Rachel Griffiths

Rachel Griffiths

actress, producer, writer, director

Born December 18, 1968 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Her mother, Anna Griffiths, is an art consultant. Her uncle is a Jesuit priest. Has two older brothers. One brother, Ben, is a ski instructor. Lived on the Gold Coast, Queensland until age five, then moved to Melbourne. Attended Star of the Sea Catholic Girls' College, did well at school and learned ballet. When she was 11, her father left home with an 18 year old woman. She hasn't seen him for years. Her mother was an art teacher at the time and raised the children alone. Has an Education Degree in dance and drama. Worked for the theatre company The Woolly Jumpers, in Geelong. Made famous by Muriel's Wedding (1994).

Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Six Feet Under Season 1 (2002)

Filmography

Connections

  • Ben Mendelsohn

    Ben Mendelsohn

  • Andy Paterson

    Andy Paterson

  • Guy Pearce

    Guy Pearce

  • Toni Collette

    Toni Collette

  • Charles Dance

    Charles Dance

  • Simon Beaufoy

    Simon Beaufoy

  • Alan Ball

    Alan Ball

  • Mathew St. Patrick

    Mathew St. Patrick

  • Peter Krause

    Peter Krause

  • Michael C. Hall

    Michael C. Hall

Genres

  • Thriller
  • Action & Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Horror
  • Music Videos & Concerts
  • Western
  • Military & War
  • Fantasy
  • Drama
  • Romance