Rachel Miner Bio - Biography

Name Rachel Miner
Height 5' 4"
Naionality American
Date of Birth 29 July 1980
Place of Birth New York, USA
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Rachel Miner wanted to be an actress from age two. She began working with an acting coach at eight, got an agent at nine and, by ten, had not only worked for Woody Allen, but was cast as "Michelle Bauer" on "The Guiding Light" (1952) (a part that started as recurring and evolved into a contract role lasting nearly five years and earning her three Young Artist Awards and an Emmy nomination). Born into a show business family, she represents the third generation of Miners to take to the theatre, film and television. Her father, Peter Miner is an Emmy winning director and noted NYC acting and directing teacher, her mother is a writer and Off-Off Broadway director. Her grandparents were producer/director Worthington Miner and actress Frances Fuller. Her brother is the former actor Peter Miner. In addition to her film and television work, Rachel has several noteworthy theatrical credits. At fourteen, she appeared in Laura Cahill's "The Way at Naked Angels" (1994). She made her Broadway debut at seventeen, playing "Margo Frank" to Natalie Portman's Anne in Wendy Kesselman's adaptation of "The Diary of Anne Frank" (1996/97), directed by James Lapine. She originated the role of "Rivkele" in Donald Margulies' adaptation of Sholom Asch's "God of Vengeance" (2000), directed by Gordon Edelstein at ACT in Seattle. She also originated the role of "Sandy" in Rebecca Gilman's "Blue Surge" (2001), directed by Robert Falls at The Goodman Theatre in Chicago (and reprised in 2002 at The Public Theatre in NYC).

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