Rachel Hannah Weisz (/ˈvaɪs/; born 7 March 1970) is a British 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.
- As a child in North London it never crossed my mind that I would ever play the Wicked Witch of the East.
- I was kind of a tomboy climbing trees so it never crossed my mind, no.
- Note: Rachel said when asked if the role had been a childhood fantasy of hers.
- Source: hellomagazine.com
- I think the only way you can successfully be a mum and an actress is by not carrying around the burden of the character. Between the time the director says "Action" and "Cut," it's all true for me. But when I stop saying the lines, it's not true anymore.