Rachel Grant

Rachel Grant
Rachel Grant
Born Rachel Louise Grant De Longueuil
1977 (age 33–34)
Island of Luzon, in the Philippines
Height 5 foot, 8 inches (1.73m)

Rachel Louise Grant de Longueuil, more commonly known as Rachel Grant, (born 1977 on the island of Luzon, in the Philippines) is an actress and model. Besides her acting career, she is a martial arts instructor, specializing in the Filipino martial arts Kali. Grandmaster Dan Inosanto was one of her teachers.[1]


Personal life

Rachel Grant moved to the United Kingdom when she was a baby. Her British father, a retired doctor, hypnotist and nobleman, is Michael Grant, 12th Baron de Longueuil. As such she is related to British royalty through her grandfather, the late 11th Baron Raymond De Longueuil (second cousin to Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom) whose mother was the Lady Ernestine Maude Bowes-Lyon.[2] She has one older sister - model Angela Grant (b. 1974) and one younger sister - the actress Rebecca Grant (b. 1981), and a younger half brother - David-Alexander (b. 1984).[citation needed]


She is most famous for her role as Nina, the hostess of horror show Sci-fright, as a supporting Bond girl, Peaceful Fountains of Desire in the 20th Bond film Die Another Day, and as Professor Myang Li in the popular Sky One series Brainiac: Science Abuse.[citation needed]

She was the body double of Angelina Jolie in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.[citation needed] She has appeared in a number of UK Television commercials, including adverts for Lynx and Carlsberg and she is a former competitor in Miss Great Britain.[citation needed]

Television appearances

  • Emmerdale as Tanya (1999)
  • Masters of Combat as Kali (2001)
  • Sci-fright as Nina (2001)
  • Brainiac: Science Abuse as Professor Myang Li (2003)
  • Blue Murder as DC Jenny Chen (2003)
  • Zero to Hero as Nemesis (2004)
  • Casualty as Student doctor Marie Webster (2004)
  • Starhyke as Wu Oof (Filmed 2004, yet to broadcast)
  • Murder in Suburbia as Sandra Foy (2004)
  • Miss Earth 2010 as a main judge (2010)

Film appearances

External links


  1. ^ About martial artist Rachel Grant - Website www.idomartialarts.com
  2. ^ Ancestry to Lady Ernestine Bowes-Lyon Website www.thepeerage.com

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