Rachel Dawes is a character created specifically as a love interest for Batman in Christopher Nolan's films series (similarly to the character Chase Meridian in Joel Schumacher's Batman Forever), in the first film of the series (Batman Begins) Rachel is portrayed by Katie Holmes and by Emma Lockhart as a young girl. However, due to other filming commitments Holmes had to be recast and was replaced by Maggie Gyllenhaal in the 2008 sequel The Dark Knight.


Batman Begins

See: Rachel Dawes (Katie Holmes)

The Dark Knight

See: Rachel Dawes (Maggie Gyllenhaal)
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