Eddie Redmayne

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Eddie Redmayne is a well-known British actor of screen and stage

Jan 6, 1982

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Personal Details

  • Birthday: January 6, 1982
  • Nationality: British
  • Famous: Film & Theater Personalities, Actors
  • Spouses: Hannah Bagshawe
  • Siblings: Annabel Redmayne, Charles Redmayne, James Redmayne, Thomas Redmayne
  • Known as: Edward John David Redmayne
  • Universities:
    • Eton College
    • Trinity College

Eddie Redmayne born at

Westminster, London, England

Birth Place

Eddie Redmayne was born as Edward John David Redmayne on 6 January 1982 in Westminster, London, England. His father, Richard, is a businessman and his mother, Patricia, runs a relocation business. Eddie has a younger brother, an older brother as well as a half-brother and a half-sister. Coming to the actor’s education, he studied at Eton College and later on graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge. He suffers from colour-blindness. Despite this, he wrote his dissertation on the Yves Klein's signature color, International Klein Blue! Talking about his love life, the actor is married to Hannah Bagshawe. The couple has a daughter named Iris Mary Redmayne.

Personal Life

Eddie Redmayne started his acting career on stage with ‘Twelfth Night’ in 2002. He then did ‘The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?’ followed by Christopher Shinn’s ‘Now or Later’ at the Royal Court Theatre. In 2009, he appeared in the play ‘Red’. This play was organized at the Donmar Warehouse, London and Redmayne won the Olivier Award for it. Two years later, the British actor portrayed the character of King Richard II in ‘Richard II’. This play ran at the Donmar Warehouse from December 2011 to February 2012.


Redmayne made his TV debut in the year 1998 in the show ‘Animal Ark’. He was offered his first feature film titled ‘Like Minds’ in 2006. This was followed by the movies ‘The Good Shepherd’, ‘Savage Grace’ and ‘Elizabeth: The Golden Age’. The British actor was then cast as Angel Clare in the 2008 TV series ‘Tess of the d'Urbervilles’. The same year, Redmayne did three movies, namely ‘The Yellow Handkerchief’, ‘The Other Boleyn Girl’ and ‘Powder Blue’. Two years later, he was cast as Jack Jackson in the television show ‘The Pillars of the Earth’. The same year, he also appeared as Connor in ‘The Miraculous Year’. In 2011, Redmayne did the movies ‘Hick’ and ‘My Week with Marilyn’ which was followed by ‘Les Misérables’ in 2012 and ‘The Theory of Everything’ in 2014. One of Redmayne’s most recent works is ‘CBBC Visits the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts’, a documentary that was premiered in 2017.