Rachel McAdams Facts

Rachel McAdams Facts
Rachel McAdams is a Canadian born actress who made her Hollywood debut in the 2002 movie The Hot Chick. She was born November 17th, 1978 in London, Ontario, Canada, to Sandra Kay and Lance Frederick McAdams. Rachel was active in sports and student life in school but was not fond of the academic side. Rachel attended Shakespeare and Disney summer camps as a child because of her interest in performing as a child. Rachel McAdams attended Toronto's York University and graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts honours degree. She appeared in an MTV pilot in 2001, a Canadian film in 2001, and The Hot Chick in 2002, which launched her Hollywood career.
Interesting Rachel McAdams Facts:
Rachel McAdams has a younger sister Kayleen who is a celebrity makeup artist. She also has a younger brother named Daniel.
Rachel McAdams mother is a nurse and her father is a truck driver.
As a child Rachel McAdams was a champion figure skater.
As a teenager Rachel McAdams worked at McDonalds for three years while on summer holidays.
At the age of 12 Rachel McAdams participated in London, Ontario's Original Kids Theatre Company, eventually directing children's productions as well.
Rachel McAdams won a performance award in a school stage production, given by the Sears Ontario Drama Festival.
Rachel McAdams' first role was as Beth Swanson on the MTV pilot Shotgun Love Dolls. It was filmed while she was on spring break from York University.
Rachel McAdams film debut was in the Canadian movie My Name is Tanino.
Rachel McAdams was nominated for a Genie award for her role in the Canadian drama titled Perfect Pie.
In 2002 Rachel McAdams starred in the Hollywood movie The Hot Chick with Rob Schneider and Anna Faris.
Following the success of The Hot Chick Rachel McAdams returned to play Kate McNab in Slings and Arrows, a comedy mini-series. She won a Gemini Award for her role.
In 2004 Rachel McAdams starred in the movie Mean Girls with Lindsay Lohan, Lacey Chabert, and Amanda Seyfried. Rachel received two MTV Movie Awards for her role as Regina George.
Rachel McAdams starred in the highly successful movie The Notebook in 2004, along with Canadian actor Ryan Gosling. Rachel won four Teen Choice Awards and one MTV Movie Award for her role as Allie Hamilton.
Rachel McAdams went on to play roles in movies such as Wedding Crashers, Red Eye, The Family Stone, The Time Traveler's Wife, Sherlock Holmes, The Vow, and many more.
While filming The Notebook Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling did not get along well. They later went on to date, but the relationship did not last.
Rachel McAdams is a vegetarian.
While filming Sherlock Holmes Rachel McAdams did a lot of her own stunts.
Rachel McAdams has turned down opportunities in which she would appear nude and has vowed never to do so.
Rachel McAdams lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Rachel says that she would open and run a restaurant if she wasn't an actress, despite saying she is not a great cook but can follow a recipe.

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