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Michael Redgrave
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Sex:M
Age:77
Birth Date:March 20, 1908
Astrology Sign:Aries
Chinese Sign:Monkey - Yin
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Died Date:March 21, 1985
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Occupation:Movie Actor

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MICHAEL REDGRAVE
Michael Redgrave

Biography:Michael Redgrave (20 March 1908 - 21 March 1985) was an English actor and the son of the Australian silent film star Roy Redgrave and the actress Margaret Scudamore. Born in Bristol, he studied at Clifton College and graduated from Magdalene College, Cambridge University. He was briefly a schoolmaster at Cranleigh school in Surrey before becoming an actor in 1934. His first major film role was in Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes in 1938.

Redgrave moved to Hollywood after a successful career in the British theatre. His first major American role was opposite Rosalind Russell in Mourning Becomes Electra in 1947, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. In the early 1950s, he starred in the films The Browning Version (1951), The Importance of Being Earnest (1952) and 1984 (1956).

Redgrave was married to the actress Rachel Kempson for fifty years from 1935 until his death. Their children Corin, Lynn and Vanessa Redgrave, and their grandchildren Natasha Richardson, Joely Richardson, Jemma Redgrave and Carlo Nero, are all actors.

Redgrave was knighted in 1959. He died in a Denham nursing home from Parkinson's disease in 1985, the day following his 77th birthday.

His play The Aspern Papers, based on the novella by Henry James, was successfully staged on Broadway in 1962, with Dame Wendy Hiller and Maurice Evans. The 1984 revival in London's West End featured his daughter, Vanessa Redgrave, along with Christopher Reeve and Dame Wendy Hiller, this time in the role of Miss Bordereau.

He wrote four books:

The Actor's Ways and Means Mask or Face The Mountebank Tale In My Mind's Eye

Achievements: (Filmography)
The Go-Between (1971)
Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)
The Captive Heart (1947)
Dead of Night (1945)
The Way to the Stars (1945)
The Stars Look Down (1939)
The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Chinese Horoscope for Michael Redgrave
Includes characteristics and Vices
Michael Redgrave's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 02, 1908 - January 21, 1909
Birthday: March 20, 1908

The Monkey is a Yin,
and is the Ninth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Improvisation
Cunning
Stability
Leadership
Wit
Zeal
Vices:
Deceit
Ruse
Loquacity
Self-Involvement
Silliness
Opportunism


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Michael Redgrave's Personality Tarot Card The Hierophant - Personality Card

Birthday: March 20, 1908

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Michael Redgrave's Growth Tarot Card The Hermit

Birthday: March 20, 2011

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.

 

 

 

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