Rachel Quaintance





Moorhead, Minnesota

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Rachel Quaintance is originally from Moorhead, Minnesota and graduated from Emerson College in Boston with a degree in Theater. She has performed leads in such shows as "Cabaret" and "Into the Woods." Currently relocated to Los Angeles, she has appeared in various sketches on the "Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Rachel and her husband, John, have produced and starred in stand-up comedy shows at Luna Park and The Comedy Store. They wrote and starred in "Sketch-a-licious" and "John & Rachel's Fake Variety Show," both shows co-starring Sean Hayes (of NBC's "Will & Grace") and Nicole Sullivan (of Fox's "Mad T.V."). In 1999, she completed a role in the independent feature film, "Warm-Blooded Killers" and starred in the VH-1 television pilot, "Couch Potato Video." In 2000, she guested on NBC's "Providence," recurred on Fox's "Only Joking" and won quite a bit less than $1,000,000 on ABC's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" An accomplished dancer and singer, Rachel wishes she had been born in the 1940's when these skills would have been of some use to her.