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Rachel Griffiths

Rachel Anne Griffiths is an Australian film and television actress. She came to prominence with the 1994 film Muriel's Wedding and her Academy Award nominated performance in Hilary and Jackie (1998). She is best known for her portrayals of Brenda Chenowith in the HBO series Six Feet Under and Sarah Walker Laurent on the ABC primetime drama Brothers & Sisters. Her work in film and television has earned her a Golden Globe Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and three Australian Film Institute Awards. Griffith attended Melbourne University, studying philosophy, before attending the drama department at Victoria School of the Art.  After college, she began working with the touring youth company Woolly Jumpers Theater Company, as well as the Melbourne Theater Company, where she appeared in numerous dramas.   Griffiths made a name for herself in 1991 when she wrote and performed in the short film "Barbie Gets Hip,” which was screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival. She landed a few TV spots before she was cast as Rhonda, Toni Collette's sidekick in P.J. Hogan's "Muriel's Wedding" (1994), winning her an Australian Film Institute Award for Best Supporting Actress. These successes jump-started her career, landing her numerous dramatic and comedic roles in overseas productions, before making her American cinema debut with her second P.J. Hogan collaboration, "My Best Friend's Wedding” (1997). In the fall of 2001, Griffiths accepted her first major television series role and came aboard Alan Ball’s HBO series "Six Feet Under."  Griffith stayed with the show during its five years of critical acclaim, while at the same time, continued to appear an lend her voice to screen and direct-to-video features before returning to telvision to star in "Brothers and Sisters" to much similar acclaim. 


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Born:
Dec 18, 1968 In Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
53
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie The King's Daughter 2020-09-05
Known For
Poster of Dead Lucky
Poster of Making Muriel
Poster of The Hard Word
Poster of Me Myself I

Rachel Griffiths Movies Filmography

Movie
The King's Daughter
Abbess 2020-09-05
Series
Total Control
Rachel Anderson 2019-10-13
Series
Dead Lucky
Grace Gibbs 2018-07-25
Movie
Making Muriel
Herself 2017-12-31
Movie
Don't Tell
Joy Conolly 2017-05-18
Movie
David Stratton: A Cinematic Life
Herself 2017-03-09
Series
When We Rise
Diane 2017-02-27
Movie
Hacksaw Ridge
Bertha Doss 2016-10-07
Series
Barracuda
Samantha Taylor 2016-07-10
Movie
Mammal
Margaret 2016-04-01
Movie
The Osiris Child
General Lynex 2016-02-17
Series
Deadline Gallipoli
Lady Hamilton 2015-04-19
Series
Paper Giants: Magazine Wars
Dulcie Boling 2013-06-02
Movie
Patrick
Matron Cassidy 2013-10-15
Movie
Butterflies
Claire 2013-06-15
Movie
Saving Mr. Banks
Aunt Ellie 2013-11-16
Movie
Underground: The Julian Assange Story
Christine Assange 2012-10-07
Movie
Burning Man
Miriam 2011-09-10
Movie
Beautiful Kate
Sally Kendall 2009-08-06
Series
Q&A
Herself - Panellist 2008-05-22
Series
Comanche Moon
Inez Scull 2008-01-13
Series
Brothers and Sisters
Sarah Walker 2006-09-24
Movie
Step Up
Director Gordon 2006-08-11
Movie
Angel Rodriguez
Nicole 2005-09-15
Movie
Plainsong
Maggie Jonas 2004-04-25
Series
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie
Ned Kelly
Susan Scott 2003-03-22
Movie
After the Deluge
Annie 2003-06-15
Movie
The Hard Word
Carol 2002-05-30
Series
V Graham Norton
Unknown 2002-05-06
Movie
The Rookie
Lorri Morris 2002-03-25
Movie
The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina
Albertine (voice) 2002-08-06
Series
Six Feet Under
Brenda Chenowith 2001-06-03
Movie
Blow
Ermine Jung 2001-04-04
Movie
Blow Dry
Sandra 2001-03-01
Movie
Me Myself I
Pamela Drury 2000-04-20
Movie
Among Giants
Gerry 1998-06-24
Movie
Since You've Been Gone
Sally Zalinsky 1998-06-06
Movie
Welcome to Woop Woop
Sylvia 1998-08-13
Movie
Divorcing Jack
Lee Cooper 1998-10-01
Movie
Hilary and Jackie
Hilary Du Pré 1998-12-30
Movie
My Son the Fanatic
Bettina / Sandra 1997-10-21
Movie
My Best Friend's Wedding
Samantha Newhouse 1997-06-19
Series
Once a Thief
Unknown 1996-09-29
Movie
Children of the Revolution
Constable Anna Welch 1996-06-14
Movie
Cosi
Lucy 1996-03-04
Movie
Jude
Arabella 1996-02-06
Movie
To Have & To Hold
Kate 1996-01-01
Movie
Muriel's Wedding
Rhonda Epinstalk 1994-08-22
Series
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Unknown 1993-09-13
Series
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Unknown 1992-05-25
Series
The Academy Awards
Unknown 1953-03-18
Series
Hallmark Hall of Fame
Unknown 1951-12-24