Eddie Redmayne

Movie Actor

Eddie Redmayne was born in London, England, United Kingdom on January 6th, 1982 and is the Movie Actor. At the age of 42, Eddie Redmayne biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, movies, and networth are available.

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Other Names / Nick Names
Edward John David Redmayne, Eddie
Date of Birth
January 6, 1982
Nationality
United Kingdom
Place of Birth
London, England, United Kingdom
Age
42 years old
Zodiac Sign
Capricorn
Networth
$4 Million
Profession
Film Actor, Model, Stage Actor, Television Actor
Eddie Redmayne Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 42 years old, Eddie Redmayne has this physical status:

Height
182cm
Weight
76kg
Hair Color
He has dyed his hair red in the past.
Eye Color
Green
Build
Slim
Measurements
Not Available
Eddie Redmayne Religion, Education, and Hobbies
Religion
Not Available
Hobbies
Not Available
Education
Eton College
Eddie Redmayne Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Spouse(s)
Hannah Bagshawe ​(m. 2014)​
Children
2
Dating / Affair
Carey Mulligan (2011), Taylor Swift (2011-2012), Hannah Bagshawe (2012-Present)
Parents
Richard Redmayne, Patricia Redmayne
Siblings
Charlie Redmayne (Older Half-Brother) (HarperCollins UK CEO), Thomas Redmayne (Younger Brother), James Redmayne (Older Brother), Annabel Redmayne (Half-Sister)
Other Family
Richard Redmayne (Paternal Great-Grandfather) (Civil and mining engineer), John Marriner Redmayne (Paternal Grandfather), Audrey Mercedes D’Alton (Paternal Grandmother)
Eddie Redmayne Life

Edward John David Redmayne (born 6 January 1982) is an English actor. Redmayne began his professional acting career as a youth in West End theatre, before making his screen debut in 1998 with guest television appearances.

His first film roles came in 2006 with Like Minds and The Good Shepherd, and he went on to play supporting roles in several films. On stage, Redmayne starred in the productions of Red from 2009 to 2010 and Richard II from 2011 to 2012.

The former won him the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.

His film breakthrough came with the roles of Colin Clark in the biographical drama My Week with Marilyn (2011) and Marius Pontmercy in Tom Hooper's musical Les Misérables (2012). In 2014, Redmayne portrayed Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, winning the Academy Award for Best Actor.

The following year, he played Lili Elbe, in Hooper's The Danish Girl, for which he received a second Oscar nomination.

In 2016, he began starring as Newt Scamander in the Fantastic Beasts film series.

Early life and education

Edward John David Redmayne was born on 6 January 1982 in Westminster, London. His mother, Patricia (née Burke), runs a relocation business, and his father, Richard Redmayne, is a businessman in corporate finance. His paternal great-grandfather was Sir Richard Redmayne (1865–1955), a civil and mining engineer. He has an elder brother, cricketer James Redmayne, a younger brother, and an elder half-brother, Charlie Redmayne, who is CEO of the UK division of publisher HarperCollins and half-sister. From the age of 10, Redmayne attended Jackie Palmer Stage School, where he found his love for acting and singing, alongside James Corden.

Redmayne attended Eaton House, Colet Court, and then Eton College, where he was in the same year as Prince William. He went on to read History of Art at Trinity College, Cambridge, from where he graduated with 2:1 Honours in 2003. He received a choral scholarship to attend Cambridge. While at Cambridge, Redmayne was a member of the University Pitt Club.

Personal life

Redmayne married Hannah Bagshawe on 15 December 2014. They have a daughter, Iris, born in 2016 and a son, Luke, born in 2018.

Redmayne was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2015 Birthday Honours for services to drama. In August 2014, he was appointed ambassador of film education charity Into Film. He has been a patron of the Motor Neurone Disease Association since 2015, having become associated with the charity following his portrayal of Stephen Hawking. He is an ambassador of the Teenage Cancer Trust. He is a patron of Mousetrap Theatre Projects, a charity dedicated to enriching the lives of children and young people through theatre, especially those who are disadvantaged or have additional needs.

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Eddie Redmayne Career

Career

Redmayne modelled for Burberry in 2008 with Alex Pettyfer, and in 2012 with Cara Delevingne. In the September 2012 issue of Vanity Fair, he was featured on its annual International Best Dressed List. In 2015, he was named number one in GQ's 50 best dressed British men.

Redmayne made his professional stage debut as Viola in Twelfth Night, for Shakespeare's Globe at the Middle Temple Hall in 2002. He won the award for Outstanding Newcomer at the 50th Evening Standard Theatre Awards in 2004, for his performance in Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?, and the award for Best Newcomer at the Critics' Circle Theatre Awards in 2005. Later stage credits include Now or Later by Christopher Shinn at the Royal Court Theatre. The show ran from 3 September to 1 November 2008.

In 2009, Redmayne appeared in John Logan's new play Red at the Donmar Warehouse in London, for which he won the 2010 Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. He reprised his role in Red at the John Golden Theatre on Broadway, in a 15-week run from 11 March to 27 June 2010, and won the 2010 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play. He portrayed King Richard II in Richard II directed by Michael Grandage, at the Donmar Warehouse from 6 December 2011 to 4 February 2012.

In November 2021, he returned to the stage as Emcee in a West End revival of Cabaret at the Playhouse Theatre, remodelled as the 'Kit Kat Club'. He previously played the role in a production at Eton when he was 17 years-old, which was later taken to the Edinburgh Fringe. Redmayne chose Jessie Buckley to star alongside him as Sally Bowles, and successfully approached Rebecca Frecknall about directing the production. At the 2022 Olivier Awards, the revival led with 7 wins including Redmayne's own for Best Actor in a Musical.

Redmayne made his screen debut in 1998 in an episode of Animal Ark. His television credits include the BBC miniseries Tess of the d'Urbervilles, the miniseries The Pillars of the Earth, and the two-part miniseries Birdsong.

Redmayne was cast in his first feature film Like Minds (2006) after being spotted by casting director Lucy Bevan performing in a play called Goats. Redmayne has appeared in films such as The Good Shepherd (2006), Savage Grace (2007), Powder Blue (2008), The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), Glorious 39 (2009), and Hick (2011). He starred as Osmund in Christopher Smith's supernatural gothic chiller film Black Death (2010). His 2008 Sundance drama film The Yellow Handkerchief was released on 26 February 2010 by Samuel Goldwyn Films.

In 2011, Redmayne starred as filmmaker Colin Clark in the drama film My Week with Marilyn. He took on the role of Marius Pontmercy for the 2012 musical film Les Misérables.

In 2014, Redmayne starred as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, a role for which he won the Academy Award, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor, depicting the debilitating challenges of ALS.

In early 2015, Redmayne appeared in the Wachowski siblings' film, Jupiter Ascending as Balem Abrasax. The film was widely panned, including his performance, and won him the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor. Redmayne also presented the 2015 documentary War Art with Eddie Redmayne, made as part of the ITV's Perspectives programme. Redmayne guest starred as Ryan the tank engine in Thomas & Friends movie special Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure.

That same year, Redmayne starred in the biographical drama The Danish Girl, directed by Academy Award-winning director Tom Hooper. In the film, released in the United Kingdom on 1 January 2016, Redmayne portrayed transgender pioneer Lili Elbe, a casting choice that was met with backlash from the transgender community. Nonetheless, Redmayne's performance garnered critical acclaim; in January 2016, he earned his second nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor in consecutive years. Redmayne later acknowledged the controversy surrounding his casting by stressing the importance of casting transgender people to play transgender characters.

In 2016, Redmayne starred as Newt Scamander in the film adaptation of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first of a series within the Wizarding World of the Harry Potter film series, with a screenplay by J. K. Rowling. Fantastic Beasts was a critical and commercial success. In 2018, Redmayne starred in the stop-motion animated film Early Man, and reprised his role as Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald as well as its third sequel, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, which was released in April 2022 . Both The Crimes of Grindelwald and The Secrets of Dumbledore received mixed critical reception but emerged as financial successes. All of J. K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts films rank among Redmayne's highest-grossing films to date. In 2020, Redmayne starred as Tom Hayden in The Trial of the Chicago 7.

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King and Queen lead Royal Ascot carriage procession that includes Princess Beatrice, Lord Frederick Windsor and Dame Darcey Bussell

www.dailymail.co.uk, June 21, 2024
The monarch, 75, and Queen Camilla, 76, offered warm smiles to Royal Ascot-goers on Friday afternoon as they led the carriage procession at the Berkshire racecourse. In bright sunshine, the King and Queen travelled with Lord and Lady Bamford, with other royals including Princess Beatrice, her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor also joining the procession.

Glamorous Royal Ascot racegoers kick off the weekend early as they step out in statement hats, vibrant prints and summer frocks

www.dailymail.co.uk, June 21, 2024
As ever, flamboyant hats and gowns were front and centre as the society event in Berkshire kicked off on Friday. This year's meeting will have an overall prize-money pot of £10million. This is a record amount for Royal Ascot. The minimum winnings for all eight Group 1 races will be £650,000.

Queen Camilla is joined at Royal Ascot by King Charles, Zara and Sophie for Ladies Day - but looks frustrated as she watches the races

www.dailymail.co.uk, June 20, 2024
The royal family enjoyed another day of affection at Ascot today as they the King and Queen arrived in a carriage with the Duke and Duchess and Devonshire.  The King, who didn't attend the racecourse yesterday in favour of investitures, opted for a classic top hat and tails look, pairing a grey suit with a complementary powder blue waistcoat and pink tie. Meanwhile, the Queen, who yesterday attended with her stepson Prince William and his in-law Carole and Michael Middleton, wore an all white look with a stand-out emerald green brooch.