Rachel Weisz, 41 and Daniel Craig, 43 have become husband and wife during a secret ceremony last week, in New York State, DailyMail reports. The guest list was extremely short: 18-year-old daughter Ella, Rachel’s son Henry, four, and two families of close friends.
The News of the World quoted by Daily Mail reports a source as declaring after the discreet event: ‘Daniel and Rachel insisted on having a small, quiet wedding. They are madly in love and couldn’t wait to be husband and wife – but they wanted minimum fuss.’
Newly weds have been friends for several years and, when the first rumors of their possible relationship were speculated, they denied it and managed to keep out their couple from the public’s eyes. The actor from the last James Bond movie and the Oscar-winning actress began dating last year when they played husband and wife in the upcoming horror film “Dream House”.
Rachel Weisz ended last year her nine year relationship with “Black Swan” director, Darren Aronofsky. They have a son and they are committed to raise him together, as they announced when their breakup was made official. Before starting a relationship with Rachel Weisz, Daniel Craig was married with actress Fiona Loudon and dated film producer Satsuku Mitchell for six years.
Weisz filmography includes “The Mummy”, “About A Boy”,“ The Fountain”, this last one directed by her ex-fiancé, Darren Aronofsky. She received an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 2005 for her role in “The Constant Gardener” directed by Fernando Meirelles and co-starring Ralph Fiennes. Rachel Weisz newest film “Whistleblower” is to be released in August 5.
Although his Daniel Craig’s career is internationally associated with the role from James Bond which he played for three times, he is one of British theatre’s most famous faces. His last performance of the Bond spy will hit the theaters in October 2012, after being postponed due to the financial problems of MGM. Daniel Craig is preparing for the release of the remake “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” starring Rooney Mara and directed by David Fincher. Craig Cowboys & Aliens’ will be also launched at the end of July.
Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig are both born in UK. She has an Austrian psychoanalyst mother and a Hungarian inventor father. A former model, she is Cambridge-educated. Daniel Craig is the first blonde actor to play Bond and also the first to be born after the start of the film series. His film debut was in 1992, after years of theatre experience.