Rachel Bailit was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She began a career as a broadcast journalist while still in college, reporting for television networks in Boston, New York and Washington, D.C. Soon after, Rachel decided to journey out west to pursue a career in film and television
Along the way, Rachel became interested in Art Modeling. Emerging from a family of Artists, Rachel felt very comfortable in this environment. She began art modeling in 2009, and since, has worked at many places in the Los Angeles area including Dreamworks Animation Studios, Disney Animation Studios, Sony Animation, Blizzard Entertainment,The Simpsons, Family Guy, The Getty Museum, Otis College, Laguna College of Art and Design, and many studio workshops and groups.
As an Actress, Rachel trained at The Lee Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles. Along with the method, Rachel is classically trained in the Greek comedies and dramas, Shakespeare, and Restoration. She has also worked with The Second City comedy troupe.
Rachel Bailit recently starred in her acclaimed one- woman show “Sugar Happens”. It played to rave reviews in Los Angeles and at St. Luke’s Theater in Times Square, New York. She also did special performances on the Comedy Central Stage in Hollywood.
Rachel’s past film credits include the comedy “I’m Not Like That No More”, Paramount’s “Festival In Cannes” directed by Henry Jaglom. She played alongside Jim Carrey in Ron Howard’s “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas”. Rachel has appeared in many television shows including “Desperate Housewives”, “Jon Benjamin Has a Van”, “Tim and Eric’s Awesome Show”, “NYPD Blue” and the role of “Marissa” in “General Hospital”.
She has appeared in numerous national commercial campaigns including McDonalds, Arbys, Dodge, and Heineken. She has been featured as a model in G.Q and Flaunt Fashion Magazine
Rachel currently stars in the webisode series, “The Vamps Next Door”. She has recurred in comedy sketches on The Conan O’Brien Show. Rachel writes and stars in her own webisode series on Utube:
“Diary of an Actress” (http://youtu.be/UBecsG5CkmQ)
She currently writes for InHollywood Magazine and Vogue Magazine’s Influencers.
Read more on her website: www.RachelBailit.com or her other blog “Diary of an Actress”: www.diary.rachelbailit.com