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Rachel Roberts

Rachel Roberts

Rachel Roberts was a British actress. Born in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales, she debuted in movies in 1953 in The Limping Man, but she became well-known by her 1960 Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, in which she appeared opposite Albert Finney.

In 1962 she married Rex Harrison. They were divorced in 1971. She starred in 1963's This Sporting Life, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.

Other movies include Our Man in Havana, A Flea in Her Ear, Doctors' Wives, Wild Rovers, O Lucky Man!, Murder on the Orient Express, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Yanks and Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen.

Roberts committed suicide by barbiturate poisoning in Los Angeles, California.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Rachel Roberts Facts

OccupationModel
BirthdaySeptember 20, 1927
SignVirgo
BirthplaceLlanelli, Wales, United Kingdom
Date of deathNovember 26, 1980 (age 53)

Selected Filmography

Not available.