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Joely Richardson (1965-), Actress

Sitter in 3 portraits
Film actress, daughter of daughter of Vanessa Redgrave and Tony Richardson. Early film roles include appearances in Wetherby (1985) and Peter Greenaway's Drowning by Numbers (1988) before her controversial appearance with Sean Bean in a television version of Lady Chatterley (1992). Richardson reinvented herself and landed Hollywood leads such as Anita in 101 Dalmatians (1996). Recent film include The Patriot (2000) and The Affair of the Necklace (2001). Since 2003 she has also appeared in the hit TV series Nip/Tuck about Miami-based plastic surgeons.

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Joely Richardson

by Alistair Morrison
C-type colour print, September 1992
NPG x87232


Joely Richardson

by Harry Borden
C-type colour print, 26 September 2001
NPG x128156


Joely Richardson

by Cornel Lucas
bromide print, 1986
NPG x127250