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Michael Redgrave

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Portrait taken by Allan Warren in 1978
Michael Scudamore Redgrave

(1908-03-20)20 March 1908
Died 21 March 1985(1985-03-21) (aged 77)
Nationality English
Alma mater Magdalene College, Cambridge
Years active 1933–82
Rachel Kempson
(m. 1935; his death 1985)
Children Vanessa Redgrave
Corin Redgrave
Lynn Redgrave
Parent(s) Roy Redgrave
Margaret Scudamore
Family Redgrave

Sir Michael Scudamore Redgrave (20 March 1908 – 21 March 1985) was an English stage, voice, radio, television and movie actor, movie director, manager and writer who is known for his roles in The Lady Vanishes, Dead of Night, The Browning Version, The Dam Busters, Secret Beyond the Door..., and in Mourning Becomes Electra.

Redgrave was born on 20 March 1908 in Bristol, Gloucestershire. Redgrave was educated at the Magdalene College, at Cambridge, Clifton College, and at the University of Cambridge.

Throughout his life, Redgrave was bisexual. He was married to Rachel Kempson from 1935 until his death in 1985. They had three children, Vanessa Redgrave, Corin Redgrave, and Lynn Redgrave.

Redgrave died on 21 March 1985 in Denham, Buckinghamshire from Parkinson's disease, aged 77.

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