Portrait of Vanessa Redgrave - Mrs Higgins, My Fair Lady

Vanessa Redgrave


Vanessa Redgrave’s remarkable career includes winning an Oscar as well as Emmy, Tony, Olivier, BAFTA, Cannes, Golden Globe, and the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Her recent theatre credits include The Inheritance (Noël Coward Theatre/Young Vic) in 2018 and Vienna 1934 – Munich 1938: A Family Album, the first play Vanessa wrote, directed, and acted in. It was workshopped at The Rose Theatre, Kingston on Thames, in 2018 and produced for two weeks during the Summer Season of 2019 at the Theatre Royal, Bath.

Among many notable film performances, she played Guinevere in the film of Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot in 1967.

Vanessa made her feature directorial debut in 2017 with the film Sea Sorrow which was selected for the Cannes Film Festival in 2018.

Last updated: 28th April 2023