RACHEL MCADAMS appeared in three films released in 2013: Richard Curtis's About
Time, opposite Domnhall Gleeson and Bill Nighy; Terrence Malick'sTo the Wonder
opposite Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko and Javier Bardem; and Passion, directed by
Brian De Palma and co-starring Noomi Rapace.
In autumn 2013, she began production on Cameron Crowe's untitled next film
opposite Bradley Cooper and Emma Stone, and was also recently cast to voice a
character in The Little Prince alongside James Franco and Jeff Bridges.
Additionally in 2013, she began production on Wim Wenders' Everything Will Be
Fine, in which she stars alongside James Franco, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Robert
Her other recent credits include box office hits from three very different
genres - reprising her role as Irene Adler in Sherlock Homes: A Game of Shadows
opposite Robert Downey Jr., starring in romantic drama The Vow alongside
Channing Tatum, and in Woody Allen's Midnight In Paris, as part of the ensemble
cast that earned a SAG nomination for Outstanding Performance By A Cast In A
Motion Picture. McAdams will soon begin production on Passengers, to star
alongside Keanu Reeves in the science fiction film which will be released by
Previous film credits include Morning Glory opposite Diane Keaton and Harrison
Ford, Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes, The Time Traveler's Wife, Neil Burger's The
Lucky Ones, Married Life, The Family Stone opposite Diane Keaton and Sarah
Jessica Parker, Wes Craven's Red Eye opposite Cillian Murphy, Wedding Crashers
opposite Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn and Christopher Walken, Nick Cassavetes' The
Notebook opposite Ryan Gosling, and Mean Girls.
In 2005, McAdams received ShoWest's Supporting Actress of the Year Award as well
as the Breakthrough Actress of the Year at the Hollywood Film Awards. In 2009,
she was awarded with ShoWest's Female Star of the Year.
McAdams was born and raised in a small town outside of London, Ontario. Involved
with theatre growing up, she went on to graduate with honors with a BFA degree
in Theater from York University.