Vanessa Redgrave(1937-), Actress; daughter of Sir Michael Redgrave
Sitter in 31 portraits
Daughter of actors Sir Michael Redgrave and Rachel Kempson, and sister of Lynn and Corin Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave's film debut was in Behind the Mask (1958). With the Royal Shakespeare Company she performed in As You Like It (1961), The Taming of the Shrew (1961) and Cymbeline (1962). In 1966 she appeared in Antonioni's film Blow Up and was Oscar-nominated for her role in Morgan: a Suitable Case for Treatment. Her Oscar-nominated successes include Isadora (1968), Mary, Queen of Scots (1971), Julia (1977), The Bostonians (1984) and Howards End (1992). Married to director Tony Richardson from 1962-7, their daughters Natasha and Joely Richardson continued the Redgrave acting tradition.
by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 5 March 1937
by Keystone Press Agency Ltd
vintage print, 1946
by Angus McBean
bromide print on card mount, 1950
by George Konig
vintage print, circa 1960
by Lewis Morley
resin print, mid 1960s
by Unknown photographer
gelatin silver print, 3 June 1966
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