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  • Real name : Rachel Zawadi Luttrell
  • Date of birth : 19/01/1971


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Rachel Luttrell (1971)

Rachel Zawadi Luttrell

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Rachel Luttrell is an actress best known for her role as Teyla Emmagan, an Athosian warrior leader on Stargate Atlantis.


 early life
Luttrell was born in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, the daughter of Veronica Makihio Shenkunde Luttrell of The Washambala Tribe of The Usambara Mountains and Dr. William Leon Luttrell from Bossier City, Louisiana. She is one of four daughters. Her family emigrated to Canada when she was five years old, and she was raised in Toronto. Her family was very musical; her father, a former member of the critically acclaimed Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, trained Luttrell's soprano voice. She studied ballet at the Russian Academy of Classical Ballet School and also studied piano at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto.

Rachel Luttrell's training in dance and music naturally led her to the stage. She made her professional début in Canada's Premier Production of Miss Saigon in Toronto and the Premier Canadian Production of Disney's Beauty And The Beast in Toronto. She would go on to appear in many other stage productions such as "Once On This Island", Goblin Market, and the premier performance of Pultzer Prize winning play write Lynn Nottage's" Las Meninas.

Following a move to Los Angeles, Luttrell would go on to appear in many guest star roles on television,

Frustrated with some of the roles being offered to her at the time, she was considering giving up on her acting career, and enrolling in UCLA to study architecture. She ventured to The UK instead and studied at the acclaimed British American Drama Association at Balliol College BADA, Oxford. Shortly after her return to Los Angeles Rachel was cast in her most high-profile role to date, as Teyla Emmagan on Stargate Atlantis.

 personal life
Luttrell is married to Loyd Bateman, and they have one son, Caden Dar Bateman, born October 10, 2007.
Rachel Luttrell has two younger sisters, Erica Luttrell, who is also an actress and Amanda Luttrell Garrigus who is a on air personality for fashion and entertainment.

Rachel is sometimes credited as Rachel Z. Luttrell.

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