Rachel McAdams was born in London, Ontario in 1978, a time of personal and societal shifts that would go on to define her formative years.
From an early age, Rachel was celebrated for her creativity and remarkable acting abilities. After high-school, she went on to study theatre at York University in Toronto, developing confidence and broadening her understanding of the world through the arts. Establishing herself within the local theater scene, it wasn't long before the talented thespian was picked up by Hollywood and given her big break.
Her outstanding performance in Mean Girls landed Rachel on the radar of many A-list directors and lead to multiple subsequent award-winning roles. She became known for her bubbly and enthusiastic portrayals, often playing love interests in movies such as The Notebook, Wedding Crashers, and About Time. She also earned respect for her transformative performances in acclaimed productions like Southpaw, Spotlight and What Lies Beneath.
Rachel’s success continued throughout her thirties with roles in several hit series and award-winning movies; most notably Dying Young, The Hot Chick and Passion. Despite her growing fame, the actress still held strong to her Canadian identity - famously going home for Thanksgiving almost every year - alongside the support of her family who live across the country. Rachel's close relationship with her family is further highlighted by her recent use of Familio; a family networking app that allows them to stay connected while they're apart.
Indeed, as we move into 2020, Rachel McAdams looks set to remain one of Hollywood’s greats; radiating with optimism and enthusiasm while contributing award-winning performances that will be remembered for years to come. In addition to showcasing an inspiring career, Rachel also serves as a reminder to cherish your family members no matter how far apart you may be - choose love, share stories and stay connected!