Meghan Markle (born August 4, 1981 in Los Angeles, California) is an American fashion model, spokesmodel, and actress. She is probably best known for her role as Rachel Zane on the USA legal drama Suits. She was the model who held case #24 on the US version of the television game show Deal or No Deal and also played Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent Amy Jessup in Fox’s sci-fi thriller Fringe.
Markle was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Her mother is African-American and her father is of Dutch and Irish descent. Her father is a retired photography director, and as a child Markle spent time on the set of Married…with Children.
She has expressed an interest in returning to school to pursue a Master’s in International Diplomacy. Markle’s acting career began unexpectedly when she was discovered at a party after her friend gave a manager a copy of Meghan’s film in college to view. To support herself between acting jobs Markle worked as a freelance calligrapher.
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Meghan Markle was born on August 4, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Rachel Meghan Markle. She is an actress, known for Suits (2011), Horrible Bosses (2011) and Remember Me (2010). She has been married to Trevor Engelson since September 10, 2011.
Meghan Markle stars as Rachel Zane in SUITS.
Markle, a graduate of Northwestern University’s prestigious theater program, is best known for her work in television, with notable recurring and guest starring roles on “Fringe,” “Without a Trace,” “CSI: NY, “CSI: Miami,” “The League,” and several others.
Her feature film credits include “Get Him to the Greek,” where she appeared opposite Jonah Hill and Russell Brand, Summit Studio’s “Remember Me,” with Robert Pattinson and Universal’s “A Lot Like Love,” opposite Ashton Kutcher and Amanda Peet. Most recently, Markle appeared in New Line Cinema’s “Horrible Bosses,” with an ensemble cast including, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman and Jason Sudeikis.
Meghan is a native of Los Angeles, and currently resides there.
For years, Rachel Zane (Meghan Markle) dreamed of attending Harvard Law and working as a lawyer at the firm she loved: Pearson Specter. Instead, she was lost in paralegal limbo, stuck watching less gifted minds surpass her while she was left to do their research. But after years of being held back by poor test scores, Rachel found the nerve to take the LSAT one more time, and – with the encouragement of Mike – finally aced them.
Since then, Rachel fell in love with Mike and, thanks to a deal she struck with Jessica Pearson, started attending law school at Columbia while working part time at Pearson Specter. But all this progress hasn’t been without its setbacks, and when the recent return of an old flame caused her heart to momentarily stray, it threatened to destroy everything she and Mike had built. And while the two of them may have picked up the pieces, Louis’s discovery of the truth about Mike will threaten to throw another wrench into their happily ever after scenario…
-via USA Network
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