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Eddie Redmayne


British actor Eddie Redmayne is the first, and thus far only, millennial male to have won an acting Oscar (for The Theory of Everything (2014)). 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... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 21 wins & 69 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Les Misérables
(2012)
The Theory of Everything
The Theory of Everything Stephen Hawking
(2014)
The Danish Girl
(2015)
Jupiter Ascending
Jupiter Ascending Balem Abrasax
(2015)

Filmography

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 2018 Early Man (completed)
Dug (voice)
  The Aeronauts (pre-production)
James Glaisher (rumored)
 2017 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Newt (Video short)
Newt Scamander
 2017 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Demiguise (Video short)
Newt Scamander
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
Newt Scamander (voice)
 2015 The Danish Girl
Lili
 2015 Jupiter Ascending
Balem Abrasax
 2014 The Theory of Everything
Stephen Hawking
 2012 Les Misérables
Marius
 2012 Birdsong (TV Mini-Series)
Stephen Wraysford
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Stephen Wraysford
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Stephen Wraysford
 2011 The Miraculous Year (TV Movie)
Connor Lynn
 2011 My Week with Marilyn
Colin Clark
 2011 Hick
Eddie
 2010 The Pillars of the Earth (TV Mini-Series)
Jack
- Illumination (2010) ... Jack
- The Work of Angels (2010) ... Jack
- New Beginnings (2010) ... Jack
- Witchcraft (2010) ... Jack
- Legacy (2010) ... Jack
 2010 Black Death
Osmund
 2009 Glorious 39
Ralph
 2009 Powder Blue
Qwerty Doolittle
 2008 Tess of the D'Urbervilles (TV Mini-Series)
Angel Clare
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Angel Clare
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Angel Clare
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Angel Clare
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Angel Clare
 2008 The Other Boleyn Girl
William Stafford
 2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Thomas Babington
 2007 Savage Grace
Antony Baekeland
 2006 The Good Shepherd
Edward Wilson Jr.
 2006 Like Minds
Alex Forbes
 2005 Elizabeth I (TV Mini-Series)
Southampton
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Southampton
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Southampton
 2003 Doctors (TV Series)
Rob Huntley
- Crescendo (2003) ... Rob Huntley
 1998 Animal Ark (TV Series)
John Hardy
- Bunnies in the Bathroom (1998) ... John Hardy
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Other Works:

Played "Polydorus" in "Hecuba" (dir Jonathan Kent), Donmar Warehouse, London (2004). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 6 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

[first meeting with Stephen Hawking] I was terrified, because I'd made choices, in terms of his physical decline and his character, that I couldn't now go back on. So I was thinking "Oh God, what if I meet him and it changes everything, is this going to undermine all the work I've done?" Then his carers, who are lovely, took me in to meet him, and the first thing I do is over-apologize for the ... See more »

Trivia:

When he first auditioned as a 12-year-old for a role as one of the princes in the tower in Richard III (1995), he was turned down by lead Ian McKellen as being unsuitable for the role. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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