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Rachel McAdams


Rachel Anne McAdams was born on November 17, 1978 in London, Ontario, Canada, to Sandra Kay (Gale), a nurse, and Lance Frederick McAdams, a truck driver and furniture mover. She is of English, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish descent. Rachel became involved with acting as a teenager and by the age of 13 was performing in Shakespearean productions in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 20 wins & 44 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Midnight in Paris
(2011)
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes Irene Adler
(2009)
Spotlight
Spotlight Sacha Pfeiffer
(2015)
Mean Girls
Mean Girls Regina George
(2004)

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 2015/I The Little Prince
The Mother (voice)
 2013/I About Time
Mary
 2012 The Vow
Paige
 2004 Mean Girls
Regina George (as Rachel Mcadams)
 2002 Guilt by Association (TV Movie)
Danielle
 2001 Shotgun Love Dolls (TV Movie)
Beth
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Other Works:

Series of TV commercial, "realtor.com presents 'Let's Get Real (Estate),'" for the realtor.com app.

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 9 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Rachel Mcadams

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've been very lucky so far. I haven't had any bad experiences as far as fan encounters. They don't really recognize me. I think it has to do with my hair. I change it all the time. I like changing my hair color and sometimes it's just not for a role. Usually, I just do it for me. See more »

Trivia:

First cast member from Mean Girls (2004) to receive an Academy Award nomination. See more »

Trademark:

Fair complexion with a few small moles on her face and neck

Nickname:

Rach

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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