Rachel Williams is a American model, actor, and TV presenter. She was born on 29 April 1967 in Greenwich Village, New York, USA. Rachel is now living in the United Kingdom. Her father Tod Williams and stepmother Billie Tsien are architects in the Manhattan firm Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects. This firm is well-known for its American Folk Art Museum and has been labeled the best building of 2001by many critics. She followed in her father's footsteps and studied architecture and graduated from Columbia University.
Rachel has acted in the show "Strangers with Candy" as the role of super model Dr. Rachel Williams. She has acted as presenter for "The Girlie Show" in 12 episodes, running from 1996-1997) as well as appeared on the show "Lauren Hutton and..." (1 episode, 1995)
was the subject of a bitter lawsuit battle over her being lured away from Click Model Management by Christy Turlington to change her management contract over to Ford Models, which managed Turlington.
Why is she famous?
Rachel became famous due to her modeling career. She began modeling when she was 21, doing significant fashion magazine work from 1988-1992. She appeared in and on the covers of Elle Magazine, Vogue, Cosmo and the J. Crew catalog as well as advertising campaigns for Absolut vodka, Calvin Klein and Revlon.She also posed for Playboy in 1992 and Penthouse in 1995.
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