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Vanessa Redgrave

Vanessa Redgrave is an English actress and activist. Declared by Tennessee Williams as "Best Actress of Our Time", Redgrave was the one who received the three acting crowns, and was featured at the American Theater of Fame, and was awarded the BAFTA scholarship in 2010. Redgrave did his acting debut on stage with the production of A Touch of Sun in 1958. She rose to fame in 1961 as Rosalind in Shakespeare's comedy As You Like It with The Royal Shakespeare Company and has since starred in over 35 productions in London's West End and Broadway, winning an Olivier Award in 1984 given Best Actress in a Renaissance for The Aspern Papers; and the 2003 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for a cover of Nighttime Journey of the Day. She also received a Tony nomination for Miss Daisy's Year of Thinking and Driving.

Born January 30, 1937, Blackheath, London, England
Occupation Actress, political activist
Years active 1958–present
Notable work Filmography
Partner(s) Timothy Dalton (1971–1986)
Children Natasha Richardson, Joely Richardson, Carlo Gabriel Nero
Parent(s) Michael Redgrave, Rachel Kempson
Family Redgrave

About Vanessa Redgrave

British dramatic actress who won an Oscar Award for her role in the 1977 film Julia. She has been featured in over 80 films, including Mission Impossible and Atonement.

Vanessa Redgrave before fame

She studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama at the University of London.

Achievement of Vanessa Redgrave

She debuted in As You Like It with the Royal Shakespeare Company in her early 20s, playing Rosalind.

Vanessa Redgrave family life

She was married to Tony Richardson from 1962 to 1967, and the couple had two daughters: Natasha in 1963 and Joely in 1965.

Associations of Vanessa Redgrave

Her sister, Lynn Redgrave, starred in Georgy Girl.

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Latest information about Vanessa Redgrave updated on July 27 2021.