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Vanessa Redgrave

Vanessa Redgrave CBE (born 30 January 1937) is an English actress and political activist. Redgrave rose to prominence in 1961 playing Rosalind in the Shakespeare comedy As You Like It with the Royal Shakespeare Company and has since starred in more than 35 productions in London's West End and on Broadway, winning the 1984 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Revival for The Aspern Papers, and the 2003 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for the revival of Long Day's Journey into Night. She also received Tony nominations for The Year of Magical Thinking and Driving Miss Daisy. On screen she has starred in scores of films and is a six-time Oscar nominee, winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the title role in the film Julia (1977). Her other nominations were for Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment (1966), Isadora (1968), Mary, Queen of Scots (1971), The Bostonians (1984), and Howards End (1992). Among her other films are A Man for All Seasons (1966), Blowup (1966), Camelot (1967), The Devils (1971), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), Prick Up Your Ears (1987), Mission: Impossible (1996), Atonement (2007), Coriolanus (2011), and The Butler (2013). Redgrave was proclaimed by Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams as "the greatest living actress of our times", and has won the Oscar, Emmy, Tony, BAFTA, Olivier, Cannes, Golden Globe, and the Screen Actors Guild awards. 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 Greenwich, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Alida Valli: In Her Own Words 2022
Known For
Poster of Letters to Juliet
Poster of Deep Impact
Poster of Mission: Impossible
Poster of No Arks
Movie Alida Valli: In Her Own Words Unknown 2022
Series Wagner Cosima von Bulow 2022
Movie Georgetown Elsa Brecht 2021-06-17
Movie Finding You Cathleen Sweeney 2021-05-14
Movie The Lost Girls Great Nana 2021-12-25
Movie Andorra Mrs. Reinhardt 2021-12-31
Movie Katherine Jenkins Christmas Spectacular Unknown 2020-12-01
Movie The Aspern Papers Juliana Bordereau 2019-01-11
Movie Mrs Lowry & Son Elizabeth Lowry 2019-08-30
Movie Nothing Like a Dame (archival footage) 2018-05-02
Series Man in an Orange Shirt Flora Berryman 2017-07-31
Movie Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold Herself 2017-10-11
Movie Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool Jeanne McDougall 2017-11-17
Movie Sea Sorrow Herself 2017-11-08
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
Series Black Box Dr. Hartramph 2014-04-24
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Movie Foxcatcher Jean du Pont 2014-05-19
Movie The Wound and the Gift Unknown 2014-09-30
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 The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh Rosalind Leigh 2012-11-09
Series Political Animals Justice Diane Nash 2012-07-15
Movie Song for Marion Marion 2012-09-15
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 2010-05-13
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 Restraint Sky News reader 2008-08-19
Movie Evening Ann Lord 2007-06-09
Movie Atonement Briony Tallis (Age 77) 2007-09-07
Movie Dealing and Wheeling in Small Arms Narrator 2007-01-04
Movie How About You... Georgia Platts 2007-11-16
Movie The Riddle Roberta Elliot 2007-10-14
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 The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam Miss Sangorski 2005-06-10
Movie Elio Petri: Notes About a Filmmaker Herself 2005-09-03
Movie The White Countess Princess Vera Belinskya 2005-10-30
Movie Byron Lady Melbourne 2005-10-22
Movie The Fever Woman 2004-09-23
Series Byron Unknown 2003-01-01
Movie Good Boy! The Greater Dane (voice) 2003-10-10
Series Nip/Tuck Unknown 2003-07-22
Movie Crime and Punishment Rodion's mother 2002-06-01
Movie Merci Docteur Rey herself 2002-01-01
Movie The Gathering Storm Clemmie Churchill 2002-04-22
Movie Searching for Debra Winger Self 2002-07-13
Movie The Locket Esther Huish 2002-12-08
Movie Hell on Earth: The Desecration & Resurrection of The Devils Self 2002-11-24
Movie The Pledge Annalise Hansen 2001-01-19
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 Unknown 2000-03-10
Movie If These Walls Could Talk 2 Edith Tree 2000-03-05
Movie Uninvited 2000-05-19
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
Series Sabine Christiansen herself 1998-01-04
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
Movie Smilla's Sense of Snow Elsa Lübing 1997-02-28
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
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 Two Mothers for Zachary 1996-09-22
Movie Mission: Impossible Max 1996-05-22
Movie Looking for Richard Herself/Interview 1996-10-11
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
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 1994-01-03
Movie Mother's Boys Lydia 1994-03-17
Movie Little Odessa Irina Shapira 1994-10-27
Movie Great Moments in Aviation Dr. Angela Bead 1994-05-01
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie A Wall of Silence Kate Benson 1993-06-10
Movie Sparrow Suor Agata 1993-01-01
Movie The House of the Spirits Nivea del Valle 1993-10-19
Movie They Florence Latimer 1993-11-19
Movie Howards End Ruth Wilcox 1992-03-13
Movie What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Blanche Hudson 1991-02-17
Movie The Ballad of the Sad Cafe Miss Amelia 1991-03-28
Series Young Catherine Empress Elizabeth 1991-02-17
Movie Romeo.Juliet Mother Capulet (voice) 1990-01-01
Movie Stalin's Funeral English journalist 1990-04-21
Movie Breath of Life Suor Crocifissa 1990-10-11
Movie Orpheus Descending Lady Torrance 1990-06-01
Movie Consuming Passions Mrs. Garza 1988-04-06
Movie A Man for All Seasons Lady Alice More 1988-12-21
Movie Comrades Mrs. Carlyle 1987-08-23
Movie Prick Up Your Ears Peggy Ramsay 1987-04-17
Series Seitenblicke self 1987-10-05
Movie Second Serve Renee Richards 1986-01-01
Series Peter the Great Sophia 1986-02-02
Movie Three Sovereigns for Sarah Sarah Cloyce 1985-05-01
Movie Steaming Nancy 1985-05-22
Movie Wetherby Jean Travers 1985-06-19
Movie The Bostonians Olive Chancellor 1984-05-01
Movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs The Evil Queen 1984-07-16
Movie Sing Sing la Regina 1983-10-15
Movie My Body, My Child Leenie Cabrezi 1982-04-11
Series Faerie Tale Theatre The Evil Queen 1982-09-11
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Movie Playing for Time Fania Fenelon 1980-09-30
Series NDR Talk Show herself 1979-02-09
Movie Agatha Agatha Christie 1979-02-09
Movie Bear Island Heddi Lindquist 1979-12-05
Movie Yanks Helen 1979-09-01
Movie Red, White, and Zero Unknown 1979-12-21
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 Unknown 1972-10-19
Movie The Trojan Women Andromache 1971-05-01
Movie The Devils Sister Jeanne 1971-07-01
Movie Mary, Queen of Scots Mary, Queen of Scots 1971-12-22
Movie Vacation Immacolata Meneghelli 1971-09-04
Movie The Body Narrator 1970-10-09
Movie A Mother with Two Children Expecting Her Third Herself 1970-08-10
Movie Dropout Mary 1970-12-18
Movie Oh! What a Lovely War Sylvia Pankhurst 1969-03-10
Movie No Arks Narrator 1969-06-01
Movie The Charge of the Light Brigade Mrs Clarissa Morris 1968-04-10
Movie Red and Blue Jacky 1968-08-08
Movie The Sea Gull Nina, a landowner's daughter 1968-12-23
Movie A Quiet Place in the Country Flavia 1968-11-14
Movie Isadora Isadora Duncan 1968-09-14
Movie The Sailor from Gibraltar Unknown 1967-01-01
Movie Camelot Guenevere 1967-10-25
Series Goldene Kamera Verleihung Self 1966-01-25
Movie Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment Leonie Delt 1966-04-03
Movie A Man for All Seasons Anne Boleyn 1966-12-13
Movie Blow-Up Jane 1966-12-18
Movie As You Like It Rosalind 1963-03-21
Movie Behind the Mask Unknown 1958-11-23
Series Tony Awards Herself - Presenter 1956-04-01
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24