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Rachel Corrie

Rachel Aliene Corrie was an American member of the International Solidarity Movement. She died while attempting to intervene in the demolition of a Palestinian home in Gaza. Some witnesses state that she was caught underneath a bulldozer, while the IDF investigation reported that she died after being struck by falling debris.

Type: ActivistNationality: American

Rachel Cusk

Rachel Cusk (born 8 February 1967) is a Canadian-born novelist and writer who lives and works in the United Kingdom.

Type: writer,novelistNationality: United Kingdom

Rachel Donelson Jackson

Rachel Donelson Robards Jackson, born Rachel Donelson, was the wife of Andrew Jackson, the 7th President of the United States.

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Rachel Dratch

Rachel Susan Dratch is an American comic actress best known for her roles as a cast member of Saturday Night Live from 1999 to 2006.

Type: Comedian, actressNationality: American

Rachel Field

Rachel Lyman Field was an American novelist, poet, and children's fiction writer. She is best known for Newbery Award winning Hitty, Her First Hundred Years. Field also won a National Book Award, Newbery Honor award and two Lewis Carroll Shelf Awards.

Type: Novelist, authorNationality: American

Rachel G. Fox

Rachel Giana Fox (born July 23, 1996) is an American actress, voice actress and singer best known for playing Kayla Huntington in the ABC television series Desperate Housewives.

Type: actor,singer,voice actor,television actorNationality: United States of America

Rachel Gibson

Rachel Gibson is a fictional character played by Rachel Nichols in the final season of the spy-fi television series Alias.

Type: analyst,field agentNationality: United States of America

Rachel Griffiths

Rachel Anne Griffiths is an Australian film and television actress. She came to prominence with the 1994 film Muriel's Wedding and her Academy Award nominated performance in Hilary and Jackie. She is best known for her portrayals of Brenda Chenowith in the HBO series Six Feet Under and Sarah Walker Laurent on the ABC primetime drama Brothers & Sisters.

Type: ActressNationality: American

Rachel Hunter

Rachel Hunter is a New Zealand born model, actress and reality TV show host, who is a naturalised citizen of the United States. She is best known for her appearance in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues and her marriage to singer Rod Stewart, which ended in 2006. She is currently a judge on New Zealand's Got Talent.

Type: Model, actressNationality: New Zealander

Rachel Hurd-Wood

Rachel Clare Hurd-Wood (born 17 August 1990) is an English actress and model, best known for her film roles as Wendy Darling in Peter Pan (2003), Corrie McKenzie in Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010) and Sibyl Vane in Dorian Gray (2009), and her television role as Rachel Maddox in Clique (2017–present).

Type: actor,model,film actorNationality: United Kingdom

Rachel Johnson

Rachel Sabiha Johnson (born 3 September 1965) is a British editor, journalist, television presenter, and author based in London. Johnson has appeared frequently on panels, including Question Time and Sky News's the Pledge. In January 2018, Johnson participated in the twenty-first series of Celebrity Big Brother. She was evicted second.

Type: television presenter,journalistNationality: United Kingdom

Rachel Joyce

Rachel Joyce (born 16 June 1978) is an English professional triathlete. She is the winner of the 2011 ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships and the second-place finisher at the 2013 Ironman World Championship and 2015 Ironman World Championship. She races in primarily long distance triathlon events, such as Ironman and Ironman 70.3 distances, and has won events such as Ironman Texas in 2013 and Challenge Roth in 2012.

Type: triathleteNationality: United Kingdom

Rachel Kushner

Rachel Kushner (born 1968) is an American writer, known for her novels Telex from Cuba (2008) and The Flamethrowers (2013). She lives in Los Angeles.One of her influences is the American novelist Don DeLillo.

Type: writer,journalist,novelistNationality: United States of America

Rachel Lambert Mellon

Rachel Lowe Lambert Lloyd Mellon (August 9, 1910 – March 17, 2014), often known as Bunny Mellon, was an American horticulturalist, gardener, philanthropist, and art collector. She designed and planted a number of significant gardens, including the White House Rose Garden, and assembled one of the largest collections of rare horticultural books. Mellon was the second wife of philanthropist and horse breeder Paul Mellon.

Type: art collectorNationality: United States of America

Rachel Maddow

Rachel Anne Maddow is an American television host, political commentator, and author. She hosts a nightly television show, The Rachel Maddow Show, on MSNBC. Her syndicated talk radio program of the same name aired on Air America Radio. Maddow was the first openly gay anchor of a prime-time news program in the United States.

Type: JournalistNationality: American

Rachel McAdams

Rachel Anne McAdams is a Canadian actress. After graduating from a four-year theatre program at York University in 2001, McAdams initially worked in Canadian television and film productions such as My Name is Tanino, Perfect Pie and Slings and Arrows. Her first Hollywood movie was the 2002 comedy The Hot Chick.

Type: ActressNationality: Canadian

Rachel Miner

Rachel Anne Miner (born July 29, 1980) is a retired American actress. She first came to prominence for her portrayal of Michelle Bauer on the television soap opera Guiding Light (1992-95). She made her film debut in Woody Allen's Alice (1990), and later earned critical acclaim for her leading role in Bully (2001). Her other film credits include The Black Dahlia and Penny Dreadful (both 2006). She is also known for her portrayal of Meg Masters on the television series Supernatural (2009–13). In 2013, Miner revealed that she suffers with multiple sclerosis.

Type: stage actor,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America