Rachel Griffiths Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Nov, 2020
Facts of Rachel Griffiths
Date of Birth: 1968 , December-18
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: Australia
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Rachel Griffiths
Birth Name Rachel Anne Griffiths
Father Edward Martin Griffiths
Mother Anna Griffiths
Nationality Australian
Birth Place/City Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Profession Actress, Director
Net Worth $6 Million
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Brown
Married Yes
Married to Andrew Taylor (December 31, 2002 - present)
Children 3
Education Star of the Sea College, Victoria College
Awards Golden Globe Award, Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Award, Australian Film Institute Award, Character and Morality in Entertainment Award, Film Critics Circle of Australia Award, Melbourne International Film Festival Award, Screen Actors Guild Award
Movies Muriel's Wedding, Cosi, Children of the Revolution, Jude, To Have & to Hold, Welcome to Woop Woop, My Best Friend's Wedding, Amy, My Son the Fanatic, Among Giants, Divorcing Jack, Hilary and Jackie, Me Myself I, Blow, The Rookie, Ned Kelly, Beautiful Kate, Burning Man, Underground: The Julian Assange Story, Saving Mr. Banks, Hacksaw Ridge, Strangers to the World
TV Show Secrets, Jimeoin, Six Feet Under, Comanche Moon, Brothers & Sisters, Camp, House Husbands, Barracuda, When We Rise, Dead Lucky, Total Control
Siblings 2
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Rachel Griffiths is an Australian actress and director. The Oscar-nominated actress of Hilary and Jackie has won numerous other awards for her roles in movies like Total Control, Hacksaw Ridge, Me Myself I, and The Rookie; and TV shows like Brothers & Sisters and Six Feet Under.   

How Old is Rachel Griffiths? What is her Height?

Rachel Griffiths was born as Rachel Anne Griffiths on December 18, 1968, the youngest of three children and the only daughter of art consultant Anna Griffiths and Edward Martin Griffiths.  

Born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Griffiths spent her early childhood on the Gold Coast, Queensland before her moving with her mother and brothers to Melbourne.

She attended the all-girls Catholic school, Star of the Sea College in Brighton, and received her Bachelor of Education degree in drama and dance from Victoria College in Rusden, Melbourne.   

Mother of Three Children with Husband Andrew Taylor

On December 31, 2002, Griffiths tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend, the Australian artist, and printmaker Andrew Taylor, at a ceremony in their hometown of Melbourne, Australia, following a six-month-long engagement. 

Rachel Griffiths with her husband Andrew Taylor SOURCE: Daily Mail UK

They have three children together: son Banjo Patrick Taylor (born on November 22, 2003) and daughters Adelaide Rose Taylor (born on June 23, 2005) and Clementine Grace Taylor (born on June 21, 2009).

Career and Net Worth

Rachel Griffiths' professional on-screen career began in the early-'90s with roles in various shows on Australian television including Fast Forward, The Feds, Secrets, and Jimeoin.

Her breakthrough role came in the 1994 Australian comedy film, Muriel's Wedding, as Rhonda Epinstall. She went on to have a slew of acclaimed appearances on movies like Jude, My Best Friend's Wedding, Amy, Among Giants, Divorcing Jack, Hilary and Jackie, Me Myself I, Blow, The Rookie, Ned Kelly, Burning Man, Saving Mr. Banks, and Hacksaw Ridge

Rachel Griffiths as Hilary du Pré in Hilary and Jackie SOURCE: IMDb

She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of one of the titular characters, the British classical flute player Hilary du Pré, in the 1998 biopic, Hilary and Jackie. 

On television, Griffiths is most known for playing Brenda Chenowith in the HBO drama series Six Feet Under, Sarah Walker in the ABC family drama series Brothers & Sisters, MacKenzie Granger in the sitcom Camp, and Belle in the Australian comedy-drama series House Husbands.

At the time of this writing, Rachel Griffiths has been in the acting industry for nearly three decades and has won several awards. Thanks to her prolific career, Griffiths is believed to have a net worth of $6 million.      

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