Profile of the Day: Rachel Weisz

Posted March 7, 2014 by Amanda | No Comment

Rachel Weisz

Happy birthday Rachel Weisz! Today the actress turns 44. Born in Westminster, London, Rachel’s father was an inventor from Hungry and her mother was a teacher-turned-psychotherapist from Vienna, Austria. Her family fled to England before the outbreak of World War II to escape the Nazis.

She began her career as a model at the age of 14, and soon began studying English in school. She soon found international stardom in the film The Mummy. In 2006, she won her first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in The Constant Gardner.

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