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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 19 wins & 68 nominations. See more awards »

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The Theory of Everything
The Theory of Everything Stephen Hawking
The Danish Girl
The Danish Girl Einar Wegener / Lili Elbe
Les Misérables
My Week with Marilyn
My Week with Marilyn Colin Clark


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 2018 Early Man (filming)
Dug (voice)
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
Newt Scamander (voice)
 2012 Birdsong (TV Mini-Series)
Stephen Wraysford
 2011 The Miraculous Year (TV Movie)
Connor Lynn
 2011 Hick
 2010 The Pillars of the Earth (TV Mini-Series)
- Illumination (2010) ... Jack
- The Work of Angels (2010) ... Jack
- New Beginnings (2010) ... Jack
- Witchcraft (2010) ... Jack
- Legacy (2010) ... Jack
 2009 Glorious 39
 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)
- 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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Played "John Jr" in "Now or Later", a new play by Christopher Shinn - Royal Court Theatre, London (2008). See more »

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1 Interview | 6 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


6' 0½" (1.84 m)

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The director, Tom Hooper said "One last thing: Eddie, have you ever been on a horse?" I said "Yes." Cut to Lithuania, two weeks later, a huge Elizabethan street, Helen Mirren and Jeremy Irons are standing at this balcony, and there's Tom, cameras, rain machines, 50 Lithuanian extras, spurs attached to my feet, and I'm thinking, "At what point do I tell them that I have never, ever ridden a horse?... See more »


Has appeared in three biopics about the Tudor Family, including two biopics about Elizabeth I. In 2005, he played Southampton in Elizabeth I (2005), and in 2007, he played Anthony Babington in Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007). Both of the characters were traitors. In 2008, he appeared in The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) as Sir William Stafford, the second husband of Mary Boleyn, sister of Anne Boleyn... See more »

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