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Stage debut in "The Reluctant Debutante" at the Frinton Summer Theatre, Essex
London stage debut in "A Touch of the Sun" opposite her father Michael Redgrave
Film acting debut in "Behind the Mask" (played onscreen daughter of Michael Redgrave)
Was a member of Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) during early 1960s
Delivered an acclaimed performance as Rosalind in "As You Like It" at the RSC; recreated for British television in 1962
Won plaudits for her stage role of Nina in "The Seagull"; recreated on film in 1968
Had title role in "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" in London
First film lead, "Morgan!/Morgan - A Suitable Case for Treatment"; earned first Best Actress Oscar nomination; sister Lynn was among her competitors for the prize for her work in "Georgy Girl"
Cast as Anne Boleyn in the award-winning film "A Man for All Seasons"
Initial film with husband Tony Richardson, "The Sailor from Gibraltar"
Made American film debut in "Camelot," an adaptation of the Lerner and Loewe stage musical
Acted in "The Charge of the Light Brigade," directed by Tony Richardson
Garnered second Best Actress Academy Award nomination for playing famed free-spirited dancer Isadora Duncan in "Isadora"
Co-starred in Michael Cacoyannis' "The Trojan Women"; played Andromacha
Cast as a hunchback nun in Ken Russell's outlandish "The Devils"
Earned third Best Actress Oscar nomination in the title role of "Mary, Queen of Scots"; starred opposite Glenda Jackson who was cast as Elizabeth I
First played the Egyptian queen in Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra" in London
Was among the all-star cast of "Murder on the Orient Express"
Acted opposite Charlton Heston in "Macbeth" in Los Angeles
Made Broadway debut in Ibsen's "The Lady from the Sea"
Offered a delightful turn as a cocaine addicted entertainer who meets Nicol Williamson's Sherlock Holmes in "The Seven Per-Cent Solution"
Delivered luminous, richly detailed performance as "Julia" in the film based on Lillian Hellman's questionable memoir; received the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award; first film with Maximillian Schell
Financed the documentary "The Palestinians"
Portrayed the mystery novelist Agatha Christie in "Agatha," which speculated about a period in the writer's life when she went missing
American TV-movie debut, "Playing for Time" (CBS); portrayed concentration camp survivor Fania Fenelon who during her internment participated in an all-female orchestra; received Emmy Award
Starred as a middle-aged woman who finds herself pregnant in "My Body, My Child" (ABC)
Engaged to narrate a performance of Stravinsky's "Oedipus Rex" at the Boston Symphony Orchestra; performance canceled after BSO received bomb threats; Redgrave later sued
First film after four year absence from the big screen, "Wagner"
Played Henry James' feminist heroine in the Merchant Ivory film version of "The Bostonians"; received fourth Best Actress Academy Award nomination
Appeared opposite Christopher Reeve in the London stage production of "The Aspern Papers," a play by Michael Redgrave
Cast as one of the women accused of witchcraft in the Salem trials in the three-part PBS miniseries "Three Sovereigns for Sarah"
Starred in David Hare's intriguing "Wetherby"; daughter Joely Richardson played her character in flashback sequences
Starred with Jonathan Pryce in "The Seagull"; this time out played Arkadina
Co-starred as the Czar's scheming half-sister Sophia in the NBC miniseries "Peter the Great"; acted opposite Maximillian Schell; received Emmy nomination in the supporting category
Portrayed transsexual Renee Richards, a former U.S. Naval surgeon who competed as a woman in the U.S. Tennis Association in "Second Serve" (CBS); received Emmy nomination
Offered a scene-stealing performance as literary agent Peggy Ramsay in the Joe Orton biopic "Prick Up Your Ears"
Cast as Lady Torrance, the heroine of Tennessee Williams' "Orpheus Descending" in a London production helmed by Sir Peter Hall; recreated part on Broadway in 1989; filmed for TNT in 1990
Acted opposite Charlton Heston in the TV remake of "A Man for All Seasons" (TNT)
Starred in Martin Sherman's play "A Madhouse in Goa"
With sister Lynn and niece Jemma, acted in London production of Chekhov's "Three Sisters"
Again played Isadora Duncan in Martin Sherman's stage play "When She Danced"
Co-starred as the victimized Blanche opposite sister Lynn Redgrave in the TV-movie remake of "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?" (ABC)
Portrayed the Empress Elizabeth in the TNT biopic "Young Catherine," about the Russian ruler Catherine the Great; Maximillian Schell played Frederick the Great
Offered a fine performance as the mannish Amelia in "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe"
Had pivotal role as Ruth Wilcox in the Merchant Ivory version of E M Forster's "Howards End"; earned a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination
Co-founded Moving Theater with brother Corin
Tracked down a previously unproduced play by Tennessee Williams, "Not About Nightingales"; presented by the Moving Theater Company starring Corin Redgrave in London and NYC in 1998 and 1999 respectively
Was moving as the dying mother of a hit man in "Little Odessa"; Schell was cast as her husband
Played Vita Sackville-West opposite Eileen Atkins' Virginia Woolf in the off-Broadway play "Vita and Virginia"
Delivered an astringent cameo in "Mission: Impossible"
Conceived the costume design, directed and starred in a staging of "Antony and Cleopatra"; first performed at the Alley Theater in Houston and in 1997 off-Broadway at the Public Theatre
Starred alongside Paul Scofield and Eileen Atkins in a revival of Ibsen's "John Gabriel Borkman" in London
Offered a marvelous turn as the title character's mother in the biopic "Wilde"
Offered a luminous turn as the title character in "Mrs. Dalloway," the screen adaptation of Virginia Woolf's novel adapted by Eileen Atkins
Teamed onscreen with her real-life mother Rachel Kempson in Henry Jaglom's "Deja Vu"
Adapted, designed, directed and co-starred with Rachel Kempson in "Sarah Bernhardt Comes to Town"
Reteamed with Maximillian Schell as his wife in "Deep Impact"
Starred in the Italian opera "Eleanora" as the heroine and martyr of a 1799 Neapolitan uprising
Had pivotal role as a psychiatrist in "Girl, Interrupted"
Directed by son Carlo Nero in "Uninvited"
Acted opposite her brother Corin and his wife Kika Markham in a London stage revival of Noel Coward's "Song at Twilight"
Delivered a dignified, heartbreaking turn as an elderly lesbian coping with her deceased lover's clueless family in the moving "1961" segment of "If These Walls Could Talk 2" (HBO); received Emmy Award
Portrayed Prospero in staging of "The Tempest" at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London
Had featured role in Sean Penn's "The Pledge," co-starring Jack Nicholson and Robin Wright Penn
Appeared with brother Corin in a London stage prodction of "The Cherry Orchard"
Made first stage appearance with daughter Joely Richardson in a British staging of "Lady Windermere's Fan"; portrayed mother and daughter
Co-starred with Albert Finney in the award winning BBC/HBO co-produced "The Gathering Storm"; earned Golden Globe and SAG nominations for Best Actress
Appeared on Broadway in her award winning performance in "Long Day's Journey Into Night"
Guest starred opposite daughter Joely Richardson on several episodes of "Nip/Tuck" (FX); played the mother of Richardson's character
Appeared alongside her daughter Natasha Richardson and sister Lynn Redgrave in James Ivory's "White Countess"
Starred opposite Peter O'Toole in "Venus," a film directed by Roger Michell and written by Hanif Kureishi
Starred in a one-woman stage adaptation of Joan Didion's "The Year of Magical Thinking"; earned a Tony nomination for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play
Portrayed a dying woman reflecting on her youth in the ensemble film "Evening"
Cast in the HBO Films adaptation of writer/actor Wallace Shawn's stage play "The Fever"; earned a SAG nomination for Outstanding Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Starred in the BBC remake of "The Day of the Triffids" with her daughter Joely
Starred in "Letters to Juliet" opposite her husband Franco Nero
Played the title role in the Broadway premiere of "Driving Miss Daisy" opposite James Earl Jones; earned a Tony nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Had a supporting role in the Bosnia-set political drama "The Whistleblower"
Voiced The Queen and Mama Topolino in the animated feature "Cars 2"
Played Queen Elizabeth I opposite Rhys Ifans and David Thewlis in the drama "Anonymous"
Cast as Volumnia in the feature adaptation of Shakespeare's "Coriolanus," directed by Ralph Fiennes
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