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Rachel Griffiths

Rachel Griffiths

Date of Birth: Dec 18, 1968

Country: Australia

Biography: Rachel Anne Griffiths is an Australian film and television actress who came to prominence in the 1994 film Muriel's Wedding. Among her other notable roles, she is particularly well known for her portrayal of Brenda Chenowith in the TV series Six Feet Under (2001-2005) and Sarah Walker on the ABC primetime drama Brothers & Sisters (2006-present). Her work in film and television has earned her many awards, most notably a Golden Globe award (Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 40 (Actor), 1 (Director)

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    The King
    King Louis XIV's quest for immortality leads him to capture and steal a mermaid's life force, a move that is further complicated by his illegitimate daughter's discovery of the creature. (imdb)
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    Aftertaste (2021)
    Aftertaste (2021) - TV Series
    The story of Easton West, an internationally-renowned yet volatile celebrity chef who has a spectacular fall from grace and returns to his hometown in the Adelaide Hills, Australia. (imdb)
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    The Wilds (2020)
    The Wilds (2020) - TV Series
    A group of teens must survive after a crash leaves them stranded. There's just one twist to this thrilling drama - these girls did not end up on this island by accident. (imdb)
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    Total Control (2019)
    An Indigenous woman in Australia is thrust into the political limelight. (imdb)
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    When We Rise (2017)
    When We Rise (2017) - TV Mini-Series
    A chronicled re-telling the gay rights movement in the United States, beginning with the Stonewall riots in 1969. (imdb) (imdb)
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    Mammal (2016)
    A mother grieves over the death of an estranged child while developing a relationship with a homeless youth.
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    Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
    WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to be awarded the Medal of Honor. (imdb)
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    Science Fiction Volume One: The Osiris Child (2016)
    Set in the future in a time of interplanetary colonization, an unlikely pair race against an impending global crisis... (imdb)
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    Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
    Author P. L. Travers reflects on her difficult childhood while meeting with filmmaker Walt Disney during production for the adaptation of her eponymous novel. (imdb)
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    Camp (2013)
    Camp (2013) - TV Series
    Little Otter Family Camp is a wicked slice of lake-side heaven. Parents decompress with gin while teenagers make gleeful mischief and fall in and out of love. (imdb)
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    Paper Giants: Magazine Wars (2013)
    Mini-Series about the golden years of the glossy women's magazines and the battle to have the number one selling publication in Australia. (imdb)
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    Patrick (2013)
    After killing his mother and her lover some years before, Patrick is the comatose patient in room 15 of a remote, private psychiatric clinic. (imdb)
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    Underground (2012)
    Anthony LaPaglia and Rachel Griffiths star alongside newcomer Alex Williams, who plays a young Julian Assange in this biopic about the WikiLeaks founder's formative years as a teenage hacker. (tiff.net)
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    Beautiful Kate (2009)
    When his sister, Sally (Rachel Griffiths), invites him to the hardscrabble family farm to make peace with his dying father (Bryan Brown), successful Australian writer Ned (Ben Mendelsohn) must finally face the truth about his twin sister Kate's (Sophie Lowe) tragic death decades before. But as father and son stumble toward reconciliation, long-hidden secrets threaten to engulf them all once more.
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    Comanche Moon (2008)
    Comanche Moon (2008) - TV Mini-Series
    The governor of Texas sends out a group of Texas Rangers to pursuit a celebrated Comanche horse thief. The leader of the Rangers is captured during the pursuit. The other Rangers decide to return to Austin after they hear it has been raided.
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    Step Up (2006)
    Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks -- and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day making it out of there. Nora is a privileged ballet dancer attending Baltimore's ultra-elite Maryland School of the Arts -- and the only thing standing in the way of her obviously brilliant future is finding a great dance partner... (Touchstone Pictures)
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    Brothers & Sisters (2006)
    The series revolves around the lives and problems of the wealthy Walker family in the wake of the death of family patriarch William Walker, the founder of the family business Ojai Foods. (en.wikipedia.org)
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    Angel (2005)
    Angel (2005) - TV Movie
    This is the story of a counselor and the troubled inner-city teenager she is trying to help, both of who are at turning points in their lives. Angel acts out by stealing, lying, fighting with his father, and undermining every opportunity he is given, and seems headed for the streets. (HBO)
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    Ned Kelly (2003)
    This film is based on "Our Sunshine" by Robert Drew, a novel based on the life of Australian bushranger and icon, Ned Kelly. It tells of his life as a bushranger in north-west Victoria, where he lived all his life. He, his brother Dan, and two other men, Steve Hart and Joe Byrne, formed a gang. These four robbed a bank and hijacked an entire town for 3 days. They killed three policemen who were hunting them... (imdb)
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    After the Deluge (2003)
    Follows the stories of the four men of the Kirby family. Through all four stories, we uncover a families troubled past, and their struggle towards a reconciled future. (imdb)
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    The Rookie (2002)
    When a shoulder injury ended his minor league pitching career twelve years ago, Jim Morris resorted to the next best thing: coaching. But Jim's team, knowing their coach is a great ball player, makes a deal with him: if they win the district championship, they want Jim to try out for a major-league organization. Going from worst to first, the team makes it to state, and Jim is forced to live up to his end of the deal. While there prove to be a lot of pitches to be thrown before he makes it off the mound, big-league dreams are revived, and there's no telling where he could go. (imdb)
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    The Hard Word (2002)
    Three prisoners are about to be released on bail -- Dale (Pearce), Mal (Richardson) and Shane (Edgerton). Meet the Twentyman brothers. Hard experience and an unspoken bond of family have made them masters of their craft -- armed robbery. It's a job and they do it because they're good at it. Their only rule is, no one gets hurt. (Lions Gate Films)
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    Six Feet Under (2001)
    A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home. (imdb)
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    Very Annie Mary (2001)
    After her father suffers a stroke a woman is forced to take care of him but uses the circumstances to emancipate herself and find the courage to sing once again.
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    Blow (2001)
    A high-velocity look at George Jung's (Depp) spectacular rise and fall -- based on the true story of how powder cocaine turned into America's biggest drug problem and how one man from the blue-collar suburbs became the 35 billion-dollar a-year conduit to the Colombian cartels. Ted Demme directs this riveting look at the manic allure -- and dangerous reality -- of a drug smuggler's everyday life, and unfolds one of the great untold stories from the recent annals of American crime and culture. (New Line Cinema)
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    Blow Dry (2001)
    When the National Hairdressing Championships descend upon a small and unsuspecting Yorkshire town, no one is prepared for the glamour and the heartache, the scheming and the cheating which disrupt their lives. (Intermedia Films)
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    Me Myself I (1999)
    The story of a single career woman in her 30's (Griffiths), wondering if she's made all the wrong decisions in life. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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    Amy (1998)
    This extraordinary movie tells the story of a young mother whose idealistic lifestyle is shattered by a traumatic event. She is faced with the prospect of life as a single mother, as she struggles to reach out to her daughter, who has cut herself off from the world. (Cascade Films)
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    Among Giants (1998)
    A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a young Romeo. Into the mix comes Gerry, an Australian with a spirit of adventure and mountain climbing skills. She wants a job, and against the others' advice, who don't want a woman on the job, Ray hires her... Economics, romance, and wanderlust spark the end. Written by {jhailey@hotmail.com} (imdb)
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    Since You
    A man is coerced into attending his 10 year high school reunion by his wife and friend.
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    Divorcing Jack (1998)
    A married drunk (Thewlis) hooks up with the ex-girlfriend of a viscious local criminal (Isaacs). He gets booted out of home for his infedelity, has a murderer on his tail, and must try to write the story of his life in order to save his journalism job. He gets help from a stripper dressed as a nun (Griffiths) and goes undercover dressed as Shaggy from Scooby Doo. He finds a drinking buddy in an American fellow journalist. (imdb)
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    Hilary and Jackie (1998)
    This movie tells the true story of the tragic life of the brilliant international concert cellist Jacqueline Du Pré and her sister, Hilary. Despite starting out in music together, Hilary chooses a more normal life in having a husband and children. Jacqueline gets married too but can never seem to quite achieve the happiness of the mundane life Hilary has and Hilary's devotion to her sister causes them to take some rather drastic measures in their lives. The irony of having a great musical ability fades away as Jacqueline transcends into a slow decline when struck with a deadly illness. (imdb)
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    Welcome to Woop Woop (1997)
    A con artist escapes a deal gone wrong in New York and winds up in the Aussie outback in a strange town whose inhabitants are an oddball collection of misfits. (imdb)
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    My Son the Fanatic (1997)
    Parvez is a Pakistani cab driver in a Northern English town who drives around a prostitute Bettina and her colleagues and makes just enough money to feed his wife Minoo and son Farid. One of Bettina's client, German businessman Schitz, asks Parvez to organize a sex party, and at the same time Farid, who under the influence of local Pakistani community becomes an Islamic fundamentalist, and his friends decide to morally clean up their town. (imdb)
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    My Best Friend
    Best friends since college, Jules (Roberts) and Michael (Mulroney) made a pact that if neither had found someone to love by the age of 28, they would marry each other. Now it's their 28th year of life, and Michael just popped the question. There's only one problem: he popped it to someone else. (Sony Pictures Entertainment)
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    Children of the Revolution (1996)
    Few knew that Stalin spent his last night in the arms of a young Australian woman. Few still knew that their "love-child" brought Australia to the brink of civil war. Until now ... (imdb)
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    Cosi (1996)
    Louis is a young Sydney amateur theater director at his first experience: he is offered a job with a Governmental program for the rehabilitation of mentally ill patients in a Sydney institution for mentally ill. His project is overrun by one of the patients Roy who wants to put on stage Cosi Fan Tutte (Mozart)... (imdb)
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    Jude (1996)
    A stonemason steadfastly pursues a cousin he loves in this adaptation of the Thomas Hardy novel. (imdb)
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    To Have & to Hold (1996)
    An Australian widower living in New Guinea starts a relationship with a woman very similar to his wife, but their life together turns out to be far from the imagined romantic ideal.
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    Muriel
    No one ever paid much attention to Muriel (Collette) and her humdrum small-town life, so she and her best friend, Rhonda (Griffiths), decide to leave it behind and head for the big city ... where they end up having the exciting adventure of their lives! (Miramax)
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