Rachel Lin is an emerging British/Asian actress born and raised in London. She began Acting at the age of nine, starting her journey with the successful part-time theatre arts school Stagecoach. There she excelled, receiving the award for ‘Most Outstanding Student’ on more than one occasion. At age 14, Rachel was one of only two children in England to be awarded the highest grade for the reputable LAMDA exams and was published in the children’s stage magazine ‘Mask’.
Since graduating from St Mary’s University with a BA (Hons) in Drama and Theatre Arts, Rachel has performed in notable venues such as The Lyric Hammersmith, The Soho Theatre, Riverside Studios and many others across London, as well as with the prominent theatre company Old Vic New Voices. She has also performed alongside renowned thespians such as Simon Callow, Vanessa Redgrave and Don Warrington in a private Shakespearean Gala, and has gained experience in Theatre, Film, Television and Commercials.
Upcoming short films Ascension and The Overcoat are due for release later this year, whilst Scuttle, in which Rachel plays the lead, is currently receiving excellent reviews on the film festival circuit.
Rachel recently made her television debut in BBC’s EastEnders, followed by a prominent recurring guest role in BBC’s Casualty as Dr Juliet Chen.
Rachel’s role as Hawaiian spiritualist Auntie Mae in upcoming film The Unfamiliar is her first major role in a feature film.