American child actress Rachel Covey won a Young Artist nomination for her portrayal of Patrick Dempsey's daughter, Morgan, on the successful Disney fantasy film “Enchanted” (2007). It was her second movie after the Sundance-premiered “Duane Hopwood” (2005), where she played David Schwimmer's daughter, Kate.
Childhood and Family:
Rachel Covey was born on June 15, 1998. She is a native of New York City, New York. Her star sign is Gemini.
Rachel Covey kicked off her movie career at age 7, when she was cast as daughter Kate on the David Schwimmer comedy vehicle “Duane Hopwood” (2005). Directed and penned by Matt Mulhern, the film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2005 before its limited theatrical release in November later that same year. It also starred Janeane Garofalo, John Krasinski, Judah Friedlander, Susan Lynch, Dick Cavett, Rachel Covey, and Mia Dillon.
Two years later, Covey resurfaced with an important supporting role in the Disney film “Enchanted” (2007), for director Kevin Lima and writer Bill Kelly. Brilliantly playing Morgan Philip, a six-year-old who believes in fairytales and that magic exists despite her father telling her differently, she was nominated for a 2008 Young Artist in the category of Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actress Age Ten or Younger. Costars in the film included Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, Timothy Spall, Idina Menzel, and Susan Sarandon.
“Enchanted” earned very good response from critics and fans alike. It debuted at No. 1 on the day of its release in the US, and has since had a domestic gross of over $127 million and a total of worldwide gross of more than $340 million. It became the 15th highest grossing film worldwide released in 2007.