Rachel Weisz is a model-turned British actor who made her foray into films after successfully launching herself as a model. From being one of the most promising newcomers to the proud recipient of an Academy, Golden Globe and BAFTA Award, Weisz artistic brilliance has been exemplary and outstanding.
Weisz began her acting career in the early 1990s, with her debut film ‘Death Machine’. ‘Chain Reaction’ marked her first Hollywood appearance. However, Weisz breakthrough came with the 1999 released iconic film ‘The Mummy’ in which she essayed the role of an English Egyptologist. She soon followed it with the sequel ‘The Mummy Returns’ which became the top grossing film of her career till then.
Over the years, Weisz’ filmography has had an equal share of hits and misses. ‘Enemy at the Gates’, ‘About a Boy’, ‘Constantine’, ‘The Fountain’, ‘The Constant Gardener’, ‘The Bourne Legacy’, ‘The Deep Blue Sea’ and ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ make up as Weisz’s most successful films. Her role of Tessa Qualye in ‘The Constant Gardener’ that won her prestigious awards can be easily credited as Weisz’s best role. Having said that, Weisz’ list of flops includes ‘Envy’, ‘The Land Girls’, ‘Dirty Something’, ‘Unbound Captives’ and ‘360’.