Actor of the Week: EDDIE REDMAYNE


Age: 38

Birthday: 6th January


Eddie Redmayne is a British actor. Redmayne is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award.



He began his professional acting career as a youth in West End theatre, before making his screen debut in 1998 with guest television appearances. His first film roles came in 2006 and he went on to play supporting roles in several films.



On stage, Redmayne starred in the productions of Red from 2009 to 2010 and Richard II from 2011 to 2012. The former won him the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play. His film breakthrough came with the role of Marius Pontmercy in Tom Hooper's musical Les Misérables (2012).




Redmayne garnered consecutive nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayals of physicist Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything (2014), and transgender artist Lili Elbe in The Danish Girl (2015), winning for the former. In 2016, he began starring as Newt Scamander in the Fantastic Beasts film series.






ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS: 2 WINS: 1

2016 - Best Leading Actor: THE DANISH GIRL

2015 - WIN: Best Leading Actor: THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING


BAFTA NOMINATIONS: 2 WINS: 1

2016 - Best Leading Actor: THE DANISH GIRL

2015 - WIN: Best Leading Actor: THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING


GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS: 2 WINS: 1

2016 - Best Leading Actor: THE DANISH GIRL

2015 - WIN: Best Leading Actor: THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING



How do you rate Eddie Redmayne's movies?







WATCH EDDIE REDMAYNE THIS WEEK


ON TV:



FILMS: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) & Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Crimes of Grindlewald (2018)

Saturday 22nd August, Sky Cinema Adventure, 3:30pm

Saturday 22nd August, Sky Cinema Adventure, 5:45pm

Sunday 23rd August, Sky Cinema Adventure, 4:45pm Redmayne takes the lead in the Harry Potter prequels as Newt Scamander.



ON NETFLIX:

FILM: The Theory of Everything (Age 12)

Redmayne won the Oscar for his moving portrayal as physicist Dr Stephen Hawking in this true life drama.


ON AMAZON PRIME:

FILM: The Aeronauts (2019)

Redmayne teamed up with Felicity Jones (his co-star from The Theory of Everything) for another true story - this time with a bit of an adventure to it.



What's your favourite Eddie Redmayne performance / film?





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