Michael Redgrave Overview:

Actor, Michael Redgrave, was born Michael Scudamore Redgrave on Mar 20, 1908 in Bristol, England. Redgrave died at the age of 77 on Mar 21, 1985 in Denham, England .



Although Redgrave was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1947Best ActorMourning Becomes Electra (1947)Orin MannonNominated

Redgrave was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame .

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From the Archives : Arrives in Hollywood

By The Metzinger Sisters on Mar 4, 2017 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

In this 1947 publicity photo, is seen disembarking a train in Los Angeles. The actor, one of England's top ranking box-office favorites at the time, had just arrived in Hollywood for his first American film production Secret Beyond the Door, released by Universal Pictures. Little di... Read full article

Image: Joan Bennett and in Secret Beyond the Door (1947)

By KC on Dec 19, 2015 From Classic Movies

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Michael Redgrave Quotes:

Gilbert: Come on, sit down, take it easy. What's the trouble?
Iris Henderson: If you must know, something fell on my head.
Gilbert: When, infancy?

Ruxton Towers Reformatory governor: It was that new lad Smith who scored that goal, wasn't it?
Mr. Jones: Right sir.
Ruxton Towers Reformatory governor: He can run.
Mr. Jones: He's not bad sir.
Ruxton Towers Reformatory governor: He might be useful to us, we better keep an eye on him.

Ruxton Towers Reformatory governor: I used to be a runner myself, quite a useful one too but a bit of a plodder.

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Michael Redgrave Facts
Son of Roy Redgrave, Australian silent movie legend.

He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1952 King's Honours List for his services to drama.

According to his daughter, Vanessa, and son Corin, Sir Michael's favourite film roles were in The Browning Version, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner and The Dambusters, (speaking at a screening to mark the centenary of his birthday, 7th February 2008 at the Barbican centre, London.).

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