Rachel Hannah Craig, professionally known as Rachel Weisz, is a British film and theatre actress as well as a former fashion model.
Weisz began her acting career at Trinity Hall, Cambridge in the early 1990s, then started working in television, appearing in the detective drama Inspector Morse, the British mini-series Scarlet and Black, and the television film Advocates II.
She made her film debut in the science fiction film Death Machine.
Her breakthrough role came in the action film Chain Reaction, opposite Keanu Reeves and Morgan Freeman.
Next, she appeared as Evelyn Carnahan-O'Connell in the adventure films The Mummy and The Mummy Returns.
Other notable films featuring Weisz are the war film Enemy at the Gates, opposite Jude Law; the comedy-drama About a Boy, opposite Hugh Grant; the supernatural action-thriller Constantine, pairing her once again with Keanu Reeves; and in the Darren Aronofsky-directed romantic drama The Fountain, opposite Hugh Jackman.
For her supporting role in the drama thriller The Constant Gardener, opposite Ralph Fiennes, she received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors' Guild award.