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Eddie Redmayne Bio

Dec 31, 2012

Eddie Redmayne sang his way into our hearts as Marius in the musical film Les Misérables. Learn more about this British heartthrob in his Kidzworld bio.

School Boy

Eddie Redmayne was born in London, England. He went to Eton College, a popular boarding school that was also attended by Prince William and Prince Harry. For university, he studied art history at Cambridge.

Theatrical Beginnings

Eddie gained popularity for his performance in many different plays. His first performance was in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. He also performed in Red and Richard II.

Movie Mania

Once Eddie got his feet wet acting in plays, he became involved in film as well. He starred in the British gothic thriller Black Death and in the 2011 hit My Week with Marilyn.

Les Misérables

In 2012 Eddie played the character of Marius in the musical film Les Misérables, based on the book by Victor Hugo. The movie was a box office hit. Marius is French rebel who is involved in a love triangle with Cossette (Amanda Seyfried) and Eponine (Samantha Barks).

Did You Know?

  • Eddie lives in London, England.
  • He was in The Other Boleyn Girl with Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson
  • Eddie is dating Hannah Bagshawe. He has also been romantically linked to Taylor Swift in the past.

Have Your Say

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