RITA WILSON (Rachel) captures the heart of audience members and brings charm and depth to every character she portrays.
Wilson recently appeared with Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in Garry Marshall's romantic comedy Runaway Bride. Her numerous film credits include: Sleepless in Seattle, Jingle All the Way, Now and Then, That Thing You Do!, Nora Ephron's Mixed Nuts, The Bonfire of the Vanities, Volunteers and Gus Van Sant's Psycho.
On television, Wilson most recently starred in Invisible Child, an original Lifetime telefilm directed by Joan Micklin Silver and written by Ron Bass and David Field. Last year, Wilson had a recurring role in the Emmy Award-winning HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon. She also appeared in HBO's critically acclaimed Barbarians at the Gate.
Early in her career, Wilson accepted an invitation to work and train at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. During her year in England, she appeared in numerous stage productions at the Macowan Theatre in London, including A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Oresteia, and Tis Pity She's a Whore. Her performance as Celia in As You Like It at Los Angeles' John Anson Ford Theater earned her a Drama-Logue Award as best actress. Wilson serves on the board of Shakespeare/L.A., a non-profit theater group in Los Angeles.