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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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He acted in Edward Albee's play, "The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?," at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Jonathan Pryce, Matthew Marsh and Kate Fahy in the cast. Anthony Page was director. See more »

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5' 11¼" (1.81 m)
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[on how Les Misérables (2012) was produced] Normally, if you were making an old-school movie musical, as a group of actors, we'd go into a studio, we'd record an album and then two months later, we'd arrive on set, and they would play the playback and we would mime alongside it. The problem with that is that you have to make all your acting choices three months before you've even met the ... See more »

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Eddie Redmayne is good friends with Benedict Cumberbatch. Both actors have portrayed Professor Stephen Hawking in different productions. Cumberbatch in Hawking (2004) and Redmayne in The Theory of Everything (2014). See more »

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