Amy Mathews was born on 29th March 1979, and she is a professional American TV movie and theatre actress. She is most prominent in an Australian soap opera named Home and Away, playing Rachel Armstrong. She is originally from Victoria and spent most of her early life living in Sydney. She acquired a scholarship to study at the arts university of Philadelphia that she completed. She then enrolled with the Surry Hills institute in Sydney, where she completed a two-year acting course. She also met Jon Sivewright, an actor from Home and Away. She also became involved in actors at work program and performed with the Bell Shakespeare company.