1. Weisz to star in 'Lovely Bones' . Variety.com. 12 June 2007.
  2. Indian actor to star with Weisz in true-life film. Yahoo! Movies. 22 May 2007.

Other websites

Error creating thumbnail: sh: convert: command not found
Wikimedia Commons has images, video, and/or sound related to:


Template:Bio-tub


Citable sentences

Up to date as of December 26, 2010

Here are sentences from other pages on Rachel Weisz, which are similar to those in the above article.








Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message