Thursday 22 June 2017

Eddie Redmayne

Eddie Redmayne

Eddie John David Redmayne was born on the 6th of January 1982. He is an actor well known for his work as the English physicist Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything. For his performance on The Theory of Everything he has received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actor. He was also seen in movies like My Week with Marilyn, The Good Shepherd, The Other Boleyn Girl and Savage Grace. He was recently seen in the spin-off of the Harry Potter film series Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2016 as Newt Scammander. Apart from films, Eddie has also been a stage actor and made his debut in Twelfth Night for Shakespeare’s Globe at the Middle Temple Hall in 2002. He went on to do more stage work and received recognition for the same. 

Eddie Redmayne Religion

Eddie hasn’t spoken much about religion. He follows Christianity which is known by the news and tabloids. His ancestry includes English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish. 

Eddie Redmayne Political Views

Eddie does not have much to say about politics but he actively supports charities and foundations like the Cancer Research UK, Clinton Global Initiative, Epilepsy Action, International Medical Corps and Teenage Cancer Trust. He also actively works for the transgender community since his role in the movie The Danish Girl. He regularly visits the specialists units and meets the young people being treated in the Teenage Cancer Trust. 

Who is he/she dating?

Eddie got married to his longtime girlfriend Hannah Bagshawe, a public relations executive on the 15th of December 2014. They welcomed their daughter Iris Mary on June 15th 2016. There were other speculations about Eddie dating Carey Mulligan and Taylor Swift.

Eddie Redmayne Hobbies

Eddie likes to paint and play piano in his free time.  He spent all his earnings from one of the movies on buying a piano. He is passionate about painting and feels relaxed by doing either of these things. He also enjoys horse riding.

Interesting Facts

He is colour blind.

He is good friends with Benedict Cumberbatch.

He attended Eton College where he had classes with Prince Williams.

He once shared an apartment with Jamie Dornan.