What is Rebecca Hall's Net Worth?
Rebecca Hall is an English-American actress who has a net worth of $7 million. Rebecca Hall is best known for her performances in such films as "The Prestige," "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," "The Gift," and "Christine." On television, her notable credits have included adaptations of the book series "Red Riding" and "Parade's End." Hall made her directorial debut in 2021 with the drama film "Passing," based on the eponymous Nella Larsen novel.
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- Net Worth:
- $7 Million
- Date of Birth:
- May 19, 1982 (40 years old)
- Place of Birth:
- 5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
She made her professional debut in the on-screen role of Sophy in "The Camomile Lawn" when she was ten years old. In 2006, Hall appeared in "Starter for Ten" as Rebecca Epstein; it was her first feature movie. Soon after, she scored a part in "The Prestige" and later "Joe's Palace" in 2007. Hall earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for her performance in Woody Allen's "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" as Vicky. In 2008, she was cast in "Frost/Nixon" and a year later, appeared in "Dorian Gray". Hall starred alongside Blake Lively and Ben Affleck in "The Town". She also had parts in "Lay the Favourite", "Iron Man 3", "Closed Circuit", and "Transcendence". She won a BAFTA Award for "Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974". Hall is an accomplished stage actress and made her Broadway debut in a 2013 production of "Machinal". In 2003, she won an Ian Charleson Award for her performance in the play "Mrs. Warren's Profession".
Early Life and Education
Rebecca Hall was born on May 3, 1982 in London, England to Maria Ewing, an American opera singer, and Sir Peter Hall, an English stage director who founded the Royal Shakespeare Company. Through her maternal grandfather, who was part African-American, she has sub-Saharan African ancestry. Hall has five paternal half-siblings: Edward, Christopher, Jennifer, Emma, and Lucy. When Hall was still a child, her parents separated; they eventually divorced in 1990. For her education, she went to Roedean School, and then to St Catharine's College, Cambridge. At the latter school, Hall studied English literature before dropping out in 2002. She was also involved in student theater and established her own theater company.
Hall made her debut on the big screen in 2006 in the film "Starter for 10," an adaptation of the eponymous novel by David Nicholls. The same year, Hall played Sarah Borden in Christopher Nolan's fantasy thriller "The Prestige," which became her breakthrough performance. She gained even more recognition in 2008 when she starred alongside Scarlett Johansson and Javier Bardem in Woody Allen's romantic dramedy "Vicky Cristina Barcelona." For her performance as Vicky, Hall received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical. She subsequently appeared in the historical drama "Frost/Nixon," the fantasy horror film "Dorian Gray," and the dark comedy "Please Give." Hall had her next leading role in Ben Affleck's crime thriller "The Town." This was followed by supporting roles in "Everything Must Go" and "A Bag of Hammers" and a leading role in the supernatural drama "The Awakening." In 2012, Hall had another leading role in Stephen Frears' "Lay the Favourite"; she portrayed Beth Raymer, the author of the memoir on which the film was based.
Hall appeared in three films in 2013: the Marvel superhero sequel "Iron Man 3," the political thriller "Closed Circuit," and the romantic drama "A Promise." The following year, she starred opposite Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman in the science-fiction thriller "Transcendence." In 2015, Hall starred in the romantic comedy "Tumbledown" and the psychological thriller "The Gift." The year after that, she gave one of her most acclaimed performances in the biographical drama "Christine," playing the titular real-life news reporter who killed herself on air in the 70s. Hall's subsequent credits were "The BFG," "The Dinner," "Permission," and "Professor Marston and the Wonder Women," in which she portrayed attorney and psychologist Elizabeth Holloway Marston. Her other notable films have included "Teen Spirit," "Holmes & Watson," "A Rainy Day in New York," "The Night House," "Godzilla vs. Kong," and "Resurrection."
In 2021, Hall made her feature film directorial debut with the drama "Passing," based on the eponymous 1929 novel by Nella Larsen. Starring Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga, the film focuses on the turbulent friendship between two black women, one of whom passes for white. After making its premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, "Passing" earned major critical acclaim.
Hall began appearing on television early in her life; at the age of nine in 1992, she made her debut in her father's television adaptation of Mary Wesley's book "The Camomile Lawn." She went on to appear in the television film "Don't Leave Me This Way" in 1993. After a long break from the small screen, Hall returned in 2006 to star in a television adaptation of the Jean Rhys novel "Wide Sargasso Sea." She followed this with the television films "Joe's Palace" and "Einstein and Eddington." In 2009, Hall appeared in "Red Riding: 1974," the first part of a three-part adaptation of David Peace's "Red Riding Quartet" book series. For her performance, she won the British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actress. Hall's other television credits have included the series "Parade's End" and "Tales from the Loop."
Hall made her professional debut on stage in 2002 when she starred in her father's production of the play "Mrs. Warren's Profession." She went on to star in two more of her father's productions in 2003: "As You Like It" and "The Fight for Barbara." The year after that, Hall appeared in "Man and Superman" and "Galileo's Daughter," both directed by her father; she also appeared in a production of "Don Juan." She subsequently went on a national tour with "As You Like It" in 2005. Hall's subsequent stage credits included "The Winter's Tale," "The Cherry Orchard," and "Twelfth Night." In 2013, she made her debut on Broadway in a production of Sophie Treadwell's "Machinal."
From 2011 to 2013, Hall dated film and stage director and screenwriter Sam Mendes. Following this, in 2014, she began a relationship with actor Morgan Spector, with whom she co-starred in the Broadway play "Machinal." The couple married in 2015, and had a child in 2018.