Rachelle Wood

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11 September 1984 Glendale, California, USA
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Rachelle was born to parents Mark and Judy Wood in Glendale. She attend 9 different schools before the 7th grade and learned to make fast friends.In 1996, one of Rachelle's friends was on an NBC sitcom called 'Something So Right' and the producers needed a friend for her character, in a few episodes. It was then Rachelle got her first taste of Hollywood, but it didn't leave her hungry for seconds.A "sports-girl" at heart, it took being laid up with a volleyball injury for Rachelle to take the time to meet with M Management when she was 16. The print modeling agents, Maria and Carole, convinced Rachelle to go on a casting for a Chrysler campaign. Rachelle liked the response she got and agreed to attend another casting, this time for Abercrombie & Fitch. When she got the job, she decided she should take advantage of her good luck. Her modeling agents introduced her to Innovative Artists Commercial Division and soon she started appearing in National commercials. All this good fortune was very helpful in enabling Rachelle to put herself through college. Soon Rachelle met a talent manager who saw she was something special. He encouraged her to leave her home and study acting in New York. After studying at the Stella Adler Academy and experiencing the Big life in the Big Apple, Rachelle returned ready for Hollywood.Along with a number of Television appearances, Rachelle played the lead in an independent feature. The horror film which was shot over 8 weeks almost entirely at night required serious commitment and tested Rachelle's love of acting because she was also balancing a full college course schedule during the day. Now a recent college graduate, Rachelle stays busy with all her meetings and auditions and regular bookings in commercials, print modeling, television, and feature films.You might have seen Rachelle as one of the recent faces of Clean & Clear, Head & Shoulders, Revlon, Reebok, Chevy, or Nintendo. She recently appeared in the CBS sitcom, "Rules Of Engagement," with SNL alum, David Spade, Patrick Warburton, and Oliver Hudson. Look for Rachelle in another top rated CBS sitcom, "How I Met Your Mother."
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