VANESSA REDGRAVE's many films include MORGAN: A SUITABLE CASE FOR TREATMENT; A
MAN FOR ALL SEASONS; BLOW-UP; CAMELOT; ISADORA; MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS; JULIA; THE
BOSTONIANS; WETHERBY, written and directed by David Hare; PRICK UP YOUR EARS;
HOWARD'S END; A MONTH BY THE LAKE; MRS. DALLOWAY; CRADLE WILL ROCK; ATONEMENT;
EVENING; MIRAL; and the upcoming THE WHISTLEBLOWER.
Her television work includes the television films PLAYING FOR TIME, written by
Arthur Miller; SECOND SERVE; IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK 2; THE GATHERING STORM;
and Wallace Shawn's THE FEVER, directed by Carlo Nero. She appeared in "Nip/Tuck
" as a recurring guest over three seasons. Most recently she filmed the
miniseries THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS for BBC 1.
Redgrave's numerous theatre credits include "The Year of Magical Thinking
the Broadway season of 2007 at the Booth Theatre. She received a Tony Award
nomination for her performance, adapted from Joan Didion's award-winning book.
Redgrave appeared on Broadway in the landmark 2003 production of "Long Day's
Journey Into Night, " for which she received the Tony Award for Best Actress in a
Play. Her other Broadway appearances include the acclaimed revivals of Tennessee
Williams' "Orpheus Descending " and Ibsen's "The Lady From The Sea.
-Broadway, Redgrave performed in the Public Theater production of "Antony and
Cleopatra, " which she also directed, and "Vita and Virginia. " In her native
England, her scores of major roles on the stage most recently include recreating
"The Year of Magical Thinking " at the National Theatre; "Lady Windermere's Fan
at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket starring alongside her daughter Joely
Richardson; "The Tempest " for the RSC at Shakespeare's Globe; and "The Cherry
Orchard " at the Royal National Theatre. In 1998, Redgrave and her brother Corin
co-produced an early Tennessee Williams play, "Not About Nightingales, " which
she discovered at the Royal National Theatre; directed by Sir Trevor Nunn, it
then played at Circle in the Square. In 2005, Redgrave played Euripides' "Hecuba
" for the RSC, directed by Tony Harrison, at the Albery Theatre, followed
by runs at the Kennedy Center and BAM.
She has received an Academy Award, two Emmys, two Cannes Film Festival Awards,
three Evening Standard Awards, the Olivier Award, the SAG Award, two Golden
Globes, the New York Film Critics Circle Award and a BAFTA Fellowship.
Redgrave worked with UNICEF-UK as a Special Representative from 1993- 1995, and
has been a UNICEF Goodwill ambassador since 1995. Her continued work with UNICEF
led to her involvement with UNHCR (United Nations High Commission for Refugees)
in many countries, and with UNRWA (United Nations Relief Works Agency) in Gaza
and the Palestinian refugee camps in the West Bank, and Lebanon. She is a member
and supporter of Memorial and Za Prava Cheloveka, the two principal Russian
human rights foundations, and also of Amnesty International and "Liberty,
together comprise the leading human rights organizations in Britain.
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