Quote1 Dear Bruce. I need to be honest and clear. I'm going to marry Harvey Dent. I love him, and I want to spend the rest of my life with him. When I told you that if Gotham no longer needed Batman we could be together, I meant it. But now I'm sure the day won't come when you no longer need Batman. I hope it does; and if it does I will be there, but as your friend. I'm sorry to let you down. If you lose your faith in me, please keep your faith in people. Love, now and always, Rachel. Quote2
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Batman Begins Time Frame

Rachel's mother worked as a house servant at the lavish Wayne Manor outside of Gotham City. When Rachel was eight-years-old, she befriended young Bruce Wayne - heir to the Wayne family fortune. During one of their play sessions, Rachel came into possession of an old Native American arrowhead. Bruce and she argued over the find, but ultimately Rachel came to keep the item. Years later, she would return the arrow head to Bruce as a gift.

Dark Knight Time Frame

Sometime afterwards, she was then in a relationship with the new District Attorney Harvey Dent. She was soon killed in an explosion orchestrated by The Joker, which took a big role that lead to Dent's transformation into Two-Face.

The Dark Knight Rises Time Frame

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  • Law: Rachel is proficient in many areas pertaining to criminal law.


  • Taser: Because she is a hero in the city without a mask or powers, Dawes finds a way to protect herself with a deployable taser. [1]
  • Actress Katie Holmes played the role of Rachel Dawes in Batman Begins. In The Dark Knight, the part was played by Maggie Gyllenhaal.
  • Height statistic is based on the height of actress Katie Holmes according to her biography page at IMDB.
  • Katie Holmes lent her voice for the 2005 Batman Begins video game.


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