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Jemma Redgrave Biography

Birth Place:
London, England

Fast Facts

  • Was born into the Redgrave theatrical dynasty
  • Parents divorced when she was 9
  • Her mother Deirdre Hamilton-Hill, a fashion model, died of breast cancer in 1997, and her father, actor Corin Redgrave, died in 2010
  • First performed on stage in 1988 in a production of Lady Windemere's Fan in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Costarred with her aunts Vanessa and Lynn in a revival of Chekhov's The Three Sisters in 1991
  • Performed in the 12-hour production The Great Game: Afghanistan at New York's Public Theater
  • Was a member of the Don't Attack Iraq movement, campaigning against the invasion of Iraq
  • Briefly split from husband Tim Owen in 1997, but reconciled and had a second son in 2000