Roy Redgrave

Roy Redgrave (April 26, 1873 – May 25, 1922) was an English stage and silent film actor. Redgrave is considered to be the first member of the Redgrave acting dynasty.

Margaret Scudamore

Margaret Scudamore (November 13, 1881 – October 5, 1958) was an English theatre and film actress who began in ingenue roles before achieving a prolonged career in stage and screen support roles. She and her first husband, Roy Redgrave (1873-1922), are considered to be the first members of the now renowned Redgrave acting dynasty.

Michael Redgrave

Michael_RedgraveSir Michael Redgrave (March 20, 1908 – March 21, 1985) was an English stage and film actor, director, manager and author.

Redgrave made his first professional appearance at the Playhouse in Liverpool in August, 1934 as Roy Darwin in Counsellor-at-Law (by Elmer Rice), then spent two years with its Liverpool Repertory Company where he met his future wife Rachel Kempson. Redgrave continued to work in the theatre before and after a time serving in the Royal Navy during the Second World War.

20th Century Highlights

  • The Lady Vanishes (1938)
  • Kipps (1941)
  • The Browning Version (1951)
  • The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)
  • The Dam Busters (1955)
  • 1984 (1956)
  • Time Without Pity (1957)
  • The Quiet American (1958)
  • Uncle Vanya (1963)

Rachel Kempson

Rachel_KempsonRachel, Lady Redgrave (May 28, 1910 – May 24, 2003), known primarily by her birth name Rachel Kempson, was an English actress. She married Sir Michael Redgrave, and was the matriarch of the famous acting dynasty.

20th Century Highlights

  • Jeannie (1941)
  • The Jokers (1967)
  • Jane Eyre (1970)

Vanessa Redgrave

Vanessa Redgrave (born January 30,  1937) is an English actress of stage, screen and television, and a political activist.

Natasha Richardson

Natasha Richardson (May 11 1963 – March 18, 2009) was an English actress of stage and screen. Richardson was a member of the Redgrave family, being the daughter of actress Vanessa Redgrave and director/producer Tony Richardson,

Joely Richardson

Joely Richardson (born January 9, 1965) is an English actress, known for her appearnces in films such as 101 Dalmatians (1996) and Event Horizon (1997).

Corin Redgrave

Corin Redgrave (July 16, 1939 – April 6, 2010) was an English actor and far-left political activist.

Jemma Redgrave

Jemma Redgrave (born January 14, 1965) is the daughter of the actor Corin Redgrave and his first wife, Deirdre Hamilton-Hill, a former fashion model.

Lynn Redgrave

Lynn Redgrave (March 8, 1943 – May 2, 2010) was an English actress.

In 1967, she made her Broadway debut and performed in several stage productions in New York while making frequent returns to London’s West End. She performed with her sister Vanessa in Three Sisters in London, and in the title role of Baby Jane Hudson in a television production of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? in 1991. She made a return to films in the late 1990s in films such as Shine (1996) and Gods and Monsters (1998) for which she received another Academy Award nomination. Redgrave is the only person to have been nominated for all of the ‘Big Four’ American entertainment awards (Grammy, Emmy, Oscar, and Tony) without winning any of them.

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