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Vanessa Redgrave,
Award Winner –

Redgrave in CORIOLANUS.

Vanessa Redgrave: Best
Supporting Actress 1977:

Julia (Drama – PG)

Vanessa Redgrave won her Supporting Oscar for playing Miss Hellman's friend who was killed by the Nazis in World War 2.

About Vanessa Redgrave (1937 – )

Vanessa Redgrave was born on January 30, 1937 in London, England. She is a British leading lady, daughter of actor Sir Michael Redgrave and sister of actress Lynn Redgrave.

Sometimes Vanessa Redgrave is credited as Vanessa Redgreiv.

In her first major theatrical role, A Touch of the Sun (1958), Vanessa Redgrave played the daughter of a school headmaster who was played by her own father. In 1958, Vanessa Redgrave made her screen debut in Behind the Mask.

Vanessa Redgrave and her sister, Lynn Redgrave, were both nominated for the 1967 Best Actress Academy Award. Vanessa was nominated for Morgan: A Suitable Case For Treatment (1966), and Lynn was nominated for Georgy Girl (1966). They both lost to Elizabeth Taylor, who won for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

In 1997, Vanessa Redgrave was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performance in John Gabriel Borkman. For Best Actress, Vanessa Redgrave was awarded the 1991 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for her performance in When She Danced.

In 2003, Vanessa Redgrave became the twelfth performer to win the Triple Crown of acting. Oscar: Best Supporting Actress, Julia (1977), Tony: Best Actress-Play, Long Day's Journey Into Night (2003), and Emmys: Best Actress-Limited Series/Special, Playing For Time (1980-TV) and Best Supporting Actress-Miniseries/Movie, If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000-TV).

In addition, Vanessa Redgrave received Best Actress nominations for:

Morgan! (1966)
Isadora (1968)
Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)
The Bostonians (1984)
Howards End (1992)

Vanessa Redgrave's notable movie credits include...

A Man For All Seasons (1966)
Blow Up (1966)
Camelot (1967)
oh what a lovely war (1969)
the devils (1971)
the trojan women (1971)
yanks (1979)
wetherby (1985)
comrades (1986)
howards end (1992)
little odessa (1994)
a month by the lake (1995)
mission: impossible (1996)
smilla's sense of snow (1997)
mrs. dalloway (1997)
deja vu (1997)
deep impact (1998)
lulu on the bridge (1998)
cradle will rock (1999)
uninvited (1999)
girl interrupted (1999)
a rumor of angels (2000)
The 3 Kings (2000)
The Pledge (2001)
Crime & Punishment (2002)
Short Order (2005)
The Thief Lord (2006)
The Riddle (2007)
Atonement (2007)
Restraint (2008)
Letters To Juliet (2010)
Miral (2010)
The Whistleblower (2010)
Coriolanus (2011)
Anonymous (2011)

Vanessa Redgrave's television credits include...

Playing For Time (1980)
Peter The Great (Mini-Series 1986)
What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? (1991)
The Gathering Storm (2002)
The Locket (2002)
Byron (TV Mini-Series 2003)
The Shell Seekers (2006)
Nip/Tuck (2004-2009)




Vanessa Redgrave in Blow-Up (1966).


Vanessa Redgrave in Deep Impact (1998).



Redgrave in The Trojan Women (1971).





Vanessa Redgrave in Howards End (1992).



Vanessa Redgrave in Evening (2007).




Vanessa Redgrave in Julia (1977).


Redgrave in Murder on the Orient Express.