Boston at the Paley Center in April 2012
|Born||Rachel Elizabeth Boston
May 9, 1982
Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.
Rachel Elizabeth Boston (born May 9, 1982) is an American actress and producer. Boston had the leading roles in a number of independent films, and was regular cast member in the several television series. She starred in the NBC drama series, American Dreams as Beth Mason from 2002 to 2005, and later co-starred in the short-lived CBS sitcom The Ex List and on the USA Network series In Plain Sight. In 2013, Boston began starring as Ingrid Beauchamp in the Lifetime fantasy-drama series, Witches of East End.
Boston was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and grew up in Signal Mountain, Tennessee before moving to New York City at the age of seventeen to attend New York University. She was Miss Tennessee Teen USA in 1999, placing in the Top 10 at the national pageant.
Boston starred in the NBC series American Dreams, which aired from 2002 to 2005. She portrayed the character Beth Pryor (née Mason), the wife of the oldest son of the Pryor family, around whom the series was centered. She has made guest appearances in other series such as The Closer, Las Vegas, The Daily Show, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Grey's Anatomy, Rules of Engagement, and Crossing Jordan, and NCIS.
Boston landed the lead role on ABC's Ric Swartzlander comedy pilot The News (2007). The show was set in a chaotic Phoenix television newsroom. Boston was set to play a rising star at the station who was recently promoted to executive producer of all news programs. Rachel also starred with Donal Logue in the Fox pilot "Hackett" directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starred with Ed O'Neill and Christine Baranski in the CBS pilot Inseparable.
Boston starred as Daphne Bloom in the short-lived CBS series The Ex List. In that same year she also guest starred on NBC's ER playing an American soldier. She filmed Ghosts of Girlfriends Past with Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner in February 2008. She has also filmed 500 Days of Summer with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel in spring 2008.
In early 2011, Boston joined the cast of USA Network's hit series In Plain Sight, where she plays Abigail Chaffee, an Albuquerque Police Detective and the love interest to Marshall Mann (Frederick Weller). For the fifth and final season, Boston continued her role as a series regular.
For her role opposite Noah Bean in the independent feature The Pill, Boston garnered rave reviews on the festival circuit and earned accolades including the Best Actress Award from the San Diego Film Festival, the Stargazer Award from the Gen Art Film Festival  and the Emerging Artist Award from the Big Apple Film Festival.
Boston has taken her turn behind the camera in the role of executive producer for the independent film Black Marigolds. She also stars in the film, which reunites her with her costar from The Pill, Noah Bean. The film was shot over a 2 week span in the Palomar Mountain Range of Southern California.
In 2012, Boston was cast as one of the leads in the Lifetime fantasy-drama series Witches of East End based on a novel of the same name by Melissa de la Cruz opposite Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan and Mädchen Amick. The show debuted on October 6, 2013. She later was cast as lead in the independent romantic comedy A Ring by Spring, directed by Kristoffer Tabori.
|2002||Smoking Herb||Jaquelyn Mason|
|2009||(500) Days of Summer||Alison|
|2009||Ghosts of Girlfriends Past||Deena the Bridesmaid|
|2010||10 Years Later||Kyra Lee|
|2011||Chance of Showers||Woman in Yellow|
|2011||The Pill||Mindy||San Diego Film Festival Award for Best Actress
Gen Art Film Festival Award for Best Actress
NY Emerging Talent Award
|2012||Blind Turn||Samantha Holt|
|2012||Coming Home||Megan Morgan|
|2012||It's a Disaster||Lexi Kivel|
|2012||Holiday High School Reunion||Georgia||TV Movie, also executive producer|
|2013||Black Marigolds||Kate Cole||Also executive producer|
|2013||Who the F Is Buddy Applebaum||Janie|
|2014||Ring by Spring||Caryn||Also associate producer|
|2001||Andy Dick Show, TheThe Andy Dick Show||Tina||Episode: "Professor Talcum"|
|2002–2005||American Dreams||Beth Mason||Series regular, 50 episodes|
|2005||Peep Show||Marsha||TV pilot|
|2005||Closer, TheThe Closer||Jennifer||Episode: "About Face"|
|2005||Love, Inc.||Jill||Episode: "Thick and Thin"|
|2006||Crumbs||Alison||Episode: "Maybe I'm Tony Randall"|
|2006||Loop, TheThe Loop||Jenna||Episode: "Jack Air"|
|2006||Happy Hour||Shauna||Episode: "Crazy Girls"|
|2006||NCIS||Siri Albert||Episode: "Dead and Unburied"|
|2006||7th Heaven||Ms. Margo||3 episodes|
|2007||News, TheThe News||April Tarnoff||TV pilot|
|2007||Grey's Anatomy||Rachel||Episode: "Great Expectations"|
|2007||Crossing Jordan||Geneva Todd||Episode: "Mr. Little and Mr. Big"|
|2007||Rules of Engagement||Amy||Episode: "Flirting with Disaser"|
|2007||Las Vegas||Patsy||Episode: "The Glass Is Always Cleaner"|
|2007||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Waitress||Episode: "The N Word"|
|2008||ER||Beth Ackerman||Episode: "Status Quo"|
|2008–2011||Ex List, TheThe Ex List||Daphne Bloom||Series regular, 12 episodes|
|2009||Cleaner, TheThe Cleaner||Ruby Geiler||Episode: "Split Ends"|
|2009||Eastwick||Charlene||Episode: "Fleas and Casserole"|
|2010||Accidentally on Purpose||Brenda||Episode: "Speed"|
|2010||Scoundrels||Tanya Leterre||3 episodes|
|2010||Castle||Penny Marchand||Episode: "He's Dead, She's Dead"|
|2011||Mad Love||Erin Sinclaire||Episode: "Fireworks"
Episode: "The Spy Who Loved Me"
|2011–2012||In Plain Sight||Det. Abigail Chaffee||Series regular, 16 episodes|
|2013–2014||Witches of East End||Ingrid Beauchamp||Lead role, 23 episodes|
- "Rachel Boston Biography". Buddytv.com. 1982-05-09. Retrieved 2013-08-17.
- Exclusive: 'In Plain Sight' Eyes 'Dreams' Girl Rachel Boston - TVLine.com January 12, 2011
- USA Network's "In Plain Sight" Returns for Fifth Season With Eight Explosive Episodes in Spring 2012 - The Futon Critic August 11, 2011
- San Diego Film Festival 2011 Award Winners
- Gen Art fest fetes 'Gold' - Variety June 15, 2011
- 8th Annual BAFF Presents NY Emerging Talent Award to Noah Bean (Morning Glory, Damages, The Pill) and Rachel Boston (500 Days Of Summer, The Pill)
- Rachel Boston to Star in 'Black Marigolds' (Exclusive) - The Hollywood Reporter December 13, 2011
- Rachel Boston Joins Indie Comedy 'It's a Disaster' (Exclusive) - The Hollywood Reporter August 31, 2011
- Lifetime’s ‘Witches Of East End’ Picked Up To Series
- Roots, Kimberly (2012-09-19). "Witches of East End Casts Rachel Boston — Pilot". TVLine. Retrieved 2013-08-17.
- "Rachel Boston Joins Lifetime's Witches of East End - Today's News: Our Take". TVGuide.com. 2012-09-19. Retrieved 2013-08-17.
- By LISA DE MORAES, TV Columnist. "TCA: Lifetime's 'Witches Of East End' Debuts Oct. 6". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2013-08-17.
- Etkin, Jaimie (2013-07-26). "'Witches Of East End' Premiere Set For October On Lifetime". Huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2013-08-17.
- Kit, Borys (2013-11-19). "'Witches of East End' Actress to Star in Romantic Comedy 'Ring by Spring' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2013-11-24.
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