In 2014, Rachel was awarded a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame.
She’ll always be a Canada girl, first and foremost.
For her performance in Spotlight, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
In 2016, she starred as Christine Palmer in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Doctor Strange.
Rachel Anne Mc Adams (born November 17, 1978) is a Canadian actress.
After graduating from a four-year theatre program at York University in 2001, she initially worked in Canadian television and film productions such as the drama film Perfect Pie (2002), for which she received a Genie Award nomination, the comedy film My Name Is Tanino (2002), and the comedy series Slings and Arrows, for which she won a Gemini Award.
character she played, ut that doesn’t mean people are going to stop quoting her. I never even wanted to work outside of Canada, or outside of the theater.Tina Fey, who co‑starred in the film and wrote the screenplay, has credited Mc Adams with teaching her how to act in front of a camera rather than an audience: "She's a film actor. And so I kind of learned that lesson from watching her." Later in 2004, Mc Adams starred opposite fellow Canadian Ryan Gosling in the romantic drama The Notebook, based on Nicholas Sparks' novel of the same name.She played Allie Hamilton, a wealthy southern belle who has a forbidden love affair with Gosling's poor labourer, Noah Calhoun.After a two-year break, Mc Adams starred in two limited release films in 2008; the film noir Married Life and the road trip drama The Lucky Ones.She returned to prominence in 2009 by appearing in the political-thriller State of Play, the science-fiction romantic drama The Time Traveler's Wife and the mystery action-adventure film Sherlock Holmes.In 2005, Mc Adams starred with Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn and Bradley Cooper in the romantic comedy Wedding Crashers.