Biography

Through her portrayal of strong female characters, which helped in her breaking the mold of the traditional sex symbol, Rachel Welch developed a unique film persona that made her an icon of the 1960s and 1970s. She is an intelligent, powerful actress who has been in many movies featuring her character with a gun!  She portrays several strong and empowered heroines that went the extra mile to fight for what they wanted or believed in.   Her gun carrying characters are ones that inspire courage and confidence, and while often looked defeated, were motivated to fight harder, and succeed.