Vanessa Redgrave

Biography

Vanessa Redgrave trained for eight years at the Ballet Rambert School and subsequently graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama in 1958.

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Steve Carell Is Almost Unrecognisable In 'Foxcatcher' [Trailer & Pictures]

8th July 2014 -

 News

Steve Carell is almost unrecognisable as paranoid schizophrenia and wrestling obsessive John du Pont in the upcoming film Foxcatcher. Directed by Bennett Miller who was responsible for such films as Capote, the film is based...

Foxcatcher

7th July 2014 -

 Video

John du Pont is a multi-millionaire sports coach who has taken an interest in wrestling, wishing to train up a team for the upcoming 1988 Seoul Olympics at his state-of-the-art training facility. When Olympic...

'Foxcatcher': Why A Wrestling Movie Has Stolen The Limelight At Cannes

20th May 2014 -

 News

Murder, wrestling and the French Riviera don’t seem to go hand in hand, yet Steve Carell’s Foxcatcher has definitely won over the crowds and critics at Cannes Film Festival.Channing Tatum and Steve Carell star in...

Vanessa Redgrave To Appear On Call The Midwife For The First Time

19th May 2014 -

 News

Vanessa Redgrave is set to appear on the British Tv period drama she narrates for the first time.The veteran actress plays mature nurse Jennifer Worth in Bbc show Call The Midwife - but she's never...

Foxcatcher - Clip

19th May 2014 -

 Video

Mark Schultz is an Olympic Gold Medallist wrestler who is often overlooked as his older brother Dave is renowned in the same sport. One day, Mark is invited to the luxurious home of sports sponsor...

British Acting Dynasties To Join Forces On London Stage

16th April 2014 -

 News

Members of Britain's most famous theatrical families will come together on the London stage when Vanessa Redgrave's granddaughter makes her debut alongside Jack Fox.Daisy Bevan, daughter of Nip/Tuck star Joely Richardson, is following her mother...

Michelle Williams relaxes with musicals

1st April 2014 -

 News

Michelle Williams finds singing and dancing ''like meditation''.The 33-year-old actress found filming a musical number for 'My Week with Marilyn' stopped her worrying about her performance and she was delighted to be asked to play...

Vanessa Redgrave Joins Protest Against Prison Book Ban

29th March 2014 -

 News

Veteran actress Vanessa Redgrave joined a demonstration outside a prison in London on Friday (28Mar14) to protest against a book ban.New regulations were introduced in the U.K. in November (13) ruling that inmates can no...

Natasha Richardson Honoured At Charity Event

7th February 2014 -

 News

Late British actress Natasha Richardson was honoured at a charity event in New York City this week (beg03Feb14) attended by her widower Liam Neeson and mother Vanessa Redgrave.Richardson, who died in a skiing accident in...

Jessica Chastain's Secret Scripture finds director

3rd February 2014 -

 News

'The Secret Scripture' will be directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan.The 'Into the Storm' cinematographer will helm Jessica Chastain in a movie adaptation of Sebastian Barry's award-winning novel. After months of searching, Thaddeus has finally been...

The Butler

14th November 2013 -

 Movie Review

This is an strangely slushy movie from Lee Daniels, whose last two films (Precious and The Paperboy) bristled with unexpected life. By contrast, this star-packed drama uses a true story to trace the Civil Rights...

Steve Coogan loves imitating James Bond

17th October 2013 -

 News

Steve Coogan still enjoys impersonating James Bond.The 'Philomena' actor, who spoofed 007 in his 2011 movie 'The Trip,' provided some light entertainment for his co-stars, including Dame Judi Dench, on the set of the new...

Kim Cattrall Defends Vanessa Redgrave Play After Bad Reviews

24th September 2013 -

 News

Actress Kim Cattrall has stepped up to defend Vanessa Redgrave's new production of Much Ado About Nothing after the play was hit with a slew of scathing reviews last week (ends23Sep13).The veteran British thespian stars...

The Butler

6th August 2013 -

 Video

Cecil Gaines is a modest and dedicated butler at the White House who manages to make for himself a respectable career despite his underprivileged upbringing and cotton farm roots. Starting out as a regular kitchen...

Matt Damon And Vanessa Redgrave To Take Part In William Shakespeare Reading

4th June 2013 -

 News

Matt Damon is to tackle the works of William Shakespeare with seasoned thespian Vanessa Redgrave during a night of readings in New York City later this month (Jun13).The pair will read sections of the playwright's...

The Butler

23rd May 2013 -

 Video

Cecil Gains is a devoted White House butler who grew up on a simple cotton farm where he and other black workers were not treated with any respect by their white counterparts. From a simple...

Jake Gyllenhaal And Vanessa Redgrave Nominated For Theatre Awards

4th April 2013 -

 News

Jake Gyllenhaal, Vanessa Redgrave and America Ferrera are up for top honours at the 28th annual Lucille Lortel Awards celebrating the best in Off-Broadway theatre.Gyllenhall has received an Outstanding Featured Actor nomination for his U.S....

Song for Marion

22nd February 2013 -

 Movie Review

By focussing on the emotional bleakness in this story, writer-director Williams manages to find some interesting moments in a film that otherwise seems contrived to reach fans of heartwarming fare like The Best Exotic Marigold...

Oscars 2013: Five People ROBBED Of An Academy Award

20th February 2013 -

 News

We here at Contactmusic.com really hope there's a massive upset at the Oscars on Sunday (February 24, 2013), for no other reason than it's fun to watch the actor who should have won sink into...

Vanessa Redgrave Encouraging Late Daughter's Sons To Take Up Acting

31st December 2012 -

 News

Veteran actress Vanessa Redgrave is encouraging her late daughter Natasha Richardson's sons to take up acting, but the boys are not interested in a screen career, according to their father Liam Neeson.The proud grandmother wants...

Kim Cattrall Returns Home To Play Hollywood Star At The Old Vic

3rd December 2012 -

 News

Sex and the City actress Kim Cattrall is to return to the stage for the Old Vic's forthcoming production of Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird Of Young. The Liverpool-born actress will play a failing Hollywood star...

Broken leads British Independent Film Awards nominations

5th November 2012 -

 News

'Broken' leads the nominations for the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA). The drama movie is up for nine accolades including Best Film, Best Actor for Tim Roth, Best Supporting Actor for Cillian Murphy and Rory...

The Things They Say: 3353898

2nd November 2012 -

 News

"Vanessa thinks we are doing it in 2014, but as I will be 80 then I don't even know if I will be around." Dame Eileen Atkins reveals a planned play with Vanessa Redgrave may...

Gemma Arterton Wants To Be A Bond Girl "Forever"

20th October 2012 -

 News

For some people, having a label over your head for the rest of your career would hardly seem like the most appealing thing in the world, however Quantum of Solace star Gemma Arterton has admitted...

Patricia Hodge: 'Judi Dench, Redgrave And Smith Get All The Good Roles'

10th October 2012 -

 News

British actress Patricia Hodge is convinced older female stars struggle to land work in the U.K. because all the good parts go to Dame Judi Dench, Dame Maggie Smith and Vanessa Redgrave.Hodge, 66, has described...

Fascinating Fact: 3312388

4th October 2012 -

 News

Actors Vanessa Redgrave, Liev Schreiber, and Mandy Patinkin helped celebrate the re-opening of New York City's historical Public Theatre during a special bash at the venue on Monday (01Oct12). The site, which has been closed...

Jesse Eisenberg Lands Vanessa Redgrave For Off-broadway Play

21st September 2012 -

 News

Jesse Eisenberg's second Off-Broadway play has been given a major boost after theatre veteran Vanessa Redgrave joined the cast.The second play written by The Social Network star, titled The Revisionist, is set to debut in...

Oprah Winfrey: 'Forest Whitaker is a good kisser'

21st September 2012 -

 News

Oprah Winfrey has praised Forest Whitaker's kissing skills.The chat show host plays the wife of Forest's character in upcoming movie 'The Butler' and Oprah thanked his real life spouse Keisha Whitaker for making sure he...

Cuba Gooding Jr. Met With Police Over Warrant

1st August 2012 -

 News

Cuba Gooding Jr. met with police this morning (01.08.12) after an arrest warrant was issued for him.A misdemeanour battery warrant was filed for the 'Jerry Maguire' actor after he allegedly shoved a female bartender against...

Arrest Warrant Issued For Cuba Gooding Jr

31st July 2012 -

 News

An arrest warrant has been issued for Cuba Gooding Jr.The Oscar winning actor allegedly shoved a female bartender against a wall at The Old Absinthe House in New Orleans in the early hours of this...

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