Female Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With R

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Rihanna
(One of the Best-Selling Female Pop and R&B Artist In History)
Rihanna
155
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 20, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Michael, Barbados

For anyone who has a penchant for music, Rihanna needs no introduction. Born as Robyn Rihanna Fenty, Rihanna is one of the most influential names in the music and fashion industry. Her effortless singing, catchy tunes and inimitable dance moves have won her eight Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, twelve Billboard Music Awards and two BRIT Awards.

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Reese Witherspoon
116
Birthdate: March 22, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Acclaimed actress, Reese Witherspoon, shot to fame with her film Legally Blonde and continued her successful journey working in films and television shows like Walk the Line, Wild and Big Little Lies. In process, she became one of the most bankable stars in Hollywood and also one of the world’s highest paid actresses. Witherspoon has her own production company too.
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Rachel McAdams
(Canadian Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Mean Girls', 'The Notebook' and 'Spotlight')
Rachel McAdams
82
Birthdate: November 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, Canada

Best known for her comedic and romantic film roles, Canadian actress Rachel McAdams is a very popular figure in Hollywood. Rising to fame in the 2000s, she has worked in many critically acclaimed movies. A socially responsible person, she believes in leading a lifestyle that is eco-friendly and sustainable. She is actively involved with several charities.

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Rosa Parks
(American Activist in the Civil Rights Movement Best Known for Her Pivotal Role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott)
Rosa Parks
60
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tuskegee, Alabama, United States
Died: October 24, 2005

Rosa Parks, “the first lady of civil rights,” was a pioneer in the American revolution against color segregation and racism. Her refusal to leave her bus seat to a white passenger gave rise to the iconic Montgomery Bus Boycott, which also led her to work with Martin Luther King Jr.

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Rebel Wilson
(Australian Actress and Comedian)
Rebel Wilson
103
Birthdate: March 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Australian actress, Rebel Wilson, started her acting career with television in Australia and then gained wider recognition after appearing in Hollywood films. Struck by Lightning, Bachelorette, Isn't It Romantic, The Hustle, Cats and Jojo Rabbit are some of the notable films she has acted in. She received critical appreciation for the 2012 film, Pitch Perfect, and subsequently acted in its two sequels.

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Rosario Dawson
(Best Known for Portraying the 'Star Wars' Character 'Ahsoka Tano')
Rosario Dawson
54
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

A popular actress, producer, and activist, Rosario Dawson is known as much for her involvement in politics and philanthropy as for her work in films and television. A strong supporter of various charitable organizations, such as One Campaign and Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Rosario came out as member of the LGBT community in 2020.

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Ronda Rousey
(First American Female to Earn an Olympic Medal in Judo)
Ronda Rousey
114
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States

A professional WWE wrestler, Ronda Rousey was the first UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion and also the first woman to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Earlier, she became the first US woman to win an Olympic medal in judo. Amongst the greatest female MMA fighter, Ronda has also appeared in films like The Expendables 3 and Furious 7.

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Rita Ora
(Singer, Actress)
Rita Ora
101
Birthdate: November 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia

Rita Ora is a popular singer and actress who became the first British female solo artist to release 13 top ten songs in the UK. Also a well-known philanthropist, Rita Ora was appointed as one of the ambassadors for UNICEF UK in 2019. She performs quite frequently in charity concerts and supports several charity organizations.

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Rachel Weisz
(British Actress Known for Her Films: 'The Mummy', 'The Constant Gardener' and 'The Favourite')
Rachel Weisz
71
Birthdate: March 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England

One of the most popular and decorated British-American actresses, Rachel Weisz is the recipient of many awards, such as the Academy Award. One of the most beautiful actresses, she has been featured on several magazine covers. In 2010, Rachel Weisz was named the global ambassador for L'Oréal. She has also served as fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez's muse.

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Rebecca Ferguson
(Swedish Actress)
Rebecca Ferguson
84
Birthdate: October 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Rebecca Ferguson achieved international recognition after playing Elizabeth Woodville in the TV miniseries, The White Queen. Her performance in the miniseries was so impressive that Tom Cruise handpicked her to star in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation after watching her portray Elizabeth Woodville. Thanks to her impressive stunts, she was chosen to reprise her role in Mission: Impossible – Fallout.

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Reba McEntire
(One of the Most Popular Female Country Vocal Artists of the Late 20th Century)
Reba McEntire
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: McAlester, Oklahoma, United States
The Queen of Country Reba McEntire initially performed with the family band the Singing McEntires. She was discovered by Red Steagall and has since delivered 24 number one singles and 16 number one albums. She has won 12 American Music Awards for Favorite Country Female Artist, the highest to date.
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Robin Wright
(First Actress to Win a Golden Globe for a Streaming TV Series)
Robin Wright
50
Birthdate: April 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

Best known for her role in the NBC Daytime soap opera Santa Barbara, actress Robin Wright is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Golden Globe Award and a Satellite Award. Beginning her career as a model, she eventually transitioned into acting. She is currently one of the highest-paid actresses in US.

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Raquel Welch
(Actress)
Raquel Welch
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Birthdate: September 5, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: February 15, 2023
Raquel Welch is best known for appearing in a trendsetting bikini in One Million Years B.C. She also delivered a Golden Globe-winning performance in The Three Musketeers. A trained ballerina, she later launched her beauty and fitness book and videos, and her own line of wigs, jewelry, and skincare products. 
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Rosamund Pike
(Actress)
Rosamund Pike
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Birthdate: January 27, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England

Popular English actress, Rosamund Pike, is best known for her performances in the movies Gone Girl, Hostiles, An Education and A Private War. A talented stage actress, she shot to international fame with her debut film Die Another Day. Since then, she has appeared in diverse roles and has achieved both critical and commercial success as well as prestigious award nominations.

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Rita Hayworth
(American Actress, Dancer, Producer and One of the Most Glamorous Screen Idols of the 1940s)
Rita Hayworth
21
Birthdate: October 17, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 14, 1987

Rita Hayworth was one of the most glamorous Hollywood actresses of the 1930s and 1940s. Her filmography includes 61 films among which the most notable ones are The Strawberry BlondeGilda and Cover Girl. The personal life of the actress, who was also known as the Love Goddess, was marked by a series of failed marriages.

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Rashida Jones
(Actress, Writer & Producer, Best Known for Starring on the Comedy Series 'Parks and Recreation')
Rashida Jones
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Birthdate: February 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

An actress, director, writer, and producer, Rashida Jones is a multi-talented woman who first gained prominence as a TV actress. A Harvard University graduate, the bright young woman entered the entertainment industry in the mid-1990s and has since made a name for herself. She is the recipient of several awards including a Grammy.

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Rachael Leigh Cook
(Actress & Model)
Rachael Leigh Cook
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Starting out as a child actress, Rachael Leigh Cook went on to establish herself as a successful actress. Known for her good looks, she was ranked 26th in Stuff magazine's list of 102 Sexiest Women in the World in 2002. Also known for her public service, she was selected as a Champion of Change for Arts Education by the Obama administration.

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Rebecca Marie Gomez
(Hip-Hop Singer who Gained from Her Single 'Shower')
Rebecca Marie Gomez
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States

Singer, songwriter, and actress Rebecca Marie Gomez first gained prominence when she started posting her covers of popular songs online. Some of these uploads went viral and gained her mainstream attention. She has since released many songs and albums and has worked in collaboration with musical stars like Cody Simpson and Cher Lloyd. 

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Renee Zellweger
(Actress Known for Her Films: 'Bridget Jones's Diary', 'Chicago', 'Cold Mountain' and 'Judy')
Renee Zellweger
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Birthdate: April 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Katy, Texas, United States

Renee Zellweger is one of the most decorated American actresses; she has won two Oscars and four Golden Globe Awards and is still going strong. Also known for her activism, Zellweger is one of the patrons for The GREAT Initiative, a gender equality foundation. In 2011, she joined hands with Tommy Hilfiger to raise money for the Breast Health Institute.

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Rose McGowan
(Known for Her Performance in the Dark Comedy 'The Doom Generation')
Rose McGowan
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Birthdate: September 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Certaldo, Italy

Rose McGowan is popular for being an actress and activist. She has always been vocal about various issues, especially sexual abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein. She also supported Tara Reade and criticized celebrities for supporting Joe Biden, who was accused of sexual assault by the former. In 2017, she was voted Time magazine's Person of the Year.

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Rachel Bilson
(Best Known for Her Role in the Teen Drama TV Series ‘The O.C.’)
Rachel Bilson
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Birthdate: August 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Raven-Symoné
(Actress)
Raven-Symoné
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Birthdate: December 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Atlanta
Raven-Symoné began as a child model. She gained fame as Olivia Kendall on The Cosby Show and then as Raven Baxter in the Disney series That's So Raven and Raven’s Home. At 7, she released her debut album and the Billboard Hot 100-charter That's What Little Girls Are Made Of.
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Ruby Bridges
(Philanthropist)
Ruby Bridges
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tylertown
American civil rights activist Ruby Bridges became the first African-American child to attend an all-white educational institute when she joined the Louisiana-based William Frantz Elementary School in November 1960. She was the subject of Norman Rockwell’s painting The Problem We All Live With and the TV movie Ruby Bridges.
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Rene Russo
(Actress and Model)
Rene Russo
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Birthdate: February 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States

Rene Russo is an American actress, model, and producer. As a fashion model, Russo graced the covers of magazines like Cosmopolitan and Vogue during the 1970s. She then established herself as an actress, playing important roles in popular films like Lethal Weapon 3, Outbreak, and In the Line of Fire. She also headlined the comedy film Yours, Mine and Ours.

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Rita Moreno
(Puerto Rican Actress and Singer Best Known for Her Role as 'Anita' in 'West Side Story')
Rita Moreno
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Birthdate: December 11, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Humacao, Puerto Rico

Rita Moreno is an American actress, singer, and dancer. Renowned for her work in film, television, and theater in a career spanning more than seven decades, Rita is among a few elite performers to have received all four major American entertainment awards: Tony, Grammy, Emmy, and an Oscar. Among Rita Moreno’s numerous accolades is the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Rue McClanahan
(Actress and Comedian Best Known for Her Role as Blanche Devereaux on TV Sitcom ‘The Golden Girls’)
Rue McClanahan
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Birthdate: February 21, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Healdton, Oklahoma, United States
Died: June 3, 2010

Rue McClanahan was an actress and comedian. Apart from being an actress, McClanahan was also an animal welfare advocate and one of the first celebrity patrons of the popular animal rights organization, PETA. She also supported nonprofit organizations, such as Alley Cat Allies. A woman ahead of her time, Rue McClanahan was a supporter of same-sex marriage and gay rights.

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Rosemary Clooney
(Actress and Singer)
Rosemary Clooney
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Birthdate: May 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Maysville, Kentucky, United States
Died: June 29, 2002
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award-winner Rosemary Clooney, aunt of George Clooney, was known for her roles in movies such as White Christmas and for her hit jazz/pop tracks such as This Ole House. She chaired a foundation for the brain-injured, in memory of her sister, and also authored two autobiographies. 
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Rebecca Hall
(Actress)
Rebecca Hall
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Birthdate: May 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Rita Wilson
(Actress)
Rita Wilson
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Birthdate: October 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Rebecca Romijn
(Actress Known for Her Role in ‘X-Men' Film Series and 'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' TV Series)
Rebecca Romijn
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Birthdate: November 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States

Rebecca Romijn is an American actress whose skills and beautiful body were tailor-made for the role of Mystique, whom she portrayed in the X-Men film series. Renowned for her beauty, Rebecca Romijn started her career as a model, featuring on the cover of magazines like Glamour and Sports Illustrated. She has also been featured in advertising campaigns for popular brands.

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Regina Hall
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Brenda Meeks’ in ‘Scary Movie’ Film Series)
Regina Hall
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Birthdate: December 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Regina Hall is best known as Brenda Meeks from the Scary Movie franchise and as Corretta Lipp from Ally McBeal. She appeared in the movies The Best Man and Think Like a Man and their respective sequels. She supports the Scleroderma Research Foundation and endorses Elizabeth Taylor's White Diamonds.
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Rosalia
(Singer)
Rosalia
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sant Esteve Sesrovires, Spain

Grammy-winning Spanish flamenco singer Rosalia is quite a sensation in Latin music and has often experimented with R&B, hip-hop, and electronic music, too. She gained global fame with the single Malamente and also scripted history as the first-ever Spanish-language artist to gain a Best New Artist nomination at the Grammys.

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Rose Leslie
(Scottish Actress)
Rose Leslie
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Birthdate: February 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland

Rose Leslie is a popular Scottish actress who gained international fame after portraying Ygritte in one of the most popular TV series of all time, Game of Thrones. Thanks to her popularity, she serves as an icon and inspiration to several aspiring Scottish actresses and models.

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Regina King
(Actress and Director Best Known for Her Film ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’)
Regina King
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Birthdate: January 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Regina King was first noticed when she appeared in the series 227 and then gained fame with her role in Jerry Maguire. Her performance as Sharon Rivers in If Beale Street Could Talk won her both the Academy and the Golden Globe awards for Best Supporting Actress.

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Rachel Riley
(TV Presenter)
Rachel Riley
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Birthdate: January 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rochford, Essex
Rachel Riley is best known as a co-host of the puzzle show Countdown and its spin-off, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown. An avid mathematician, she also co-hosted The Gadget Show and It's Not Rocket Science. She also participated in the 11th season of Strictly Come Dancing.
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Roselyn Sánchez
(Singer-songwriter, Actress)
Roselyn Sánchez
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 2, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Roselyn Sánchez is a Puerto Rican singer, dancer, songwriter, actress, model, producer, and writer. She is best known for playing Elena Delgado in the popular police procedural drama TV series Without a Trace, for which she received the 2008 ALMA Award. Roselyn Sánchez also works with organizations like Fundación de Niños San Jorge, which helps sick children from poor families.

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
(English Model and Actress)
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Plymouth, Devon, England

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is a popular English model and actress known for being the face of world-renowned brands, such as Victoria's Secret, Burberry, and Marks & Spencer. Known for her stunning looks, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has been featured on covers of magazines, such as Vogue. She has also been named in lists like FHM's World's Sexiest Woman and Maxim magazine's Hot 100.

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Rebecca De Mornay
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Birthdate: August 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California, United States
Rebecca De Mornay is best known for her MTV Movie Award-winning performance as Peyton Flanders in The Hand That Rocks the Cradle. Fans also loved her as Dorothy Walker in the series Jessica Jones, as Wendy Torrance in the miniseries The Shining, and as Lana in the film Risky Business.
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Rowan Blanchard
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Birthdate: October 14, 2001
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Rowan Blanchard is best known as Rebecca Wilson from Spy Kids: All the Time in the World. Named one of Time’s Most Influential Teens in 2015, she also appeared as Riley Matthews in the Disney series Girl Meets World and was seen in the series The Goldbergs and Snowpiercer, too.
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Rosie Perez
(Actress and Choreographer)
Rosie Perez
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Birthdate: September 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Rosa Perez is best known for her Academy Award-nominated role of Carla Rodrigo in Fearless and her Emmy-nominated choreography in the series In Living Color. She has also appeared in Broadway plays such as The Ritz and has co-hosted The View. She is also associated with major HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns.
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Roseanne Park
(Korean-New Zealand Singer and Dancer Known for Her Single ‘On the Ground’)
Roseanne Park
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Roseanne Park , better known as Rosé, gained fame as part of the South Korean girl group Blackpink. She was featured on G-Dragon's hit track Without You. She has also endorsed Kiss Me and Yves Saint Laurent. As of 2021, she was the most-followed Korean personality on Instagram
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Ruby Rose
(Australian Model, Actress, and Television Presenter)
Ruby Rose
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Birthdate: March 20, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Ruby Rose is an Australian actress, model, and TV presenter. After coming out as a lesbian at the age of 12, Ruby faced many difficulties and has experienced suicidal thoughts throughout her life. Despite struggling with mental health issues, Ruby has gone on to establish herself in the field of entertainment, thereby serving as an inspiration to many across the world.

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Rachael Ray
(American Celebrity Chef and Host of the Food Network Show ‘30 Minute Meals’)
Rachael Ray
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Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: August 25, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warrensburg, New York, United States
Celebrity chef Rachael Ray is best known for her Food Network show 30 Minute Meals. She also made waves with her talk show Rachael Ray and her culinary shows such as Rachael Ray's Tasty Travels. She has also authored several cookbooks and launched the magazine Every Day with Rachael Ray.
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Rhea Perlman
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Carla Tortelli’ in the TV Sitcom ‘Cheers’)
Rhea Perlman
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Birthdate: March 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Coney Island, New York, United States

Rhea Perlman is an American actress whose portrayal of Carla Tortelli in the TV series Cheers contributed to the overall success of the CBS sitcom; Carla Tortelli was eventually named by CBS as one of the greatest television characters of all time. Also an author, Rhea Perlman wrote the popular children's book series Otto Undercover.

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Renee Elise Goldsberry
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Birthdate: January 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States

Actress, singer, and songwriter, Renee Elise Goldsberry, is a popular figure in Broadway theater. She is best known for her role in the musical Hamilton, for which she won a Tony Award. She is also active in films and TV shows. As a singer and songwriter, she is the winner of one Grammy Award. 

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Rose McIver
(Actress)
Rose McIver
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Birthdate: October 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Rose McIver, sister of actor Paul McIver, is best known as Summer Landsdown from Power Rangers RPM and as Liv Moore from iZombie. Fans also loved her in the Hercules TV movies, in films such as Blinder, and as Amber Moore in the A Christmas Prince franchise.
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Rachel Platten
(Singer-songwriter)
Rachel Platten
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Rose Byrne
(Australian Actress Known for Her Films: ‘The Goddess of 1967’, ‘Get Him to the Greek’ and ‘Bridesmaids’)
Rose Byrne
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Birthdate: July 24, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Balmain, Australia

Rose Byrne is one of the most popular actresses from Australia. In addition to appearing in dramas and thrillers, she has also established herself as a comedic actress. A supporter of UNICEF Australia, she is also the ambassador for Young Actors Studio, which is part of the National Institute of Dramatic Art.

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Rachael Harris
(Actress)
Rachael Harris
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Birthdate: January 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Worthington, Ohio, USA
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Rosemary Kennedy
(Sister of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy)
Rosemary Kennedy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 13, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 7, 2005
Rosemary Kennedy was the eldest daughter of Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. and sister of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy. A botched lobotomy conducted on her, to control her violent mood swings, rendered her unable to speak properly and paralyzed. Her family did not meet her for 20 years.