Her measurements are 35-24-35. Growing up, she attended Magee Secondary School and has a brother, Frank. Her father is a dentist. Her mother is a former model who died in 1995 from breast cancer.
Rachel Roberts began modeling at the age of 16 and ended up doing campaigns for Elle UK, Elle France, Glamour, Marie Claire, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, Nylon, and Vogue, among others.
Her ad campaigns include work for Bottega Venetta, Victorias Secret, Mac & Jac, Banana Republic, Pirelli and Biotherm.
She has worked for Liz Bell, IMG London, IMG New York, IMG Paris, DManagement Milan, Models 1, London, Next New York and Next Paris.
Rachel met her future husband, Andrew Niccol, on the film S1m0ne, in which she played the title character opposite Al Pacino. It was the most screen time ever given to an uncredited role. She signed a confidentiality agreement in which she could not talk to anyone about the movie.
Rachel Roberts said, I think it gets more press for me in the long run. Introducing a new actress is pretty commonly seen in the press, but you dont often see such mystery behind who the character really is. I think it will only help my career, all this mystery. For her role, Rachel Roberts was nominated for a 2003 Saturn Award in the category of Best Supporting Actress.
Rachel Roberts appeared in Still Life, as well as guest spots on Ugly Betty, Entourage, and Numb3rs. Her other film credit is How to Seduce Difficult Women from 2009 portraying Sabrina. Between 2009 and 2010, she played the role of Alda Hertzog on the science fiction drama series FlashForward. The show has since been cancelled. She reunited with her husband on the 2011 film In Time.
She is married to writer-director Andrew Niccol (The Truman Show, Lord of War, Gattaca) and they have two children, Ava Lila Rae and Jack. She currently lives in New York City. When not working, Rachel Roberts enjoys surfing and traveling.