Played Hecuba in Euripides
' "Hecuba", at the Albery Theatre, London (March - May 2005)/ Brooklyn Academy of Music's Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn, NY (June 2005)/ Eisenhower Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC (June 2005).
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Vanessa Redgrave CBE | Vanessa Redgreiv
5' 11" (1.81 m)
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I would have liked to have more children. I had always wanted five children when I was younger. That was my dream, I wanted five and I don't think I would have been bothered if it had turned out to be six. In the end, I had four, but I lost one of them, the fourth one. I had a miscarriage.
She suffered a near-fatal heart attack in April 2015 and gave up smoking after being diagnosed with emphysema. She revealed her lungs are only working at 30% capacity.
Often chooses roles that are difficult or controversial, not roles that will bring her more money or a higher status.