Knowledge Identifier: +Vanessa_Redgrave
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1937.
Countries: United Kingdom (46%), United States (35%), France (3%)
Linked to: Royal Shakespeare Company, Alice Ottley School, Central School of Speech and Drama, Queen's Gate School
In 1962 she played Imogen in William Gaskill's production of "Cymbeline" for the Royal Shakespeare Company
Tony Richardson - Richardson was married to actress Vanessa Redgrave from 1962 until they divorced in 1967
In 1966 Redgrave created the role of Jean Brodie in the Donald Albery production of "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie", adapted for the stage by Jay Presson Allen from the novel by Muriel Spark
Jay Presson Allen - Produced by Donald Albery, it premiered at the Wyndham's Theatre in May 1966 with Vanessa Redgrave and ran hundreds of performances
Franco Nero - His romantic involvement with British actress Vanessa Redgrave began in 1967 when they met on the set of "Camelot"
Franco Nero - In 1967, he appeared in "Camelot" as Lancelot, where he met his long time romantic partner, and later on in life his wife, Vanessa Redgrave
Jane Fonda - The couple had a daughter, Vanessa, born in 1968 and named for actress and activist Vanessa Redgrave
Marcia Lewis - Additional theater credits include "The Time of Your Life" , "Annie", taking over the role of Miss Hannigan in April 1981, "Rags" , "Roza" , "Orpheus Descending" with Vanessa Redgrave , and the 1990 revival of "Fiddler on the Roof" as Golde
From 1971 to 1986, she had a long-term relationship with actor Timothy Dalton, with whom she had starred in the film "Mary, Queen of Scots"
Timothy Dalton - He was in a relationship with English actress Vanessa Redgrave between 1971 and 1986
Katherine Mansfield - She was the subject of the 1973 BBC miniseries "A Picture of Katherine Mansfield" starring Vanessa Redgrave
Sean Connery - Apart from The Man Who Would Be King and The Wind and the Lion, both released in 1975, most of Connery's successes in the next decade were as part of ensemble casts in films such as Murder on the Orient Express with Vanessa Redgrave and John Gielgud and A Bridge Too Far co-starring Dirk Bogarde and Laurence Olivier.
In 1978, Rabbi Meir Kahane published a book entitled "Listen Vanessa, I am a Zionist", which was later renamed "Listen World, Listen Jew", in direct response to Redgrave's comments at the Academy awards
Phoebe Nicholls - Debuting in Michael Lindsay-Hogg's original staging of "Whose Life Is It Anyway-" in 1978, she went on to perform in Robert Strura's revival of "Three Sisters" with Vanessa Redgrave, Stephen Daldry's acclaimed National Theatre version of J.B. Priestley's "An Inspector Calls" and in the Olivier Award-winning productions of "Pravda", with "The Elephant Man" co-star Sir Anthony Hopkins and Terry Johnson's "Hysteria"
Michael Apted - In 1979 he directed the Hollywood-financed "Agatha", featuring Vanessa Redgrave
Richard Eyre - Other than "Guys and Dolls", his most noted theatre productions include "Hamlet" , with Jonathan Pryce at the Royal Court in 1980 and Daniel Day-Lewis in 1989; "Richard III" with Ian_McKellen; "King Lear" with Ian_Holm; Tennessee Williams' "The Night of the Iguana" and "Sweet Bird of Youth"; Eduardo De Filippo's "Napoli Milionaria" and "Le Grande Magia"; Henrik Ibsen's "John Gabriel Borkman" with Paul Scofield, Vanessa Redgrave and Eileen_Atkins; Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler" with Eve Best;
Peter Hall (director) - He later presented the production, starring Vanessa Redgrave on Broadway in 1989
In the 1990s, her theatre work included Prospero in "The Tempest" at Shakespeare's Globe in London
Elizabeth of Russia - The 1991 TV miniseries "Young Catherine" features Vanessa Redgrave in the role
In 1995 Redgrave was elected to serve as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
Lena Headey - After a string of film roles, she appeared opposite Vanessa Redgrave in the 1997 romantic drama "Mrs Dalloway"
Noel Coward - A symposium published in 1999 to mark the centenary of Coward's birth listed some of his major productions scheduled for the year in Britain and North America, including "Ace of Clubs, After the Ball, Blithe Spirit, Cavalcade, Easy Virtue, Hay Fever, Present Laughter, Private Lives, Sail Away, A Song at Twilight, The Young Idea" and "Waiting in the Wings", with stars including Lauren Bacall, Rosemary Harris, Ian McKellen, Corin Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave and Elaine Stritch
Sheridan Morley - Morley's last work as theatre director was in 1999 with a revival of Noël Coward's "A Song at Twilight", first at The King's Head Theatre in Islington, and at the Gielgud Theatre in a West End run from October 1999 to March 2000, starring Corin Redgrave, Kika Markham, Mathew Bose, and Vanessa Redgrave
In December 2002 Redgrave paid £50,000 bail for Chechen separatist Deputy Premier and special envoy Akhmed Zakayev, who had sought political asylum in the United Kingdom and was accused by the Russian government of aiding and abetting hostage-takings in the Moscow Hostage Crisis of 2002 and guerrilla warfare against Russia
John Neville (actor) - In the same year he appeared alongside Vanessa Redgrave in the 2002 film adaptation of "Crime and Punishment"
Michael Moore - In 2004, he did a cameo, as a news journalist, in "The Fever", starring Vanessa Redgrave in the lead
In 2007, Redgrave played Joan Didion in her Broadway stage adaptation of her 2005 book, "The Year of Magical Thinking", which played 144 regular performances in a 24-week limited engagement at the Booth Theatre
She spent a week performing the work at the Theatre Royal in Bath, Somerset in September 2008
!Cannes Film Festival - She had small roles in "Eva", a Romanian drama film that premiered at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival as well as in Julian Schnabel's Palestinian drama, "Miral" that was screened at the 67th Venice International Film Festival and played the role of Winnie the Giant Tortoise in the 2010 environmental animated film "Animals United"
Shane Taylor - In 2009 he appeared in the BBC adaptation of John Wyndham's "The Day of the Triffids" with Brian Cox and Vanessa Redgrave, as well as in the 2009 film "Bomber"
Pristina film festival - The first festival was held in 2009, and featured actress Vanessa Redgrave as the host
Pristina film festival - The organizers submitted a proposal for the festival for June 2009, with actress Vanessa Redgrave serving as the Chairman of the Board
James Earl Jones - In October 2010, Jones returned to the Broadway stage in Alfred Uhry's "Driving Miss Daisy" along with Vanessa Redgrave at the Golden Theatre
Since 2012, Redgrave has narrated the BBC series "Call The Midwife"
In 2013, Redgrave stars alongside Jesse Eisenberg in Kip Fagan's "The Revisionist"