Eddie Redmayne

Eddie Redmayne

 

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Edward "Eddie" John David Redmayne, OBE (/ˈrɛdˌmn/; born 6 January 1982) is an English actor of stage and screen. Born and raised in London, he studied history of art at Trinity College, Cambridge, after which he briefly dabbled with a modelling career.

Redmayne began his professional acting career as a youth in West End theatre, before making his screen debut in 1998 with guest appearances on television. His first film roles came in 2006 with Like Minds and The Good Shepherd, and he went on to play supporting roles in several films, including Savage Grace (2007), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), and The Other Boleyn Girl (2008).

On stage, Redmayne starred in the productions of Red from 2009 to 2010 and Richard II from 2011 to 2012. The former won him the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play. His film breakthrough came with the roles of Colin Clark in the biographical drama My Week with Marilyn (2011) and Marius Pontmercy in Tom Hooper's musical Les Misérables (2012).

In 2014, Redmayne portrayed English physicist Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, winning an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actor. The following year, he played Lili Elbe, one of the first known recipients of sex reassignment surgery, in Hooper's The Danish Girl, which saw him nominated for Best Actor in the three aforementioned awards. In 2016, he began starring as Newt Scamander in the Fantastic Beasts film series.

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Les Misérables
 
Les Misérables is a 2012 musical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and scripted by William Nicholson, Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schönberg, and Herbert Kretzmer, based on the musical of the same name by Boublil and Schönberg which is in turn based on the 1862 French novel by Victor Hugo.
My Week with Marilyn
 
My Week with Marilyn is a 2011 drama film directed by Simon Curtis and written by Adrian Hodges.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
 
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a 2016 fantasy film directed by David Yates.
The Theory of Everything
 
The Theory of Everything is a 2014 British biographical romantic drama film which is set at Cambridge University and details the life of the theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking.

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Film Shorts
  –  February 28, 2018
Early Man (PG) Some way below the standard we expect from Nick Park’s animated films, this one is about a caveman (voiced by Eddie Redmayne) who tries to save his home by challenging an evil French-accented Bronze Age overlord (voiced by Tom Hiddleston ...
This Oscar-Nominated Film Asks Viewers a Question: 'What Are You Seeing in Me?'
  –  February 28, 2018
Viewers may recall that non-transgender actors have been feted for playing such roles in recent years (See: Jared Leto in Dallas Buyers Club or Eddie Redmayne in The Danish Girl). Those casting choices, advocates say, are by no means wrong, but they can ...
“Early Man” is dull, one-dimensional Stone Age fare
  –  February 27, 2018
The story is simple and is set in simple times: the Stone Age. Dug (Eddie Redmayne) and his caveman tribe reside in a lush valley, situated in the heart of the crater created by the meteor that killed all of the dinosaurs. They pursue a peaceful life of ...
8 Great On-Screen Movie Couples With the Best Chemistry
  –  February 26, 2018
W magazine presents the eight top on-screen couples with the best chemistry: Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne (Theory of Everything, The Aeronauts), Armie Hammer and Alicia Vikander (Freakshift, Man from U.N.C.L.E.), Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper ...
LES MISERABLES UK And Ireland Tour Announced
  –  February 26, 2018
It also inspired the hugely successful movie version starring Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway and Eddie Redmayne. This latest version comes hot from its recent Broadway triumph (now once again on a sell-out tour of North America) and is even more spectacular ...
Eddie Redmayne unsure of Fantastic Beasts future
  –  February 23, 2018
The 36-year-old actor starred as Newt Scamander in the 2016 'Harry Potter' spin-off and is set to reprise his role in the upcoming sequel, but recently J.K. Rowling - who penned the scripts for the new movies - revealed she hopes to write five movies in total.
Eddie Redmayne Talks ‘Early Man,’ ‘The Aeronauts’ and ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’
  –  February 22, 2018
Eddie Redmayne is making the rounds to promote Early Man, the latest film from Aardman Animations, which is now in theaters, and it’s only natural that his upcoming projects will come up in the course of conversation. In a recent phone interview with ...
Fantastic Beats: The Crimes of Grindelwald – Eddie Redmayne Talks J.K. Rowling’s Passion
  –  February 21, 2018
Eddie Redmayne is a busy man. He’s been bouncing between a couple of different projects and one of them was the animated movie Early Man. Collider was recently speaking to Redmayne about Early Man and they asked him about the next movie in the Fantastic ...
Eddie Redmayne on ‘Early Man’, ‘Fantastic Beasts 2′ and ‘The Aeronauts’ with Felicity Jones
  –  February 21, 2018
With Aardman Animation’s Early Man now playing in North American theaters, a few days ago I got on the phone with Eddie Redmayne to talk about voicing a character in the stop-motion film directed by Nick Park. During the exclusive interview he talked ...
Early Man (2018 Movie) Official U.S. Trailer - Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams
  –  February 19, 2018
Featuring a voice cast including Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, and Timothy Spall. Directed by Nick Park. Set at the dawn of time, when dinosaurs and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, EARLY MAN tells the story of how one brave caveman ...
Eddie Redmayne and wife not finding out sex of second baby
  –  February 17, 2018
Eddie Redmayne and his pregnant wife Hannah Bagshawe have decided not to find out the sex of their second child so they can look forward to a nice surprise at birth. The Theory of Everything star reveals he and Hannah did not learn the sex of their first ...
Eddie Redmayne Is 'Not Going to Find Out' the Sex of Baby No. 2
  –  February 16, 2018
Eddie Redmayne is about to become a dad for the second time — but until then, he’s getting in as much shut-eye as possible. But the couple’s daughter, 20-month-old Iris Mary, is more than ready for the arrival of her baby sibling — however, she ...
Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones to reunite in movie The Aeronauts
  –  February 16, 2018
Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones have signed on to star in The Aeronauts. The pair worked together in 2014 film The Theory of Everything, for which Eddie took home the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking ...
Eddie Redmayne Doesn't Know the Sex of Baby No. 2, but He Does Have Names Picked Out
  –  February 16, 2018
Eddie Redmayne revealed on Live With Kelly and Ryan Friday that his wife, Hannah Bagshawe, will give birth to their second child "in the next few months." Already parents to 20-month-old daughter Iris Redmayne, the two Brits are preparing themselves for ...
Eddie Redmayne will take film flight again with 'Theory of Everything' star Felicity Jones
  –  February 16, 2018
Eddie Redmayne is looking forward to another high-flying collaboration with his The Theory of Everything co-star Felicity Jones. Redmayne confirms to USA TODAY that the two stars will work together again in The Aeronauts for Amazon Studios. "It’s in the ...
Eddie Redmayne says warmth at the center of ‘Early Man’
  –  February 16, 2018
Some people are always living in the past … especially cavemen. In “Early Man,” some prehistoric people are getting dragged out of the Stone Age kicking and screaming. Eddie Redmayne (as Dug): “If we play this game and beat them at it, we can have ...
Jamie Dornan’s old housemate Eddie Redmayne just described what he’s really like to live with
  –  February 15, 2018
How did we not know Jamie Dornan and Eddie Redmayne lived together back in the day? Well, apparently they did. During an appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Jamie explained that after moving to LA back in 2008, he shared a house with the ...
Why Tom Hiddleston and Eddie Redmayne don’t sound like themselves in Early Man
  –  February 15, 2018
Often when celebrities provide the voices for animated characters, they sound exactly like their famous selves. Even Shrek is reminiscent of Mike Myers’ famous Scottish characters. Tom Hiddleston and Eddie Redmayne don’t sound anything like themselves ...
Eddie Redmayne says sharing a house with Jamie Dornan was like living with a puppy
  –  February 15, 2018
IF WE WERE to (yet again) picture living with Jamie Dornan, we’d be lying if we said our imaginations didn’t conjure a housemate akin to a certain Christian Grey. So, sue us. But it sounds like we were way off if recent remarks made by Eddie Redmayne ...
Eddie Redmayne battled Maisie Williams with a plastic spear to prep for Early Man
  –  February 14, 2018
Some actors take their research very seriously. Daniel Day-Lewis, for example, recreated a couture Balenciaga gown to prepare for Phantom Thread. And when it came time for Eddie Redmayne to portray an animated caveman named Dug in Early Man, he was ...
Eddie Redmayne says living with Jamie Dornan was like living with a puppy
  –  February 14, 2018
Eddie Redmayne has described living with Jamie Dornan at the beginning of their acting careers as being like living with a puppy. The two actors shared an apartment when they first moved to America to pursue their careers, and Oscar-winner Redmayne couldn ...
Eddie Redmayne Discusses 'Early Man' & Living With Jamie Dornan - Watch Now!
  –  February 14, 2018
Eddie Redmayne is discussing his new movie – and his living situation with Jamie Dornan! The 36-year-old Early Man actor appeared on Good Morning America on Tuesday (February 13) in New York City. During his appearance, Eddie discussed his decision to ...
'He has more energy than any human being you've ever met!' Eddie Redmayne admits sharing a flat with Jamie Dornan was like 'living with a puppy' on Good Morning America
  –  February 14, 2018
He used to live with 50 Shades of Grey hunk Jamie Dornan. And Eddie Redmayne relived his time with the Irish star during an appearance on Good Morning America on Tuesday. The 36 year-old, who promoted his latest project Early Man while on the US morning ...
Eddie Redmayne talks 'Early Man,' living with 'Fifty Shades' star Jamie Dornan
  –  February 13, 2018
The Oscar-winning actor discusses how he took on the role of Doug, a caveman, in the new animated film, "Early Man."

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