(Marlee) starred in "About a Boy," opposite Hugh Grant, and in
"Confidence," opposite Edward Burns and Dustin Hoffman, for director
Previously, she reprised her role
opposite Brendan Fraser in "The Mummy Returns," which broke box-office
records upon its release. She also starred opposite Jude Law and Joseph Fiennes
in "Enemy at the Gates," directed by Jean-Jacques Arnaud, and in the
independent film "Beautiful Creatures," opposite Susan Lynch.
Other films in which Weisz has starred
include the acclaimed British comedy "Land Girls," which also starred
Catherine McCormack, and "Swept From the Sea," which also starred
Vincent Perez. She was also seen in Mark Pellington's "Going All the
Way," with Jeremy Davies and Ben Affleck, Bernardo Bertolucci's
"Stealing Beauty," opposite Liv Tyler and Jeremy Irons, and the
thriller, "Chain Reaction," opposite Keanu Reeves and Morgan Freeman.
These films quickly followed her
acclaimed debut in the London production of Noel Coward's "Design For
Living," which garnered her the London Drama Critics Circle Award as
Outstanding Newcomer. She also starred in the West End production of
"Suddenly Last Summer" for director Sean Mathias.
Before her London theatre success Weisz
already had a significant theatrical background that began during her time
studying at Cambridge University. With two colleagues she formed the
"Talking Tongues" Theater Group, which performed numerous experimental
pieces and which won the prestigious Guardian Award at the Edinburgh Festival.
Weisz returned to the stage in Neil
Labute's latest play, "The Shape of Things," at the Almeida Theatre
in the West End of London, for which she received excellent reviews. The play
then had a successful run off Broadway. Weisz co-produced with Neil LaBute and
starred in the subsequent film version.
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