Fast Facts

  • First appeared on stage at age 12 as a workhouse boy in the Sam Mendes-directed Oliver! in London's West End.
  • Attended Eton College with Prince William and Tom Hiddleston.
  • Professional stage debut was in a 2002 production of Twelfth Night.
  • Received the Evening Standard Outstanding Newcomer Award in 2004 for his role in The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
  • Won a 2010 Olivier Award for his role in Reds; he reprised the role in the Broadway production and won a Tony Award.
  • Played filmmaker Colin Clark in My Week With Marilyn in 2011.
  • Modeled for Burberry.
  • Appointed an OBE (an Officer of the Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II in her 2015 Birthday Honours.

Awards

  • 2010, Tony — Actor (Featured Role--Play): Winner
  • 2011, BAFTA Film Awards — Rising Star Award: Nominee
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  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 2015, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Winner
  • 2014, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 2015, Critics' Choice Movie Awards — Best Actor: Nominee
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2015, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Leading Actor: Winner
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee

Relationships

  • James Redmayne — Brother
  • Hannah Bagshawe — Wife
  • Patricia Redmayne — Mother
  • Thomas Redmayne — Brother
  • Richard Redmayne — Father

College

  • University of Cambridge, Trinity College, Cambridge, England (2003)

Details

  • Birth Name: Edward John David Redmayne
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Birthday: January 6, 1982, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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