Birth Name: Edward John David Redmayne
Place of Birth: Westminster, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 6 January, 1982
Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, Northern Irish, Welsh
Eddie Redmayne is a British actor, model, and singer. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for The Theory of Everything (2014).
He is the son of Patricia A. (Burke) and Richard Charles Tunstall Redmayne. His ancestry includes English, Irish, Scottish, Northern Irish, and Welsh.
Eddie is the only millennial male to have won an acting Oscar (thus far). Natalie Portman is the first millennial woman to have won Best Actress (for Black Swan, 2010).
Eddie’s paternal grandfather was John Marriner Redmayne (the son of Sir Richard Augustine Studdert Redmayne, a noted civil and mining engineer, and of Edith Rose Richards). Richard was the son of John Marriner Redmayne and Jane Anna Fitzgerald Studdert, who was born in Kilrush, County Clare, Ireland. Edith was born in Swansea, Wales, the daughter of Thomas Picton Richards and Charlotte Mary Rose.
Eddie’s paternal grandmother was Audrey Mercedes D’Alton (the daughter of Frank Edward D’Alton and Mercedes Eileen Flinn). Audrey was of Irish heritage.
Eddie’s maternal grandparents are Thomas R. Burke and Mary Rattray (the daughter of David Rattray and Helen M. Robson).
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