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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 17 wins & 43 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)
- 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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Other Works:

Played "Polydorus" in "Hecuba" (dir Jonathan Kent), Donmar Warehouse, London (2004). See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 11¼" (1.81 m)

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(first meeting with Stephen Hawking) I was terrified, because I'd made choices, in terms of his physical decline and his character, that I couldn't now go back on. So I was thinking 'oh God, what if I meet him and it changes everything, is this going to undermine all the work I've done?' Then his carers, who are lovely, took me in to meet him, and the first thing I do is over-apologize for the ... See more »


Presented an award at the Orange BAFTA ceremony in 2006. See more »

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