Rachel Shelley

Rachel Shelley, Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig, and Alex Hedison

Rachel Shelley  English Actress


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Rachel Shelley is married to Matthew Parkhill. [view couple]

Rachel Shelley (born 25 August 1969) is an English actress and model. She is best known for playing Helena Peabody in the Showtime series The L Word and Elizabeth Russell in the Oscar-nominated Bollywood epic Lagaan....

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First Name Rachel
Last Name Shelley
Full Name at Birth Rachel Irene Shelley
Alternative Name Rachel Parkhill
Age 46 years
Birthday 25th August, 1969
Birthplace Swindon, England
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Ethnicity White
Nationality English
University BA English and Drama, Sheffield University
Occupation Text Actress, model
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The L Word
Year(s) Active 1994–present
Brand Endorsement Brita Water Filters
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Rachel Shelley46 VirgoActress
Matthew Parkhill-Writer

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Grantchester2014 Pamela Morton TV Show
Rogue2013 Shelley TV Show
Toast of London2012 Commander Scott-Gorham TV Show
Episodes2011 Kendra TV Show
Once Upon a Time2011 Milah TV Show
Strike Back2010 Maggie TV Show
The Children2008 Chloe Movie
Under2008 Det. Underhill TV Movie
Gray Matters2006 Julia Barlett Movie
Ghost Whisperer2005 Kate Payne TV Show
Seeing Other People2004 Lauren Movie
The L Word2004 Helena Peabody TV Show
The Bone Snatcher2003 Mikki Movie
Sparkling Cyanide2003 Rosemary Barton TV Movie
Miss Match2003 Rebecca Hanley TV Show
Licensed by Royalty2003 Linda Kubrick (English version, voice) TV Show
Cruise of the Gods2002 Yasmina TV Movie
The Dinosaur Hunters2002 Mary Mantell TV Movie
The American Embassy2002 Mandy TV Show
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India2001 Elizabeth Russell Movie
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story2001 Brunette, Harmonia TV Movie
Baddiel's Syndrome2001 Marcia TV Show
Canone inverso - making love2000 Jeno's Mother Movie
Lighthouse2000 Dr. Kirsty McCloud Movie
The Calling2000 Shelly Woodcock Movie
Coupling2000 Samantha TV Show
B.U.S.T.E.D.1999 Clare Movie
Photographing Fairies1997 Mrs. Anne-Marie Castle Movie
The New Adventures of Robin Hood1997 Boadicea TV Show
Bugs1995 Jenna Spinks TV Show
Broken Heart1994 Isabel Short Film
Royce1994 Alana Maxwell TV Movie
Wycliffe1994 Sarah TV Show
Heartbeat1992 Sue Dixon, aka Denise Hurley TV Show
Highlander1992 Sophie Baines TV Show
Casualty1986 Yvonne Rippon TV Show
The Bill1984 Maggie Hamilton TV Show
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Fahad KhanSep 1, 2011

I love u so Much & I miss u so much .. I want to met u Plz. Shelley u r One Of the most beautiful women in the world. I love u .... I want to marry U . Muuaaahhhh A kiss 4 u . Take care of urself just jist 4 me plz. I love u.......

Fawd khan king khanDec 29, 2010

U r a great actor i see ur acting in the film of laggan i lov u so much and i miss u so much.rachel shelley the great actor baye.

AsankaSiraAug 31, 2010

I really loved her in the character in Lagaan. I wish i could marry her. She is so pretty.

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sophia_loves_helenaSep 8, 2009

i love rachel shelley. i just watched the entire series of the L word thru a dvd and she sooo damn hot. i sooo love her. God bless y`all! <3

K2theEJul 10, 2009

Oh my god, i miss the L Word so much, and Rachel Shelley`s the reason why! She is one beautiful woman.

landpsiJul 2, 2009

she`s rather taking...., gorgeous. Great baby shower, wish you everything...

zoya76Mar 25, 2009

She is so great woman

marixMar 25, 2009

yeah.... she`s sooooo hottt!!!

JenFeb 23, 2009

you have her birthday wrong

elaineFeb 9, 2009

rachel is hot and she is lovely woman i like her.!

SandraJan 21, 2009

Rachel is simply the most elegant woman that I have seen yet. What a catch Rachel would be. Whomever get`s the great opportunity to date her is awfully lucky. My best to Rachel.

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