British actor Michael Redgrave in a moustachioed publicity photograph

Michael Redgrave


British actor (d. 77) | The Dam Busters (1955), The Lady Vanishes (1938), Dead of Night (1945)

Tall, distinguished British actor, former schoolmaster, on stage from 1934

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Michael Redgrave married actress Rachel Kempson. Their children are all actors and actresses: Corin, Vanessa and Lynn Redgrave.

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The Lady Vanishes (1938)
Climbing High (1938)
Nicky Brooke
A Window in London (1940)
Peter Thompson
The Stars Look Down (1940)
Davey Fenwick
Kipps (1941)
Kipps – as a man
The Big Blockade (1942)
Thunder Rock (1942)
David Charleston
The Way to the Stars (1945)
David Archdale
Dead of Night (1945)
Maxwell Frere
A Diary for Timothy (1945)
The Captive Heart (1946)
Capt Karel Hasek
The Years Between (1946)
Michael Wentworth
The Man Within (1947)
Richard Carlyon
Fame Is the Spur (1947)
Hamer Radshaw
The Browning Version (1951)
Andrew Crocker-Harri
The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)
Jack Worthing
The Sea Shall Not Have Them (1954)
Air Commodore Waltby
The Dam Busters (1955)
Doctor B. N. Wallis CBE. FRS
The Night My Number Came Up (1955)
Air Mshl Hardie
Oh… Rosalinda!! (1955)
Col Eisenstein
Time Without Pity (1957)
David Graham
Law and Disorder (1958)
Percy Brand
Behind the Mask (1958)
Sir Arthur Benson Gray
The Innocents (1961)
The Uncle
No, My Darling Daughter (1961)
Sir Matthew Carr
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)
Ruxton Towers Reformatory Governor
The Heroes of Telemark (1965)
Heidi (1968)
Battle of Britain (1969)
Air Vice Marshal Evill
David Copperfield (1970)
Dan Peggotty
The Go-Between (1971)
Leo Colston
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Personal Details

Screenshot from the 1981 ‘Bosom Friends’ episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) (6) featuring Rachel Kempson
Rachel Kempson
Wife  m. 1935–1985 (his death)

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