Played Hecuba in Euripides
' "Hecuba", at the Albery Theatre, London (March - May 2005)/ Brooklyn Academy of Music's Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn, NY (June 2005)/ Eisenhower Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC (June 2005).
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Vanessa Redgrave CBE | Vanessa Redgreiv
5' 11" (1.81 m)
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I always loved singing because we used to sing around the piano. My father [Michael Redgrave] was a brilliant pianist. He loved American musicals. He would bring back loads of song sheets when he went to America to work. And we'd group round the piano on Sunday and sing our hearts out.
In 2003, she became the sixteenth performer to win the Triple Crown of acting. Oscar: Best Supporting Actress, Julia
(1977), Tony: Best Actress-Play, "Long Day's Journey into Night" (2003), and Emmys: Best Actress-Limited Series/Special, Playing for Time
(1980) & Best Supporting Actress-Miniseries/Movie, If These Walls Could Talk 2
Often chooses roles that are difficult or controversial, not roles that will bring her more money or a higher status.