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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
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My Week with Marilyn Colin Clark


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Played "Billy" in "The Goat or Who Is Sylvia" (dir Anthony Page), Almeida Theatre, London (2004). See more »

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


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I had auditioned to play in Elizabeth I with Helen Mirren. This thing involved me horse riding, which I was asked in audition, whether I could do. And it is a common truth, that as an actor, if you're asked if you can horse ride, you say yes. But then cut to a month later, on the set in Lithuania, and there I am, on a horse, having not even set on a horse since I was four, blazing into things - I... See more »


He and Julianne Moore played mother and son in Savage Grace (2007). In 2015, both won the Best Actor and Best Actress Oscar, respectively. See more »

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