Who is Rachel Redford? Star of House of the Dragon and Shadow and Bone 2

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Rachel Redford is a British actress. She is best known for her diverse and impressive roles in both theatre and film. She rose to fame through her performance as Fruszi in Netflix’s Adventure Drama series Shadow and Bone in 2023. She was also appeared in a scene of popular television series House of the Dragon, premiered on HBO Max.

Early life

Redford is from the town of Penarth, in the Vale of Glamorgan. Her mother Jennifer Lewis is also an actress and had a brief role in the Welsh soap opera Pobol y Cwm.

Rachel Redford's Parents
Rachel Redford’s Parents

Redford attended Stanwell School before enrolling at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in 2011, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Acting in 2013.



Redford began her career in Welsh theatre productions, being nominated for Best Actress by Theatre Critics of Wales for her starring role in Parallel Lines.

Redford then made her London stage debut in Adler & Gibb at the Royal Court Theatre, followed by Ghost from a Perfect Place at the Arcola Theatre, Closer at Donmar Warehouse, and Luna Gale at Hampstead Theatre in 2015.


In 2017, Redford originated the role of Beth in the play The Jungle, performing in various runs of the show at the Young Vic, Playhouse Theatre, St. Ann’s Warehouse, and Curran Theatre. For her performance in this play, Redford and the cast and crew collectively won an Obie Award in the Special Citations category.


Rachel has made quite a splash in the entertainment industry. In 2017, she made her television debut with a recurring role on the E4 comedy-drama Gap Year and recently made her mark on HBO’s hit series House of the Dragon.

Redford as Lady Rhea Royce in HBO’s House of the Dragon

Redford played the character of Lady Rhea Royce and has quickly become a fan favorite. Her prowess as an actress continues to shine as she is set to make an appearance as Fruszi in the second season of Netflix’s Shadow and Bone.

Husband & Daughter

Rachel Redford married to Brenden Freedman on December 31, 2018. Freedman is a cinematographer by profession.

Rachel Redford with Husband
Rachel Redford with Husband

The couple also blessed with a daughter named Charlie James Freedman on 29 October 2022.

Daughter of Rachel Redford and Brenden Freedman
Daughter of Rachel Redford and Brenden Freedman


  • Redford lives in London, United Kingdom.
  • Redford enjoys travelling in her spare time and often shares her pictures on social media platforms.
  • She is an avid animal lover and has a pet dog.
  • She is represented by United Agents in UK.


What is the age of Rachel Redford?

Redford is 34 years old.

Where is Rachel Redford from? Is she American?

Redford is British. She was born in Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan.

How tall is Rachel Redford?

She is 5 feet 6 inch (1.63 m) tall.

What is the weight of Rachel Redford?

55 kg (121 lbs)

Who is Rachel Redford Husband?

Redford’s husband is Brenden Freedman who is a cinematographer by profession.

Is Rachel Redford on Instagram and Twitter ?

Redford is available on social media with username @rachlredford.

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