Redmayne in 2011.
|Born||Edward John David Redmayne
(1982-01-06) 6 January 1982 (age 33)
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Cambridge|
|Occupation||Actor, singer, model|
Edward John David "Eddie" Redmayne (born 6 January 1982) is an English actor, singer and model. He started his professional career as an actor in both theatre and television roles in the early 2000s and then made his film debut in 2006, in Like Minds.
He has since appeared in such prominent films as My Week with Marilyn (2012), Les Misérables (2012), The Theory of Everything (2014), and Jupiter Ascending (2014). Redmayne received universal critical acclaim for his role as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor (Motion Picture Drama), the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. He has also continued to have several roles in theatre, most notably in the play Red (2010), on Broadway, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play.
Redmayne was born in London. His mother, Patricia (née Burke), runs a relocation business, and his father, Richard Redmayne, is a businessman. His paternal great-grandfather was civil and mining engineer Richard Redmayne. He has an older brother, a younger brother, and an older half-brother and half-sister.
He attended Colet Court  then Eton College, where he was in the same year as Prince William, Tom Hiddleston and Ivo Stourton. He went on to study history of art at Trinity College, Cambridge, from where 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.
Redmayne has appeared in films such as The Good Shepherd, Powder Blue, Savage Grace, The Other Boleyn Girl, Hick, Glorious 39, and Jupiter Ascending. He starred as Osmund in Christopher Smith's supernatural gothic chiller film Black Death. His 2008 Sundance drama film The Yellow Handkerchief was released in 26 February 2010 by Samuel Goldwyn Films.
He starred as filmmaker Colin Clark in the drama film My Week with Marilyn. He took on the role of Marius Pontmercy for the 2012 musical film Les Misérables. In 2014, he starred as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, a role for which he won the Academy Award, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor depicting the debilitating challenges of ALS.
Redmayne 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 2015, he was named number one in GQ's 50 best dressed British men.
Redmayne is married to Hannah Bagshawe, a public relations executive in the finance industry. The couple struck up a friendship when Redmayne, whilst studying at Eton, was part of a group of senior boys asked to perform as models for a charity event at the local girls school Bagshawe attended. She went on to study for a Masters degree in English Literature and French at the University of Edinburgh. Redmayne and Bagshawe began dating in 2012 upon their return from a holiday to Florence, Italy. They formally announced their engagement in The Times on 31 May 2014, and married at Babington House in Somerset on 15 December 2014.
|2006||Like Minds||Alex Forbes|
|2006||Good Shepherd, TheThe Good Shepherd||Edward Wilson Jr.|
|2007||Savage Grace||Antony Baekeland|
|2007||Elizabeth: The Golden Age||Anthony Babington|
|2008||Yellow Handkerchief, TheThe Yellow Handkerchief||Gordy|
|2008||Other Boleyn Girl, TheThe Other Boleyn Girl||William Stafford|
|2009||Powder Blue||Qwerty Doolittle|
|2009||Glorious 39||Ralph Keyes|
|2011||My Week with Marilyn||Colin Clark|
|2012||Les Misérables||Marius Pontmercy|
|2014||The Theory of Everything||Stephen Hawking||Academy Award for Best Actor|
|2015||Jupiter Ascending||Balem Abrasax|
|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||4 episodes|
|1992–1993||Oliver!||Factory Boy #46||West End|
|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
- List of British actors and actresses
- List of Old Etonians born in the 20th century
- List of University of Cambridge members
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- Jump up ^ Profile, investing.businessweek.com; accessed 23 February 2015.
- Jump up ^ Chi, Paul (10 January 2013). "Why Eddie Redmayne's Girlfriend Helps Him Get Dressed". Style Watch. Retrieved 29 July 2013.
- Jump up ^ 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 online)
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