|Joely Richardson Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||January 9, 1965|
Joely Richardson is an English actor and producer who is known for playing Julia McNamara in the FX medical drama series Nip/Tuck, Queen Catherine Parr in the historical fiction series The Tudors, Lady Farrier/King in the television miniseries The Rook, and Glinda in the fantasy drama series Emerald City. Moreover, Joely has also been cast in movies like Shining Through, 101 Dalmatians, The Affair of the Necklace, Anonymous, Return to Me, Maybe Baby, The Last Mimzy, The Time of Their Lives, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Vampire Academy, Papa: Hemingway in Cuba, The Devil’s Violinist, Surviving Christmas with the Relatives, The Turning, Red Sparrow, Wetherby, I’ll Do Anything, Body Contact, Drowning by Numbers, Sister My Sister, Rebecca’s Daughters, King Ralph, Loch Ness, Hollow Reed, The Patriot, The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey, Event Horizon, Under Heaven, The Fever, and Color Out of Space.
Joely Kim Richardson
Marylebone, London, England, United Kingdom
Joely Richardson studied at St Paul’s Girls’ School in Hammersmith and then attended Harry Hopman Tennis School in Tampa, Florida. Afterward, she enrolled at the Thacher School in Ojai, California, and graduated in 1983.
In 1985, she graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art located in London.
- Father – Cecil Antonio “Tony” Richardson (Theatre Artist, Director, Producer, Screenwriter)
- Mother – Vanessa Redgrave (Actor, Political Activist)
- Siblings – Natasha Richardson (May 11, 1963 – March 18, 2009) (Older Sister) (Actor, Stage Artist)
- Others – Clarence Albert Richardson (Paternal Grandfather) (Chemist), Elsie Evans (Campion) (Paternal Grandmother), Sir Michael Redgrave (Maternal Grandfather) (Actor, Stage Artist, Director, Manager, Author), Rachel Kempson (Maternal Grandmother) (Actor), Lynn Redgrave (Maternal Aunt) (Actor), Corin Redgrave (Maternal Uncle) (Actor, Political Activist), Jemma Redgrave (Cousin) (Actor), Luke Redgrave (Cousin) (Camera Operator, Production Assistant), Harvey (Cousin), Arden (Cousin), Micheál Richardson (Nephew) (Actor), Daniel (Nephew), Liam Neeson (Brother-In-Law) (Actor)
Joely Richardson has been signed with ARG, Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, her net worth has been $4 Million.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
60 kg or 132 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Joely Richardson has dated –
- Kenneth Branagh (1985-1987) – She was romantically involved with actor and filmmaker Kenneth Branagh from 1985 to 1987.
- Archie Stirling (1989-1991) – Joely reportedly had a fling with Scottish theatrical producer Archie Stirling between 1989 and 1991. At the time of the affair, he was married to actor Diana Rigg.
- Tim Bevan (1992-2001) – In 1992, she married New Zealand-British film producer Tim Bevan and their daughter Daisy Carmen Bevan was born on March 28, 1992. The duo divorced in 2001.
- Jamie Theakston (2000-2001) – She went out with television presenter, producer, and actor Jamie Theakston from 2000 to 2001.
- John Hensley (2004-2006) – Between 2004 and 2006, she dated American actor John Hensley who appeared as her son on Nip/Tuck. John and Joely have an age gap of 12 years, Joely being the older one.
- Evgeny Lebedev – Joely Richardson started going out with Russian-British businessperson Evgeny Lebedev in the year 2008 and they were an item for around 3 years before they decided to part ways.
Race / Ethnicity
Joely Richardson is of English descent.
She was cast in TV commercials for Lloyds TSB Bank in 2002.
Joely Richardson Facts
- She is a member of the theatrical Redgrave family.
- Joely Richardson co-starred as Anita Campbell-Green-Dearly in the 1996 American adventure comedy film 101 Dalmatians.
- For her performance in Nip/Tuck, she was nominated for Golden Globe Award and Satellite Award for “Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama” in 2004 and 2005.
- In 2011, Joely appeared as Harriet Vanger in the neo-noir psychological thriller film The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Her co-stars for the project included Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgård, and Robin Wright.
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