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Eddie Redmayne


Edward John David Redmayne was born and raised in London, England, the son of Patricia (Burke) and Richard Charles Tunstall Redmayne, a businessman. His great-grandfather was Sir Richard Augustine Studdert Redmayne, a noted civil and mining engineer. Eddie is one of five children. He has English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry. Redmayne is ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 18 wins & 66 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Birdsong (TV Mini-Series)
Stephen Wraysford
 2011 The Miraculous Year (TV Movie)
Connor Lynn
 2010 The Pillars of the Earth (TV Mini-Series)
Jack
- Illumination (2010) ... Jack
- The Work of Angels (2010) ... Jack
- New Beginnings (2010) ... Jack
- Witchcraft (2010) ... Jack
- Legacy (2010) ... Jack
 2009 Glorious 39
Ralph
 2008 Tess of the D'Urbervilles (TV Mini-Series)
Angel Clare
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Angel Clare
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Angel Clare
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Angel Clare
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Angel Clare
 2005 Elizabeth I (TV Mini-Series)
Southampton
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Southampton
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Southampton
 2003 Doctors (TV Series)
Rob Huntley
- Crescendo (2003) ... Rob Huntley
 1998 Animal Ark (TV Series)
John Hardy
- Bunnies in the Bathroom (1998) ... John Hardy
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Other Works:

Played "Viola" opposite Mark Rylance in "Twelfth Night" in a 400th anniversary production at the Globe Theatre, London (2002). See more »

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1 Interview | 6 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 11¼" (1.81 m)
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I didn't train to be an actor, I blagged my way into it, and I always feel I'm waiting to be found out. So whenever you get a job, there's a moment of euphoria and then the realisation, "Oh my God, you've got to do this." And you feel there should be some scaffolding. I've worked with people who have their preferred way of rehearsing guaranteed by clause in their contract. But it's not like I ... See more »

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His ancestry includes English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish. His paternal grandparents were John Marriner Redmayne and Audrey Mercedes D'Alton, and Eddie's paternal great-grandfather, Sir Richard Augustine Studdert Redmayne, was a prominent mining and civil engineer. Eddie's maternal grandparents are Thomas R. Burke and Mary Rattray. See more »

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