Edward John David Redmayne
Redmayne attended Eton College in Eton, Berkshire.
In 2003, he graduated with 2:1 Honours from Trinity College, Cambridge where he studied history of art.
- Father – Richard Redmayne (Businessman)
- Mother – Patricia Redmayne (Burke) (Runs a relocation business)
- Siblings – Charlie Redmayne (Older Half-Brother) (HarperCollins UK CEO), Thomas Redmayne (Younger Brother), James Redmayne (Older Brother), Annabel Redmayne (Half-Sister)
- Others – Richard Redmayne (Paternal Great-Grandfather) (Civil and mining engineer), John Marriner Redmayne (Paternal Grandfather), Audrey Mercedes D’Alton (Paternal Grandmother)
He is signed to United Agents Ltd.
5 ft 11.5 in or 181.5 cm
76 kg or 167½ pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Eddie Redmayne dated –
- Carey Mulligan (2011) – In January 2011, the actors Carey Mulligan and Eddie were photographed walking arm in arm and hence were rumored to be dating together.
- Taylor Swift (2011-2012) – From October 2011 to January 2012, American singer Taylor Swift and Eddie were RUMORed to be dating together.
- Hannah Bagshawe (2012-Present) – He started dating Hannah Bagshawe in July 2012. He met her when he modeled at a charity event at a local girls school in Eton. On May 31, 2014, the couple announced their engagement in The Times. Their marriage happened on December 15, 2014 at Babington House in Somerset.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of English, Northern Irish, and Welsh descent.
He has dyed his hair red in the past.
But, naturally, he has ‘Light Brown’ hair.
Best Known For
Portraying Anthony Babington in the 2007 film Elizabeth: The Golden Age, as Marius Pontmercy in the 2012 epic romantic musical historical drama film Les Misérables, as Stephen Hawking in the 2014 film The Theory of Everything.
He debuted with 2006 Australian feature film Like Minds for his role as Alex Forbes.
First TV Show
In 1998, he appeared in the children’s book series Animal Ark for his role as John Hardy in an episode titled “Bunnies in the Bathroom.”
Eddie Redmayne Favorite Things
- Color – IKB-International Klein Blue
- Song In Les Miserables – On My Own (By Samantha Barks)
- Band – Johnny Flynn, Jack Peñate, Marcus Foster, Michael Kiwanuka
- Film – Rust and Bone (2012), Blue Valentine (2010), My Summer Of Love (2004), The Dark Knight (2008)
Source – IMDb, GlamourMagazine.co.uk, MovieFone.com
Eddie Redmayne Facts
- Eddie started his professional career in 1992 (at the age of 10) by appearing in the musical Oliver.
- He has done modeling for Burberry by appearing in their campaigns with Alex Pettyfer (in 2008) and Cara Delevingne (in 2012).
- Redmayne was featured on the “International Best Dressed List” of Vanity Fair’s September 2012 issue.
- He studied together with Prince William and Ivo Stourton. All were in the same year at Eton College.
- He is close friends with Jeremy Irvine.
- He would love to direct a movie himself.
- He is a bathroom singer. He is singing since he was a kid.
- He first got inspired to start acting from his drama school teacher Simon Dormandy.
- He idolized Ralph Fiennes and Mark Rylance when he was young.
- He is the only one in his family (which includes his mom, dad, and four siblings) to be in the show business.
- He is not on social media.