A KILLER ROLE FOR ‘COUSIN’ RACHEL
Rachel Weisz, 47, takes on a classic with the 2017 adaptation of the 1951 mystery-romance novel
My Cousin Rachel, in theaters June 9. It’s about an Englishman (Sam Claflin) who falls for his beautiful cousin (Weisz), even though he believes she may be a murderer. Here are five facts about the Oscar-winning actress. 1. Her father, George Weisz, was an engineer who invented a land-mine detector, a milking machine and an artificial respirator. 2. She was offered a huge part alongside Richard Gere in the movie King David (1985) when she was 14, but she turned it down. 3. Look closely: You can catch a glimpse of her in the audience of the 1991 Bryan Adams video for “There Will Never Be Another Tonight.” 4. A tattoo of a ladder on her hip commemorates her membership in an avant-garde Cambridge University theater group. 5. She and Daniel Craig co-starred in 2011’s Dream
House and married that same year.