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17 Feb 2010

From Austin Powers to Judging Amy, Canadian actress Rachel Wilson takes on a dual personality in the CBC hit series Republic of Doyle.

Toronto –February 17th, 2010

From perfectionist and compulsive to affectionate and warm-hearted, Canadian Actress Rachel Wilson takes on a dual personality playing the role of Dr. Nikki Rehnolds on the hit CBC television series, Republic of Doyle. The show airs on Wednesday nights at 9:00 pm.

Taking place in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Republic of Doyle is both a dramatic and comedic series that fuses classic investigative shows with the contemporary. The episodes look at the life of private investigator, Jack Doyle, and his relationships with the people that surround him, including Dr. Nikki Rehnolds.

Played by Rachel, Nikki is an ER Doctor who has the fiery personality of the ill-tempered but also believes in moral values such as maintaining a strong marriage.

Widely recognized for her role in Breaker High as Tamira Goldstein, an eccentric artist who comes from a small Ohio town, Rachel has worked in some of the most notable films and television series since.

Rachel has been credited in films with some of the biggest names in Hollywood including The Glass House with Leelee Sobieski (Columbia Tri-Star), Anywhere But Here with Susan Sarandon (Fox Searchlight), Austin Powers 2 opposite Woody Harrelson (Disney) and Mystery Alaska with Burt Reynolds and Russell Crowe (Disney).

Her television appearances include regularly voicing the role of Heather on the award winning Teletoon cartoon Total Drama Island. She has also appeared as guest star roles in multiple series including Kevin Hill (UPN), Judging Amy (CBS), Providence (NBC), Charmed (WB) and Popular (WB).

img-RachelWilsonMost recently Rachel’s film credits include St. Roz (Lamport-Sheppard Entertainment), The Two Mr. Kissels for Lifetime opposite Robin Tunney and Puck Hogs (Protocol), which premiered at the 2009 Vancouver International Film Festival.

This fall, Rachel has two upcoming films, Man V. Minivan and 75 El Camino, which were included as official selections in the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival. Additionally, her web series My Pal Satan, was officially selected for the 2009 Independent Pilot Competition at the New York Television Festival.

For more information on Rachel Wilson please visit
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0933987/

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