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Eddie Redmayne's Biography

 
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Early Life

Eddie Redmayne was born on 6 January 1982 in London.

His father worked in banking and her mother managed a relocation business for expats.

Eddie Redmayne studied at Eton and then read history of art at Cambridge.

He started acting in school and his stage productions included Oliver, Twelfth Night, A Passage to India, and Cabaret.

Stage Performances

In 2005, he starred in The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? and was nominated for an Olivier Award.

In 2008, he appeared at the Royal Court Theatre in Now or Later.

In 2010, Redmayne won an Olivier and a Tony for his performance in Red.

Movies

His early movies included the independent films Savage Grace and The Yellow Handkerchief.

In 2011, Eddie Redmayne landed the leading role opposite Michelle Williams in My Week With Marilyn and the following year played Marius in the film version of Les Miserables.

However, it was in 2014, with his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything that he really came to widespread public attention and he won an Oscar in 2015 for his performance.

The following year (2016) he was nominated for an Oscar for best actor for his portrayal of Lili Elbe in The Danish Girl.

Also, in 2016, he was cast as Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

Personal Life

Eddie Redmayne is married to the antiques dealer Hannah Bagshawe.

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