Vanessa Redgrave

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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.

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

TV CREDITS:
2003: Nip/Tuck
1994: Intimate Portrait
1986: Sophia - Peter the Great
1994: Inside the Actors Studio
1952: Today
1997: The View
1999: The Early Show
1951: Hallmark Hall of Fame
1953: The Academy Awards
2012: Mature Jenny - Call the Midwife
2014: Dr. Hartramph - Black Box
2001: Countess Wilhelmina - Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story
2012: Herself - Shakespeare Uncovered
1983: Cosima von Bulow - Wagner
1981: Wanna bet, that..?
2017: Flora Berryman - Man in an Orange Shirt
1982: The Evil Queen - Faerie Tale Theatre
2009: Durrant - The Day of the Triffids
1991: Empress Elizabeth - Young Catherine
2012: Justice Diane Nash - Political Animals
2003: Byron
1966: herself - Goldene Kamera Verleihung
1956: Herself - Presenter - Tony Awards
1998: herself - Sabine Christiansen
1979: herself - NDR Talk Show