Vanessa Redgrave



Place of birth:

Greenwich, London, England, UK:


Vanessa Redgrave CBE (born 30 January 1937) is an English actress and political activist. Redgrave rose to prominence in 1961 playing Rosalind in the Shakespeare comedy As You Like It with the Royal Shakespeare Company and has since starred in more than 35 productions in London's West End and on Broadway, winning the 1984 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Revival for The Aspern Papers, and the 2003 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for the revival of Long Day's Journey into Night. She also received Tony nominations for The Year of Magical Thinking and Driving Miss Daisy. On screen she has starred in scores of films and is a six-time Oscar nominee, winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the title role in the film Julia (1977). Her other nominations were for Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment (1966), Isadora (1968), Mary, Queen of Scots (1971), The Bostonians (1984), and Howards End (1992). Among her other films are A Man for All Seasons (1966), Blowup (1966), Camelot (1967), The Devils (1971), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), Prick Up Your Ears (1987), Mission: Impossible (1996), Atonement (2007), Coriolanus (2011), and The Butler (2013). Redgrave was proclaimed by Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams as "the greatest living actress of our times", and has won the Oscar, Emmy, Tony, BAFTA, Olivier, Cannes, Golden Globe, and the Screen Actors Guild awards. Description above from the Wikipedia article Vanessa Redgrave, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Film Credits

Andorra (2021)
as Mrs. Reinhardt
Mrs Lowry & Son (2019)
as Elizabeth Lowry
Georgetown (2019)
as Elsa Brecht
The Aspern Papers (2019)
as Juliana Bordereau
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)
as Jeanne McDougall
Sea Sorrow (2017)
as Herself
Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold (2017)
as Herself
Man in an Orange Shirt (2017)
as Flora Berryman
The Secret Scripture (2016)
as Old Roseanne McNulty
Almeida Theatre Live: Richard III (2016)
as Queen Margaret
The Go-Between (2015)
as Older Marian
The Wound and the Gift (2014)
Foxcatcher (2014)
as Jean du Pont
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)
The Thirteenth Tale (2013)
as Vida Winter
The Butler (2013)
as Annabeth Westfall
The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh (2012)
as Rosalind Leigh
Song for Marion (2012)
as Marion
Anonymous (2011)
as Queen Elizabeth I
Cars 2 (2011)
as The Queen / Mama Topolino (voice)
Coriolanus (2011)
as Volumnia
Robinson in Ruins (2010)
as Narrator
Miral (2010)
as Bertha Spafford
The Whistleblower (2010)
as Madeleine Rees
Letters to Juliet (2010)
as Claire Smith-Wyman
Ein Job (2008)
as Hannah Silbergrau
How About You... (2007)
as Georgia Platts
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Love's Sweet Song (2007)
as Vicky's Mother
The Shell Seekers (2007)
as Penelope Keeling
The Riddle (2007)
as Roberta Elliot
Atonement (2007)
as Briony Tallis (Age 77)
Evening (2007)
as Ann Lord
Dealing and Wheeling in Small Arms (2007)
as Narrator
Venus (2006)
as Valerie
The Thief Lord (2006)
as Sister Antonia
The White Countess (2005)
as Princess Vera Belinskya
Byron (2005)
as Lady Melbourne
Elio Petri... appunti su un autore (2005)
as Herself
The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam (2005)
as Miss Sangorski
The Fever (2004)
as Woman
Good Boy! (2003)
as The Greater Dane (voice)
The Locket (2002)
as Esther Huish
Hell on Earth: The Desecration & Resurrection of The Devils (2002)
as Herself
Crime and Punishment (2002)
as Rodion's mother
The Gathering Storm (2002)
as Clemmie Churchill
Merci Docteur Rey (2002)
as herself
Escape to Life: The Erika and Klaus Mann Story (2001)
as (voice)
The Pledge (2001)
as Annalise Hansen
A Rumor of Angels (2000)
as Maddy Bennett
Uninvited (2000)
Mirka (2000)
If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000)
as Edith Tree
Cradle Will Rock (1999)
as Countess Constance La Grave
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
as Dr. Wick
Lulu on the Bridge (1998)
as Catherine Moore
Deep Impact (1998)
as Robin Lerner
Déjà Vu (1998)
as Skelly
Bella Mafia (1997)
as Graziella Luciano
Wilde (1997)
as Lady Speranza Wilde
Mrs. Dalloway (1997)
as Mrs. Clarissa Dalloway
The Willows in Winter (1997)
as Grandmother / Narrator
Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)
as Elsa Lübing
Looking for Richard (1996)
as Herself/Interview
Two Mothers for Zachary (1996)
Mission: Impossible (1996)
as Max
The Wind in the Willows (1995)
as Grandmother / Narrator
Down Came a Blackbird (1995)
as Anna Lenke
A Month by the Lake (1995)
as Miss Bentley
Little Odessa (1994)
as Irina Shapira
Great Moments in Aviation (1994)
as Dr. Angela Bead
Mother's Boys (1994)
as Lydia
They (1993)
as Florence Latimer
The House of the Spirits (1993)
as Nivea del Valle
Un muro de silencio (1993)
as Kate Benson
Storia di una capinera (1993)
as Suor Agata
Howards End (1992)
as Ruth Wilcox
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (1991)
as Miss Amelia
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1991)
as Blanche Hudson
Diceria dell'untore (1990)
as Suor Crocifissa
Orpheus Descending (1990)
as Lady Torrance
Похороны Сталина (1990)
as English journalist
Romeo.Juliet (1990)
as Mother Capulet (voice)
A Man for All Seasons (1988)
as Lady Alice More
Consuming Passions (1988)
as Mrs. Garza
Comrades (1987)
as Mrs. Carlyle
Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
as Peggy Ramsay
Second Serve (1986)
as Richard Radley / Renee Richards
Steaming (1985)
as Nancy
Wetherby (1985)
as Jean Travers
Three Sovereigns for Sarah (1985)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1984)
as The Evil Queen
The Bostonians (1984)
as Olive Chancellor
Sing Sing (1983)
as la Regina
My Body, My Child (1982)
as Leenie Cabrezi
Playing for Time (1980)
as Fania Fenelon
Bear Island (1979)
as Heddi Lindquist
Yanks (1979)
as Helen
Agatha (1979)
as Agatha Christie
Julia (1977)
as Julia
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)
as Lola Deveraux
Out of Season (1975)
as Ann
Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
as Mary Debenham
Right To Work March (1972)
Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)
as Mary, Queen of Scots
La Vacanza (1971)
as Immacolata Meneghelli
The Devils (1971)
as Sister Jeanne
The Trojan Women (1971)
as Andromache
Dropout (1970)
as Mary
The Body (1970)
as Narrator
A Mother with Two Children Expecting Her Third (1970)
as Herself
No Arks (1969)
as Narrator
Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)
as Sylvia Pankhurst
The Sea Gull (1968)
as Nina, a landowner's daughter
Un tranquillo posto di campagna (1968)
as Flavia
Isadora (1968)
as Isadora Duncan
Red and Blue (1968)
as Jacky
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
as Mrs Clarissa Morris
Red, White, and Zero (1967)
Camelot (1967)
as Guenevere
The Sailor from Gibraltar (1967)
Blow-Up (1966)
as Jane
A Man for All Seasons (1966)
as Anne Boleyn
Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment (1966)
as Leonie Delt
As You Like It (1963)
as Rosalind
Behind the Mask (1958)

Production Credits

Sea Sorrow (2017)
Sea Sorrow (2017)