Rachel Dratch Biography


Rachel Dratch

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Birth Name: Rachel Dratch
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet
Birth Sign: pisces
Age:   50 Years
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Rachel Susan Dratch (born February 22, 1966) is an American actress, writer, comedian and producer. She was born in Lexington, Massachusetts to Elaine Ruth (née Soloway), a transportation director, and Paul Dratch, a radiologist. She was also raised there. She attended Dartmouth College and graduated in 1988. She then moved to Chicago, Illinois, to study improve at The Second City and ImprovOlympic. Her younger brother, Daniel, is a television producer and writer, most recently on Anger Management.

Dratch met John Wahl in a California-based consultant in the natural foods industry, in a bar in 2009. She stated it in her Girl Walks Into a Bar. After six months later, she became pregnant, and gave birth to a boy, Eli Benjamin, on August 24, 2010. In an interview in 2010, she told People that her pregnancy at age 44 shocked her, because she "had bought into all this stuff about, 'Once you're over 40...'", and had "gone through the whole process of letting go of [the idea of having kids]". Her partner has since moved to New York City to be closer to Dratch and their son. Beside this, she was not involved in any kind of love affairs, she also didn't have any boyfriend, and she was not married and not yet divorced.

She gained her fame through the NBC television show Saturday Night Live (SNL). There she was a cast member from 1999 to 2006. Besides this, she has also appeared as a guest star in television shows such as The King of Queens and 30 Rock, as well as films such as Click and I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry. In 2012, she released her autobiographical book Girl Walks Into a Bar: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters and a Midlife Miracle. She also played the role of the museum guard in Sesame Street's The Cookie Thief. It is expected that she is earning a huge salary from her acting career. However, her real time net worth is unknown to the public.

 

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Born on Lexington, Massachusetts

1966 22nd of December

She was from a middle class family. She was born in Lexington, Massachusetts to Elaine Ruth (née Soloway), a transportation director, and Paul Dratch, a radiologist. She was also raised there. She attended Dartmouth College and graduated in 1988. 

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Attended National Theater Institute

1986

Dratch was raised in the "class clown type". She attended William Diamond Middle School and Lexington High School in Massachusetts. She also attended the National Theater Institute at The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in the fall of 1986.

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Graduated from Dartmouth College

1988

She was enrolled at Dartmouth College and she graduated from there in 1988. There she majored in drama and psychology and she was also a member of the improvisational comedy group "Said and Done".

 

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Won Joseph Jefferson Award

1997

Dratch is a great actress. She was honored by the 1997 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Revue for "Paradigm Lost", at the Second City Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Since then she has been nominated in various other awards.

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Won Joseph Jefferson Award

1998

Back to back in 1998, she claimed the Joseph Jefferson Award for the second time. She was honored by the 1998 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Revue for "Promise Keepers, Losers Weepers", at the Second City Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.

 

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Joined Saturday Night Live (SNL)

1999

Her fame rose to prominence through the NBC television show Saturday Night Live (SNL). There she was a cast member from 1999 to 2006. Besides this, she has also appeared as a guest star in television shows such as The King of Queens and 30 Rock, as well as films such as Click and I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry.

 

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Nominated in Teen Choice Awards

2006

Rachel has been nominated in various prestigious awards through her life and she has also claimed some of them. In 2006, she was nominating in Teen Choice Awards for Choice Comedian. But she was not that lucky enough to be honored with it.

 

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Met her partner

2009

Dratch met John Wahl in a California-based consultant in the natural foods industry, in a bar in 2009. She stated it in her Girl Walks Into a Bar. Since then they started their romantic relationship, they were also found in public places together.

 

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Gave birth to first child Eli Benjamin

2010 24th of December

Just six months later, after she reveled that she is having affairs with her partner, she became pregnant, and gave birth to a boy, Eli Benjamin, on August 24, 2010. Her partner has since moved to New York City to be closer to Dratch and their son.

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