30 Mesmerizing Facts About Rebecca Hall Fans May Not Be Aware Of

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Rebecca Hall, one of the most distinguished actresses in Hollywood, comes from a very artistic family, and even started acting as a child. However, she decided it was not her cup of tea, after just three projects. But, after a hiatus of over 10 years, she stepped into the industry once again, and started taking it by storm, with her performances. Just her mere presence will stand out in any kind of movie she has worked on. Here are some really interesting facts about her that will make you love her more:

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  1.  She made her Broadway debut in 2013 in the Roundabout Theater production of Sophie Treadwell's expressionist play “Machinal,” directed by Lyndsey Turner.
  2.  Hall donated her full wage from the 2019 movie “A Rainy Day in New York” to the Time’s Up movement after reconsidering sexual assault allegations against the director in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
  3.  Talking about her participation in the 2021 movie “Godzilla vs. Kong,” she said that it was overwhelming, as it was her first project, after her pregnancy. She claimed that the experience was really “thrilling.”
  4.  However, after all the green screen work in this movie, she welcomed her next movie – “The Night House,” with its mainly practical effects, claiming the movie to be a refreshing change.
  5.  She played Viola in a production of “Twelfth Night” at London's National Theatre, directed by her father, in the year 2010 – 2011.
  6.  Rebecca Maria Hall was born on May 3, 1982, to Peter Hall and Maria Ewing, in London. She has five paternal half-siblings, as her parents divorced in 1990.
  7.  Her father is and English stage director and the founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, while her mother is an American opera singer.
  8.  Her mother is of African American, Native American, Scottish and Dutch ancestry, and is a descendant of Bazabeel Norman.
  9.  Her paternal half siblings are – stage director Edward Hall, producer Christopher Hall, actresses Jennifer Caron Hall and Emma Hall, and set designer Lucy Hall.
  10.  She attended Roedean School, where she was head girl. She attended Cumnor House School in East Sussex from age 9 to 13.
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  12.  She then enrolled to study English Literature at St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge. But, just before her final year of college, she decided to drop out in the year 2002.
  13.  During her time at Cambridge, she was very active in the student theatre scene. She was a member of the Marlowe Society, and has performed in several productions alongside housemate Dan Stevens. She also went on to set up her own theatre company.
  14.  Her first professional role was in the age of 9, in the year 1992, when she appeared as young Sophy in her father's television adaptation of Mary Wesley's “The Camomile Lawn.”
  15.  She starred as Vivie in another production of her father’s – “Mrs Warren’s Profession” making her professional stage debut at the Strand Theatre in London, in the year 2002.
  16.  Her performance as Vivie was well received, and was described as “admirable,” and “accomplished,” earning her the Ian Charleson Award in the year 2003.
  17.  However, her feature film debut came in only in the year 2006 as Rebecca Epstein in the film adaptation of David Nicholls's “Starter for Ten.”
  18.  Hall's Hollywood fame grew worldwide with her performance in the Woody Allen film “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” as one of the title characters, Vicky.
  19.  While her performance was praised by critics, she also earned a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.
  20.  She appeared in the National Theatre production of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night", directed by her father, Peter Hall.
  21.  She got her breakthrough with the role of Sarah Borden in Christopher Nolan's 2006 film “The Prestige.” Her performance in this movie, earned her the role as Vicky in “Vicky Cristina Barcelona.”
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  23.  In “The Prestige” movie, her character’s famous line “I know what you are,” was actually not in the script, but had been a kind of on-the-spot improvisation.
  24.  She claimed that she felt really terrible, after taking the shot, as she thought she had given away the entire ending of the movie.
  25.  During the filming of the first robbery scene of the 2010 movie “The Town,” she had a very difficult time in keeping a straight face, as Ben Affleck would be directing in his full costume, including the skull mask.
  26.  There was intense media speculation about an affair between Rebecca and director Sam Mendes in the year 2010, as Mendes was already married to Kate Winslet. The couple were in a relationship from 2011 to 2013.
  27.  In 2012, she took on the role of Beth Raymer in the comedy-drama film “Lay the Favourite,” based on Raymer's memoir of the same title.
  28.  She starred in the BBC/HBO/VRT production of “Parade's End” opposite Benedict Cumberbatch, which earned her a BAFTA Television Award nomination for Best Actress.
  29.  In June 2010, she won the British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Paula Garland in the 2009 Channel 4 production “Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974.”
  30.  She met actor Morgan Spector, while co-starring with him in the Broadway play “Machinal.” The couple started dating in 2014, and got married on September 26, 2015. They welcomed their first child in 2018.
  31.  In the year 2021, she made her directorial debut with the drama “Passing,” which she also wrote and co-produced. The drams premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.
  32.  Having received critical acclaim, the drama film’s distribution rights were acquired by Netflix for approximately $16 million, and the film was released in a limited released on October 27, 2021.
  33.  Rebecca Hall Net Worth: $7 Million

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