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Rachel Ward is a Actor, Director and Scriptwriter British born on 12 september 1957 at Cornwell, Oxfordshire (United-kingdom)

Rachel Ward

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Birth name Rachel Claire Ward
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 12 september 1957 (62 years) at Cornwell, Oxfordshire (United-kingdom)

Rachel Claire Ward, AM (born 12 September 1957) is an English-born Australian actress, columnist, film director, and screenwriter.


Ward has been married to Bryan Brown since 1983. They have three children: Rose (Rosie), Matilda (who has followed her parents into the acting profession), and Joseph (Joe).

Best films

Sharky's Machine (1981)

Usually with

Bryan Brown
Bryan Brown
(6 films)
Will Gluck
Will Gluck
(1 films)
Carl Reiner
Carl Reiner
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Rachel Ward (23 films)

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Peter Rabbit, 1h33
Directed by Will Gluck
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Mise en scène d'un lapin ou d'un lièvre, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Domhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne, Sam Neill, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, James Corden, Margot Robbie
Roles Josephine Rabbit (voice)
Rating66% 3.3012953.3012953.3012953.3012953.301295
Pierre et ses amis aiment tout particulièrement se nourrir des légumes du jardin appartenant au vieil homme habitant près de leur terrier. Lorsque ce dernier décède, Thomas, un jeune homme vivant à Londres et neveu du vieil homme dont il ne connaissait pas l'existence, hérite de sa maison. Il n'apprécie pas beaucoup les lapins à l'inverse de sa voisine avec laquelle il fait connaissance. Pierre, n'appréciant que très peu devoir partager son amie, va tenter par tous les moyens de faire fuir le nouvel arrivant.
Blackbeard (2006)
, 2h49
Directed by Kevin Connor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Pirate films
Actors Angus Macfadyen, Richard Chamberlain, Jessica Chastain, Stacy Keach, Rachel Ward, David Winters
Roles Sally Dunbar
Rating56% 2.8427952.8427952.8427952.8427952.842795
The 18th century notorious pirate Blackbeard (Angus Macfadyen) wreaks havoc on the high-seas looking for Captain Kidd's treasure. His dark presence causes controversy in the local port town of New Providence, especially among Gov. Charles Eden (Richard Chamberlain) and his adopted daughter Charlotte (Jessica Chastain), who is being wooed by Lt. Robert Maynard (Mark Umbers).
Bobbie's Girl, 1h35
Directed by Jeremy Kagan
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Bernadette Peters, Rachel Ward, Jonathan Silverman, Thomas Brodie-Sangster
Roles Roberta Langham
Rating67% 3.3852353.3852353.3852353.3852353.385235
Bobbie Langham (Rachel Ward) and Bailey Lewis (Bernadette Peters) are life partners who own and run a pub together in Dublin, Ireland, aided by Bailey's brother, David Lewis (Jonathan Silverman). Bobbie discovers that she has breast cancer, and is determined to deal with the crisis on her own. Meanwhile, the parents of Bobbie's 10-year-old nephew Alan Langham (Thomas Sangster) have been killed, and Bailey talks a reluctant Bobbie into taking him in. Bobbie and Bailey are opposites—Bobbie the cool, quiet, reserved, practical one; Bailey warm, outgoing and eccentric (and a former actress). As Bobbie undergoes treatment for her illness she finally agrees to accept Bailey's help. In turn, Bailey takes over the management of the pub and takes care of Bobbie, growing more responsible.
And Never Let Her Go, 3h20
Directed by Peter Levin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Mark Harmon, Rachel Ward, Kathryn Morris, David Hewlett, Paul Michael Glaser
Roles Christine Sheve
Rating60% 3.0038353.0038353.0038353.0038353.003835
Sans nouvelles de leur sœur Anne-Marie Fahey, secrétaire au bureau du gouverneur, Kathleen et Brian font appel à la police pour la retrouver.
On the Beach, 3h15
Directed by Russell Mulcahy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Films about religion, Transport films, Submarine films, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Armand Assante, Bryan Brown, Rachel Ward, Grant Bowler, Jacqueline McKenzie, Steve Bastoni
Roles Moira Davidson
Rating69% 3.495593.495593.495593.495593.49559
The USS Charleston (SSN-704), a 688i variant Los Angeles-class submarine, is equipped with a caterpillar drive and is on station following a nuclear exchange, and is under the command of Captain Dwight Towers.
Wide Sargasso Sea, 1h38
Directed by John Duigan
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Films about sexuality, Transport films, Erotic films
Actors Karina Lombard, Nathaniel Parker, Rachel Ward, Michael York, Martine Beswick, Paul Campbell
Roles Annette Cosway
Rating57% 2.850432.850432.850432.850432.85043
For a full-length summary see: plot summary of Wide Sargasso Sea.
Christopher Columbus: The Discovery, 2h
Directed by Brian W. Cook, John Glen
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Biography, Action, Adventure, Historical
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Marlon Brando, Georges Corraface, Rachel Ward, Robert Davi, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Oliver Cotton
Roles Queen Isabella
Rating45% 2.2553152.2553152.2553152.2553152.255315
The titular Genoese navigator overcomes intrigue in the court of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain and gains financing for his expedition to the West Indies, which eventually leads to the discovery of the Americas.
After Dark, My Sweet, 1h54
Directed by James Foley
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Noir, Crime, Romance
Actors Jason Patric, Rachel Ward, Bruce Dern, Michael G. Hagerty, George Dickerson, Corey Carrier
Roles Fay Anderson
Rating65% 3.297933.297933.297933.297933.29793
Ex-boxer Kevin "Kid" Collins is a drifter and an escapee from a mental hospital. In a desert town near Palm Springs he meets Fay Anderson, a widow, who convinces him to help fix up the neglected estate her ex-husband left. She nicknames him "Collie" and lets him sleep in a trailer out back, near her dying date palms.
How to Get Ahead in Advertising, 1h34
Directed by Bruce Robinson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Actors Richard E. Grant, Rachel Ward, Richard Wilson, Jacqueline Tong, John Shrapnel, Susan Wooldridge
Roles Julia Bagley
Rating68% 3.4467553.4467553.4467553.4467553.446755
The movie is a farce about a mentally unstable advertising executive, Denis Dimbleby Bagley (played by Grant), who suffers a nervous breakdown while making an advert for pimple cream. Ward plays his long-suffering but sympathetic wife. Richard Wilson plays John Bristol, Bagley's boss.
The Umbrella Woman
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Sam Neill, Bryan Brown, Rachel Ward, Steven Vidler, Lisa Hensley, Clarissa Kaye
Roles Marge Hills
Rating58% 2.9055152.9055152.9055152.9055152.905515
The film tells the story of a man and wife whose marriage is complicated by a relationship between the man's brother and his wife, and his wife's attraction to the manager of the local bar. The setting is pre-war Australia.
Hotel Colonial, 1h44
Directed by Cinzia TH Torrini
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Adventure
Actors John Savage, Rachel Ward, Massimo Troisi, Robert Duvall, Anna Galiena
Roles Irene Costa
Rating41% 2.0577252.0577252.0577252.0577252.057725
This script must be run from the command line
Fortress (1985)
, 1h31
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Actors Rachel Ward, Vernon Wells, Sean Garlick, Rebecca Rigg, Beth Buchanan, Asher Keddie
Roles Sally Jones
Rating70% 3.547593.547593.547593.547593.54759
A teacher (Rachel Ward) and her students at a small rural school in Australia are kidnapped and held for ransom by a band of violent shotgun-wielding masked thugs. She and the children fight for their lives and try to escape from their captors.
Fortress (1985)
, 1h30
Origin Australie
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Sean Garlick, Rachel Ward, Rebecca Rigg, Beth Buchanan, Vernon Wells, Peter Hehir
Roles Sally Jones
Rating70% 3.5475253.5475253.5475253.5475253.547525
Dans la campagne australienne, une classe entière et leur institutrice sont kidnappés par des hommes armés et masqués. Menés par leur enseignante, les élèves essayent de se sortir de cette situation très périlleuse.