Rachel McAdams

Film Actress / Actress / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Environmentalist | * 11/17/1978 (42) | London, Ontario (Canada)
Rachel Anne McAdams (born November 17, 1978) is a Canadian actress. After graduating from a theatre degree program at York University in 2001, she worked in Canadian television and film productions, such as the drama film Perfect Pie (2002), for which she received a Genie Award nomination, the comedy film My Name Is Tanino (2002), and the comedy series Slings and Arrows (2003–2005), for which she won a Gemini Award. In 2002, she made her Hollywood film debut in the comedy The Hot Chick. McAdams rose to fame in 2004 with the comedy Mean Girls and the romantic drama The Notebook. In 2005, she starred in the romantic comedy Wedding Crashers, the psychological thriller Red Eye, and the comedy-drama ()
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Canadian actress Rachel McAdams was born on November 17, 1978 in London, Ontario. Rachel’s parents Lance and Sandra encouraged her talent in performing arts at an early age when she started figure skating at 4, and later acting at 12. Throughout her education Rachel starred in numerous student productions before ultimately earning her BFA in Theater at York University in 2001. Although Rachel’s first major casting was her lead role in the Canadian TV series Slings and Arrows, she is best known for her breakout roles in Mean Girls (2004), and Wedding Crashers (2005).Since then Rachel has starred in a variety of films such as Red Eye (2005), Family Stone (2005), State of Play (2005), The Time Traveler’s Wife (2009), and Sherlock Holmes (2009). Throughout her career Rachel has received several nominations and awards for her performances. In 2005 she received three wins and five nominations at the MTV Movie Awards for her work in The Notebook, and in 2009 won the Female Star of the Year Award from ShoWest. Rachel has dated a few of her co-stars including Ryan Gosing from The Notebook (who she was once engaged to), and more recently Michael Sheen from Midnight in Paris.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Rachel McAdams

Canada's Walk of Fame Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Satellite Award for Best Cast – Motion Picture MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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Movies with Rachel McAdams as Actress(37)

as Irene Adler2021 Sherlock Holmes 3
as Annie Davis2018 Game Night
as Esti Kuperman2017 Disobedience
as Narrator (voice)2016 Sonic Sea
as Dr. Christine Palmer2016 Doctor Strange
as Sacha Pfeiffer2015 Spotlight
as Tracy Woodside2015 Aloha
as Maureen Hope2015 Southpaw
as The Mother (voice)2015 The Little Prince
as Annabel Richter2014 A Most Wanted Man
as Mary2013 About Time
as Jane2013 To the Wonder
as Paige Collins2012 The Vow
as Christine Stanford2012 Passion
as Inez2011 Midnight in Paris
as Becky Fuller2010 Morning Glory
as Herself - Irene Adler2010 Sherlock Holmes: Reinvented
as Della Frye2009 State of Play
as Irene Adler2009 Sherlock Holmes
as Clare Abshire2009 The Time Traveler's Wife
as Colee Dunn2008 The Lucky Ones
as Kay Nesbitt2007 Married Life
as Amy Stone2005 The Family Stone
as Lisa Reisert2005 Red Eye
as Claire Cleary2005 Wedding Crashers
as Regina George2004 Mean Girls
as Allie Hamilton2004 The Notebook
as Patsy Grady (age 15)2002 Perfect Pie
as Danielle Mason2002 Guilt by Association
as Jessica Spencer/Clive Maxtone2002 The Hot Chick
as Sally Garfield2002 My Name Is Tanino

TV Shows/Series with Rachel McAdams as Actress(4)

as Narrator - Herself2018 Explained
as Ani Bezzerides2014 True Detective
as Christine Bickwell1997 Earth: Final Conflict

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Rachel Anne McAdams
Citizenship: Canada
Born: Friday, 11/17 1978 (November) in London, Ontario (Canada) (current age: 42 years + 218 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: York University
Student of: David Rotenberg
Other names for Rachel McAdams (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Rachel Anne McAdams"
"Рэйчел МакАдамс"
"Рэйчел Макадамс"
"ราเชล แม็กอดัมส์"
"레이철 매캐덤스"
"رايتشل مكأدامز"
"레이첼 맥아담스"
"Ρέιτσελ Αν ΜακΆνταμς"
"Ρέιτσελ ΜακΆνταμς"
Rachel McAdams frequently works together with these people:
Stan Lee (5x, Crew)
Lloyd Adams (4x, Actor)
Martin Roach (4x, Actor)
Nic Pizzolatto (4x, Crew)
George Geiger (4x, Crew)
James Downing (4x, Actor)
Dean McDermott (4x, Actor)
Todd Schroeder (4x, Actor)
Sharon Martin (4x, Crew)
Rolfe Kent (4x, Crew)
Joel Harris (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:298, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/17/2021