Rebecca Hall – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia-PHOTOS, IMAGES, BIOGRAPHY, FILMOGRAPHY

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For the American singer/songwriter, see Rebecca Hall (musician).

Rebecca Hall

Hall at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival in 2010

Born Rebecca Maria Hall

19 May 1982 (age 30)

London, England, United Kingdom

Occupation Actress

Years active 1992–present

Parents

Peter Hall

Maria Ewing

Rebecca Maria Hall (born 19 May 1982)[1] is an English actress.

In 2003, Hall won the Ian Charleson Award for her debut stage performance in a production of Mrs. Warren’s Profession.[2] She has appeared in the films The Prestige, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe, The Town and Frost/Nixon.

In June 2010, Hall won the Supporting Actress BAFTA for her portrayal of Paula Garland in the 2009 Channel 4 production Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974.[3]

Hall was born in London, UK, the daughter of Peter Hall, a stage director and founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, and Maria Ewing, an opera singer. Her father is English and her mother, who is American, is of Dutch, Scottish, Sioux, and African American origin.[4][5][6] Her parents separated when she was still young, and they divorced in 1990.[7] She has a half-brother, Edward Hall, who is a theatre director, and four other half-siblings,[7] including theatre designer Lucy Hall, veteran TV drama producer Christopher Hall, and Jennifer Caron Hall, a writer and painter.[citation needed]

Hall attended Roedean School, where she became head girl.[7] She studied English Literature at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, before dropping out in 2002 just before her final year.[8][7][9] During her time at Cambridge, she appeared in a number of plays and set up a theatre company.[10] She was a member of the Marlowe Society and starred alongside Dan Stevens in several critically acclaimed productions.[11][12]

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