She acted in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Paul Robeson, Charles Laughton, Laurence Olivier, Edith Evans, Sam Wanamaker, Harry Andrews, Albert Finney, Robert Hardy, Mary Ure, Ian Holm, Edward De Souza, Angela Baddeley, and Diana Rigg in the cast. Glen Byam Shaw was...
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Vanessa Redgrave CBE | Vanessa Redgreiv
5' 11" (1.81 m)
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I discovered a long time ago that the camera does lie, and thank God it does.
Was offered the role of Margaret More in A Man for All Seasons
(1966) but she turned it down due her commitments to the theatre and opted for the cameo role of Anne Boleyn instead. Susannah York
was cast as Margaret More instead.
Often chooses roles that are difficult or controversial, not roles that will bring her more money or a higher status.