Rachel Clare Hurd-Wood (born 17 August 1990) is a British actress and model, best known for her role as Wendy Darling in the 2003 film Peter Pan.
Early Life of Rachel Hurd-Wood:
Rachel Hurd-Wood was born in the Streatham neighborhood of South London, England, the daughter of Philip and Sarah Hurd-Wood. She lived in London until she was eight when she and her family moved to a Victorian country house on the edge of a lush forest in Godalming, Surrey.
She moved to London in a shared flat to pursue her studies in linguistics at the University. College London at the age of eighteen. She moved into her own home in London, just before her 21st birthday. Rachel has a younger brother, Patrick, who appeared with her in Peter Pan as one of the sleeping children in the “I believe in fairies” scene. He also later plays the role of Samuel Crowthorn alongside his sister in the film, Solomon Kane, in which she plays Meredith Crowthorne.
Her father’s job also includes acting, writing scripts, and doing voice-overs for commercials. She joined a drama club at her school and participated in her theatrical production during her sophomore year. Hurd-Wood dispelled the false rumor that her uncle is Hugh Laurie in an interview in September and October 2009 for Little White Lies: The An Education Issue and again in 2010 a live Myspace web chat for the movie Tomorrow. , When the War Began. “My uncle lives in Wales and is an artist,” she says.
Rachel Hurd-Wood attended Rodborough Technology College in Milford, Surrey from 2001 to 2006 for her GCSE with art, English literature, Psychology, and Philosophy as subjects. She had instructed lessons during the filming of Peter Pan in Australia during 2002 and 2003 as his work lasted for a span of 8 to 9 months. Later he attended Godalming College sixth form from 2006 onwards to study for his advanced levels with the GCSE with Art, Psychology, and Philosophy as subjects.
Hurd-Wood had considered becoming a marine biologist because of her deep love for dolphins. She abandoned the idea when she discovered that she would need to study science because she thought she was not very good at it. She became interested in working with children who have special needs or disabilities.
Hurd-Wood studied linguistics at University College London, having completed her freshman year in 2009, but dropped out of the course incomplete before traveling to Australia for the filming of Tomorrow, When the War Began, when she decided to focus entirely on her career in the acting.
Personal Information of Rachel Hurd-Wood:
Nickname: Roll Over
Full Name: Rachel Clare Hurd-Wood
Profession: Actress and Model
Age:30 years old (in 2021)
Date Of Birth: August 17, 1990
Birthplace: Streatham, London, United Kingdom
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Father: Philip Hurd-Wood
Mother: Sarah Hurd-Wood
Brother(s): Patrick Hurd-Wood
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Boyfriend: Russ Bain (m. 2018)
Ex-Boyfriends: Jeremy Sumpter (2003 – 2005)
Height: 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)
Weight: 53 kg (117 lbs)
Body Measurements: 33-24-35 inches
Bra Size/Breast: 32A
Hips: 35 inches
Body Type: Slim
Dress Size:6 (US)
Hair Color: Dyed Red
Eye Color: Blue
Hobbies: Charity work
Favorite Food: Chocolate
Favorite Color: Yellow
Active from: 2002-present
Net Worth: USD $2 million approx.
Rachel Hurd-Wood along with celebrities who are supporters of the Shooting Star CHASE organization, Keeley Hawes, Matthew MacFadyen and Max Clifford joined more than 50 terminally ill children and their families for the event on Sunday, December 20, 2009. The organization worked with Coca-Cola and the Merlin Group, which spans Alton Towers, Chessington World of Adventures and the London Eye, transform Christopher’s (CHASE) Hospice in Guildford, Surrey into a winter wonderland and gave the hospice children a wonderful surprise of Christmas.
Personal Life of Rachel Hurd-Wood:
She has been married to Russ Bain since 2017, with whom she shares a son, Liam, born in 2018. In December 2020, she announced that she was pregnant for the second time.
Professional Life of Rachel Hurd-Wood:
Rachel Hurd-Wood’s acting career began in 2002 when, despite having very little acting experience, she was cast in the role of Wendy Darling by thousands of applicants after her grandparents saw a television clip. said PJ Hogan was looking for a “young English rose” for the Peter Pan feature film. She traveled to Gold Coast, Australia for eight months to film. Her performance received good reviews and was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor. , and a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Motion Picture – Leading Young Actress.
Rachel Hurd-Wood had a role in the television movie Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking, as a 13-year-old victim of a serial killer.
She had a major role in the thriller An American Haunting, as a girl who is haunted and tormented by a relentless demon. Her performance was the subject of some praise, with one critic commenting, “The actors are saving grace … Hurd-Wood, a blend of radiant approaching femininity and animal terror.
Their passionate performances really make you matter what happens to these people … “, another reviewer comments,” Rachel Hurd-Wood … delivers a fantastic and nuanced performance as Betsy Bell, the central role that essentially carries the entire movie. “Hurd -Wood was nominated for the 2006 Teen Choice Awards in the Movie – Choice Scream category for her role.
In 2005, she appeared in an adaptation of the best-selling novel by German writer Patrick Süskind, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer. Set in 18th-century France, Hurd-Wood plays Laura Richis, the red-haired virgin daughter of a politically connected merchant played by Alan Rickman. She had her hair dyed a dark red. She was nominated for a “Best Supporting Actress” award at The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films’ 33rd Saturn Awards for the role of her.
In 2007, Rachel Hurd-Wood played a waitress in the music video for Madeleine Peyroux’s song “A Little Bit.” She appeared alongside the musicians in the music video for Ox.Eagle’s “Fatherhood / Motherhood.” Lion.Man.
In the 2008 film Solomon Kane, she played Meredith Crowthorne, a Puritan captured by a gang of thugs who murdered her family and whom Kane tried to rescue. Her younger brother Patrick appears in the film as her brother Samuel. During filming, Hurd-Wood studied for her GCSE A-levels at Godalming College in Surrey.
Later in the year, she starred in the film Dorian Gray based on the Oscar Wilde novel The Picture of Dorian Gray. She was in the small but key role of the young budding actress Sibyl Vane, with whom Gray falls in love. She was studying in the first year of the linguistics course at UCL while working on this film.
In her first contemporary role, Rachel Hurd-Wood was cast as Corrie Mackenzie, one of the main characters in the 2009 Australian action/adventure film Tomorrow, When the War Began based on the John Marsden novel. (The novel was one of the books she read while being instructed in the filming of Peter Pan.) At this point, she interrupted her linguistics career to focus full-time on acting. She learned an accent Australian for the role. The film became the highest-grossing film of that year in Australia.
Rachel Hurd-Wood played the main character Mae-West O’Mara in the 2010 film Hideaways, telling a story to her 6-year-old daughter about the strange powers of the men in the Furlong family. Her performance was well received by critics, calling her “charismatic” and “… the heart and soul of the film, the one that the girls will relate to and the guys will love …”. ”
If the film works it is due in large part to its stellar performance. “Says one critic. Another critic commented,” When the light hits Mae’s eyes, it’s like you can see whole worlds being born and destroyed until infinity. “,” Hurd-Wood’s chemistry with Treadaway is instantaneous, the two are a delight to watch, and their romance is the heart of the film … “,” … [Rachel and Harry] two performances large Centrals … “.
She played the younger version of the character played by Jenny Agutter in the short film The Mapmaker.
He was featured in the music video for Warehouse Republic’s “Revolver.”
She played the role of the babysitter in the 2011 teaser for a feature film project, Let’s Go Play at the Adams, based on the book of the same name by Mendal Johnson. Coming up, she played the role of the daughter of the character from Teddy, in the short film It Ends Here, directed by his friend Zimon Drake.
Rachel Hurd-Wood was cast in the lead female role of Elizabeth James in the upcoming film Highway to Dhampus, a story about the effects foreigners have on locals in Nepal.