Rachel Anne McAdams
(November 17, 1978-) is a Canadian
actress. McAdams played the title role in the film The Hot Chick
alongside Rob Schneider, but her career really progressed when she starred as Regina George, the queen bee in 2004's Mean Girls
. She was much older than the character she played.
She followed Mean Girls
with the film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' novel The Notebook
, with Ryan Gosling
, with whom she would later begin an off-screen romance.
In 2005, she played Owen Wilson's love interest in Wedding Crashers
, and then starred in the suspense thriller Red Eye
as Lisa Reisert, where she played a young woman held captive aboard a red-eye flight by criminal-for-hire and assassin Jackson Rippner
In 2009, McAdams starred in Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes
, based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
's classic stories. McAdams played the role of Irene Adler alongside Robert Downey, Jr.
and Jude Law. She also appears in the 2011 sequel, A Game of Shadows
. Also in 2011, she starred as Becky Fuller in the cult comedy Morning Glory
, alongside Harrison Ford
and Diane Keaton
Also in 2009, played Clare in The Time Traveler's Wife
, based on the book, starring with Eric Bana.
Has an old school Hollywood beauty about her. Hell, just look to your right for an example. In fact, part of what helped her land her role in Sherlock Holmes
was her classic looks, which didn't make her look too young to be the love interest of Robert Downey, Jr.