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Eddie Redmayne

Facts About Eddie Redmayne

Celebrated Name Eddie Redmayne
Age 40 Years Old
Nick Name Eddie
Birth Name Edward John David Redmayne
Birth Date 1982-01-06
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Nationality British
Ethnicity British-white
Place Of Birth Westminster, London, England
Birth Nation England
Religion Christian
Race White
Horoscope Capricorn
Mother Patricia (nee Burke)
Father Mark Redmayne
Siblings 1
College / University Eaton House, Colet Court, and then Eton College
Marital Status Married
Children 2
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Modeling and acting career
Net Worth $4 million
Height 5 ft 11.5 in or 181.5 cm
Weight 76 kg or 167½ pounds
Body Type Average
Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color Blue
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Edward John David Redmayne is an English actor and model who is excellently known as Eddie Redmayne. He started his professional acting career in West End theatre before making his screen debut in 1996 with guest television appearances. While in college, he performed as the soloist with the Eton College Choir. His role of Stephen Hawking in the 2014 film "The Theory of Everything" earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor. He also delivered a memorable performance in the film "My Week with Marilyn" and played Marius in the 2012 film "Les Miserables". In 2016, he starred as Newt Scamander in "Fantastic Beasts and "Where to Find Them". As well, Eddie worked as a model for Burberry in 2008 and 2012. He won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role in the Broadway play Red. Moreover, Redmayne returned to the stage as the Emcee in a new revival of "Cabaret" at the Kit Kat Club (Playhouse Theatre) in London's West End on 15th November 2021. 

Eddie Redmayne: Playing Trans Character

Eddie Redmayne has said that playing a trans character in "The Danish Girl" was a "mistake." Based on true events, Redmayne played one of the first people in the world who underwent gender reassignment surgery in the Tom Hooper-directed film.

"No, I wouldn't take it on now. I made that film with the best intentions, but I think it was a mistake," Redmayne told The Sunday Times. "The bigger discussion about the frustrations around casting is because many people don't have a chair at the table. There must be a leveling, otherwise, we are going to carry on having these debates," Redmayne added.

What is Eddie Redmayne Known For?

  • Being an English actor and model.
  • For portraying Anthony Babington in the 2007 film "Elizabeth: The Golden Age".

British Actor and model, Eddie Redmayne

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Where is Eddie Redmayne from?

Eddie Redmayne was born on 6th January 1982 with the real name of Edward John David Redmayne in Westminster, London, England. He is British by nationality and mixed by ethnicity as he is of English, Irish, Scottish, Northern Irish, and Welsh descent. Similarly, his religion is Christian and his race is white. Eddie has celebrated his 39th birthday as of 2021 and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Capricorn. His mother, Patricia (nee Burke), runs a relocation business, and his father, Mark Redmayne, is a businessman in corporate finance. He has an elder brother, a younger brother, and an elder half-brother and half-sister. His patrilineal great-grandfather was Sir Richard Redmayne (1865-1955), a civil and mining engineer.

Regarding Eddie's education, he attended Jackie Palmer Stage School, where he found his love for acting and singing, alongside James Corden. He attended Eaton House, Colet Court, and then Eton College, where he was in the same year as Prince William. He went on to read History of Art at Trinity College, Cambridge, from where he graduated with 2:1 Honours in 2003. While at Cambridge, Redmayne was a member of the University Pitt Club.

How did Eddie Redmayne become famous?

  • Eddie Redmayne kicks off his career modeling for Burberry in 2008 with Alex Pettyfer, and in 2012 with Cara Delevingne after which he was featured on its annual International Best Dressed List in the September 2012 issue of "Vanity Fair" and was named number one in GQ's 50 best dressed British men.
  • Then he made his professional stage debut as Viola in "Twelfth Night", for Shakespeare's Globe at the Middle Temple Hall in 2002 and appeared in John Logan's new play "Red" at the Donmar Warehouse in London in 2009.
  • From 6th December 2011 to 4th February 2012, he portrayed King Richard II in Richard II directed by Michael Grandage, at the Donmar Warehouse.
  • Eddie return to the stage as the Emcee in a new revival of Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club in London's West End on 15th November 2021.
  • Furthermore, he made his screen debut in 1998 in an episode of "Animal Ark" and was cast in his first feature film "Like Minds" (2006).
  • Likewise, he has appeared in films such as "The Good Shepherd" (2006), "Savage Grace" (2007), "Powder Blue" (2008), "The Other Boleyn Girl" (2008), "Glorious 39" (2009), and "Hick" (2011).
  • Redmayne starred as filmmaker Colin Clark in the drama film "My Week with Marilyn" in 2011 and appeared as Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything" in 2014.
  • As well, he presented the 2015 documentary War Art with Eddie Redmayne and starred in the biographical drama "The Danish Girl" in the following year.
  • He was seen as Newt Scamander in the film adaptation of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" in 2016 which was the first of a series within the Wizarding World of the Harry Potter film series.
  • Additionally, he appeared in the stop-motion animated film "Early Man" in 2018 and reprised his role as Newt Scamander in "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" and it's the upcoming third sequel, "Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore", which will release in 2022.
  • He also appeared as Tom Hayden in "The Trial of the Chicago 7" in 2020.
  • Apart from acting, Redmayne was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2015 Birthday Honours for services to drama.

Awards and Achievements

  • Academy Awards for his work in "The Theory of Everything"
  • British Academy Film Awards for his work in "The Theory of Everything"
  • Golden Globe Awards for his work in "The Theory of Everything"
  • Laurence Olivier Awards for his work in "Red"
  • Screen Actors Guild Awards for his work in "The Theory of Everything"
  • Critics' Choice Movie Awards for his work in "The Trial of the Chicago 7"
  • Awards Circuit Community Awards for his work in "Les Miserables"
  • Women Film Critics Circle Awards for his work in "The Danish Girl"

Eddie Redmayne with his Award

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Who is Eddie Redmayne Wife?

Eddie Redmayne is a married guy. He tied a knot with Hannah Bagshawe on 15th December 2014. Starting at now, the couple is carrying on with an upbeat life and their bond is going more grounded with the progression of time. They are blessed with a daughter, Iris, born in 2016, and a son, Luke, born in 2018. Reflecting on Eddie's sexual orientation, he is straight.

Eddie Redmayne with his wife, Hannah Bagshawe

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How much is the Net Worth of Eddie Redmayne?

Eddie Redmayne has a net worth of $4 million as of 2021. He also earns a handsome amount of salary which is also millions of dollars per year. In August 2014, he was appointed ambassador of film education charity Into Film. He has also done endorsement work for Burberry from where he gains a fine amount of money. In addition, his major source of income is from his actor and model career.

What is the Height of Eddie Redmayne?

Eddie Redmayne stands at an ideal height of 5 ft 11.5 in or 181.5 cm with a balanced bodyweight of 76 kg or 167½ pounds. He has dark brown hair and green eyes color. Furthermore, Redmayne's body build type is average.

Did You Know?

  • While in college, he performed as the soloist with the Eton College Choir.
  • He worked as a model for Burberry in 2008 and 2012.
  • He won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role in the Broadway play Red.
  • His had his breakthrough role in the 2008 film The Yellow Handkerchief, which starred Maria Bello.
  • He is close friends with Jeremy Irvine.