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Vanessa Redgrave

Vanessa Redgrave, CBE (born 30 January 1937) is an English actress of stage, screen and television, as well as a political activist. She rose to prominence in 1961 playing Rosalind in As You Like It with the Royal Shakespeare Company and has since made more than 35 appearances on London's West End and Broadway, winning both the Tony and Olivier Awards. On screen, she has starred in more than 80 films; including Mary, Queen of Scots, Isadora, Julia, The Bostonians, Mission: Impossible and Atonement. Redgrave was proclaimed by Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams as "the greatest living actress of our times," and she remains the only British actress ever to win the Oscar, Emmy, Tony, Cannes, Golden Globe, and the Screen Actors Guild awards. She was also the recipient of the 2010 BAFTA Fellowship "in recognition of an outstanding and exceptional contribution to film." A member of the Redgrave family of actors, she is the daughter of Sir Michael Redgrave, sister of the late Lynn Redgrave and the late Corin Redgrave, and the mother of Hollywood actresses Joely Richardson and the late Natasha Richardson, and the aunt of British actress Jemma Redgrave. Description above from the Wikipedia article Vanessa Redgrave, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jan 30, 1937 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Andorra 2021-12-31
Known For
Poster of The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh
Poster of Coriolanus
Poster of Deep Impact
Poster of A Wall of Silence
Movie Andorra Mrs. Reinhardt 2021-12-31
Movie The Aspern Papers Juliana Bordereau 2019-01-11
Movie Georgetown Elsa Brecht 2019-04-26
Movie Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool Jeanne McDougall 2017-11-17
Movie Almeida Theatre Live: Richard III Queen Margaret 2016-07-21
Movie The Secret Scripture Old Roseanne McNulty 2016-11-04
Movie The Go-Between Older Marian 2015-09-20
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-02
Series Black Box Dr. Hartramph 2014-04-24
Movie The Wound and the Gift 2014-09-30
Movie Foxcatcher Jean du Pont 2014-05-19
Movie The Butler Annabeth Westfall 2013-08-16
Movie The Thirteenth Tale Vida Winter 2013-12-30
Series Call the Midwife Mature Jenny 2012-01-15
Series Shakespeare Uncovered Herself 2012-06-19
Movie Song for Marion Marion 2012-09-15
Series Political Animals Justice Diane Nash 2012-07-15
Movie The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh Rosalind Leigh 2012-11-09
Movie Coriolanus Volumnia 2011-02-14
Movie Cars 2 The Queen / Mama Topolino (voice) 2011-06-11
Movie Anonymous Queen Elizabeth I 2011-10-21
Movie Letters to Juliet Claire Smith-Wyman 2010-05-14
Movie The Whistleblower Madeleine Rees 2010-09-13
Movie Miral Bertha Spafford 2010-11-18
Movie Robinson in Ruins Narrator 2010-11-19
Series The Day of the Triffids Durrant 2009-12-28
Movie Ein Job Hannah Silbergrau 2008-09-26
Movie Evening Ann Lord 2007-06-09
Movie Dealing and Wheeling in Small Arms Narrator 2007-01-04
Movie Atonement Briony Tallis (Age 77) 2007-09-07
Movie The Riddle Roberta Elliot 2007-10-14
Movie How About You... Georgia Platts 2007-11-16
Movie The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Love's Sweet Song Vicky's Mother 2007-10-23
Movie The Shell Seekers Penelope Keeling 2007-10-18
Movie The Thief Lord Sister Antonia 2006-01-04
Movie Venus Valerie 2006-09-02
Movie Elio Petri: Notes About a Filmmaker Herself 2005-09-03
Movie Byron Lady Melbourne 2005-10-22
Movie The White Countess Princess Vera Belinskya 2005-10-30
Movie The Fever Woman 2004-09-23
Series Byron 2003-01-01
Series Nip/Tuck Unknown 2003-07-22
Movie Good Boy! The Greater Dane (voice) 2003-10-10
Movie Merci Docteur Rey herself 2002-01-01
Movie Crime and Punishment Rodion's mother 2002-06-01
Movie The Gathering Storm Clemmie Churchill 2002-04-22
Movie The Locket Esther Huish 2002-12-08
Movie Hell on Earth: The Desecration & Resurrection of The Devils Herself 2002-11-24
Movie The Pledge Annalise Hansen 2001-01-09
Series Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story Countess Wilhelmina 2001-12-02
Movie Escape to Life: The Erika and Klaus Mann Story (voice) 2001-04-05
Movie Mirka 2000-03-10
Movie If These Walls Could Talk 2 Edith Tree 2000-03-05
Movie A Rumor of Angels Maddy Bennett 2000-09-08
Movie Girl, Interrupted Dr. Wick 1999-03-24
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Cradle Will Rock Countess Constance La Grave 1999-12-10
Movie Déjà Vu Skelly 1998-04-22
Movie Lulu on the Bridge Catherine Moore 1998-09-06
Movie Deep Impact Robin Lerner 1998-05-08
Movie The Willows in Winter Grandmother / Narrator 1997-06-16
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Smilla's Sense of Snow Elsa Lübing 1997-02-28
Movie Wilde Lady Speranza Wilde 1997-09-01
Movie Bella Mafia Graziella Luciano 1997-11-16
Movie Mrs. Dalloway Mrs. Clarissa Dalloway 1997-09-01
Movie Mission: Impossible Max 1996-05-22
Movie Looking for Richard Herself/Interview 1996-10-11
Movie Two Mothers for Zachary 1996-09-22
Movie A Month by the Lake Miss Bentley 1995-09-11
Movie Down Came a Blackbird Anna Lenke 1995-10-22
Movie The Wind in the Willows Grandmother / Narrator 1995-12-24
Movie Mother's Boys Lydia 1994-03-17
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 1994-01-03
Movie Great Moments in Aviation Dr. Angela Bead 1994-05-01
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Little Odessa Irina Shapira 1994-10-27
Movie Sparrow Suor Agata 1993-01-01
Movie A Wall of Silence Kate Benson 1993-06-10
Movie They Florence Latimer 1993-11-19
Movie The House of the Spirits Nivea del Valle 1993-10-19
Movie Howards End Ruth Wilcox 1992-03-13
Movie The Ballad of the Sad Cafe Miss Amelia 1991-03-28
Movie What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Blanche Hudson 1991-02-17
Movie Stalin's Funeral English journalist 1990-04-21
Movie Romeo.Juliet Mother Capulet (voice) 1990-01-01
Movie Orpheus Descending Lady Torrance 1990-06-01
Movie Breath of Life Suor Crocifissa 1990-10-11
Movie Consuming Passions Mrs. Garza 1988-04-06
Movie A Man for All Seasons Lady Alice More 1988-12-21
Movie Prick Up Your Ears Peggy Ramsay 1987-04-17
Movie Comrades Mrs. Carlyle 1987-08-23
Series Peter the Great Sophia 1986-02-02
Movie Second Serve Richard Radley / Renee Richards 1986-01-01
Movie Wetherby Jean Travers 1985-06-19
Movie Steaming Nancy 1985-09-28
Movie The Bostonians Olive Chancellor 1984-05-01
Movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs The Evil Queen 1984-07-16
Series Wagner Cosima von Bulow 1983-10-03
Movie Sing Sing la Regina 1983-10-15
Movie My Body, My Child Leenie Cabrezi 1982-04-11
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Movie Playing for Time Fania Fenelon 1980-09-30
Movie Agatha Agatha Christie 1979-02-09
Movie Yanks Helen 1979-09-01
Movie Bear Island Heddi Lindquist 1979-12-05
Movie Julia Julia 1977-10-02
Movie The Seven-Per-Cent Solution Lola Deveraux 1976-10-24
Movie Out of Season Ann 1975-05-31
Movie Murder on the Orient Express Mary Debenham 1974-11-22
Movie Right To Work March 1972-10-19
Movie The Devils Sister Jeanne 1971-07-01
Movie The Trojan Women Andromache 1971-05-01
Movie Vacation Immacolata Meneghelli 1971-09-04
Movie Mary, Queen of Scots Mary, Queen of Scots 1971-12-22
Movie The Body Narrator 1970-10-09
Movie Dropout Mary 1970-12-18
Movie Oh! What a Lovely War Sylvia Pankhurst 1969-03-10
Movie The Charge of the Light Brigade Mrs Clarissa Morris 1968-04-10
Movie The Sea Gull Nina, a landowner's daughter 1968-12-23
Movie Isadora Isadora Duncan 1968-09-14
Movie A Quiet Place in the Country Flavia 1968-11-14
Movie The Sailor from Gibraltar 1967-01-01
Movie Camelot Guenevere 1967-10-25
Movie Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment Leonie Delt 1966-04-03
Movie A Man for All Seasons Anne Boleyn 1966-12-12
Movie Blow-Up Jane 1966-12-18
Movie As You Like It Rosalind 1963-03-21
Movie Behind the Mask 1958-11-23
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24