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Rachel McAdams

1978-11-17 London, Ontario, Canada

Image of Rachel McAdams


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. She 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 The Family Stone. She was hailed by the media as Hollywood's new "it girl", and received a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Rising Star. After a brief sabbatical, she returned to prominence in 2009, by appearing in the political thriller State of Play, the romance The Time Traveler's Wife, and the 2009 mystery film Sherlock Holmes. In 2010, McAdams appeared in the star vehicle comedy film Morning Glory, and went on to star in the films Midnight in Paris (2011), The Vow (2012), and About Time (2013). In 2015, she starred in the second season of the HBO anthology crime drama series True Detective, and portrayed the journalist Sacha Pfeiffer in the drama Spotlight. For the latter, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. This was followed by roles in the superhero film Doctor Strange (2016), the romantic drama Disobedience (2017), and the comedies Game Night (2018) and Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020).


Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret Barbara Simon 2023-04-28
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Dr. Christine Palmer 2022-05-04
The Making of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Self - Dr. Christine Palmer 2022-07-08
Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga Sigrit Ericksdottir 2020-06-26
Game Night Annie Davis 2018-02-22
Disobedience Esti Kuperman 2017-09-10
Sonic Sea Narrator (voice) 2016-04-22
Doctor Strange Dr. Christine Palmer 2016-10-25
Spotlight Sacha Pfeiffer 2015-11-06
Every Thing Will Be Fine Sara 2015-02-10
The Little Prince The Mother (voice) 2015-07-29
Aloha Tracy Woodside 2015-05-29
Southpaw Maureen Hope 2015-03-24
A Most Wanted Man Annabel Richter 2014-07-25
About Time Mary 2013-09-04
To the Wonder Jane 2013-02-22
The Vow Paige Collins 2012-02-05
Passion Christine Stanford 2012-09-07
Midnight in Paris Inez 2011-05-11
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Irene Adler 2011-11-22
Morning Glory Becky Fuller 2010-11-10
Sherlock Holmes: Reinvented Herself - Irene Adler 2010-03-30
Sherlock Holmes Irene Adler 2009-01-01
The Time Traveler's Wife Clare Abshire 2009-08-14
State of Play Della Frye 2009-04-17
The Lucky Ones Colee Dunn 2008-09-26
Married Life Kay Nesbitt 2007-09-12
The Making of 'Red Eye' Self 2006-01-10
The Family Stone Amy Stone 2005-12-15
Red Eye Lisa Reisert 2005-08-19
Wedding Crashers Claire Cleary 2005-07-13
The Notebook Allison "Allie" Hamilton 2004-06-25
Mean Girls Regina George 2004-04-30
My Name Is Tanino Sally Garfield 2002-09-05
Perfect Pie Patsy Grady (age 15) 2002-09-11
The Hot Chick Jessica Spencer / Clive Maxtone 2002-12-13
Guilt by Association Danielle Mason 2002-03-13