She would have remained non existent for Hollywood had she not got some parts to showcase her talent. Despite that she had also notched an award for a promising new comer in 1994. So when the stunning English Rose by name of Rachel Weisz entered the orbit of Hollywood studios she booked her self a place in memorable movies. Her Hollywood debut was with Bernardo Bertolucci’s film ‘Stealing Beauty’ with Liv Tyler in 1996. She got noticed in ‘The Mummy’ (1999) as the simple librarian opposite Brendan Fraser and she notched up the sequel too. She has also done a brilliant job in ‘Enemy at the gates’, ‘Chain Reaction’ (1996) with Keanu Reeves, Constantine and she shone in ‘Runaway Jury’ with Cussack and Hackman. As her acting abilities do match with her glamour she has been a recipient of the Golden Globe Award in 2002 for Best Supporting Actress for ‘The Constant Gardener’. With her good screen presence she is being considered for the sequel for the much-delayed project ‘Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For’. Will she replace Jolie who is still the preferred choice if she can start the shooting in early 2008? It’s still a rumor floating in the air. The makers themselves remain noncommittal to other options.
Rachel shuttles between New York and London and is neigbours to good friend and fellow actor Jude Law. Rachel Weisz lives with her fiancé Darren Aronofsky live in NYC, with their son Henry chance. In 2006 she won an Oscar for ‘Best supporting Role’ in ‘The Constant Gardner’. She played a pregnant woman in reel life and in real life she was pregnant during the filming of this project. Rachel Weisz patronizes The X Appeal-the official charity of Royal College of radiologists. She too has a list of screen idols she fancies. They include Katherine Hepburn, Jack Nicholson, Shirley Maclaine, Ingrid Bergman, Jimi Hendrix and Gena Rowlands. And her famous quote, “ I am not going to pretend I haven’t secretly wanted to be super skinny, because all girls do. But I have a woman’s body, not a boy’s body. Most women do and should feel proud of their butts and their breasts and their bellies.”