Rachel anne griffiths am (born 1968) is an australian actress and director. Raised primarily in melbourne, she began her acting career appearing on the australian series secrets before being cast in a supporting role in the comedy muriels wedding (1994), which earned her an aacta award for best actress in a supporting role. Lived on the gold coast, queensland until age five, then moved to melbourne. Attended star of the sea catholic girls college, did well at school and learned ballet. Rachel griffiths first love is the theater, so she joined a community theater group, wooly jumpers, after college. She found work in tv movies and even the 1993 australian drama series secrets, but she found great success in film. Later she was able to perform with the melbourne theatre company in 1994 and continued on and off into 2002. Step up is a 2006 american romantic dance film directed by anne fletcher (in her feature directorial debut) from a screenplay by duane adler and melissa rosenberg and a story by adler. The film stars channing tatum, jenna dewan, mario, drew sidora, and rachel griffiths. Set in baltimore, maryland, the film follows the tale of the. The film earned awards at a number of international film festivals and established griffiths as a promising filmmaker. However, she quickly returned to working on the other side of the camera, starring in such little-seen films as among giants (1998), a romantic drama in which she played an australian hitchhiker who finds adventure in the wilds of sheffield. teen mom jenelle evans dances in a bikini with son kaiser, 6, on tiktok after claiming her videos keep getting removed rachael ellenbogen , 2253. Samantha strauss is the co-creator and head writer of the 65-part abc teen drama series dance academy. In 2011 the series won the australian logie for most outstanding childrens drama and was nominated for an international emmy award in the children and young people category. Samantha has been commissioned to write b modela feature film produced by louise smith and. Here is collection of rachel griffiths films we carry in our extensive library of over 100,000 titles. Rent new releases as well as back catalogue of rachel griffiths films on dvd and blu-ray with our no obligation free trial offer. Step up (2006) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. top 10 unforgettable ross & rachel moments - duration 1308. Teen wolf (1985) - getting worked up scene (710) movieclips - duration 233.