Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave

Gender

Female

Known Credits

24

Vanessa Redgrave

Date of Birth: Jan 30, 1937

Birthplace: London, England, UK

 

 

Biography

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 Londons 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.

Known For

Filmography

Mrs. Dalloway

Mrs. Dalloway

as Mrs. Clarissa Dalloway

2016

The Secret Scripture

The Secret Scripture

as Old Roseanne McNulty

2015

The Thirteenth Tale

The Thirteenth Tale

as Vida Winter

2015

Foxcatcher

Foxcatcher

as Jean du Pont

2015

Black Box

Black Box

as Dr. Hartramph

2014

Ein Job

Ein Job

as Hannah Silbergrau

2008

Evening

Evening

as Ann Lord

2007

The Riddle

The Riddle

as Roberta Elliot

2007

The White Countess

The White Countess

as Princess Vera Belinskya

2005

The Pledge

The Pledge

as Annalise Hansen

2001

Girl, Interrupted

Girl, Interrupted

as Dr. Wick

1999

Cradle Will Rock

Cradle Will Rock

as Countess Constance La Grave

1999

Wilde

Wilde

as Lady Speranza Wilde

1997

Peter the Great

Peter the Great

as Sophia

1986

Wagner

Wagner

as Cosima

1984

Yanks

Yanks

as Helen

1979

Out of Season

Out of Season

as Ann

1975

Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express

as Mary Debenham

1974

Camelot

Camelot

as Guenevere

1967

Blow-Up

Blow-Up

as Jane

1966

A Man for All Seasons

A Man for All Seasons

as Anne Boleyn

1966