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). Other films include The Patriot (2000) and The Affair of the Necklace (2001). Between 2003 and 2010 she appeared in the hit TV series Nip/Tuck about Miami-based plastic surgeons for which she was nominated for a number of Best Actress awards.
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