«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 –
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 Your Eyes (2024), Through my Window, Across the Sea, a trilogy directed by Marçal Forés. She is also part of Un Cel de Plom, Miquel Romans’ first feature film (2023), The Chalk Line produced by Alex de la Iglesia, The Gunman acting alongside Sean Penn, Boi and Miss Dali playing the role of Gala Dali, under the direction of Ventura Pons. 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 is part of the cast of some of the Best International TV Shows & Top Ten Spanish TVSeries Worldwide such as BERLIN – MoneyHeist (Netflix) as Comissaire Marie Lavelle, Mrs Davis (WarnerBros 2023), Elite (Netflix) as Estefania, Princess and mother of Philippe, Cristóbal Balenciaga (Disney+), Foundation (S02-Apple Tv+) Foodie Love (HBO) directed by Isabel Coixet and 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 been cast in many successful TV series such as Las Pelotaris (Vix+), 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 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 has been released, with a premiere in Cali/Colombia. It is distributed by Films on the Road and it has received 1 award in Argentina and 3 awards in Mumbai-India.
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). She previously studied History of Art in Brittany.
She also paints.