Rachel Elizabeth Boston (born May 9, 1982) is an American actress and producer. Boston has had leading roles in a number of independent films, and was a regular cast member in several television series. She starred in the NBC drama series, American Dreams as Beth Mason from 2002 to 2005, in the short-lived CBS sitcom The Ex List in 2008, and on the USA Network series In Plain Sight from 2008 to 2012. From 2013 to 2014, Boston starred as Ingrid Beauchamp in the Lifetime fantasy-drama series, Witches of East End.
Boston starred in the NBC series American Dreams, which aired from 2002 to 2005. She portrayed the character Beth Pryor (née Mason), the wife of the oldest son of the Pryor family, around whom the series was centered. She has made guest appearances in other series such as The Closer, Las Vegas, The Daily Show, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Grey's Anatomy, Rules of Engagement, and Crossing Jordan, and NCIS. Boston landed the lead role on ABC's Ric Swartzlander comedy pilot The News (2007). The show was set in a chaotic Phoenix television newsroom. Boston played a rising star at the station who had recently been promoted to executive producer of all news programs. Boston also starred with Donal Logue in the Fox pilot "Hackett", directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, and starred with Ed O'Neill and Christine Baranski in the CBS pilot Inseparable. Boston starred as Daphne Bloom in the short-lived CBS series The Ex List. In that same year she also guest starred on NBC's ER playing an American soldier. She filmed Ghosts of Girlfriends Past with Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner in February 2008. She has also filmed 500 Days of Summer with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel in spring 2008. In early 2011, Boston joined the cast of USA Network's hit series In Plain Sight, where she played Abigail Chaffee, an Albuquerque Police Detective and the love interest of Marshall Mann (Frederick Weller). For the fifth and final season, Boston continued her role as a series regular. For her role opposite Noah Bean in the independent feature The Pill, Boston garnered rave reviews on the festival circuit and earned accolades including the Best Actress Award from the San Diego Film Festival, the Stargazer Award from the Gen Art Film Festival, and the Emerging Artist Award from the Big Apple Film Festival.Boston was the executive producer for the independent film Black Marigolds, and also starred in the film, which reunited her with her costar from The Pill, Noah Bean. The film was shot over a 2-week span in the Palomar Mountain Range of Southern California. In 2012, Boston starred in the feature film It's a Disaster alongside Julia Stiles and America Ferrera. In the fall of 2012, Boston would then be cast as one of the leads in the Lifetime fantasy-drama series Witches of East End, based on a novel of the same name by Melissa de la Cruz, opposite Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan and Mädchen Amick. The show debuted on October 6, 2013.During her tenure on Witches of East End, she was cast in the original independent romantic comedy A Ring by Spring, a Hallmark original film, directed by Kristoffer Tabori. Shortly thereafter she was cast in Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' original telefilm A Gift of Miracles, opposite Jesse Moss and Rita Moreno.Shortly after Lifetime's cancellation of Witches of East End, Boston signed on to Hallmark Channel's original telefim, Ice Sculpture Christmas, a part of Hallmark's 2015 Countdown to Christmas event. In April 2016, Boston completed work on Hallmark Channel's original telefilm Stop the Wedding, co-starring Niall Matter, Alan Thicke, Lini Evans and Teryl Rothery. At the end of 2016, Boston announced a partnership with Hallmark and author de la Cruz on a new original movie, Christmas in Angel Falls, which is about an angel who falls in love during the Christmas season.Between 2018 and 2019, Rachel would sign on to her first theatrical leading role in 6 years, in the film I Hate Kids opposite Tom Everett Scott. In November 2018, Rachel would guest on the ABC drama, the Good Doctor as Claire's college roommate and friend, Kayla, who is seeking treatment for her cancer.
Boston was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and grew up in Signal Mountain, Tennessee before moving to New York City at the age of seventeen to attend New York University. She was Miss Tennessee Teen USA in 1999, placing in the Top 10 at the national pageant.
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Check Inn to Christmas
Julia Crawley and Ryan Mason must unite their families during Crestridge's Centennial Christmas celebration in order to save their family inns from a chain resort.
I Hate Kids
Nick Pearson is a life-long bachelor who is finally settling down. On the brink of his wedding he is surprised to find he has a 13 year old son who has come to find his him through the help of a psych...
The Last Bridesmaid
At her cousin's wedding, she bonds with Kyle, the videographer who is covering every stage of the planning, even though she is always a bridesmaid. Maybe she will be the last woman standing for a whil...
A Christmas in Tennessee
In the small mountain town of White Pines, Tennessee, there is a bakery run by Allison Bennet, her daughter and mother. Allison and the townspeople have to work together to prevent Matthew from buying...
Love at First Dance
Hope is supposed to teach the former " Most Eligible Bachelor" how to dance for his wedding. When feelings develop between student and instructor as the dance lessons progress, the situation gets comp...
Christmas in Angel Falls
A Guardian Angel who has trouble following the rules and is known for interfering in the love lives of others is tasked by the Angel Michael to help the town of Angel Falls find its Christmas spirit a...
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The lives of the elite Navy Seals as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high-stakes missions our country can ask.
The Good Doctor
A young surgeon with Savant syndrome has been hired to work in the surgical unit of a prestigious hospital. Is it possible for a person to save their own life if they can't relate to other people?
A Rose for Christmas
Andy's family has been building floats for the Rose Parade for generations. When her Dad gets sick, Andy is forced to take the helm and supervise the construction and decoration of their client's floa...
A female FBI agent finds herself caught between her family and her work.
A Gift of Miracles
A pragmatic PhD candidate must let go of her logic when she finds a list of items to give away written by the late mother she never knew. With the encouragement of her enthusiastic new mentor, she att...
Ice Sculpture Christmas
After starting her first job at a country club restaurant, Callie’s passions for cooking and ice sculpting are met with romance and Christmas spirit when a childhood friend enters her into the club’s ...
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A writer goes to a vacation house to finish his book. But he develops a mental illness.
It's a Disaster
Four couples are stuck in a house together as the world is about to end, only to meet for a Sunday breakfast together.
Witches of East End
In East Haven, Long Island's secluded seaside town, the adventures of the Beauchamp family are led by their two adult daughters, who are unaware that they are their family's next generation of witches...
Samantha Holt had the perfect life with a handsome fiancée and a future that couldn’t look brighter. But an unexpected turn on a dark lonely road puts her on a collision course with Bruce Miller, a de...
Georgia believes the man of her dreams is the one who got away from her back in high school. Georgia is ecstatic to finally have her chance to win Craig back when she learns of her high school reunion...
Worried that he has gotten the free-spirited Mindy pregnant after an unprotected one-night stand, Fred feigns romantic interest and sticks by her side for twelve hours to make sure she takes both dose...
10 Years Later
10 Years Later is a dark comedy about six childhood best friends returning home for their ten year high school reunion. When one of them kidnaps an enemy from their past and inadvertently gets the oth...
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After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investi...
Three very different women find themselves drawn together by a mysterious man who unleashes unique powers in each of them, and this small New England town will never be the same.
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
As he comes face-to-face with the ghosts of his girlfriends past, present, and future, he is forced to re-evaluate his behavior when he attends his brother Paul's wedding. The experience allows him to...
Accidentally on Purpose
A single woman who works as a newspaper film critic accidentally gets pregnant after a one-night stand with a younger guy and decides to keep the baby. They are the guy and the two of them.
(500) Days of Summer
Tom, a greeting-card writer and romantic, was caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumped him. Tom rediscovers his true passions in life after reflecting on their 500 days...
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The Ex List
The Ex List is an American comedy-drama television series based on the Israeli series The Mythological X created and written by Sigal Avin. The Americanized version, developed by Diane Ruggiero and pr...
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Rules of Engagement
Rules of Engagement is a comedy about the different phases of male/female relationships, as seen through the eyes of a newly engaged couple, Adam and Jennifer, a long-time married pair, Jeff and Audre...
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Happy Hour is a sitcom that debuted on Fox in the United States and on CTV in Canada on September 7, 2006. The show starred John Sloan as Henry Beckman, a young man rebuilding his life after losing hi...
Two estranged brothers reunite in their small hometown to deal with their mother who has just been released from a psychiatric facility and has yet to discover her ex-husband is about to have a baby w...
The Loop is an American sitcom that ran from March 15, 2006 to July 1, 2007 on Fox. The show starred Bret Harrison as Sam Sullivan, a young professional trying to balance the needs of his social life ...
Unless Darren can survive New York's largest drug mogul, write a paper on Dante's "Inferno," escape three thugs chasing the wrong guy and sell fifty pills of ecstasy to make his tuition payment, he'll...
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The energetic staff of LOVE, INC. takes pride in their success as full-service dating consultants. Leading the flourishing team is owner and founder of LOVE, INC., Clea. After her marriage of nine yea...
The personal and professional lives of a group of doctors at a Seattle hospital are chronicled.
A deputy police chief transfers from Atlanta to Los Angeles to head up a special unit that handles high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her collea...
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From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, a team of special agents investigates any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of r...
Ed Deline is a strict ex-CIA officer who went from being Head of Security to becoming President of Operations of the Montecito, whose job is to run the day-to-day operations of the casino. Following h...
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American Dreams is an American television drama program on the NBC television network, produced by Once A Frog and Dick Clark productions, in association with Universal Network Television and NBC Stud...
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Crossing Jordan is an American television crime/drama series that stars Jill Hennessy as Jordan Cavanaugh, M.D., a crime-solving forensic pathologist employed in the Massachusetts Office of the Chief ...
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Curb Your Enthusiasm
The comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else, is off the hook.
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Reverend Eric Camden and his wife Annie have always had their hands full caring for seven children, not to mention the friends, sweethearts and spouses that continually come and go in the Camden house...
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The inner workings of an urban teaching hospital and the critical issues faced by the dedicated physicians and staff of its overburdened emergency room were explored.
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