Rachel Griffiths

Rachel Griffiths

Age52Born on18 December 1968 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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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Actor

The Wilds
Gretchen Klein
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Total Control
Rachel Anderson
0 votes
Dead Lucky
Grace Gibbs
3 votes
When We Rise
Diane
0 votes
Barracuda
Samantha Taylor
0 votes
Deadline Gallipoli
Lady Hamilton
0 votes
Camp
Mackenzie 'Mack' Granger
0 votes
Paper Giants: Magazine Wars
Dulcie Boling
0 votes
Comanche Moon
Inez Scull
1 vote
Brothers & Sisters
Sarah Walker
3 votes
Six Feet Under
Brenda Chenowith
7 votes

Executive Producer

Total Control
Total Control

guest Roles

The Project (2009)
Episode 08x176
2016
House Husbands
Episode 03x08
2014
House Husbands
Episode 03x07
2014
House Husbands
Episode 03x06
2014
House Husbands
Episode 03x05
2014
House Husbands
Episode 03x04
2014
House Husbands
Episode 03x03
2014
House Husbands
Episode 03x02
2014
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Episode 05x139
2007
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Episode 11x182
2003
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Episode 10x80
2003
Once a Thief
Episode 01x19
1998