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Vanessa Redgrave

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND

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Redgrave's many stage credits include The Aspern Papers (Olivier Award for Best Actress), Lady Windermere's Fan, Daniel Deronda, The Threepenny Opera, Design for Living and The Lady from the Sea in the West End; The Year of Magical Thinking (also on Broadway), The Cherry Orchard and Not About Nightingales at The National Theatre; Driving Miss Daisy, Long Day's Journey into Night (Tony Award for Best Actress) and Vita and Virginia on Broadway; The Tempest, As You Like It and A Midsummer Night's Dream for the RSC; and Much Ado About Nothing at the Old Vic. Notable film appearances include Coriolanus opposite Ralph Fiennes, Evening, Venus, Howard's End, Mrs Dalloway, Atonement, The Whistleblower, A Man for All Seasons and Camelot. Her television appearances include Nip/Tuck, The Day of the Tiffid and Call the Midwife. She is a six-time Oscar nominee and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Julia. During her career Vanessa has also won the Emmy, BAFTA, Cannes, Golden Globe, and the Screen Actors Guild awards. She received the 2010 BAFTA Fellowship, is a 2003 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee and was made CBE in 1967.

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Vanessa Redgrave STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
London Production, 2022
Mrs Higgins

[West End]
West End transfer of the Young Vic production, 2018
Margaret

[Off-Broadway]
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Production, 2013
Maria

[West End]
London Production, 2011
Daisy Werthan

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Daisy Werthan

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Joan Didion

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Mary Cavan Tyrone

[Off-Broadway]
1997
Cleopatra

[Off-Broadway]
1994
Vita Sackville-West

[Broadway]
1989
Lady Torrance

[Broadway]
1976
Ellida

[West End]
London Revival, 1972
Polly Peachum

Vanessa Redgrave Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Director

Vanessa Redgrave Awards and Nominations


winner
Evening Standard Awards - 2015 - Editor's Award

Vanessa Redgrave

Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Actress in a Play

Vanessa Redgrave, The Revisionist

Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award

Vanessa Redgrave, The Revisionist

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Actress in a Play

Vanessa Redgrave , The Revisionist

The Lortels - 2013 - Outstanding Lead Actress

Vanessa Redgrave, The Revisionist


winner
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2011 - Best Leading Actress in a Play

Vanessa Redgrave, Driving Miss Daisy

Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Vanessa Redgrave, Driving Miss Daisy


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Solo Performance

Vanessa Redgrave, The Year of Magical Thinking

Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Vanessa Redgrave, The Year of Magical Thinking

Helen Hayes Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production

Vanessa RedgraveHecuba


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Actress - Play

Vanessa Redgrave, Long Day's Journey Into Night


winner
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Vanessa Redgrave, Long Day's Journey into Night

Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Actress - Play

Vanessa Redgrave , Antony and Cleopatra

Olivier Awards - 1997 - Best Actress

Vanessa RedgraveJohn Gabriel Borkman


winner
Obie Awards - 1995 - Performance

Vanessa Redgrave, Vita & Virginia

Olivier Awards - 1992 - The Observer Award for Outstanding Achievement

Vanessa RedgraveWhen She Danced


winner
Evening Standard Awards - 1991 - Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress

Vanessa RedgraveWhen She Danced

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Actress - Play

Vanessa Redgrave, Orpheus Descending

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Actress - Play

Vanessa Redgrave, Orpheus Descending

Olivier Awards - 1988 - Actress of the Year in a Revival

Vanessa RedgraveA Touch Of The Poet


winner
Evening Standard Awards - 1985 - Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress

Vanessa RedgraveThe Seagull


winner
Olivier Awards - 1984 - Actress of the Year in a Revival

Vanessa RedgraveThe Aspern Papers


winner
Evening Standard Awards - 1979 - Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress

Vanessa RedgraveThe Lady from the Sea


winner
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1976 - Best Performances

Vanessa Redgrave, The Lady from the Sea


winner
Evening Standard Awards - 1961 - Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress

Vanessa RedgraveThe Lady from the Sea

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Vanessa Redgrave FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Vanessa Redgrave been in?

Vanessa Redgrave has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Vanessa Redgrave been in?

Vanessa Redgrave has appeared on London's West End in 4 shows.

What was Vanessa Redgrave's first West End show?

Vanessa Redgrave's first West End show was The Threepenny Opera which opened in 1972

What awards has Vanessa Redgrave been nominated for?

Vanessa Redgrave has been nominated for several prestigious awards throughout her career, including the Editor's Award at the Evening Standard Awards, Outstanding Actress in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Revisionist," Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for "The Revisionist," and Outstanding Actress in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "The Revisionist." She also received nominations for Best Leading Actress in a Play at the BroadwayWorld Awards and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for her role in "Driving Miss Daisy." Additionally, she was nominated for Outstanding Solo Performance at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Year of Magical Thinking" and Best Actress at the Olivier Awards for "John Gabriel Borkman." Vanessa Redgrave's talent and versatility have earned her recognition across a wide range of theatrical productions.

What awards has Vanessa Redgrave won?

Vanessa Redgrave has won several awards throughout her career, including the Editor's Award at the Evening Standard Awards, Best Leading Actress in a Play at the BroadwayWorld Awards for "Driving Miss Daisy," Outstanding Solo Performance at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Year of Magical Thinking," Outstanding Actress - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Long Day's Journey Into Night," Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "Long Day's Journey into Night," Performance at the Obie Awards for "Vita & Virginia," Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress at the Evening Standard Awards for "When She Danced" and "The Seagull," Actress of the Year in a Revival at the Olivier Awards for "The Aspern Papers," Best Performances at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "The Lady from the Sea," and additional Natasha Richardson Awards for Best Actress at the Evening Standard Awards for "The Lady from the Sea."

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