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Vanessa Redgrave

 
Date Of Birth:
January 30, 1937 (86)
Birth Place:
London, ENGLAND
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: January 30, 1937 (86)

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

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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

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Director

Vanessa Redgrave Biography

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.

Vanessa Redgrave Awards and Nominations

 
Evening Standard Awards - 2015 - Editor's Award Gold Star
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
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2011 - Best Leading Actress in a Play Gold Star
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
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Solo Performance Gold Star
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
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Actress - Play Gold Star
Vanessa Redgrave, Long Day's Journey Into Night
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
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
 
Obie Awards - 1995 - Performance Gold Star
Vanessa Redgrave, Vita & Virginia
 
Olivier Awards - 1992 - The Observer Award for Outstanding Achievement
Vanessa RedgraveWhen She Danced
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1991 - Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress Gold Star
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
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1985 - Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress Gold Star
Vanessa RedgraveThe Seagull
 
Olivier Awards - 1984 - Actress of the Year in a Revival Gold Star
Vanessa RedgraveThe Aspern Papers
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1979 - Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress Gold Star
Vanessa RedgraveThe Lady from the Sea
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1976 - Best Performances Gold Star
Vanessa Redgrave, The Lady from the Sea
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1961 - Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress Gold Star
Vanessa RedgraveThe Lady from the Sea

Vanessa Redgrave News

DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY to Have UK Premiere & Embark on 5-Borough New York Tour Photo DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY to Have UK Premiere & Embark on 5-Borough New York Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2023

the american vicarious will present the UK Premiere along with additional details for its Five-Borough NYC Tour of their production of Debate: Baldwin vs Buckley, a staging of the historic clash between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr.

VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Teases Broadway Musical Debut With Evan Rachel Wood After THEL Photo VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Teases Broadway Musical Debut With Evan Rachel Wood After THELMA & LOUISE Reports
by Michael Major - Jan 18, 2023

Amanda Seyfried has confirmed her plans to make her Broadway debut. It was previously reported that Seyfried had missed the Golden Globes because she was workshopping a musical adaptation of Thelma and Louise. She continued to tease the show's music and confirmed Evan Rachel Wood's involvement. Watch the interview video clip now!

Amanda Seyfried Workshopping THELMA & LOUISE MUSICAL; Evan Rachel Wood In Talks to Jo Photo Amanda Seyfried Workshopping THELMA & LOUISE MUSICAL; Evan Rachel Wood In Talks to Join
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2023

Amanda Seyfried is currently workshopping a musical version of “Thelma & Louise', with Evan Rachel Wood in talks to join the project. 

Video: Amanda Seyfried Reveals She is Working on a Musical Photo Video: Amanda Seyfried Reveals She is Working on a Musical
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2023

Watch Amanda Seyfried reveal on Instagram that she is currently working on a musical in New York!

CAMELOT to Kick Off Way Off Broadway's 2023 Season Photo CAMELOT to Kick Off Way Off Broadway's 2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2022

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre‚Äôs 2023 Season ‚Äď theatre‚Äôs 29th¬†of bringing live Broadway-style entertainment to the Mid-Maryland region ‚Äď will kick off in January with the classic musical that brings the Arthurian legend to life on the stage, Lerner and Loewe‚Äôs¬†Camelot.¬†¬†

PRIMA FACIE, Starring Jodie Comer, Will Open at the Golden Theatre Photo PRIMA FACIE, Starring Jodie Comer, Will Open at the Golden Theatre
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 15, 2022

Jodie Comer will make her highly anticipated Broadway debut in the US premiere of Prima Facie, a new play by Suzie Miller. Prima Facie opens on Sunday, April 23, 2023 at the Golden Theatre. Previews begin on Tuesday, April 11, 2023.

Orla Flanagan Appointed As Senior Producer With Once Off Productions Photo Orla Flanagan Appointed As Senior Producer With Once Off Productions
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022

Once Off Productions will welcome Orla Flanagan to the team as Senior Producer. With over twenty years of arts management, producing and programming experience working with household names like glór, Brighton Dome, Fishamble and The Abbey, Orla will bring a wealth of experience to Once Off Productions - the independent producing platform established in 2004 by Maura O'Keeffe to provide creative and flexible producing supports for independent performing artists.

DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY Starring Teagle F. Bougere & Eric T. Miller to be Presente Photo DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY Starring Teagle F. Bougere & Eric T. Miller to be Presented at Queens Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2022

Queens Theater will present Debate: Baldwin vs Buckley from the american vicarious. Adapted and directed by Founding Artistic Director Christopher McElroen, this staging of the historic clash between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr. will take place on November 11 at 8pm and 12 at 3pm & 8pm.

Meet the Cast of TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, Beginning Previews Tonight! Photo Meet the Cast of TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, Beginning Previews Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022

Topdog/Underdog officially begins previews on Broadway tonight, September 27. The production opens at the John Golden Theatre on October 20. Meet the cast bringing the story to life!

The American Vicarious' DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY to Tour All Five NYC Boroughs Photo The American Vicarious' DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY to Tour All Five NYC Boroughs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

the american vicarious will present a Five-Borough NYC Tour (5BT) of their critically acclaimed production of Debate: Baldwin vs Buckley, a staging of the historic clash between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr.

Vanessa Redgrave Videos

VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Teases Broadway Musical Debut With Evan Rachel Wood After THEL Videoplay
VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Teases Broadway Musical Debut With Evan Rachel Wood After THELMA & LOUISE Reports

by Michael Major - Jan 18, 2023

Amanda Seyfried has confirmed her plans to make her Broadway debut. It was previously reported that Seyfried had missed the Golden Globes because she was workshopping a musical adaptation of Thelma and Louise. She continued to tease the show's music and confirmed Evan Rachel Wood's involvement. Watch the interview video clip now!

VIDEO: First Look at MY FAIR LADY in the West End Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at MY FAIR LADY in the West End

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2022

New production footage has been released today of the company of My Fair Lady. The company features Harry Hadden-Paton as Henry Higgins, Amara Okereke as Eliza Doolittle, Stephen K Amos as Alfred P Doolittle, Dame Vanessa Redgrave as Mrs Higgins, Malcolm Sinclair as Colonel Pickering, Maureen Beattie as Mrs Pearce, and Sharif Afifi as Freddy Eynsford-Hill.

VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Talks THE DROPOUT, MEAN GIRLS, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Talks THE DROPOUT, MEAN GIRLS, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW

by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

Amanda Seyfried stopped by THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON last night to talk about her performance in the new miniseries drama, The Dropout, which is now available to watch on Hulu.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for MY FAIR LADY at the London Coliseum Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for MY FAIR LADY at the London Coliseum

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 5, 2022

My Fair Lady is on its way to the London stage. Bartlett Sher's glorious multi award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's much loved My Fair Lady will transfer to the London Coliseum for a limited summer engagement in what will be the first major West End revival of the show for 21 years.

VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Wants a Film About the Making of MAMMA MIA! Videoplay
VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Wants a Film About the Making of MAMMA MIA!

by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2020

Amanda Seyfried reveals which of her 23 animals her daughter is obsessed with, shares her excitement to take on her dream role of Marion Davies in the film Mank and explains why she wants a film about the making of Mamma Mia!

VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Talks Oscar Buzz on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! Videoplay
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by Stage Tube - Dec 3, 2020

Amanda talks about celebrating her birthday, dressing up as a bear to scare her husband on his birthday, working with David Fincher on the new movie Mank and being a favorite to win the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.

VIDEO: Glenda Jackson Discusses KING LEAR, Her Career, and More at 92nd Street Y Videoplay
VIDEO: Glenda Jackson Discusses KING LEAR, Her Career, and More at 92nd Street Y

by Stage Tube - May 17, 2019

On April 29, Glenda Jackson appeared in conversation at 92nd Street Y to discuss her career with moderator Annette Insdorf.

VIDEO: First Look - Documentary JOAN DIDION: THE CENTER WILL NOT HOLD Heads to Netfli Videoplay
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by Caryn Robbins - Oct 11, 2017

'Life changes in the instant. The ordinary instant,' - Joan Didion Ahead of its world premiere tonight at this year's New York Film Festival, Netflix debuts the trailer and key art for JOAN DIDION: THE CENTER WILL NOT HOLD. The documentary launches globally on Netflix on October 27.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 15- Light the Lights! Sondheim  Celebrates His Newly Re Videoplay
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by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2017

On Wednesday, September 15th, 2010, the Broadway community gathered alongside Stephen Sondheim as the lights of the newly dedicated Stephen SondheimTheatre marquee are lit for the first time.

VIDEO: Thomas Sadoski Reveals Secret Marriage to Amanda Seyfried on JAMES CORDEN
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 17, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, guest  Thomas Sadoski revealed that he and his fiancee, Amanda Seyfried eloped on Sunday!


Vanessa Redgrave Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vanessa Redgrave next theatre project?
Vanessa Redgrave's next show will be My Fair Lady which opens on 5/18/2022 on West End.

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?
Editor's Award (Evening Standard Awards) for , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Revisionist , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Revisionist , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Revisionist , Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for The Revisionist , Best Leading Actress in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Driving Miss Daisy , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Driving Miss Daisy , Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for The Year of Magical Thinking , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Year of Magical Thinking , Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Hecuba , Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Long Day's Journey Into Night , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Long Day's Journey into Night , Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Antony and Cleopatra , Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for John Gabriel Borkman , Performance (Obie Awards) for Vita & Virginia , The Observer Award for Outstanding Achievement (Olivier Awards) for When She Danced , Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress (Evening Standard Awards) for When She Danced , Best Actress - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Orpheus Descending , Best Actress - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Orpheus Descending , Actress of the Year in a Revival (Olivier Awards) for A Touch Of The Poet , Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress (Evening Standard Awards) for The Seagull , Actress of the Year in a Revival (Olivier Awards) for The Aspern Papers , Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress (Evening Standard Awards) for The Lady from the Sea Best Performances (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Lady from the Sea and Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress (Evening Standard Awards) for The Lady from the Sea .

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