«Rachel Lascar is a beautiful combination of tenacity and sensibility. Magic like a fairy and strong like an amazon. It is always a pleasure working with Actors who pay as much attention to their craft as they do to their humanity.»
– Javier Galitó-Cava – Artistic Director of the JGC’s Meisner Technique Program.
Rachel is a French actress, director and producer. She was born in Brittany and she is based in Spain. She is multilingual in French, Spanish and English and also speaks Catalan and German. She works in film, television and theatre.
In films she is part of the cast of Through my Window/Across the Sea (Netflix, June 2023), part 2 of the trilogy directed by Marçal Forés. She is also part of Un Cel de Plom, Miquel Romans’ first feature film (April 2023), Through my Window/A Traves de mi Ventana (Netflix, 2022), The Chalk Line (Netflix, 2022), The Gunman directed by Pierre Morel & acting alongside Sean Penn, Boi (Netflix) and Miss Dali (Prime Video) playing the role of Gala Dali. She was directed by Belen Macias in Marsella, by Eduard Cortés in Los Pelayos (Winning Streak), by Julio D. Wallovits in La Silla, Bruno Gantillon, and many more. She has played roles in animated films such as Bunuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles produced by Manuel Cristóbal, which won the Goya Award for Best Animated Film in 2020. She received the Oriana Award for Best Actress at the San Andreu de la Barca International Film Festival for her role in The Sight.
In Series she can be seen in one of the top ten Spanish TV Series worldwide, Elite (Netflix) playing the recurrent role of Estefania, Princess and mother of Philippe, in Foodie Love (HBO) directed by Isabel Coixet and in the highly successful Spanish TV series Ministry of Time (HBO) playing the leading role of Bloody Mary in English. Her characterisation of Queen Mary1st of England earned her excellent reviews in the press. She has also been cast in many successful TV series such as Los Hombres de Paco (Paco’s Men); El Barco (The Boat, Netflix), Victor Ros (RTVE) and Deudas (Antena3).
In the theatre, she played the leading role of Ruth Steiner in Donald Margulies´ play Collected Stories (Entre Relatos), which she also produced. The play ran at the Tantarantana Theatre (Barcelona- Spain) for 2 seasons, was nominated for Best Play in the 2015 Garnacha de Rioja National Theatre Award and Rachel was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She also works as a director and directed the first Spanish version of the play The Memory of Water written by Shelagh Stephenson.
In 2023, Dignidad/Dignity, a short film she wrote, directed and produced, will start the circuit of festivals.
Rachel is a graduate of the Meisner Technique Program directed by Javier Galitó-Cava. She also received Master classes from Rachael Adler (Neighborhood Playhouse in N.Y). In France she studied at the Vera Gregh Studio and at the Jean Perimony Drama School. She previously studied History of Art in Brittany.
She also paints.