Rachel McAdams


Born: London, Ontario, Canada


Rachel Anne McAdams was born on the 17th of November 1978. She is a Canadian actress who initially worked in Canadian television and film productions such as the drama film Perfect Pie (2002), the comedy film My Name Is Tanino (2002), and the comedy series Slings and Arrows. In 2002, she made her Hollywood film debut in the comedy The Hot Chick. McAdams found fame in 2004, with the character of Regina George in the comedy Mean Girls and with her performance in the romantic drama The Notebook. In 2005, she starred in the romantic comedy Wedding Crashers, the psychological thriller Red Eye, and the family comedy-drama The Family Stone. She appeared in the 2009 political-thriller State of Play, the science-fiction romantic drama The Time Traveler's Wife and the mystery action-adventure film Sherlock Holmes. In 2010, McAdams appeared in her first star vehicle, the comedy Morning Glory. In 2015, her most high-profile roles were in season two of HBO's crime drama True Detective, and as journalist Sacha Pfeiffer in Spotlight. For her performance in Spotlight, she received several award nominations, including for a Screen Actors Guild Award, and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

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