Eddie John David Redmayne, born in 1982, is an English actor and model with an incredible and innate charisma.
Redmayne was educated at Eton College and attended courses in History of Art at the Cambridge Trinity College. Upon graduation, he began his career as an actor in theater and television, and later in the movies with with the film Symbiosis – States for the death in 2006. In the same year he starred in a film directed by Robert De Niro, for which he won the Silver Bear for Best Artistic Contribution at Berlin: The Good Shepherd. Later the actor plays several characters in Elizabeth: The Golden Age, The Other Boleyn Girl, Marilyn, Savage Grace, Les Miserables, Jupiter Ascending and The Theory of Everything. With this movie directed by James Marsh, for his incredible interpretation of Stephen Hawking, Redmayne won the Oscar for Best Actor, a BAFTA, the Golden Globe for best actor in a drama and the Screen Actors Guild. His latest work is The Danish Girl directed by Tom Hooper in which he plays the role of the transsexual Lili Elbe.
With the interpretation of Stephen Hawking, Eddie Redmayne has probably become the biggest movie star that Britain has produced over the past decade. Redmayne is not only a great actor, but also a fashionable gentleman. In 2008 he was the face of Burberry and in 2012 and has replicated the experience, this time alongside the supermodel Dear Delevigne.
His style is characterized by a mix of tradition and modernity. The actor, when he shows up on the red carpet, likes to wear design and luxury brands, but doesn’t give up to practicality in his more informal outfits. Redmayne experimenting with colors, fabrics and cuts thanks to high street brands and tailor’s made garments. As for the evening suit, he knows how to wear a classic black suit with white shirt and tie, but no waiver of unexpected combinations: a velvet suit, for example, like the one he wore at the last BAFTA. The actor tells us a golden rule: to change a traditional and classic element with something unusual, keeping the rest of the look sober and clean. He also teaches the importance of investing in a good pair of shoes, a pair of velvet slippers and one of patent leather shoes.