Rachel WeiszRachel Hannah Weisz (; born 7 March 1970) gives a year of 1970, as does the ''Encyclopædia Britannica'' and the National Portrait Gallery. The public record of her birth lists it as 1970. However, some sources give it as 1971, including her detailed biography at the British Film Institute (Alexander Larman: [http://www.screenonline.org.uk/people/id/1174895/index.html ''Weisz, Rachel (1971–)'']), [https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2006/feb/03/film.edvulliamy a biographic article in ''The Guardian''] and several other British newspapers. The ''Evening Standard'' of 6 March 2006 (Nick Curtis: ''A Taxing Issue for Partygoers; the Oscars Diary'') claims that Weisz herself gives 1971 as her year of birth.}}) is a British actress. She began acting in stage and television productions in the early 1990s, and made her film debut in ''Death Machine'' (1994). She won a Critics' Circle Theatre Award for her role in the 1994 revival of Noël Coward's play ''Design for Living,'' and went on to appear in the 1999 Donmar Warehouse production of Tennessee Williams' drama ''Suddenly, Last Summer''. Her film breakthrough came with her starring role as Evelyn Carnahan in the Hollywood action films ''The Mummy'' (1999) and ''The Mummy Returns'' (2001). Weisz went on to star in several films of the 2000s, including ''Enemy at the Gates'' (2001), ''About a Boy'' (2002), ''Runaway Jury'' (2003), ''Constantine'' (2005), ''The Fountain'' (2006), ''The Lovely Bones'' (2009) and ''The Whistleblower'' (2010).
For her performance as an activist in the 2005 thriller ''The Constant Gardener'', she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and for playing Blanche DuBois in a 2009 revival of ''A Streetcar Named Desire'', she won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress. In the 2010s, Weisz continued to star in big-budget films such as the action film ''The Bourne Legacy'' (2012) and the fantasy film ''Oz the Great and Powerful'' (2013) and achieved critical acclaim for her performances in the independent films ''The Deep Blue Sea'' (2011), ''Denial'' (2016), and ''The Favourite'' (2018). For her portrayal of Sarah Churchill in ''The Favourite'', she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and received a second Academy Award nomination. Weisz has since played Melina Vostokoff in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film ''Black Widow'' (2021) and starred as twin obstetricians in the thriller miniseries ''Dead Ringers'' (2023).
Weisz was engaged to filmmaker Darren Aronofsky from 2005 to 2010, with whom she has a son. In 2011, she married Daniel Craig, with whom she has a daughter. She also became a US citizen. Provided by Wikipedia