She returned to prominence in 2009 by appearing in the political-thriller State of Play, the science-fiction romantic drama The Time Traveler's Wife and the mystery action-adventure film Sherlock Holmes.
In 2010, McAdams appeared in her first star vehicle, the comedy Morning Glory.
For her performance in Spotlight, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
After graduating from a four-year theatre program at York University in 2001, she initially worked in Canadian television and film productions such as the drama film Perfect Pie 2002 for which she received a Genie Award nomination , the comedy film My Name Is Tanino 2002 , and the comedy series Slings and Arrows for which she won a Gemini Award.
In 2005, she starred in the romantic comedy Wedding Crashers, the psychological thriller Red Eye, and the family comedy-drama The Family Stone.
Rachel Anne McAdams born November 17, 1978 is a Canadian actress.