Canadian-born Rachelle Lefevre is a film and television actress with a diverse list of credits, from theatrical studio releases to indie darlings and television hits.
Currently streaming on Apple TV+ and Amazon, Lefevre can be seen starring in the limited series “The Sounds.” She portrays Maggie Cabot, a Canadian woman who, along with her husband Tom, moves to New Zealand to escape their past and start over with a new business. When Tom goes missing the day after their arrival, Maggie finds herself embroiled in a dangerous web involving Tom’s wealthy family, her traumatic past and mysterious locals, all with their own agendas.
In the FOX television drama “Proven Innocent,” Lefevre led the cast as they tell the story of one woman’s fight to defend the innocence of others. The series followed a criminal defense firm led by Lefevre’s character Madeline, who was wrongfully convicted of murder in a highly publicized case. The event alters her life and now she goes toe-to-toe with Gore Bellows (Kelsey Grammer), the powerful and corrupt Cook County state’s attorney that convicted Madeline.
In addition to joining the cast of “Mary Kills People” for a special guest star arc in season two, Lefevre was seen in “Electric Dreams,” Amazon's 10-episode anthology series from Ronald D. Moore, Michael Dinner, Bryan Cranston and Sony Pictures TV. Lefevre is a lead in the first episode of this series along with Anna Paquin and Terrence Howard.
Lefevre has starred in more than half a dozen television series, numerous television movies and miniseries and made the time to indulge her love of indie film during hiatus of television projects. She has starred opposite a prestigious list of leading male actors including Paul Giamatti, Channing Tatum, Jason Statham, Kevin Spacey, Joel Kinnaman, James Franco, Ryan Phillipe and Matt Dillon, to name a few. Even in her first starring role in an animated film, she had the privilege to work alongside the legendary Christopher Plummer.
Lefevre became an internationally known actress when she appeared as villain, Victoria, in the first two installments of The Twilight Saga – Twilight and New Moon – winning her a Teen Choice Award for Best Villain in 2010.
Fluent in French, Lefevre has had the honor of co-starring alongside two of Canada’s biggest French stars, Patrick Huard and Michel Côté, in the French language film Omerta, a gritty, raw look at organized crime, in which she portrayed the sole female member of an undercover team trying to bring down the mafia.
An avid animal rights supporter, Lefevre has been a national spokesperson for Best Friends Animal Society since 2009. She has been on the board of the Environmental Media Association since 2010 working to bring awareness and action surrounding climate change. She is also an active board member of AdoptTogether, the largest non-profit crowd-funding organization providing families with the financial support needed to complete the adoption process. Lefevre walks the talk and had the privilege to add to her growing family when she adopted her infant daughter. She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Celebrity Chef Chris Crary, their children and rescue dog.