Weisz is a favorite of viewers, journalists and critics, who call the actress smart and beautiful. Along with Actresses such as Natalie Portman and Kate Beckinsale, Weiss is considered one of the most educated and well-mannered Hollywood Actresses not seen in scandals. The only high-profile story occurred in 2011, when the British advertising standards Committee (ASA) took the initiative to ban the L’oreal advertising campaign, which was represented by Rachel Weisz. She was accused of promoting unnatural youth and beauty. The actress herself has repeatedly said that she stands for natural beauty and does not resort to plastic surgery, unlike her colleagues in the shop. He is friends with fashion designer Donna Karan. At various times, she was the face of such fashion brands as Burberry and Revlon. She was one of the sexiest women on the planet. Engaged in charity work.
She was born on March 7, 1970 in London, into an intelligent family, which she repeatedly referred to as” an intellectually abstruse Jewish home ” (her father is an inventor, her mother is a psychoanalyst, and her sister Minnie is an artist). At the age of 14, Weisz worked as a model. It is known that her parents did not allow the girl to star in the film by Richard Gere “King David”.
The unusual appearance of the actress is due to a mixture of different nationalities of their ancestors (Italians, Jews, Hungarians). Her ancestors are Jews from Hungary who emigrated to the UK to escape persecution by the Nazis. Weiss considers herself Jewish. After school, Weiss went to Cambridge University to study English literature. There, she became active in local theatre and, as a student, formed her own company called the Cambridge Talking Tongues, which won the guardian newspaper award at the Edinburgh theatre festival. While studying at the University, she was an active feminist.
In 1994, the name of Rachel Weisz was named as one of the most promising newcomers to cinema. Having started her career as a theater actress (fame came to her when she played in the production of “West End” in 1995), she became popular thanks to her role in the film of the cult Director Bernardo Bertolucci “Elusive beauty”, starring with other famous actors. Among Weisz’s most notable films are “the Mummy”, “Constantine: Lord of darkness”, and “the Devoted gardener”. For the latest film, which is based on a book by John Le Carre about the love of a diplomat and his brave wife, who investigates the crimes of a pharmaceutical company in Africa, Weiss won an Academy award and a Golden globe as best supporting actress. During her career, Rachel Weisz has worked with many outstanding Directors, such as Jean-Jacques Annaud (“Enemy at the gate”), Barry Levinson (“Black envy”), Alejandro Amenabar (“Agora”), Wong Kar Wai (“My blueberry nights”), Peter Jackson (“Sweet bones”) and many others.
Weiss has long been in a relationship with Director Daren Aronofsky, with whom she has a son. In 2011, she married “Agent 007” Daniel Craig, whom she met during the filming of the movie “House of dreams”. His idols include Katharine Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin.