The actress Rachel Weisz He was born in London, England, on March 7, 1971.
She’s daughter of Edith ruth, a Vienna-born teacher, who became a psychotherapist. His father, George Weisz, is a Hungarian inventor whose family moved to London to escape Nazi persecution. Has a sister, Minnie weisz, who is an artist.
She grew up in the Hampstead Garden suburbs and was educated in North London Collegiate School, being then sent to Beneden School, and eventually to St. Paul`s Girls`School. Later he entered Trinity hall, in Cambridge, from where he graduated in English.
During her college years she appeared in various student productions, being the co-founder of the student theater group, Cambridge Talking Tongues, who would win an award in the Edinburgh festival, for a work called “Slight Possession“.
The role for which he made the leap from ignorance to public light was that of Gilda, in the director’s production Sean Mathias, “Design for living“(1995) a revival of the work of Noel coward.
Having already worked for television, with roles in various English series such as “Inspector Morse ” (1993), and “Sweating Bullets” (1993), began his career in the cinema, with the movie “Chain reaction“(1996), starring Keanu reeves Y Morgan freeman.
That same year it would be part of the production of Bernardo Bertolucci, “Stolen Beauty“, with Joseph Fiennes, Jeremy irons Y SInead Cusack.
He continued his work with more films made in Great Britain, such as “The man who came from the sea“(1997) with Ian McKellen Y Kathy bates, “Bent“(1997) with Clive owen, Y “Loves in times of war“(1998) with Catherine McCormack.
Although he received favorable reviews for his work until then, his rise to fame would be given by the tragicomic film “The Mummy“(1999), co-starring Brendan fraser. Due to the success of it, the second of the saga would come out, “The Mummy Returns” in 2001.
By this time, she was also seen in other movies like “Enemy at the Gates“(2001) with Jude Law Y Ed harris, “A big boy“(2002) with Hugh grant, “The judge“(2003) with John CUsack, Gene Hackman Y DUstin Hoffman. Y “Constantine“, co-starring Keanu reeves.
His theater roles include the London production of Suddenly Last Summer” Y “THe Shape of Things “, from Neil LaBute, in the Almeida Theater.
In 2005, I starred in the version of Fernando Meirelles from “The loyal gardener“, next to Ralph fiennes. For his interpretation, Rachel he won Oscar for best supporting actress in 2006, as well as a Golden globe and a Screen Actors Guild Aeard. In her native country she was recognized with an award BAFTA, among others.
In 2006, she was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. That same year, I star in “The source of life“, next to Hugh jackman and lent his voice for the role of Saphira, the dragon from the much criticized movie “Eragon“.
His latest works include the director’s drama Wong kar wai, “My blueberry nights“(2007) with Jude Law, Y “Fred claus“(2007) starring Vince vaughn.
For 2008, it will be seen in “Definitely, Maybe” with Kevin Kline, “The Brothers Bloom” with Adrien brody Y Mark Ruffalo, Y “The Colossus” with Colin firth.
In 2009, it will be part of “Agora“(2009) with Rupert evans Y “Dirt Music“, next to Colin farrel, also to premiere in that year.
In her personal life, she is committed to the producer Darren aronofsky. Both have been in a relationship since 2002 and have a son, Henry Chance, born in 2006. The couple resides in the East Village, Manhattan.