Who is Edward Furlong’s ex-wife Rachael Bella? Wiki Bio

Rachael Bella Zvagelsky was born in Vermilion, South Dakota USA, on 13 March 1984 – her zodiac sign is Pisces and she holds American nationality. She is an actress, but perhaps best known for being the (now ex-) wife of Edward Furlong, a famous American actor and musician.

Childhood and education

Rachael spent the first three years of her life in Vermilion where she was raised by her mother, as her parents divorced shortly after she was born, then moving with her mother to New York and attending a local elementary school. Her mother attending college, eventually graduating and finding a well-paid job to support herself and Rachael, however, she soon became very ill, and upon enrolling at a local high school, Rachael also began working to financially support herself.

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She attended a musical theatre class once a week, and when she turned eight she sang at school and was noticed by a New York agent who wanted her to become a stage actress; Rachael decided to wait and find child roles in movies and TV series. Upon matriculation in 2002, she didn’t enroll at college, but pursued her career as an actress.

Roles in movies

Rachael made her debut film appearance in 1993 when she portrayed Ruthie, one of the lead characters in the critically acclaimed German-American-Dutch comedy “When Pigs Fly” starring Alfred Molina and Marianne Faithfull, about a jazz musician who is barely earning enough money for a living. In the same year, Rachael was Young Teresa Santangelo in the drama film “Household Saints”, which starred Tracey Ullman and Vincent D’Onofrio, and covers three generations of women living in New York’s Little Italy after World War II; the movie won one award and was nominated for two others.

Rachael was also cast to play Young Gigi in the drama movie “Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage”, the story of Rosalie Bonnano, daughter of a mafia boss, who married the son of another mafia boss who was her father’s rival prior to the marriage – the film was nominated for a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Hairstyling for a Miniseries or a Special.

In 1995, Rachael appeared as Betsy in the family drama movie “A Little Princess”, which starred Eleanor Bron, Liam Cunningham, and Liesel Matthews and in the same year portrayed Suzie in the science fiction film “W.E.I.R.D. World”, which starred Dana Ashbrook and Marshall Bell and which is about the problems at the Wilson Emery Institute for Research and Development (W.E.I.R.D.).

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In 1996, she played Betty Parris in the historical drama movie “The Crucible” which starred Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, and Paul Scofield, about a woman who is trying to accuse her lover’s wife of witchcraft in 1962; the movie was a huge success as it won four awards and was nominated for 29 others, including two Oscars.

Rachael then appeared as Young Nikki in the horror movie “The Devil’s Child”, which was directed by Bobby Roth and written by Pablo F. Fenjves. The year 1997 saw her as Meredith in the erotic drama “The Blood Oranges”, starring Sheryl Lee and James C Ronning, and in 2002 she played Rebecca ‘Becca’ Kotler in the critically acclaimed supernatural horror movie “The Ring” which starred Naomi Watts and Martin Henderson and which won 14 awards while it was nominated for 12 others.

Two of Rachael’s following roles were as Haille in the American crime drama film “American Gun” in 2005, and in the independent movie “Jimmy and Judy” in which she played Judy in 2006, while the two of her final roles in movies before retirement were in “High Hopes” in 2006, and in the black comedy slasher movie “Drive-Thru” in 2007 which starred Leighton Meester and Nicholas D’Agosto and which won a Golden Trailer Award for Trashiest Trailer, despite receiving rather poor reviews.

Roles in TV series

Rachael made her debut TV series appearance in 1994, as the Little Girl in the episode “Grace and Beauty” of the romantic comedy series “Grace Under Fire” which starred Brett Butler and Casey Sander, and which follows a former alcoholic who, after divorcing her husband, is struggling to raise her three children by herself.

The series was a big success winning seven awards, while it was nominated for 22 others including three Golden Globes.

Her next role was as Sarah Gasner in the episode “Into That Good Night” of the medical drama series “ER”, which was a critical success, as it won 156 awards including a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama for Anthony Edwards, and was nominated for 367 other awards during its airing from 1994 to 2009. Rachael went on to play Lisa Matthews in the episode “Poor Richard’s Almanac” of the legal drama series “The Practice” in 2001, before briefly appearing as the Dead Girl in the episode “Lessons” of the critically acclaimed evergreen supernatural drama series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” in 2002 – the series won 52 awards and was nominated for 130 others including a Golden Globe in the six years it was airing.

Three of Rachael’s final roles in TV series before she retired from acting were in the episode “Resilience” of the crime drama series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” in 2002, the episode “Star Crossed” of the supernatural drama series “Tru Calling” in 2003, and the episode “Chapter 80” of the drama series “Boston Public” in 2004.

She has been keeping away from the media’s attention since her retirement, and it’s believed that Rachael has been working in the real estate business for over 10 years now.

Love life and relationships

Rachael met her first husband, Edward Furlong in 2002, when they were cast to appear in the same film – they dated for four years before marrying in a small ceremony attended by their closest friends and family on 19 April 2006.

On 21 September 2006, Rachael gave birth to their son Ethan Page Furlong, but on 8 July 2009 she filed for divorce, eventually finalized on 30 June 2014 a year after she was granted a restraining order against Edward, having obtained a temporary restraining order against Edward back in 2010. Rachael was granted custody over Ethan during workdays, while Edward got to see him on weekends, however, after a test showed that Ethan was positive on cocaine, Edward’s visits to his son were supervised by a policeman.

On 30 July 2014, Rachael married Ron Zvagelsky in a small ceremony, and has given birth to their two children. The family of five including Ethan is currently residing at their home in Los Angeles, California.

Hobbies and other interests

Rachael has been working as a singer since she retired from acting, and has performed in classy bars around Los Angeles – her favorite genre is jazz, and some of her favorite performers are Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday. Travelling is one of her main hobbies, as she’s been all around the US for both work and pleasure, and has also travelled to England and Spain in Europe, and been to Asia to visit friends in China. She is a lover of animals and has a pet dog, while her favorite animals are horses. She is a bit of a shopaholic, who goes shopping for clothes several times a week.

Rachael likes to watch movies late at night, and some of her favorite actors and actresses are Richard Gere, Mel Gibson and Anne Hathaway, while some of her favorite movies are “Gone in 60 Seconds”, “Braveheart”, and “Les Miserables”.

Appearance and net worth

Rachael is 36 years old. She has long black hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, and weighs around 128lbs (58kgs). As of June 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $1 million while Edward’s net worth is reputedly over $100,000.

Who is Edward Furlong? Wiki Bio

Edward Walter Furlong was born in Glendale, California USA, on 2 August 1977 – his zodiac sign is Leo and he holds American nationality. Edward is perhaps still best known for his portrayal of John Connor in the science fiction action movie “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton, and which follows a cyborg who has to protect John Connor from another cyborg. The movie was a huge success, winning 36 awards including four Oscars, while it was nominated for 33 others.

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For his performance, Edward won an MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Role, as well as a Saturn Award for Best Young Actor.

Edward was raised in Glendale by his mother Eleanor Torres, who was working at a youth center – his father abandoned the family before Edward had a chance to meet him. In 1990, Edward’s aunt Nancy Tafoya and her half-brother Sean Furlong gained custody of him, and they went on to serve as his managers when he launched his acting career. He attended a local high school, where he was physically active as he played football and soccer, matriculating in 1995.

He launched his acting career with his role in “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” in 1991, and was then invited to play supporting characters in the horror movie “Pet Sematary Two”, the drama “American Heart” in 1993, and the critically acclaimed drama movie “Little Odessa” in 1994.

He appear in several other movies before cast as one of the lead characters, Daniel Vinyard in the critically acclaimed crime drama film “American History X”, which also starred Edward Norton; the movie was a big success, and won four awards while it was nominated for 14 others, including an Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role (for Norton). He went on to portray the lead character Ron Decker in the crime drama movie “Animal Factory”, directed by Steve Buscemi and starring Willem Dafoe and Danny Trejo.

Some of his following roles were in the Italian movie “The Knights of the Quest” in 2001, the superhero film “The Crow: Wicked Prayer” in 2005, and the drama film “Living & Dying” in 2007, in which he played Sam, the lead character. He had a supporting role in the vigilante action comedy movie “The Green Hornet” in 2011, which starred Seth Rogen and Jay Chou and which won four awards, while his next notable performance was in the drama thriller movie “Crave” in 2012. Some of Edward’s latest roles in movies have been in the apocalyptic thriller “Aftermath” in 2014, the drama movie “A Winter Rose” in 2016, and the science fiction action film “Terminator: Dark Fate” in 2019.

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Edward has also appeared in several TV series – his most notable performance was in the police procedural series “CSI: NY”, in which he portrayed Shane Casey in five episodes in 2006 and 2010.

Edward’s problems with alcohol, heroin, and cocaine began in the ‘90s, and he entered a rehabilitation program in October 2000 for the first time. He continued using drugs, and in September 2009 Rachael told the police that Edward hit her while he was under the influence of cocaine. In October 2012, the police arrested him after his now ex-girlfriend Monica Keena accused him of domestic violence, and after a month, he was re-arrested for the same offence, as well as in January 2013. He was sentenced to spend six months in jail in March 2013, after he assaulted Monica again, and after he was released in May 2013, he was arrested yet again for assaulting Monica. There is no news of any further exploits!

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