Rachel Louise Blanchard (born March 19, 1976) is a Canadian actress.
Early life [ edit ]
Blanchard was born in
Toronto, Ontario, and graduated from Havergal College in Toronto before going to Queen's University.
Blanchard's career was launched with a part in a
McDonald's commercial, and as an eight-year-old on the Canadian children's show , in which she played Melanie Schlegel. She also starred in the television series The Kids of Degrassi Street as Suzanne McCullough's daughter Debi and in Nickelodeon's War of the Worlds as Kristen. Blanchard is probably best known for playing the part of Cher Horowitz (originally portrayed by Are You Afraid of the Dark? Alicia Silverstone in the film version) on the television series (based on the 1995 Clueless movie of the same name). She also played Roxanne on the television series from 2002 to 2004. 7th Heaven
Blanchard received critical acclaim for her performance as Nancy, the American girlfriend of main character
Jeremy Usborne ( Robert Webb), in the award winning second series of British sitcom . She reprised this role in the fourth series (2007). Peep Show She played Sally on the HBO show  and had a recurring role in the first season of the 2014 FX crime series Flight of the Conchords . Fargo
Filmography [ edit ]
Television [ edit ]
Kids of Degrassi Street, The The Kids of Degrassi Street Melanie
"Liz Sits the Schlegels", "Martin Meets the Pirates"
Littlest Hobo, The The Littlest Hobo Lisa Farrell
"Voyageurs: Parts 1 & 2"
Elephant Show, The The Elephant Show Rachel
Alex: The Life of a Child Wendy
Glory Enough for All Melanie
War of the Worlds Debi McCullough
Campbells, The The Campbells Bonnie
"Back to School"
Hitchhiker, The The Hitchhiker Karen
"Riding the Nightmare"
Are You Afraid of the Dark? Kristen
Chris Cross Dinah McGee
Young Ivanhoe Rowena
Flash Forward Ellen Fisher
"No More Good Days", "House Party", "Cool Book"
Clueless Cher Horowitz
Roxanne Richardson Regular role
Peep Show Nancy
"Joey and the Fancy Sister"
Our Thirties Jessica
Flight of the Conchords Sally
"Sally", "Sally Returns"
Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning Louisa Thomas
Everything She Ever Wanted Rachel Reede
Call Me Fitz Janet
"Going Down Syndrome"
Flashpoint Jackie Emery
"I'd Do Anything"
Case for Christmas, The The Case for Christmas Lauren
Wedding Band Tracy
"We Are Family"
Surrogacy Trap, The The Surrogacy Trap Mallory Parkes
"Cuckoo's Nest", "Hat Hair"
"Juliet Wears the Pantsuit"
My Gal Sunday Sunday O'Brien-Parker
Fargo Kitty Nygaard
Childrens Hospital Missy
Another Period Wedding Guest / Clambake Guest
"Reject's Beach", "Modern Pigs"
You Me Her Emma Trakarsky
Awards and nominations [ edit ]
Young Artist Award Outstanding Performers in a Children's Program
Shared with Jason Alisharan, Ross Hull, Nathaniel Moreau, Raine Pare-Coull, Jodie Resther, and Jacob Tierney
Are You Afraid of the Dark? Nominated
Golden Nymph Outstanding Actress - Comedy Series
Peep Show Nominated
Gemini Award Best Performance by an Actress in a Guest Role in a Comedic Series
Call Me Fitz Won
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