Redmayne in 2011
|Born||Edward John David Redmayne
6 January 1982
London, England, UK
|Alma mater||Eton College
Trinity College, Cambridge
|Spouse(s)||Hannah Bagshawe (m. 2014)|
Redmayne won an Olivier Award and a Tony Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the stage production of Red. He also received the 2011 Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Best Shakespearean Performance for his portrayal of Richard II at London's Donmar Warehouse.
Redmayne was born in London, England. His mother, Patricia (Burke), runs a relocation business, and his father, Richard Redmayne, is a London businessman. His paternal great-grandfather was civil and mining engineer Richard Redmayne. He has an older and younger brother, and an older half-brother and half-sister. Eddie attended Eton College, where he was in the same year as Prince William and author Ivo Stourton. He went on to study history of art at Trinity College, Cambridge, whence he graduated with 2:1 Honours in 2003.
Redmayne made his professional stage debut for Shakespeare's Globe theatre in Twelfth Night at the Middle Temple Hall, in 2002. He won the award for Outstanding Newcomer at the 50th Evening Standard Theatre Awards in 2004, for his performance in Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?, and the award for Best Newcomer at the Critics' Circle Theatre Awards, in 2005. Later stage credits include Now or Later by Christopher Shinn at the Royal Court Theatre. The show ran from 3 September to 1 November 2008.
In 2009, Redmayne appeared in John Logan's new play Red at the Donmar Warehouse in London, for which he won the 2010 Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. He reprised his role in Red at the John Golden Theatre on Broadway, in a 15-week run from 11 March to 27 June 2010, and won the 2010 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play. He portrayed King Richard II in Richard II directed by Michael Grandage, at Donmar Warehouse from 6 December 2011 to 4 February 2012.
His television credits include: the BBC miniseries Tess of the D'Urbervilles, the miniseries The Pillars of the Earth, and the two-part miniseries Birdsong, an adaptation of the 1993 Sebastian Faulks World War I novel.
Redmayne's film credits include The Good Shepherd, Powder Blue, Savage Grace, The Other Boleyn Girl, Hick and Glorious 39. He also starred as Osmund in Christopher Smith's supernatural gothic chiller film Black Death.
He co-starred as the filmmaker Colin Clark in the drama film My Week with Marilyn. On 1 November 2011, Redmayne took on the role of Marius for the musical film of Les Misérables, which was released in December 2012.
He modelled for Burberry in 2008 with Alex Pettyfer, and in 2012 with Cara Delevingne. In the September 2012 issue of Vanity Fair, he was featured on its annual International Best Dressed List.
In January 2013, it was reported that Redmayne had been dating Hannah Bagshawe since early 2012. Their engagement was announced in the The Times on 31 May 2014, and they married at Babington House, Somerset, on 15 December 2014.
|1998||Animal Ark||John Hardy||Episode: "Bunnies in the Bathroom"|
|2003||Doctors||Rob Huntley||Episode: "Crescendo"|
|2005||Elizabeth I||The Earl of Southampton||Episode: "Southampton"|
|2008||Tess of the d'Urbervilles||Angel Clare||4 episodes|
|2010||Pillars of the Earth, TheThe Pillars of the Earth||Jack Jackson||8 episodes|
|2012||Birdsong||Stephen Wraysford||2 episodes|
|2002||Twelfth Night||Viola||Shakespeare's Globe||400th anniversary production|
|2003||"Master Harold"...and the Boys||Master Harold||Everyman Theatre|
|2004||The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?||Billy||Almeida Theatre|
|2007||Now or Later||John Jr.||Royal Court Theatre|
|2009–2010||Red||Ken||Donmar Warehouse / John Golden Theatre|
|2011–2012||Richard II||King Richard II||Donmar Warehouse|
Awards and nominations
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- Mr E.J.D. Redmayne and Miss H.J. Bagshawe. The engagement is announced between Edward, son of Mr and Mrs Richard Redmayne of London, and Hannah, daughter of Mr Nicholas Bagshawe and Mrs Caryl Bagshawe, both of London. (page 80, column 1). Not available on-line
- "It's OFFICIAL! Actor Eddie Redmayne marries Hannah Bagshawe in Winter Wonderland ceremony at Somerset's Babington House". Daily Mail (London). 15 December 2014.
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