Date of Birth
11 July 1984, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Rachael grew up in Tasmania, Australia, with her parents Nigel and Christine. She began modelling during her teens, working for the Skye-Jilly International agency. She competed for Miss Teen Tasmania, as well as the Miss Universe/Miss World state finals. She moved to Sydney to further her modeling career as well as to pursue acting. She also began studying for a degree in History and Politics at the University of Sydney.
In 2004, she landed her first acting role in the TV movie The Mystery of Natalie Wood (2004) (TV). After performing in a few parts, she left her studies to play a regular role on the Australian drama "Headland" (2005). She won a Logie award for her performance as 'Most Popular New Female Talent'. Her breakthrough role came in Transformers (2007) when she played Maggie Madsen.
IMDb Mini Biography By: Kad
Briefly attended the University of Sydney before deferring her studies to appear on "Headland" (2005).
Her role as "Sasha Forbes" in "Headland" (2005) is the first time she has played a character with her native Australian accent.
Born in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia but at the age of 16 she moved to Sydney, Australia.
Keeps her native accent in Transformers (2007) to emphasize the global scope of the movie.
Was crowned 'Miss Teen Tasmania 1998' in her home state of Tasmania, Australia.
Turned down the part of 'Danni Martin' in Surfer, Dude (2008).
Ranked #65 in the 2011 Ask Men list of the top 99 "most desirable women".
Ranked #79 in the 2011 FHM (Australia) list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World".