The talented actor, Eddie Redmayne celebrates his 39th birthday today! What can be a better way to celebrate this artist than revisiting some of his best work?!
It’s Eddie Redmayne‘s 39th birthday and his filmography is a testament to the fact that he’s a brilliant actor. What makes him stand-out is his ability to transform into different characters and choosing great scripts. Right from The Danish girl to The theory of everything, Eddie shines and how.
This Academy award winner was last seen in the Netflix drama, ‘The trial of Chicago 7’. The movie was highly praised by the critics and the viewers. The Trial of Chicago 7 is being predicted to get nominated at the prestigious Academy awards next year. He’s currently filming for the untitled third part of Fantastic Beasts directed by David Yates. The screenplay for which is done by J.K. Rowling and Steve Kloves. Let’s celebrate Eddie Redmayne’s birthday by revisiting some of his best performances.
Take a look:
Stephen Hawking in The theory of Everything – Amazon Prime Video
A biopic on theoretical Physicist, Stephen Hawking, The theory of everything is one of the best performances of Eddie Redmayne. The actor even received his first Oscar nomination for the role. He went on to win the Academy Award for Best Actor at the age of 33 making him the eighth youngest actor to do so.
Elbe in The Danish girl
Eddie received his second Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Elbe. The film is based on the life of Elbe, who is the first known recipient of sex reassignment surgery. The film explores the life of Elbe and his wife’s growing awareness that he feels he’s been born the wrong sex.
Clark in My week with Marilyn – Amazon Prime Video
Based on two books by Colin Clark, it depicts the making of the 1957 film, The Prince and the Showgirl which starred Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier. The film concerns the week during the shooting of the 1957 film when Monroe was escorted around London by Clark played by Eddie after her husband Arthur Miller had returned to the United States.
Marius in Les Miserables
The film is based on the popular 1985 West End English translation of the 1980 French musical by Boublil and Schönberg, which itself is adapted from the 1862 French novel of the same name by Victor Hugo. Eddie Redmayne plays Marius Pontmercy in this musical film.
Osmund in Black Death
The film is about the outbreak of the bubonic plague that caused mass deaths in various parts of Europe and Asia. Redmayne plays a young monk who is investigating whether or not people are actually being brought back from the dead through rituals as some people are claiming in this horror action film.
Anthony in Savage Grace
Savage Grace is a 2007 drama film directed by Tom Kalin and written by Howard A. Rodman, based on the book Savage Grace by Natalie Robins and Steven M.L. Aronson. The story is based on the dysfunctional, allegedly incestuous relationship between the heiress and socialite Barbara and her son, Antony.
Gordy in The yellow handkerchief
A romantic indie film starring Eddie Raymond and Kristen Stewart where a teen couple helps an ex-con reunite with his ex-wife. Eddie was highly praised for his performance as Gordy in the film.
Newt Scamander in Fantastic beasts and where to find them – Amazon Prime Video
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a 2016 fantasy film directed by David Yates. A joint British and American production, it is a spin-off of and prequel to the Harry Potter film series. It was produced and written by J. K. Rowling in her screenwriting debut, inspired by her 2001 “guide book” of the same name. It was the first installment in the fantastic beats film series and gave us an iconic character Newt Scamander played by Eddie Redmayne.