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Rachel Luttrell

Full / Real Name: Rachel Zawadi Luttrell
Born: 19 January 1971 (49 years old)
Gender: Female

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Rachel Luttrell is a Tanzanian-born Canadian actress best known for her starring role as Teyla Emmagan, an alien warrior, on the science fiction television series Stargate Atlantis, from 2004-2009.

Among her television credits are ER, Charmed, Touched By An Angel, and the lead role of Lisette in the Anne Rice mini-series Feast Of All Saints. She was also a series regular on the long-running hit Canadian television drama Street Legal.

Other guest starring roles include Sleepwalkers, In The House, Dogs and The Damon Wayans Show.

Film credits include The Impostor, and the independent films The Aviary, House and the Genie nominated Joe's So Mean To Josephine.

Born in Tanzania, East Africa, Luttrell immigrated to Canada at age five. One of four daughters in an exceptionally musical family, she is an accomplished actor, singer and dancer.

She studied ballet at the prestigious Russian Academy of Classical Ballet School and studied piano at The Royal Conservatory of Music.

Her father, himself a member of the internationally acclaimed Mendelsohn Choir, trained Luttell's soprano voice.

Her professional stage debut began with the Toronto premiere production of Miss Saigon. She was subsequently cast in the Toronto production of Beauty And The Beast.

Other stage work includes the world premiere of Lynn Nottage's Las Meninas at the San Jose Rep for acclaimed director Michael Edwards. She also participated in the workshop production of Great Expectations for Richard Jay Alexander.

Other noted roles include Lizzie in the challenging musical Goblin Market (ACT in Seattle), and Erzulius in Once On This Island, at the La Mirada Theatre in California.

Luttrell also spent a summer studying Shakespeare at Oxford University with the British/American Drama Association in the prestigious President Group.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Rosie

Janna, Second Witch

Paramedic

Navy Lieutenant Commander Stephanie Mosner

CIA Agent Yvette Lowell

Teyla Emmagan

Teyla Emmagan

Teyla Emmagan

Teyla Emmagan

Teyla Emmagan

Marla

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