|Date of Birth||6 January 1982, London, England, UK|
|Birth Name||Edward John David Redmayne|
|Height||6' (1.83 m)|
Mini Bio (2)
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 the only member of his family to follow a career in acting, and also modeled during his teen years. He was educated at Eton College before going on to Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied History of Art. Encouraged by his parents, Redmayne took drama lessons from a young age. His first stage appearance was in the Sam Mendes production of Oliver!, in London's West End. He played a workhouse boy. Acting continued through school and university, including performing with the National Youth Music Theatre.
Redmayne's first professional stage performance came in 2002 at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre where he played Viola in Twelfth Night. In 2004, he won the prestigious Evening Standard Outstanding Newcomer Award for his working in Edward Albee's play 'The Goat'. Further stage successes followed and in 2009 he starred in John Logan's 'Red' at the Donmar Warehouse in London. He won huge critical acclaim for his role, winning an Oliver Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. The play transferred to Broadway in 2010, and Redmayne went on to win a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play.
Alongside his stage career, Redmayne has worked steadily in television and film. Notable projects include Robert De Niro's The Good Shepherd (2006), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008), The Pillars of the Earth (2010) and My Week with Marilyn (2011). In 2012, he co-starred in the musical Les Misérables (2012), as Marius Pontmercy.
In 2014, Redmayne played scientist Stephen Hawking in the biographical drama film The Theory of Everything (2014), opposite Felicity Jones, as Stephen's wife Jane Hawking. For his performance, Redmayne won multiple awards, including the Academy Award for Best Actor. As such, he became the first man born in the 1980s to win an acting Oscar.
In 2014, Redmayne married publicist Hannah Bagshawe.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous
Eddie Redmayne is an English actor, model and singer. Brought up in Westminster, Redmayne attended Eton College and began his professional acting career as a youth in London theatre before making his screen debut in 1998 with guest appearances on television. He made his feature film debut in 2006 with Like Minds and The Good Shepherd and went on to appear in films such as Savage Grace (2007), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), and Black Death (2010). For his performance in the Broadway play Red (2010), he won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play.
Redmayne received recognition in 2011 for portraying filmmaker Colin Clark in My Week with Marilyn, which garnered him a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination. He received further recognition for his role as Marius Pontmercy in Tom Hooper's 2012 adaptation of Victor Hugo's French novel Les Misérables (2012). In 2014, he received critical acclaim for his performance as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, for which he won the Academy, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and SAG Award for Best Actor. The following year, he received further critical acclaim for his portrayal of Lili Elbe, one of the first known recipients of sex reassignment surgery, in The Danish Girl. For his performance, he garnered nominations for his second Academy, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and SAG Award for Best Actor.
Redmayne also appear as Newt Scamander in the adaption of J. K. Rowling's fantasy book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016).
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Pedro Borges
|Hannah Bagshawe||(15 December 2014 - present) (1 child)|