Multiple award winner EDDIE REDMAYNE has most recently been
seen playing the role of 'Newt
Scamander' in FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM. The adaptation of J.K.
series, directed by David Yates, saw Eddie star in the lead role alongside
Katherine Waterston, Ezra
Miller and Colin Farrell and was released in November 2016. Eddie will reprise
his role in the sequel
FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD, due to be released on 16th November
once again directed by David Yates.
Eddie will next be seen lending his voice to Aardman Studios' upcoming
comedy adventure EARLY MAN. Also starring Maisie Williams and Tom Hiddleston,
the Nick Park
directed film will be released 26th January 2018 in the UK and 16th February in
the US. From the
creators of 'WALLACE AND GROMIT' and 'SHAUN THE SHEEP', the highly anticipated
animation will see Eddie voicing the role of Dug, who, along with his sidekick
Hognob, unites his tribe
against the mighty Bronze Age in a battle to beat them at their own game.
2015 saw Eddie in Tom Hooper's THE DANISH GIRL alongside Alicia Vikander.
Inspired by the true
story of Danish painter Einar Wegener and his wife Gerda, the story follows
their passionate and
unusual love story, set in the twentieth century. Eddie's leading performance in
THE DANISH GIRL
received him Academy Award, Golden Globe, SAG and BAFTA nominations. 2015 also
saw Eddie in
the Sci-Fi production JUPITER ASCENDING, directed by Andy and Lana Wachowski and
Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis.
Eddie is perhaps best known for his portrayal of the world-famous physicist
Stephen Hawking in THE
THEORY OF EVERYTHING (2015). Directed by Academy Award winning director James
starring alongside Felicity Jones, Emily Watson and David Thewlis, the film,
penned by Anthony
McCarten and inspired by Jane Hawking's memoir 'Travelling to Infinity: My life
follows the love story between the Cambridge cosmology student and Jane Wilde,
the arts student
he fell in love with in the 60s. For his astonishing performance he received the
Academy Award for
'Actor in a Leading Role, the Golden Globe for 'Best Actor, the SAG for
'Outstanding Male Actor in a
Leading Role' and the BAFTA for 'Best Actor'.
2012 saw Eddie in the multi award-winning musical LES MISERABLES, which was
nominated for the
Academy Award for 'Best Motion Picture of The Year' and won the Golden Globe
for 'Best Motion
Picture in a Musical or Comedy' 2013. Eddie starred alongside 2013 Academy Award
Hathaway and 2013 Academy Award nominee, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Amanda
The film was directed by BAFTA and Academy Award-winning director Tom Hooper.
Eddie won the
'Virtuoso Award' at the Santa Barbara Film Awards for his portrayal of Marius
Pontmercy. A 'Best
Actor Nomination' at the Evening Standard Film Awards was among several of the
Among his other film credits, Eddie starred in The Weinstein Company's MY
WEEK WITH MARILYN
(2011), in which he played the role of 'Colin Clark' opposite Michelle Williams,
Dame Judi Dench,
Emma Watson and Kenneth Branagh. In the States Eddie was also seen in indie
films THE YELLOW
HANDKERCHIEF (2008), with Kristen Stewart and William Hurt and Tom Kalin's
SAVAGE GRACE (2008) opposite Julianne Moore. Eddie made his on-screen debut in
2006 in Robert
De Niro's dramatic thriller THE GOOD SHEPHERD playing the son of Matt Damon and
In 2007/8, he also had supporting roles in ELIZABETH: THE GOLDEN AGE directed
by Shekhar Kapur,
and co-starring Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush and Clive Owen and THE OTHER
BOLEYN GIRL with
Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson.
Eddie's vast CV also includes his work in British television. In 2012 Eddie
was seen in "Birdsong" with
Clemence Poesy. This two-part series for BBC1 was an adaptation of Sebastian
Faulks' epic love
story, set during the First World War. The Times of London described how 'It is
imagine how a seminal modern novel could have been done better.' In 2011, Eddie
was seen in the
Golden Globe and Emmy nominated "The Pillars Of The Earth", an epic television
adaptation of Ken Follett's bestselling novel, in which he starred alongside
Hayley Atwell and Rufus Sewell, with Ridley Scott as executive producer. His
other television credits
include the leading role of Angel Clare alongside Gemma Arterton in the
acclaimed BBC adaptation
of "Tess Of The D'urbervilles".
In 2010, Eddie won both Tony and Laurence Olivier Awards for his outstanding
Michae Grandage's critically acclaimed theatrical production 'Red' which
transferred from the
Donmar Warehouse to the Golden Theatre on Broadway. Eddie starred opposite
Alfred Molina in
this two-handed production.
He received critical acclaim for his West End performance in Edward Albee's
powerful drama The
Goat Or Who Is Sylvia?, where he played a troubled teen opposite Jonathan Pryce.
The role won him
the 2004 London Evening Standard Award and the 2005 London Critics Circle
Theatre Award for
Outstanding Newcomer. He was also nominated at the 2005 Olivier Awards for the
Performance in a Supporting Role. Following this, he took to the stage in
Christopher Shinn's new
play, Now Or Later, showing at the Royal Court Theatre. Eddie was also seen
portraying Richard II, in
Shakespeare's Richard II, which opened at the Donmar Warehouse in London for
which he won the
Critics Circle Award. Eddie's impressive body of work lead him to earn a
nomination in the Orange
Wednesday's Rising Star Award category at the prestigious 2012 BAFTA Film
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