Rebecca Maria Hall (born 3 May 1982) is a British-American actress. She's a second generation artist, her father being acclaimed English director Peter Hall and her mother is noted American opera singer Maria Ewing.
Hall has been acting since she was ten years old, making her debut in the 1992 Live-Action Adaptation of The Camomile Lawn which was directed by her father. Her professional stage debut is also in her father's work, specifically the 2002 production of Mrs Warrens Profession, which earned her enthusiastic reviews and the Ian Charleson Award. She made her film debut in Starter For 10, though her true Star-Making Role is Christopher Nolan's The Prestige.
She Appeared in:
- Starter For 10
- The Prestige
- Vicky Cristina Barcelona
- The Town
- Everything Must Go
- The Awakening
- Iron Man 3
- The Gift (2015)
- Christine (2016)
- The BFG
- Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
- Holmes & Watson
- Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: Her characters have a tendency to either keep to themselves or be downright antagonistic.
- Brainy Brunette: She commonly plays intellectual characters.
- The Danza: In Starter For 10 (Rebecca Epstein) and Codes Of Conduct (Rebecca Rotmensen).
- Name's the Same: She shares her name with an American musician and an English footballer.
- Real-Life Relative: Both her first on-screen and theater roles were directed by her father. She has also appeared in a number of her father's work since then.
- Romance on the Set: She met her husband on the set of Machinal.
- Shakespearean Actors: She has appeared in As You Like It, The Winter's Tale, and Twelfth Night. It helps that her father was also the founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
- Star-Making Role: Although she's been acting since she's ten years old and both of her parents are respected veterans in the entertainment industry, Rebecca officially cemented her own legacy in films like The Prestige and Vicky Cristina Barcelona.
- Statuesque Stunner: She stands 5'10, so this automatically applies to every character she plays.