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Her mother, Anna Griffiths, is an art consultant. Her uncle is a Jesuit priest. Has two older brothers. One brother, Ben, is a ski instructor. Lived on the Gold Coast, Queensland until age five, then moved to Melbourne. Attended Star of the Sea Catholic Girls' College, did well at school and learned ballet. When she was 11, her father left home ... See full bio »

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Six Feet Under Brenda Chenowith
(2001-2005)
(1994)
The Rookie Lorri Morris
(2002)
Blow Ermine Jung
(2001)

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 2022 The King's Daughter
Head Abbess
 2019-2021 Total Control (TV Series)
Rachel Anderson
- Episode #2.6 (2021) ... Rachel Anderson
- Episode #2.5 (2021) ... Rachel Anderson
- Episode #2.4 (2021) ... Rachel Anderson
- Episode #2.3 (2021) ... Rachel Anderson
- Episode #2.2 (2021) ... Rachel Anderson
 2021 Aftertaste (TV Series)
Margot
- Episode #1.6 (2021) ... Margot
- Episode #1.5 (2021) ... Margot
- Episode #1.4 (2021) ... Margot
- Episode #1.3 (2021) ... Margot
- Episode #1.2 (2021) ... Margot
 2020 The Wilds (TV Series)
Gretchen Klein
- Day Twenty-Three (2020) ... Gretchen Klein
- Day Twenty-Two (2020) ... Gretchen Klein
- Day Sixteen (2020) ... Gretchen Klein
- Day Fifteen (2020) ... Gretchen Klein
- Day Twelve (2020) ... Gretchen Klein
 2020 Strangers to the World
Etty Hillesum
 2019 Ride Like a Girl
Nun Holding Antenna (uncredited)
 2018 Dead Lucky (TV Mini Series)
Grace Gibbs
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... Grace Gibbs
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Grace Gibbs
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Grace Gibbs
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Grace Gibbs
 2017 Don't Tell
Joy Conolly
 2017 When We Rise (TV Mini Series)
Diane Jones
- Night III: Parts IV and V (2017) ... Diane Jones
- Night II: Parts II and III (2017) ... Diane Jones
- Night IV: Part VI and VII (2017) ... Diane Jones
- Night I: Part I (2017) ... Diane Jones
 2016 The Osiris Child
General Lynex
 2016 Hacksaw Ridge
Bertha Doss
 2016 Little Acorns (TV Series)
Head Of The Parent Committee
 2016 Barracuda (TV Mini Series)
Mrs. Taylor
- 2000 (2016) ... Mrs. Taylor
- 1998 (2016) ... Mrs. Taylor
- 1997 (2016) ... Mrs. Taylor
- 1996 (2016) ... Mrs. Taylor
 2016 Indian Summers (TV Series)
Sirene
- The Proposal (2016) ... Sirene
- The Empty Chair (2016) ... Sirene
- White Gods (2016) ... Sirene
 2016 Mammal
Margaret
 2015 Deadline Gallipoli (TV Mini Series)
Lady Hamilton
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Lady Hamilton
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Lady Hamilton
 2014 House Husbands (TV Series)
Belle
- Episode #3.8 (2014) ... Belle
- Episode #3.7 (2014) ... Belle
- Episode #3.6 (2014) ... Belle
- Episode #3.5 (2014) ... Belle
- Episode #3.4 (2014) ... Belle
 2013 Saving Mr. Banks
Aunt Ellie
 2013 Camp (TV Series)
Mackenzie 'Mack' Granger
- Last Days of Summer (2013) ... Mackenzie 'Mack' Granger
- CIT Overnight (2013) ... Mackenzie 'Mack' Granger
- Harvest Moon (2013) ... Mackenzie 'Mack' Granger
- The Wedding (2013) ... Mackenzie 'Mack' Granger
- Parents' Weekend (2013) ... Mackenzie 'Mack' Granger
 2013 Patrick: Evil Awakens
Matron Cassidy
 2013 Paper Giants: Magazine Wars (TV Mini Series)
Dulcie Boling
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Dulcie Boling
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Dulcie Boling
 2012 Underground: The Julian Assange Story
Christine Assange
 2012/I Butterflies (Short)
Claire (voice)
 2011/I Burning Man
Miriam
 2006-2011 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series)
Sarah Walker / Sarah Whedon / Nora Traylor
- Walker Down the Aisle (2011) ... Sarah Walker
- For Better or for Worse (2011) ... Sarah Walker
- Father Unknown (2011) ... Sarah Walker
- Wouldn't It Be Nice (2011) ... Sarah Walker
- Never Say Never (2011) ... Sarah Walker
 2010 Rake (TV Series)
Eddie Langhorn
- R vs Langhorn (2010) ... Eddie Langhorn
 2009 Beautiful Kate
Sally / Ned's sister
 2008 Comanche Moon (TV Mini Series)
Inez Scull
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Inez Scull
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Inez Scull
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Inez Scull
 2006 Step Up
Director Gordon
 2005 The Suffering: Ties That Bind (Video Game)
Jordan (voice)
 2005 Angel (TV Movie)
Nicole
 2001-2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Brenda Chenowith
- Everyone's Waiting (2005) ... Brenda Chenowith
- Static (2005) ... Brenda Chenowith
- All Alone (2005) ... Brenda Chenowith
- Ecotone (2005) ... Brenda Chenowith
- Singing for Our Lives (2005) ... Brenda Chenowith
 2004 Plainsong (TV Movie)
Maggie Jonas
 2003 After the Deluge (TV Movie)
Annie
 2003 Ned Kelly
Susan Scott
 2002 The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina (Video)
Albertine (voice)
 2002 The Hard Word
Carol
 2002 The Rookie
Lorri Morris
 2001 Very Annie Mary
Annie Mary Pugh
 2001 Blow
Ermine Jung
 2001 Blow Dry
Sandra
 1999 Me Myself I
Pamela Drury
 1998 Hilary and Jackie
Hilary Du Pré
 1998 Divorcing Jack
Lee Cooper
 1998 Among Giants
Gerry
 1998 Since You've Been Gone (TV Movie)
Sally Zalinsky
 1998 Once a Thief (TV Series)
Miranda
- The Director Files (1998) ... Miranda
 1997 My Son the Fanatic
Bettina / Sandra
 1997/II Amy
Tanya Rammus
 1997 My Best Friend's Wedding
Samantha Newhouse
 1997 Welcome to Woop Woop
Sylvia
 1996 To Have & to Hold
Kate
 1996 Jude
Arabella
 1996 Cosi
Lucy
 1995 Small Treasures (Short)
Jane
 1995 Police Rescue (TV Series)
Shelley
- Breaking Strain (1995) ... Shelley
 1994 Muriel's Wedding
Rhonda
 1994 Jimeoin (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.8 (1994) ... Various Characters (as Rachael Griffith)
- Episode #1.7 (1994) ... Various Characters (as Rachael Griffith)
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Various Characters (as Rachael Griffith)
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Various Characters (as Rachael Griffiths)
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Various Characters (as Rachael Griffith)
 1993-1994 Secrets (TV Series)
Sarah Foster
- Delete All Reference (1994) ... Sarah Foster
- Maintaining Detachment (1994) ... Sarah Foster
- Hostile Alien (1994) ... Sarah Foster
- Career Path Planning (1994) ... Sarah Foster
- Divided Loyalties (1994) ... Sarah Foster
 1993 The Feds (TV Movie)
Angelia Braglia
 1992 Fast Forward (TV Series)
Additional Cast
- Episode #4.16 (1992) ... Additional Cast
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Other Works:

Stage play: "Other Desert Cities" (by Jon Robin Baitz, directed by Joe Mantello)-playing Brooke Wyeth, at the Booth Theatre (Broadway), New York. Other stars include: Stockard Channing, Rachel Griffiths, Stacy Keach, and Judith Light. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 7 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Rachael Griffith | Rachael Griffiths

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse:

Andrew Taylor  (3 children)

Children:

Taylor, Banjo Patrick | See more »

Parents:

née Hamilton, Anna | Griffiths, Edward Martin
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I grew up on cricket and I think Australian kids are getting so Americanized, you know? See more »

Trivia:

In Six Feet Under (2001)'s season 3, she missed four episodes due to her first pregnancy with son Banjo. Her second pregnancy with daughter Adelaide was written into the show's final season and she appeared in almost every episode of the series. See more »

Nickname:

Rach

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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