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Eddie Redmayne

Born: January 6, 1982, Westminster, London - England

Edward “Eddie” John David Redmayne, OBE is an English actor of stage and screen.

Born and raised in London, he studied history of art at Trinity College, Cambridge, after which he briefly pursued a modelling career.

Redmayne began his professional acting career as a youth in West End theatre, before making his screen debut in 1998 with guest appearances on television.

His first film roles came in 2006 with “Like Minds” and “The Good Shepherd”, and he went on to play supporting roles in several films, including “Savage Grace” (2007), “Elizabeth: The Golden Age” (2007), and “The Other Boleyn Girl” (2008).

On stage, Redmayne starred in the productions of Red from 2009 to 2010 and Richard II from 2011 to 2012. The former won him the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.

His film breakthrough came with the roles of Colin Clark in the biographical drama “My Week with Marilyn” (2011) and Marius Pontmercy in Tom Hooper's musical “Les Misérables” (2012).

In 2014, Redmayne portrayed English physicist Stephen Hawking in “The Theory of Everything”, winning an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actor.

The following year, he played Lili Elbe, one of the first known recipients of sex reassignment surgery, in Hooper's “The Danish Girl”, which saw him nominated for Best Actor in the three aforementioned awards.

In 2016, he began starring as Newt Scamander in the “Fantastic Beasts” film series.

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Early Man (2018)

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Set at the dawn of time, when dinosaurs and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of how one plucky caveman unites his tribe against a mighty enemy and saves the day!

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

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In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the American wizarding authorities after Newt, and threatens to strain even further the state of magical and non-magical relations.

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Jupiter Ascending (2015)

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From the streets of Chicago to far flung galaxies, Jupiter Jones embarks on an adventure as the next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos.

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The Danish Girl (2015)

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The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of Danish painters Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener (portrayed by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything" and Alicia Vikander, "Ex Machina"), directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper ("The King’s Speech," "Les Misérables"). Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's journey as a transgender woman.

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The Theory of Everything (2014)

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Starring Eddie Redmayne ("Les Misérables") and Felicity Jones ("The Amazing Spider-Man 2"), this is the extraordinary story of one of the world's greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of - time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed. The film is based on the memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen, by Jane Hawking, and is directed by Academy Award winner James Marsh ("Man on Wire").

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Les Miserables (2012)

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The internationally-beloved musical based upon Victor Hugo's classic novel comes to the silver screen in this all-star adaptation directed by Academy Award®-winner Tom Hooper. Hugh Jackman stars as Jean Valjean, a convict jailed for a petty crime who leaves prison to find a new life but is pursued by the obsessive policeman (Oscar®-winner Russell Crowe) who arrested him. Valjean ultimately finds redemption and honor within politically torn 19th Century France. The film also stars Academy Award®-nominees Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter.

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Birdsong (2012)

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Birdsong is a two-part 2012 television drama, based on the 1993 war novel Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks. It stars Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Wraysford and Clémence Poésy as Isabelle Azaire and was directed by Philip Martin based on a screenplay by Abi Morgan. The adaptation was produced by Working Title Films for the BBC and PBS's Masterpiece. It premiered in January 2012 in the United Kingdom and in April 2012 in the United States.

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My Week with Marilyn (2011)

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Sir Laurence Olivier is making a movie in London. Young Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all of London is excited to see the blonde bombshell, while Olivier is struggling to meet her many demands and acting ineptness, and Colin is intrigued by her. Colin's intrigue is met when Marilyn invites him into her inner world where she struggles with her fame, her beauty and her desire to be a great actress.

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Hick (2011)

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A pistol-packing teen meets an unstable rebel and a cocaine-snorting drifter as she hitchhikes her way out West.

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Black Death (2010)

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As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumors circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are charged by the church to investigate. Their journey is filled with danger, but it's upon entering the village that their true horror begins.

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The Pillars of the Earth (2010)

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The Pillars of the Earth is an eight-part 2010 TV miniseries, adapted from Ken Follett's novel of the same name. It debuted in the U.S. on Starz and in Canada on The Movie Network/Movie Central on July 23, 2010. Its UK premiere was on Channel 4 in October 2010 at 9pm. In 2011, the series was nominated at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

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Powder Blue (2009)

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Several Angelenos meet on Christmas Eve through chance, tragedy and divine intervention. Swayze will play the sleazy owner of the strip club where Biels character dances. Redmayne will portray a mortician who falls in love with her. Kristofferson will play the head of a corporate crime organization who tries to convince his former employee (Liotta) not to seek vengeance on his former co-workers.

64 2009 108
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Glorious 39 (2009)

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A mysterious tale set around a traditional British family on the eve of World War Two. Oblivious to the looming shadow of World War II, the wealthy Keyes maintain a confident façade in the British countryside until daughter Anne becomes an unexpected pawn. Her accidental discovery of secret recordings creates a rift in the family.

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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

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A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their familys blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and passionate King Henry VIII.

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Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

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When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd advisor must act to safeguard the lives of her people. But when a dashing seafarer, Walter Raleigh, captures her heart, she is forced to make her most tragic sacrifice for the good of her country. The Golden Age tells the thrilling tale of one woman's crusade to control her love, destroy her enemies and secure her position as a beloved icon of the western world.

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Savage Grace (2007)

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This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland (Julianne Moore) and her only son, Antony (Eddie Redmayne). Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland (Stephen Dillane), dotes on Antony, who is homosexual. As Barbara tries to \cure\ Antony of his sexuality -- sometimes by seducing him herself -- the groundwork is laid for a murderous tragedy.

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Like Minds (2006)

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A forensic psychologist must determine if a minor should be charged with murder.

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