Rachel Shelley | Biography
An alluring English actress and model, Rachel Shelley is best recognized for portraying the character of Helena Peabody in the American television drama series ‘The L Word’. She is also known for showing exceptional performance as Elizabeth Russell in Oscar nominated Indian sports drama movie ‘Lagaan’. This beautiful lady landed on earth on 25th August, 1969 in Swindon, Wittshire. She completed her graduation from the ‘University of Sheffield’ majoring in English and Drama. After completing her education, she joined local theatre company located in Edinburgh. She was interested towards acting from her earlier days. To pursue her career in acting, she moved to London.
Let’s talk about her expedition as an actress, she started her acting career from playing the role of Isabel in the short movie ‘Broken Heart’. She also became a part of the television movie ‘Royce’ in the same year. Rachel showed her phenomenal performance as Alana Maxwell in the movie. Her next movie appearance came in 1997 fantasy movie ‘Photographing Fairies’. Considering her exceptional acting talent, she was casted in the LightHouse. Her brilliant performance as Dr. Kirsty McCloud was appreciated by all the audiences. She gained further recognition when she played the role Shelly Woodcock in the movie ‘The Calling’. Rachel caught the attention of the renowned movie director Ashutosh Gowariker with her phenomenal performance. As a result, she was selected to play the role of Elizabeht Russell in the movie ‘Lagaan’. Her other noticeable performances came in the movies ‘The Bone Snatcher’, ‘Seeing Other People’, ‘Gray Matters’ and ‘The Children’. Besides her brilliant performances in the movies, she also gained huge recognition appearing in the numerous television series. Initially, she appeared in the various television series like ‘The New Adventures of Robin Hood’, ‘Wycliffe’, ‘Bugs’, ‘Highlander: The Series’, ‘The Bill’, ‘Baddiel’s Syndrome’, ‘Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story’ and ‘Heartbeat’. Her most recognizable role came in the television drama series ‘The L Word’. She gained wide attention and appreciation for showing her exceptional performance as Helena Peabody in the drama series. In the year 2006, she played the role of Kate Payne in the television supernatural drama ‘Ghost Whisperer’. Her next brilliant performance came in the medical drama series ‘Casualty’. She became the renowned face after she showed her versatile performance in the drama series. From the year 2012, she appeared in the fairy tale drama series ‘Once Upon a Time’. Her recent television appearance was seen in the police drama TV series ‘Rogue’.
Putting some lights towards her personal life, this beautiful actress is a married woman. She got married to the writer, director and producer, Mathew Parkhill. From being in a marital relation with her husband Parkhill, she gave a birth to a daughter on 8th September, 2009. Till date, there is no news published about her divorce. It seems that both the couples are made for each other. Currently, she is living luxurious life with her husband and daughter in London.
Rachel is an attractive lady who looks absolutely stunning in her movie roles. She has been successful to grab the attention of the audiences with her seductive body and phenomenal performances. Shelley has not exposed her real body measurements size in the public yet. But from her appearance in the various movies and television series, she seems to have close body measurement size of 32-23-34 inches. She wears the bra cup size of 32A. This attractive lady has an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and normal eight of 55 kg. She has maintained her hot and sexy body in a good shape. Her hot body even looks out of the world when she wears sexy bikini.
More information about this beautiful actress can be gathered from the wiki and other internet sites. She can also be followed on her twitter account @RachelShelley for her recent news updates.