Rachel Grant Poster

Trivia (8)

Presents Sci-Fright (1999) as 'Nina', a warped character who introduces films on the UK's Sci-Fi Channel.

Her interests include 'old school' Science Fiction such as Star Wars and Planet of the Apes. Also likes Manga and Japanese animation.

Her father, Michael Charles Grant de Longueuil, is the son and heir of the 11th Baron de Longueuil and Ernestine Bowes-Lyon, herself a first cousin of Britain's Queen Mother. Rachel's mother is Isabel Padua, a Filipina of Spanish descent.

Rachel's ancestry is mixed Eurasian - English-Scottish, French-Canadian, Spanish-Filipino.

She's a martial artist as well as an actress. She studies Silat and Kali with (Bruce Lee's old friend and pupil) Guro Danny Inosanto. She also enjoys racing cars, swimming, scuba diving, horse riding and traveling the world.

Through her Filipina mother, Isabel Padua, Rachel is distantly related to Filipino celebrities Martin Nievera, Joanne Lorenzana, Alma Moreno and the late Alicia Vergel.

Sister to Angela Grant de Longeuil, an international model for CalCarries. Angela was briefly a celebrity of sorts in the Philippines, appearing in fashion shows, dancing with Filipino celebrities and teaching flamenco and ballet in Parañaque.

Second cousin twice removed of Queen Elizabeth II.