Rachel McAdams


Rachel McAdams, Canadian actress, was born on November 17, 1978 in London, Ontario, Canada. Her father, Lance, worked as a mover, and her mother, Sandra, worked as a nurse. Both of them raised McAdams and her younger sister Kayleen and younger brother Daniel.

She began competitive figure skating at roughly age 4 and had to discover acting at age 12, when she viewed a children’s theater group performance.

Rachel Anne McAdams after graduating from a four-year theatre program at York University in 2001, initially worked in Canadian television and film productions such as before venturing full blown into acting work.