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  • Jupiter Ascending

  • The Theory of Everything

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  • Les Misérables

  • Hick

  • My Week With Marilyn

  • Black Death

  • Glorious 39

  • The Yellow Handkerchief

  • Powder Blue

  • Savage Grace

  • The Other Boleyn Girl

  • Elizabeth: The Golden Age

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Eddie Redmayne Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jan 6, 1982
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

When he began signing for cinematic parts, British lead Eddie Redmayne took full advantage of his sweet, open-faced, and congenial appearance, ironically selecting a series of roles that required him to project an undercurrent of intransigent, occasionally pathological emotional extremity blanketed by a cover of innocence. He made his first significant mark in 2006 with two such psychologically demanding roles: that of Alex Forbes, a young murderer cracking under the weight of a severely dysfunctional friendship with his second victim and his own father's mistreatment in the psychological thriller [[Feature~V325956~Murderous Intent~murderousintent]]; and that of Edward Wilson Jr., a CIA suit's son reeling from his father's emotional removal in [[Performer~P17593~Robert De Niro~robertdeniro]]'s ambitious period drama [[Feature~V317817~The Good Shepherd~thegoodshepherd]]. In 2007, Redmayne waxed equally intense as a young homosexual who commits rueful matricide in [[Performer~P96626~Tom Kalin~tomkalin]]'s [[Feature~V313591~Savage Grace~savagegrace]], and -- on a slightly different note -- donned period costume for a small role in [[Performer~P191017~Shekhar Kapur~shekharkapur]]'s [[Feature~V335198~Elizabeth: The Golden Age~elizabeth:thegoldenage]]. He stayed in his Tudor garb for a small role as Mary Boleyn's husband in The Other Boleyn Girl. In 2011, he played future filmmaker Colin Clark in My Week With Marilyn, chronicling Clark's time as a production assistant on the set of the 1957 film The Prince and the Showgirl. Redmayne next showcased his singing voice as revolutionary Marius in 2012's Les Miserables. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi

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