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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Knowing more ... Rachel Shelley part 1

Hello girls LesPlanet, as I promised you today we will know a little more Rachel Shelley, ours, the Helena Peabody what inspired us many feelings along these 5 seasons, the first thing we do not fell well, then we started to love each Again.

Rachel Shelley was born in Swindon, England, August 25, 1969. He grew up in London town to which she moved from Swindon at the age of one year. At present lives in Notting Hill.

She studied at the University of Sheffield and graduated with BA (Honours) in English and Drama (equivalent to a greater or lesser degree).

Rachel has a solid career as an actress in the UK are primarily related to the theatre, cinema and television. She has filmed several successful movies such as "Photographing Fairies" in 1997 with Ben Kingsley, "Everybody Loves Sunshine" with David Bowie in 1999 and "Lagaan" in 2001 for which he received a nomination for an Oscar as Best Foreign Film in 2002.

In 2004 audition for the role of "Helena Peabody" "The L Word" role that she continues to play successfully and at present, having already signed for a sixth and final season of the series.

While participating in "The L Word" has done other work as 2 episodes of the TV series "Ghost Whisperer" and, "Gray Matters" with Heather Graham and has just finished filming a British horror film entitled "The Day".

also has written 3 articles for the "Guardian" and has filmed ads 4.



-Broken Heart (1994)

-Photographing Fairies (1997)

-Everybody Loves Sunshine (1999)

-Lighthouse (2000)

-Canone Inverso (2000)

-The Calling (2000)

-Lagaan (2001)

-The Bone Snatcher (2003)

-Seeing Other People (2004)

-Gray Matters (2006)

-The Day (2008)


-Royce (1994)

-The New Adventures of Robin Hood (1997)

-Wycliffe: Dance of the Scorpions (1997)

-Bugs (1997)

-Highlander (1997)

-The New Adventures of Robin Hood (1999)

-Baddiel’s Syndrome (2001)

-Jack and the Beanstalk (2001)

-Heartbeat (2002)

-The American Embassy (2002)

-Coupling (2002)

-Cruise of the Gods (2002)

-The Dinosaur Hunters (2002)

-Sparkling Cynadine (2003)

-Miss Match (2003)

-Licensed by Royalty (2003)

-The L word (2005-2008)

-Ghost Whisperer (2007)

-Under (2008) Filmando


Appeared on a play by Ben Elton called "gasping". She did Kirsten, representation took place in the Spring-Autumn 2000 at the Theatre Royal Plymouth, England.


-Nissan Micra (1994)

-Brita (water filters) (2002)


-Focus Dailies, contact lenses (2006)


-Guardian – 2001 “Love in a hot climate” She explained their experiences in India during the filming of "Lagaan".

-Guardian – Abril 2002 “Shelley goes to Hollywood” When he was in Hollywood for the Oscars.

-Guardian - 9 de Junio de 2005 “Further Adventures in Showbusiness” about their experiences in "The L Word".

Rachel starred in the 2006 movie Gray Matters that relates to a young woman discovering her sexuality. Gay portrays a character named Julia Bartlett, returning at the rate of its role as Helena since the second season of "The L Word", interpreting a businesswoman art with a negative attitude toward the artist at the beginning (as Helena and Bette) after that changes. The difference is that she never rolled with Bette.

Along with four friends from college started on the crowd Theater in Sheffield which lasted one year before they go to London.

One of her favorite charitable associations is Medecins Sans Frontieres

The pizza is Rachel's favorite spicy sausage

At Rachel likes music produced by Radiohead.

At Rachel does not care about cars and has not ever had one.

When asked to describe her experience in one word in "The L Word" after the first season she used the word "eye-opening," opening the eyes.

When Rachel call her off camera by the name of her character, Helena, she always responds.

According to Rachel, the biggest misconception about her is that she really is and that is putting American accent.

Rachel measures 1.73 m.

The Rachel's favorite color is green.

Rachel never carries perfume.

The Rachel's favorite book is "Of Human Bondage" a novel by William Somerset Maugham.

The first mascot was a dog crossed Rachel named Samantha.

The favorite movies are "Three Colours Red" the end of the famous trilogy by Krzysztof Kieslowski and "Moulin Rouge".

Rachel filmed in most expensive Bollywood movie ever filmed in India, "Lagaan: Once upon a Time in India" which was nominated for an Oscar as best foreign film.

The film career of Rachel began in 1994 when it first appeared in "Royce" with James Belushi.

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