Rachel Louise Grant de Longueuil (born 25 September 1977) is an English actress and TV presenter.
Grant was born on the island of Luzon in the Philippines to Michael Grant, 12th Baron de Longueuil, and Isabel Padua; her family moved to the United Kingdom when she was a baby, and she was raised in Nottingham, England. She is of Scottish, French-Canadian and Filipino descent. She is related to the British royal family through her grandfather, the 11th Baron de Longueuil, who is second cousin to Queen Elizabeth II through the Bowes-Lyon family.
Grant played Peaceful Fountains of Desire in the 2002 James Bond film Die Another Day. One of her first TV roles was on SyFy as Nina, the hostess of horror show Sci-fright. She was Professor Myang-Li in the Sky One series Brainiac: Science Abuse from 2003-2007. She has starred in theatre and in TV shows including Emmerdale, Murder in Suburbia, Blue Murder and Casualty. She also appeared in the films Until Death, The Purifiers and more recently, in the sci-fi-fi comedy Snatchers.
On January 15, 2018, Grant publicly made a sexual assault allegation against actor/producer Steven Seagal, stating an incident took place in 2002, during pre-production on his direct-to-video film Out for a Kill (2003), and that she lost her job on the film after the incident. Seagal, who had been accused by other actresses of sexual assault and rape in the past, denied these allegations.
In November 2019, Grant married Biaggi Luggage CEO Stephen Hersh in Israel.
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