(20. 03. 1908 - 21. 03. 1985), English actor and director.
Born in Bristol. As a teacher of languages from Cambridge diploma, went to the actors, and from 1934 worked in professional theater. Tall, stately, with large features and a beautiful voice, he soon became one of the 'prime' the English stage. Screen debut in the film A. Hitchcock's 'The Lady Vanishes' (The Lady Vanishes, 1938).
Distinctive feature of his kinoispolnitelstva became common elegant design role, coupled with subtle psychological analysis of character.
His ventriloquist in the novel A. Cavalcanti from the movie 'Late Night' (1945), a psychopath, transferring to your doll's own painful aggressive complexes, was the most memorable character of all four novellas. And if uayldovskom dandy of the film adaptation of the play 'The Importance of Being Earnest' (The Importance Of Being Earnest 1952) Redgrave
emphasizes general nobility of manners, . then the school teacher from 'The Browning Version' (The Browning Version, . 1951) it primarily interested maloprimetnye psychological nuances of behavior (a prize at Cannes International Film Festival),
. Similarly psychological noted in 'ruthless time' (Time Without Pity, 1957, J. Losey) The role of the writer, alcoholic, destructive weakness, committing an act of self-sacrifice. Such a rich glow on the psychological roles in Redgrave
was not very much.
. For services in the field of theatrical art Redgrave
was in 1958 elevated to the dignity of knighthood.
. Page M. Redgrave in "universal encyclopedia" on megaportals "Cyril and Methodius".