List of Famous people named Rachel
Rachel Hannah Weisz is a British-American actress. She is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, Laurence Olivier Award and a British Academy Film Award.
Rachel Anne Zegler is an American singer, actress, and YouTuber. She plays the lead role of María in the upcoming film West Side Story, directed by Steven Spielberg, scheduled to be released in theaters on December 10, 2021.
Rachel Anne McAdams 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.
Rachel L. Levine is an American pediatrician who has served as the Pennsylvania Secretary of Health since 2017. She is a Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the Penn State College of Medicine, and previously served as the Pennsylvania Physician General from 2015 to 2017. She is one of only a handful of openly transgender government officials in the United States. President Joe Biden has nominated Levine to be Assistant Secretary for Health. She would be the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the Senate.
Rachel Elizabeth Brosnahan is an American actress. She stars as aspiring stand-up comedian Miriam "Midge" Maisel in the critically acclaimed Prime Video period comedy series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017–present), for which she has won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 2018 and two consecutive Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2018 and 2019. She also had a recurring role in the Netflix political thriller series House of Cards (2013–2015), for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination and played a lead role in the WGN drama series Manhattan (2014–15).
Rachel Annabelle Riley is a British television presenter and mathematician. She co-presents the Channel 4 daytime puzzle show Countdown and its comedy spin-off 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown. A mathematics graduate, her television debut came when she joined Countdown aged 22. With an interest in popularising mathematics and the sciences, she has since co-presented The Gadget Show on Channel 5 (2013–14) and It's Not Rocket Science on ITV (2016). She was also a contestant on the BBC celebrity dance show Strictly Come Dancing in 2013.
Rachel Jane Reeves is a British Labour Party politician serving as Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office since 2020, with responsibility for Labour's response to Brexit and shadowing Michael Gove. She has been the Member of Parliament for Leeds West since 2010.
Rachel Anne Dolezal, also known as Nkechi Amare Diallo, is an American former college professor and activist known for identifying as a black woman despite having been born to white parents. She is also a former National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chapter president.
Rachel Joy Shenton is an English actress, screenwriter, and activist known for playing Mitzeee Minniver on the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks (2010–2013), Lily Summers in ABC Family drama Switched at Birth (2014–2017). Joanne Scott in BBC2 comedy White Gold (2019) and Helen Alderson in All Creatures Great and Small (2020).
Rachel Anne Maddow is an American television news program host and liberal political commentator. Maddow hosts The Rachel Maddow Show, a nightly television show on MSNBC, and serves as the cable network's special event co-anchor alongside Brian Williams. Her syndicated talk radio program of the same name aired on Air America Radio from 2005 to 2010.
Rachel Bilson is an American actress. Born to a California show-business family, Bilson made her television debut in 2003, and then landed the role of Summer Roberts on the prime-time drama series The O.C. Bilson made her movie debut in The Last Kiss (2006) and starred in the science-fiction-action film Jumper (2008). From 2011 to 2015, she starred as Dr. Zoe Hart on The CW series Hart of Dixie.
Rachel Campos-Duffy is an American television personality. She first appeared on television in 1994 as a cast member on the MTV reality television series The Real World: San Francisco, before moving onto to work as a television host. She was a guest host on the ABC talk show The View, before moving onto Fox News, where she has guest-hosted the show Outnumbered.
Rachel Irene Roy is an American fashion designer.
Rachel Sarah Parris is an English comedian, musician, improviser and presenter who stars in The Mash Report on BBC Two.
Rachel Ashley Platten is an American singer, songwriter and author. After releasing two albums independently in 2003 and 2011, she signed with Columbia Records in 2015 and released her debut single, "Fight Song", which peaked at number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States, topped charts in the United Kingdom and peaked within the top ten of multiple charts worldwide. Platten won a Daytime Emmy Award for a live performance of the song on Good Morning America. Her major-label debut studio album, Wildfire (2016), was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and featured the follow-up singles "Stand by You" and "Better Place". Her second major-label album, Waves (2017), peaked at number 73 in the United States of America.
Rachel Anne Miner is an American actress. She first came to prominence for her portrayal of Michelle Bauer on the television soap opera Guiding Light (1992–95). She made her film debut in Woody Allen's Alice (1990), and later earned critical acclaim for her leading role in Bully (2001). Her other film credits include The Black Dahlia and Penny Dreadful. She is also known for her portrayal of Meg Masters on the television series Supernatural (2009–13).
Rachel Michele Nichols is a sports broadcaster who is currently a television host for ESPN, a sports reporter, and an anchor. She hosts an NBA discussion show called The Jump; weekdays on ESPN, it covers news and stories from around the league and features a panel of NBA analysts and players.
Rachel Uchitel is an American nightclub manager, hostess, and TV correspondent. She first encountered publicity when, following the September 11 attacks, a photo of her holding a picture of her fiancé, who worked in the World Trade Center, was published by the New York Post and circulated worldwide. She made headlines again in 2010 as one of golfer Tiger Woods' alleged mistresses. In 2010, she appeared in the fourth season of the American reality television series Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew.
Rachel Leah Bloom is an American actress, comedian, writer, singer, songwriter, and producer. She is best known for co-creating and starring as Rebecca Bunch in The CW musical comedy-drama series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015–2019), for which she received numerous accolades, including a Golden Globe Award, a TCA Award, a Critics' Choice Television Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award.
Rachel Jessica Te Ao Maarama House is a New Zealand actress, acting coach, and director.