Tuesday 18 July 2017

Vanessa Redgrave

Vanessa Redgrave who was born on Jan 30,1937 in Greenwich,London,England is an English stage,screen and TV actress.Born into the family of actors she also followed the same path.Her parents are actor Sir Michael Redgrave and actress Rachel Kempson.She started her career in 1958 in the film Behind the Mask and raised to a higher level in 1961 by playing Rosalind in As You Like It with the Royal Shakespeare Company and then went on to sign for more than 35 productions in London's West End and on Broadway.

In her long career she won one Academy Award,2 Emmy Awards,2 Golden Globes,2 Cannes Best Actress Awards,a Tony,a Screen Guild award,a Laurence Olivier Theater award and a BAFTA fellowship. Some of the films in which she acted are A Man for all seasons,Blow Up,Camelot,The Sailor from Gibraltar,The Charge of the Light Brigade,A Quiet Place in the Country,Vacation,The Trojan Women,Playing for Time,Peter the Great,Consuming Passions,Romeo Juliet,Good Boy,The Pledge,The Fever,The White Countless,Short Order,The Keeper:The Legend of Omar Khayyam etc.

She also acted in a number of TV series which includes A Farewell to Arms,A Picture of Katherine Mansfield,My Body,My Child,Faerie Tale Theatre,They,The Wind in the Willows,Down Came a Blackbird,The Shell Seekers,Political Animals,Call the Midwife,Black Box,The thirteenth tale,Ein Job, Two Mothers for Zachary,he Day of the Triffids,What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? etc

Vanessa Redgrave Religion

According to Vaneesa Redgrave, traditional religion is a restriction for free thoughts and has very little to offer to the society.So it seems that she is not a religious person and she might be ready in accepting other religious faith and belief systems also.

Vanessa Redgrave Political Views

Redgrave was a political activist.She was a supporter of Anti-Israel movements like Palestine Liberation Organisation and also made a Anti-Israeli film,"The Palestinians" in 1977.She was a member in the "ban-the-bomb" group.She was also a member of the England's left Radical Workers Revolution Party.

Who is he/she dating?

Redgrave was married to Timothy Dalton in 1971 and their relationship ended in 1986.She had 3 children,Natasha Richardson,Joely Richardson and Carlo Gabriel Nero.Her daughter Natasha died at the age of 45 in a skiing accident.

Vanessa Redgrave Hobbies

Vanessa Redgrave during her leisure time used to involve actively in the politics which made her to face some controversies also in her career.

Interesting Facts

She was invited to deliver a guest speech at the Scottish Parliament in the summer of 2005.She was claimed to be on the hit-list of Neo-Nazi group combat-18 in Feb 1997.For her services in Drama,She was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire(CBE) in the 1967 Queen's birthday Honors list.