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Joely Richardson Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Joely Richardson Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 60 kg
Date of Birth January 9, 1965
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Blue

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 Through101 DalmatiansThe Affair of the NecklaceAnonymous, Return to MeMaybe BabyThe Last MimzyThe Time of Their Lives, The Girl with the Dragon TattooVampire AcademyPapa: Hemingway in Cuba, The Devil’s ViolinistSurviving Christmas with the RelativesThe TurningRed Sparrow, WetherbyI’ll Do Anything, Body ContactDrowning by NumbersSister My Sister, Rebecca’s Daughters, King RalphLoch NessHollow ReedThe PatriotThe Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey, Event HorizonUnder HeavenThe Fever, and Color Out of Space.

Born Name

Joely Kim Richardson

Nick Name


Joely Richardson as seen at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival
Joely Richardson as seen at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival (Gordon Correll / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

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.


Actor, Producer


  • Father – Cecil Antonio “Tony” Richardson (Theatre Artist, Director, Producer, Screenwriter)
  • MotherVanessa 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.

Net Worth

According to, her net worth has been $4 Million.



Joely Richardson at 'The Bourne Ultimatum' premiere in Hollywood, California on July 25, 2007
Joely Richardson at ‘The Bourne Ultimatum’ premiere in Hollywood, California on July 25, 2007 (PS2pcGAMER / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)


5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


60 kg or 132 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Joely Richardson has dated –

  1. Kenneth Branagh (1985-1987) – She was romantically involved with actor and filmmaker Kenneth Branagh from 1985 to 1987.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Jamie Theakston (2000-2001) – She went out with television presenter, producer, and actor Jamie Theakston from 2000 to 2001.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

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Distinctive Features

High cheekbones

Brand Endorsements

She was cast in TV commercials for Lloyds TSB Bank in 2002.

Joely Richardson as seen during an event
Joely Richardson as seen during an event (GabboT / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Joely Richardson Facts

  1. She is a member of the theatrical Redgrave family.
  2. Joely Richardson co-starred as Anita Campbell-Green-Dearly in the 1996 American adventure comedy film 101 Dalmatians.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

Featured Image by Gordon Correll / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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