Life and Career
He has more prestige as a model or an actor until recently. However as years pass by, Eddie Redmayne is carving a future in celluloid with his improvement. He is 34 years old as of 2016 and looks much younger.
Born in the British capital, on January 6, 1982, Edward John David Redmayne graduated in History at Trinity College, Cambridge. While enrolled in the center, he participated in a student representation with which caught the attention of a talent scout, who proposed to participate in a production of “Twelfth Night“, the work of William Shakespeare, in the historic Middle Temple Hall of the hometown, in 2002.
After several brief television roles, Eddie Redmayne made his debut on the big screen alongside Toni Collette in the crime thriller Mind, where he plays a young man accused of murdering a classmate. They followed a brief role in The Good Shepherd, which was the son of Matt Damon, and two period films and Elizabeth -The Boleyn Girl: The Golden Age.
Since 2008 he became a model of a popular brand of clothing in UK. The work was going to be on hair, but Redmayne always strives to appear elegant, and he has even appeared on the list of best dressed men prepared by Vanity Fair annually.
As an actor, he began to attract worldwide attention when he played Jack, the son of the Tom Builder, in The Pillars of the Earth, television adaptation of the most celebrated bestseller by Ken Follett, who swept past where it was issued. In the film, he starred in My Week With Marilyn, where he played a real character, Colin Clark, who served as Fellow when producer Laurence Olivier in his youth he maintained a love affair with the most renowned Hollywood star. Unfortunately, despite his efforts, Redmayne was unnoticed next to extraordinary rendition of Kenneth Branagh and the work of other co-stars Emma Watson, Judi Dench, Julia Ormond, Toby Jones and even Michelle Williams, who played Marilyn Monroe.
Still, he had a new opportunity with compatriot Tom Hooper, who offered him a minor role in Les Miserables, the musical. The boy gives the guy like Marius, Cosette love (Amanda Seyfried) revolutionary, and proves to have a good voice in the songs. Remember that preparing for singing was very hard for him, but the good news is that he made friends with his castmates, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway. “There is nothing more fun than watching Wolverine, Catwoman doing warmups with Gladiator and singing,” said the young actor.
Eddie has reached top of his career winning the Academy Award for best actor in 2014, for playing Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything. One year later, he has been nominated for the best actor again with his breath taking performance in Danish Girl; however, in 2015 the Oscar has gone to Leonardo DiCaprio who has been waiting for the award for a long time.
Eddie Redmayne has been linked romantically with celebrities like Carey Mulligan and Taylor Swift. After a while, he married Hannah Bagshave on 15th of December, 2014. Hannah is public relations professional. The couple had their daughter Iris born in June 2016.
We will be seeing him as the magizoologist Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them trilogy.