April 24, 1977 (46)
Rebecca Mader is an English actress best known for her role as Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West, on the ABC television series “Once Upon a Time.”
Mader’s career took off with television roles that were both captivating and varied. Beyond her iconic role in “Once Upon a Time,” she has appeared in TV series such as “Lost,” where she played Charlotte Lewis, and “Fringe,” portraying Jessica Holt. She has also been a part of mainstream movies like “The Devil Wears Prada,” where she played Jocelyn.
Collaborations have been an important part of Rebecca Mader’s career. On “Once Upon a Time,” she acted alongside Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla, and Ginnifer Goodwin. In “Lost,” she shared the screen with Matthew Fox, Evangeline Lilly, and Terry O’Quinn. On the big screen, she starred alongside Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep in “The Devil Wears Prada.” In “Fringe,” she collaborated with Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, and John Noble.
Mader received a Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice TV Villain for her role in “Once Upon a Time.”