Rebecca Hall is a British and American actress, director and producer1, born May 3, 1982 in London.
In 2003, she won the Charleson Award for her theater role in Mrs Warren’s Profession. In 2006, she began a film career with Starter for 10 and Le Prestige. But it was in 2008 that his career was launched with Vicky Cristina Barcelona, of Woody Allen, which earned him recognition, as well as a nomination for the Golden Globes.
Personal Information of Rebecca Hall:
Birth Name: Rebecca Maria Hall
Nick Name: Becky
Date of Birth: 3 May 1982
Age: 38 Years Old 2020
Nationality: London, England
Birth Place :St Catharine’s College, Cambridge
Years active: 1992-present
Spouse(s): Morgan Spector (m. 2015)
Height: 5’ 9” (175 cm)
Weight: 57 kg (126 Pounds)
Shoe Size: 9 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Body Measurements: 34-24-34
Father: Peter Hall
Mother: Maria Ewing
Half-Brother: Edward Hall
Half-Brother: Christopher Hall
Half-Sister: Jennifer Caron Hall
Half-Sister: Emma Hall
Half-Sister: Jennifer Caron Hall
Early Life of Rebecca Hall:
Born in London, Rebecca Maria Hall is the daughter of director Peter Hall and American-born opera singer Maria Ewing, who divorced when she was five.
She has Dutch, Scottish, African American and Sioux origins through her mother. She also has a half-brother, Edward, a stage director, and four other half-brothers.
Quickly swimming in the artistic world, she entered the Roedean School, where she became a head girl, who represented the school at events and was able to give public speeches.
She also studied at Cambridge University for two years, before dropping out in 2002. During her stay there, she appeared in plays and set up a theater company.
She also appears in student theater internships alongside Dan Stevens, with whom she will star in As You Like It. Between 2003 and 2004, she began a relationship with Freddie Stevenson, one of her partners in Comme il vous plaira.
Personal Life of Rebecca Hall:
From 2011 until 2013 she was in a relationship with director Sam Mendes. In September 2015 she married actor Morgan Spector, whom she had met the year before during the Broadway production they were doing together. The ceremony took place in New York.
Professional Life of Rebecca Hall:
After filming two TV series and a TV movie between 1992 and 1993, Rebecca Hall really began her professional career in 2002 in the theater as Vivie in her father’s production Mrs Warren’s Profession at the Strand Theater in London. His performance was noticed, qualified as “remarkable” and “perfect” and enabled him to win the Charleson Award.
In 2003, when her father celebrated her fiftieth birthday as a director by directing five plays at the Theater Royal in Bath, she played in two of her five plays performed by the Peter Hall Company: Comme il vous plaira, in the role of Rosalind , which earned him a second nomination for the Charleson Award and held the title role in The Fight For Barbara.
In 2004, she participated in four more plays with the Peter Hall Company, then reprized her role as Rosalind in As You Like It for performances in the United Kingdom and the United States.
In 2008-2009, she appeared in the plays Le Conte d’hiver and La Cerisaie, plays performed in Germany, Greece, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain and the United States, followed two years later in La Nuit des rois, a production directed by his father and performed at the Royal National Theater.
In 2006, she began a film career in the adaptation of David Nicholls’ novel Starter for Ten. She goes on to Christopher Nolan’s film The Prestige, where she gets an important first role.
It was not until 2008 that she really became known to the general public thanks to the film Vicky Cristina Barcelona, by Woody Allen, in which she played one of the two title roles, that of an American tourist troubled by a Spanish painter (Javier Bardem).
Her performance was acclaimed by critics and earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy.
That same year, she can be seen in the Ron Howard Frost / Nixon film where she plays the role of David Frost’s girlfriend.
In 2010, she starred in two films: the comedy-drama The Beauty of the Gesture, alongside Catherine Keener, Oliver Platt, and Amanda Peet, followed by the thriller The Town, in which she played a bank manager traumatized by a robbery and who falls under the spell of a man (played by Ben Affleck), without knowing that he is one of the robbers.
In 2017, she was part of the jury for the 2017 Venice Film Festival, chaired by the American actress Annette Bening.
In 2020, she made her directorial debut directing the dramatic thriller Passing starring Ruth Negga and Tessa Thompson in the lead roles.