Birth Date: September 9, 1969
Birth Place: Auckland, New Zealand
Height: 5' 11"
Rachel Hunter is one of Hollywood’s most diverse young actresses. She has starred in the major Warner Bros Worldwide release “Rock Star” with Mark Wahlberg and Jennifer Aniston, and “Sydney” alongside Joan Collins and the Sundance film “MacArthur Park” with Julie Delpy.
Born and raised in New Zealand, Rachel rose to prominence after posing as a “Sports Illustrated” model in 1989 and quickly became one of the most photographed international cover models in the world. She appeared on thousands of covers world wide spanning numerous of years. For years Rachel has been taking acting classes and has amassed an impressive string of credits, highlighting her wide -ranging talent.
Beginning with several televisions appearances on “The Drew Carey Show” and as Judd Nelson’s lesbian girlfriend on NBC’s “Suddenly Susan”, Rachel quickly made the transition into feature films. “Just a Little Harmless Sex” had her playing a nightclub waitress opposite Alison Eastwood and Lauren Hutton. She was then seen in the film “Winding Road” as an alcoholic mother struggling with the loss of her child in which she stars opposite Michael Weatherly. Other films include; “Two Shades of Blue” playing a writer engaged to Gary Busey, “Soul Mates”, “Tripfall” with John Ritter, “Boys Klub” and “A Walk in the Park. ”She starred in the dramatic boxing film “12 Rounds” with Brian Buzzini and Rosanna Arquette and recently completed production on the Sundance feature “MacArthur Park” with Julie Delpy for director Billy Wirth.
Rachel has been voted one of the “Most Admired Women” by British women in a recent poll. She is beautiful, talented and determined. She is also no stranger to adventure, having only just returned from Cameroon to see at close range the endangered Gorillas. Rachel is a staunch supporter of Born Free Foundation having set up her own Rachel Hunter Gorilla Fund following her last trip to the hostile Ugandan Rainforests. She has also been made an Ambassador by BFF for her work with them.
Rachel Hunter had a SKY ONE film crew following her on her working commitments for their documentary “Rachel Hunter: Laid Bare,” which aired in August 2003. She has also been a Judge on the new American ABC Primetime show “You’re Hot” (she was dubbed the female version of our own Simon Cowell!!) and was seen presenting a major Award at the Laureus Sports Awards in Monaco.
Rachel was asked by Sports Illustrated to model again for them 10 years after she first appeared in their magazine. She has been the “Face Of” Cover Girl, Estee Lauder, Sports Illustrated, Revlon and Pantene over the years and is without doubt one of the most recognised faces around the world. In Autumn 2003 Rachel signed a multi million pound contract with Classified Cosmetics who have launched a new range of spray-on makeup. She is their worldwide ‘face’ and will be launching each product around the world – having been in the UK in early October 2003 to start the campaign off.
Rachel has appeared in a number of chart topping music videos, including “Stacey’s Mom” which sees her dancing sexily to a track by Fountains of Wayne, which is one of the Top Five Most Played Pop Videos in the States.
Rachel signed an international and multi million deal as the body of underwear designer Ultimo. She was also seen posing naked on a cover of Playboy.
Rachel currently resides in Los Angeles where she juggles her modelling and acting careers with her role as mother to her daughter Renee (b. 1993) and son Liam (b. 1995). The children's father is Rachel's ex-husband, Rod Stewart.
Rachel Hunter Filmography
Rodeo Girl (2006) .... Jade
I.R.A.: King of Nothing (2006)
7-10 Split (2006) .... Mrs. Bailey
"Celebrity Paranormal Project" (1 episode, 2006)
- Pearl's Story (2006) TV Episode
The Benchwarmers (2006) .... Hot Mother
Final Move (2006) .... Iris Quarrie
"Style Me" (8 episodes, 2006)
Freezerburn (2005) .... Holly Hardin
You and Your Stupid Mate (2005) .... Karen
Larva (2005) (TV) .... Hayley Anderson
Padrino, El (2004) .... Newscaster
Haunted Lighthouse (2003) .... Rich Widow Feeney
... aka R.L. Stine's Haunted Lighthouse (USA: complete title)
Redemption of the Ghost (2002) .... Gloria
Rock Star (2001) .... A.C.'s Wife
Boys Klub (2001) .... The Goddess
Pendulum (2001) .... Amanda Reeve
MacArthur Park (2001/I) .... Karen
Ozzie (2001) .... Beth Morton
TripFall (2000) .... Gina Williams
Two Shades of Blue (2000) .... Susan Price
Best Actress (2000) (TV) .... Fiona Covington
"Style World" (2000) TV Series .... Host
Winding Roads (1999) .... Kelly Simons
Just a Little Harmless Sex (1999) .... Marilyn
- Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut (1999) TV Episode .... Meegan Garrity
A Walk in the Park (1999) .... Sally's Sister
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