Jemma Redgrave

Active - 1988 - 2016  |   Born - Jan 14, 1965 in London, England  |   Genres - Drama, Thriller, Comedy Drama

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  • Was born into the Redgrave theatrical dynasty.
  • Parents divorced when she was 9.
  • Her mother Deirdre Hamilton-Hill, a fashion model, died of breast cancer in 1997, and her father, actor Corin Redgrave, died in 2010.
  • First performed on stage in 1988 in a production of Lady Windemere's Fan in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Costarred with her aunts Vanessa and Lynn in a revival of Chekhov's The Three Sisters in 1991.
  • Performed in the 12-hour production The Great Game: Afghanistan at New York's Public Theater.
  • Was a member of the Don't Attack Iraq movement, campaigning against the invasion of Iraq.
  • Briefly split from husband Tim Owen in 1997, but reconciled and had a second son in 2000.