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Rachel Ward was born on September 12, 1957 in Cornwell Manor, Cornwell, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England as Rachel Claire Ward. She is an actress and director, known for The Thorn Birds (1983), Sharky's Machine (1981) and Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982). She has been married to Bryan Brown since April 16, 1983. They have three children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Thorn Birds Meggie Cleary
(1983)
(1981)
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid Juliet Forrest
(1982)
Against All Odds Jessie Wyler
(1984)

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 2018 Peter Rabbit
Peter's Mother (voice)
 2007 Rain Shadow (TV Mini-Series)
Kate McDonald
- The Soldiers Choice (2007) ... Kate McDonald
- The Call of the Wild (2007) ... Kate McDonald
- Black and White (2007) ... Kate McDonald
- Paringa Rules (2007) ... Kate McDonald
- You Can't Eat Scenery (2007) ... Kate McDonald
 2007 Shotgun! [An Opening Sequence] (Short)
Adrianna
 2006 Monarch Cove (TV Series)
Arianna Preston
- Episode #1.14 (2006) ... Arianna Preston
- Episode #1.12 (2006) ... Arianna Preston
- Episode #1.11 (2006) ... Arianna Preston
- Episode #1.10 (2006) ... Arianna Preston
- Episode #1.9 (2006) ... Arianna Preston
 2006 Blackbeard (TV Mini-Series)
Sally Dunbar
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Sally Dunbar
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Sally Dunbar
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Sally Dunbar
 2002 Johnson County War (TV Movie)
Queenie
 2002 Bobbie's Girl (TV Movie)
Roberta Langham
 2001 And Never Let Her Go (TV Movie)
Christine Sheve
 2000 On the Beach (TV Movie)
Moira Davidson
 1999 Seasons of Love (TV Series)
Kate Linthorne
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Kate Linthorne
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Kate Linthorne
 1997 My Stepson, My Lover (TV Movie)
Caitlin Cory
 1996 Twisted (TV Series)
Sara
- Third Party (1996) ... Sara
 1994 The Ascent
Patricia
 1993 Wide Sargasso Sea
Annette Cosway
 1992 Double Obsession
Grandmother
 1992 Double Jeopardy (TV Movie)
Lisa Burns Donnelly
 1992 Christopher Columbus: The Discovery
Queen Isabella of Castille
 1992 Black Magic (TV Movie)
Lillian Blatman
 1991 And the Sea Will Tell (TV Movie)
Jennifer Jenkins
 1990 After Dark, My Sweet
Fay Anderson
 1989 Shadow of the Cobra (TV Movie)
Chris Royston
 1988 Australians (TV Series)
Vivian Bullwinkel
- Vivian Bullwinkel (1988) ... Vivian Bullwinkel
 1987 The Good Wife
Marge Hills / Wife
 1987 Hotel Colonial
Irene Costa
 1985 Fortress
Sally Jones
 1984 Against All Odds
Jessie Wyler
 1983 The Final Terror
Margaret
 1983 The Thorn Birds (TV Mini-Series)
Meggie Cleary
- Part 4 (1983) ... Meggie Cleary
- Part 3 (1983) ... Meggie Cleary
- Part 2 (1983) ... Meggie Cleary
- Part 1 (1983) ... Meggie Cleary
 1982 Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
Juliet Forrest
 1981 Sharky's Machine
Dominoe
 1981 Night School
Eleanor
 1981 Dynasty (TV Series)
Edna MacReady
- The Dinner Party (1981) ... Edna MacReady
 1979 Christmas Lilies of the Field (TV Movie)
Jenny
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1 Interview | 1 Article | 13 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on the intensive training received from Sandra Seacat over the course the 5½-month shoot of The Thorn Birds (1983)] She's extraordinary. She made me work in a totally different way than I'd ever worked before. For the first time, I really worked on technique... It was definitely not an easy five months. It was a lot of tying things together and understanding and confusion and frustration and ... See more »

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She was awarded the A.M. (Member of the Order of Australia) in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in June 2005 for "raising awareness of social justice through lobbying, mentoring and advocacy for the rights of disadvantaged and at-risk young people". See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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