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Rachel Miner

Rachel Miner (born July 29, 1980 in New York City) is a Broadway, film and television actress.


A third generation Miner in show business, she is the daughter of director/teacher Peter Miner and the granddaughter of director/producer Worthington Miner and actress Frances Fuller. She briefly came under the media spotlight for her two-year (1998–2000) marriage to actor Macaulay Culkin. The marriage was noted for the relatively young age at which the two were wed.

As of 2003, she was active in Scientology, contributing to and dedicating a new Dianetics and Scientology Center in Los Angeles.



Miner's television credits include Vickie in Shining Time Station: 'Tis A Gift (1990), Michelle Bauer on Guiding Light (1990–1995), a guest starring role as Laurel in a Sex and the City episode, "Twenty-something Girls vs. Thirty-something Women" (1999) and Astrid in NY-LON (2004).

She currently appears in the 2007 television series Californication, as Dani California, a reference to a character appearing in several songs by the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

In 2008, she appeared in "The Sacrifice", an episode of Fear Itself.


Among her theatre credits,are Jennifer in Laura Cahill's Naked Faith: The Way at Naked Angels in New York (1994), Margo in The Diary of Anne Frank on Broadway (1997), Rivkele in Donald Margulies' adaptation of Sholem Asch's God of Vengeance at ACT Theatre in Seattle (2000), Sandy in Rebecca Gilman's Blue Surge at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago (2001) and at The Public Theatre in New York (2002).


Her film credits include young Alice in Woody Allen's Alice (1990), Patty in Frank Whaley's Joe the King (1999), Lisa Connelly in Larry Clark's Bully (2001), Jade in Guy in Row Five (2004), Eva in Frank E. Flowers' Haven (2004), and a role in Jefery Levy's Rabbi (2004). She also co-starred as Hilary Swank's sister in Brian DePalma's The Black Dahlia (2006). She has recently been cast in the upcoming film Butterfly Effect: Revelation

Miner also starred in the music video "Only One", in which she played the girlfriend of Ryan Key, the lead singer of Yellowcard. She can also be seen with Culkin in Sonic Youth's video for "Sunday."

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