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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 20 wins & 40 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 "Viola" opposite Mark Rylance in "Twelfth Night" in a 400th anniversary production at the Globe Theatre, London (2002). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


5' 11¼" (1.81 m)

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You do that thing of trying to chase down the job, sounding incredibly confident because you never think you'll get it. And then you get offered the job, and you have a moment of euphoria, and then you basically want to be sick for the first year. See more »


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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