|Birth Date||:||30 January 1937|
|Birth Place||:||Greenwich, United Kingdom|
Vanessa Redgrave CBE is an English actress and activist. Proclaimed as the "Greatest Actress of our Time" by Tennessee Williams, Redgrave is the recipient of the Triple Crown of Acting, and was inducted to the American Theatre Hall of Fame, and received the BAFTA Fellowship in 2010.
A Man for All Seasons [12 December 1966 (New York)]
This movie features Thomas More, who supported King Henry VIII, when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church.
A Month by the Lake [22 September 1995]
A British spinster (Vanessa Redgrave) eyes a factory owner (Edward Fox) who is infatuated with a young American nanny (Uma Thurman) at a resort in 1937 Italy.
A Quiet Place in the Country [14 November 1968 (Italy)]
The story revolves around an Italian painter who has bizarre dreams. He rents a haunted country house with his lover and goes mad.
Agatha [Jace Alexander]
Anonymous [2 December 2011 (India)]
Ben Jonson, a playwright, is tortured and forced to reveal if Edward de Vere, the Earl of Oxford, has originally penned down the works credited to William Shakespeare.
Atonement [20 June 2008 (India)]
Briony Tallis falsely accuses her sister's lover, Robbie, of a crime, after she catches them in a compromising position.
Blow-Up [18 December 1966 (USA)]
A successful London based photographer is living the life, he always wanted with beautiful models for easy sex, and some substance for the high of life.
Camelot [14 March 1967]
King Arthur leads a blissful married life with his Queen. Trouble starts, when she has an affair with one of his knights. Now Enraged, he challenges him to win his Queen back.
Coriolanus [20 January 2012 (India)]
Roman General Coriolanus fails to win the support of his people and loses the position of Consul. He then allies with his enemy Tullus Aufidius and swears to take revenge on his city.
Cradle Will Rock [10 December 1999 (USA)]
As labor strikes break out throughout the country, New York is alive with cultural revolution. Nelson Rockefeller (John Cusack) commissions Mexican artist Diego Rivera (Ruben Blades) to paint the lobby of Rockefeller Center, while Italian propagandist Margherita Sarfatti (Susan Sarandon) sells Da Vincis to fund the Mussolini war effort.and Orson Welles (Angus Macfadyen) directs an infamous stage production of "The Cradle Will Rock," closed down on the eve of its opening by U.S. soldiers.… MORE
Deep Impact [8 May 1998 (USA)]
According to predictions, a deadly comet is about to strike Earth and destroy humanity. US President Beck devises a strategy to build a network of caves for accommodating one million Americans.
Evening [29 June 2007 (USA)]
An old woman shares and recalls her greatest regret in love with her two daughters that will change their lives forever.
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool [16 November 2017 (United Kingdom)]
Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame finds romance and happiness with a younger man, but her life changes forever when she is diagnosed with breast cancer in the 1970s.
Foxcatcher [14 November 2014 (Los Angeles)]
When a wealthy sponsor, John E du Pont, invites Olympic wrestlers and estranged brothers, Mark and Dave, to join his team called Foxcatcher, their lives change irrevocably.
Girl, Interrupted [8 December 1999 (USA)]
A directionless teenager, Susanna, is rushed to Claymoore, a mental institution, after a supposed suicide attempt. There, she befriends a group of troubled women who deeply influence her life.
Howards End [13 March 1992 (USA)]
Helen Schlegel falls for Paul Wilcox, but is rebuffed. Her sister Margaret becomes friends with his mother, who promises her the family house, Howards End. Unfortunately, after her death, the will disappears and it appears the inheritance will disappear. Until the widower, Henry Wilcox, becomes attracted to Margaret.
If These Walls Could Talk 2 [9 May 2004]
A young quarterback from Texas, a priest in New York and the two women in their lives come of age.
Isadora [December 1968 (USA)]
This biography of modern-dance pioneer Isadora Duncan (Vanessa Redgrave) details the performer's tumultuous life. The film reveals how the beautiful, outspoken and graceful American-born dancer rejected ballet and moved to Europe to pursue a freer form of movement. Duncan's many love affairs are also heavily featured, most notably her relationship with Paris Singer (Jason Robards), an heir to the Singer sewing-machine fortune, and the volatile Russian writer Sergei Yesenin (Ivan Tchenko).… MORE
Julia [22 November 1990 (Argentina)]
Suzanne, an actress recovering from drug addiction, is asked by her production company to stay put with her mother, a former actress and champion drinker, who still treats her like a child.
Letters to Juliet [14 May 2010 (Canada)]
Sophie, an aspiring writer assisted by the secretaries of Juliet, sets out to unite Claire with her lover. While on her journey, she finds herself drawn to Claire's grandson.
Little Odessa [28 October 1994 (Italy)]
Long separated from his Russian family, hit man Joshua (Tim Roth) returns to Brighton Beach for a contract killing for the Russian Mafia. His abusive father, Arkady (Maximilian Schell), banned him from returning after Joshua committed his first murder. He takes up residence in a hotel, and soon everyone knows he has returned. He goes home to visit his dying mother, Irina (Vanessa Redgrave), and prepares for the assassination, getting drawn back into the criminal community he left behind.… MORE
Mary, Queen of Scots [22 December 1971]
Mary, Queen of Scots (Vanessa Redgrave), teenage wife to the king of France, returns to Scotland after her husband's death. Elizabeth Tudor (Glenda Jackson), believing her cousin Mary and her Roman Catholic beliefs to be a political threat, creates romantic dilemmas to distract her. Mary's subsequent marriage to Lord Darnley (Timothy Dalton), her relationship with courtier David Riccio (Ian Holm), and a third marriage to Lord Bothwell (Nigel Davenport) lead to her abdication and exile.… MORE
Mission: Impossible [22 May 1996 (Canada)]
Ethan Hunt, an American special agent, struggles to prove his innocence and catch the real culprit when he is falsely accused of murdering his entire team.
Morgan – A Suitable Case for Treatment [27 January 1966 (United Kingdom)]
An eccentric artist makes desperate attempts to win his ex-wife back, after she leaves him for another man.
Mrs Lowry & Son [6 September 2019 (Taiwan)]
A portrait of the artist LS Lowry and the relationship with his mother, who tries to dissuade him from pursuing his passion.
Mrs. Dalloway [4 September 1997 (Germany)]
First seen in Virginia Woolf's novel, Clarissa Dalloway (Vanessa Redgrave) looks back on her youth as she readies for a gathering at her house. The wife of a legislator (John Standing) and a doyenne of London's upper-crust party scene, Clarissa finds that the plight of ailing war veteran Septimus Warren Smith (Rupert Graves) reminds her of a past romance with Peter Walsh (Michael Kitchen). In flashbacks, young Clarissa (Natascha McElhone) explores her possibilities with Peter.… MORE
Murder on the Orient Express 
Oh! What a Lovely War [10 April 1969 (United Kingdom)]
After Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife's assassination, the World War 1 breaks out and the men of the Smith family represent their country and fight the war.
Playing for Time [30 September 1980 (USA)]
Fania Fenelon (Vanessa Redgrave), a classical pianist and singer in Paris, is arrested during the Nazi occupation for her support of the French underground resistance. After being sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp, she is recognized as a famous musician, and becomes a member of the camp's all-female orchestra. Although the group, under the leadership of conductor Alma Rose (Jane Alexander), forms a close bond, the strain of performing for their tormentors grows.… MORE
Prick Up Your Ears [8 May 1987 (USA)]
The life and tragic death of British playwright Joe Orton (Gary Oldman) is chronicled in this biographical film. When the young, attractive Orton meets the older, more introverted Kenneth Halliwell (Alfred Molina) at drama school, he befriends the kindred spirit and they start an affair. As Orton becomes more comfortable with his sexuality and starts to find success with his writing, Halliwell becomes increasingly alienated and jealous, ultimately tapping into a dangerous rage.… MORE
Sea Sorrow [18 May 2017]
Drawing on her own experience as a wartime evacuee, Vanessa Redgrave tells the story of refugees fleeing European war zones throughout the last century and drawing parallels between government attitudes towards refugees in the 1930s and now.
Song for Marion [22 February 2013 (Ireland)]
Arthur is a reclusive, grumpy old man who fails to get along with his son. After his wife's death, he joins a choir as per her wishes. This helps Arthur embrace life and build bridges with his son.
The Aspern Papers [28 March 2019 (Argentina)]
In 19th-century Venice, Italy, ambitious editor Morton Vint tries to get his hands on poet Jeffrey Aspern's romantic letters to Juliana Bordereau -- his beautiful muse and lover.
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe [February 1991]
The Ballad of the Sad Café is a 1991 Southern Gothic drama film directed by Simon Callow and starring Vanessa Redgrave, Keith Carradine, and Rod Steiger. Its plot follows Amelia, a moonshiner in rural 1930s Georgia who is visited by her former husband, recently released from prison.
The Bostonians [2 August 1984 (USA)]
A bored lawyer and a suffragette vie for the attentions of a faith healer's charismatic daughter.
The Butler [5 August 2013 (New York)]
Significant events in America like the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War affect the life of a butler, Cecil, who, during his tenure, served eight presidents at the White House.
The Charge of the Light Brigade [11 October 1968 (USA)]
During the Crimean War between Britain and Russia in the 1850s, a British cavalry division, led by the overbearing Lord Cardigan (Trevor Howard), engages in an infamously reckless strategic debacle against a Russian artillery battery. An inept chain of command and the arrogance of the aristocratic officers nearly destroys the brigade. Interpersonal wars within the unit, including unfaithful wives and a rivalry between Lord Cardigan and Captain Nolan (David Hemmings), heighten the conflict.… MORE
The Devils [July 1971 (United Kingdom)]
In 17th-century France, Father Grandier (Oliver Reed) is a priest whose unorthodox views on sex and religion influence a passionate following of nuns, including the sexually obsessed Sister Jeanne (Vanessa Redgrave). When the power-hungry Cardinal Richelieu (Christopher Logue) realizes he must eliminate Grandier to gain control of France, Richelieu portrays Grandier as a satanist and spearheads a public outcry to destroy the once-loved priest's reputation.… MORE
The Fever [24 September 2004]
A woman from a privileged world, suffering from a sense of disconnection from her comfortable life, travels to a nameless country in the throes of civil war and goes through a spiritual awakening.
The Gathering Storm [27 April 2002]
Winston Churchill must undergo severe hardships and difficulties in 1934, during his wilderness years, both in his professional and personal lives.
The House of the Spirits [18 September 1998]
Academy Award winners Meryl Streep, Renee Zellweger, and William Hurt embark on a journey of love and self - discovery.
The Pledge [September 1996 (Finland)]
In 1981, Kathleen Quigley (Helen Mirren), a soft-spoken Irish schoolteacher, is shocked to learn that her son, Gerard (Aidan Gillen), has been arrested for his involvement in the Irish Republican Army. In prison, Gerard and his friend, Frank Higgins (David O'Hara), participate in a hunger strike. Kathleen, who's desperately worried for Gerard's health, strikes up an unlikely friendship with Frank's mother, Annie (Fionnula Flanagan), who supports their sons' drastic choice.… MORE
The Secret Scripture [4 November 2016 (Greece)]
Residing in a psychiatric hospital, a woman receives visits from a young psychologist whose interest in her diary triggers flashbacks of her youth, which was filled with romance, obsession and turmoil.
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution [24 October 1976 (USA)]
Sherlock Holmes, a private detective, travels to Vienna to seek psychiatric help from Sigmund Freud. During the treatment, Sigmund Freud unwinds secrets from Holmes's subconscious mind.
The Trojan Women [24 October 1962 (France)]
When King Agamemnon returns from battle, he is slain by his wife, Clytemnestra (Aleka Katselli), and her lover. The king's son, Orestes (Giannis Fertis), is sent into exile, and his daughter, Electra (Irene Papas), into mourning. Over the years, Electra's hatred of her mother grows, and she bristles with the desire for vengeance. When she and Orestes are reunited, the siblings hatch a plot for revenge. But can they reconcile their need for justice with the act of matricide?… MORE
The Whistleblower [21 September 2011 (India)]
A police officer, Kathy, gets a job with the UN in post-war Bosnia, but when she uncovers a human-trafficking ring, she gets fired. However, with some help, she is determined to blow the cover.
The White Countess [21 December 2005 (USA)]
In 1930s Shanghai, blind American ex-diplomat Todd Jackson (Ralph Fiennes) is a frequenter of the city's seamy underbelly of nightclubs and gambling houses. Todd is infatuated with Sofia (Natasha Richardson), a once-wealthy countess who has taken to dancing and prostitution in order to support herself. With earnings from a horse race, Todd opens an upscale nightclub to cater to Shanghai's wealthy elite, installing Sofia -- "The White Countess" -- as its hostess and spiritual muse.… MORE
Wetherby [19 July 1985]
It all starts simply enough. Schoolteacher Jean Travers (Vanessa Redgrave) invites some friends over for a dinner party. The evening concludes. The next day, one of the guests, a mysterious young man (Tim McInnerny) whom she had assumed was invited by one of her friends, returns to her doorstep. She fixes tea; he kills himself in front of her. As the police investigate the dead man's life, Jean begins to obsess over an ill-fated love affair in her own past.… MORE
What Ever Happened to... [17 February 1991]
Long-forgotten child star Baby Jane Hudson berates and abuses wheelchair-bound sister Blanche when Blanche's fame gets a resurgence when her movies are on TV.
Wilde [15 October 1997 (Spain)]
Oscar Wilde (Stephen Fry) is a married writer who has occasionally indulged his weakness for male suitors. After much toil, Wilde debuts a stage comedy in London, and a chat at the theater with Lord Alfred "Bosie" Douglas (Jude Law) leads to a full-on romance. Wilde ends up in a legal dispute with Lord Alfred's father, the Marquess of Queensberry (Tom Wilkinson) and, given the anti-gay local laws, is sent to jail. Wilde's vast intellect helps him survive until he regains his freedom.… MORE
Yanks [19 September 1979]
From 1942 until D-Day, several million Americans landed in Britain on their way to fight at the European front. But many memorable friendships developed between American soldiers and English women.
- 30 January 1937.
- Greenwich, United Kingdom.
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