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Rachael Stirling Wiki 2022: Weight, Husband, Family, and Full Bio

Rachael Stirling, born on May 30, 1977, is a popular American actress.

She is well known for her stage plays, films, and TV series.

Also, she has received the nominations for the Laurence Oliver Award twice for her stage work.

She received lots of fame with her appearance as Nancy Astley in the TV series Tipping the Velvet and also as the character Millie in the ITV series The Bletchley Circle.

Today, we will be covering the life details of Rachael Stirling in this article such as her age, height, weight, career, relationships, family, net worth, and even more.

So, keep on reading!

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Quick Biography

Real Name Rachael Atlanta Stirling
Nick Name Rachael
Gender Female
Date of Birth May 30, 1977
Birth Place St Marylebone, London, England
Age 45 years old
Birth Sign Gemini
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Net Worth $1.3 million

 Early Life

Where was Rachael Stirling born?

Rachael Stirling was born on May 30, 1977, and her hometown lies in St Marylebone, London, England.

Regarding her education, she went to Wycombe Abbey School.

As for her higher education, she studied at the University of Edinburgh and graduated with a BA in history from there.

Not only that, she even did several performances with the Edinburgh University Theatre Company.

Now, let’s get to know the beginning of her career and her achievements so far.


What is Rachael Stirling famous for?


Rachael started her acting career with the theatre plays.

She had her first significant theatrical debut in the title role of Desdemona in the National Youth Theatre staging of Othello at the Arts Theatre in 1996.

She portrayed Olive in the female adaptation of The Odd Couple the following year.

Then, she went on to play Kate in Dancing at Lughnasa for NYT at the Arts two years later, in 1998.

In 2000, she played a range of parts in plays such as Dusty Hughes’ Helpless at the Donmar Warehouse.

Then, in 2003, she appeared in Theatre Royal Haymarket’s production of A Woman of No Importance.

She portrayed Anna in the Tropics in Hampstead Theatre after a year.

In 2005, she went on to perform She is married  at the Bristol Old Vic and the Barbican.

In the same year, she performed as Lionheart’s daughter in the National Theatre’s stage adaptation of Theatre of Blood, following in her mother’s footsteps.

She performed Helena in Peter Gill’s revival of Look Back in Anger for the Peter Hall Company at the Theatre Royal, Bath in 2006,

And, then she appeared as Yelena in David Mamet’s rendition of Uncle Vanya at Wilton’s Music Hall in London a year later.

In the same year, she portrayed Katharina in Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew.

Stirling appeared onstage in Jeremy Herrin’s The Priory at the Royal Court Theatre almost two years later.

Her performance as Rebecca earned her a Laurence Olivier Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Supporting Role.

In 2010, she was featured at the Rose Theatre in Kingston, playing Helena in Peter Hall’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

She also starred as Lady Chiltern in a Vaudeville Theatre version of An Ideal Husband in 2010.

She was also nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for the second year in a row.

Then, in 2012, she starred in The Recruiting Officer at the Donmar Warehouse starring Mark Gatiss, Tobias Menzies, and Nancy Carroll as Sylvia.

Josie Rourke, the new creative director at that time, was in charge of the production.


Talking about the film works of Rachael, she had her first screening through the movie Still Crazy in 1998.

She then acted in films such as Maybe Baby, Redemption Road, The Triumph of Love, and Another Life in 2001.

In the year 2000, she released another film, Complicity.

After a few years, she was cast as Mary Jones in the film Salmon Fishing in the Yemen in 2011, then as Anna in the film Snow White and the Huntsman a year later.

TV appearances

In the Beginning, a 2000 NBC miniseries, gave Stirling her first television break.

The book Genesis was used as inspiration for the series.

In the series, Stirling then played the younger Rebeccah, with Diana Rigg portraying the adult Rebeccah.

She rose to prominence after playing Nan Astley in the BBC drama series Tipping the Velvet, which premiered in 2002.

She portrayed Caroline Crale in Agatha Christie’s Poirot episode “Five Little Pigs” in 2003.

Stirling then featured as Ursula Brangwen in the BBC Four production of D.H. Lawrence’s Women in Love in 2011, after a long absence.

Following that, she portrayed Millie in both seasons of the ITV mystery drama The Bletchley Circle, which aired in 2012 and 2014.

In 2018, she returned to the role in The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco.

Stirling and her mother co-starred in an episode of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who in 2013.

Stirling starred as Kate Wilkinson in the Cold War spy thriller TV series The Game in 2014.

She also played Becky, Andy’s first girlfriend, later wife, in the BBC Four comedy drama Detectorists.

Her mother, Diana Rigg, who played Becky’s mother, also appeared in the drama.

On March 1, 2014, Stirling appeared as a guest on the BBC1 food show Saturday Kitchen Live.

Stirling starred as Arabella Yount in the three-part BBC series Capital in 2015.

Also, she was featured on University Challenge at Christmas in December 2016 as part of a squad comprised of renowned University of Edinburgh graduates.

As for the present, in 2021, she appeared in the ITV TV series Hollington Drive.

Personal Details

What is the height and weight of Rachael Stirling?

Rachael stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches or 175 cm.

As for her weight, she weighs around 60 kg or 132 pounds.

She is Gemini as for her zodiac sign.

She is American and white by her ethnicity.


Who is the husband of Rachael Stirling?

She is married to her husband Guy Garvey with whom she has a son.

As for her past relationships, she was once engaged to the actor Oliver Chris and ended it in 2012.


rachael's mother diana

Who are the parents of Rachael Stirling?

Rachael Stirling was born to her parents Archie Stirling and Diana Rigg.

Her father Archie is a theatre producer and her mother Diana is an actress just like Rachael.

Her parents got divorced in 1990 after 8 years of their marriage.

She is the only child of her parents hence she has no siblings.

Net Worth

What is the net worth of Rachael Stirling?

Rachael Stirling is an excellent actress.

She has been in the acting industry since a very long time.

Her major source of income comes from acting in theatre plays, films, and TV series.

As of 2022, her net worth is estimated to be around $1.3 million approximately.


  • She is married to English musician Guy Garvey.
  • She used to date actor Oliver Chris with whom she was engaged too.


Check out the interview video of Rachael Stirling down below:

Video Credit:  @LyricHammersmith YouTube

Image Credit: @rachael.stirling.77 Instagram


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