Sunday, June 19, 2011

Rebecca Hall

British Actress

Popular name        Rebecca Hall
Birth Name           Rebecca Maria Hall
Birth date              May 3, 1982,
Birth place             London, England
Height                   5' 9" (1.75 m)
Occupation            Actress
Father                    Peter Hall
Mother                   Maria Ewi
Awards                  Nominated for 1 BAFTA and 1 Golden Globe

Hall's first role came in 1992, when she appeared as Young Sophy in her father's television adaptation of Mary Wesley's The Camomile Lawn. Hall's feature film debut came in 2006 as Rebecca Epstein in the film adaptation of David Nicholls's Starter for Ten. She got her breakthrough with the role of Sarah Borden in Christopher Nolan's film The Prestige. She then appeared in Stephen Poliakoff's Joe's Palace in 2007,as well as appearing in several other TV movies including Wide Sargasso Sea and Rubberheart. Her Hollywood fame grew when she starred in the Woody Allen film Vicky Cristina Barcelona, playing one of the title characters, Vicky. Critics praised her performance as well as Penélope Cruz's, who won an Academy Award. Hall was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. She also appeared in Frost/Nixon in 2008.

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