Eddie Redmayne has said that playing the sex-changing actor in the 2015 film The Danish Girl was “a mistake”.
The British star has been nominated for an Oscar for her role in the case of Lile Elbe, one of the world’s first sex change surgeons.
The film was highly regarded by some at the time but some felt that the actor should have been played.
“No, I wouldn’t have taken it now. I did that film with good intentions, but I think it was a mistake,” he said.
“The biggest discussion about frustration about imitation is that most people don’t have seats at the table,” Eddie Redmayne told the Sunday Times.
“There must be equality, otherwise we will continue to have these debates.”
Eddie Redmayne won an Oscar
Danish Girl released months after Eddie Redmayne won an Oscar for Best Actress for Professor Stephen hawking in Theory of Everything.
At the time, the star admitted there had been “years of cisgender success after trans stories” and said he hoped more actors could play trans parts in the future.
But he added that any actor “should be able to play any part if he plays it with integrity and commitment”.
The following year, after being criticized for appearing to suggest that Danish Girl help bring up issues of concern, she said it was “a privilege to be a part of this conversation in a small way” and that she was “a friend of the trans community”.
Responding to her recent remarks, a spokeswoman for trans charity Gendered Intelligence said the transaction representation on screen had “come quickly and limitedly” since the release of Danish Girl and “reached an agreement that trans role actors should be derigueur.”
They said: “This not only helps to reduce the chances of telling our stories in an unnecessarily humiliating way, but the reality of trans-actors playing trans parts means that the stories are told in a more meaningful way for actors and viewers alike.
“We are increasingly hoping that stories about the changing people can be told by the actors themselves, who have a variety of skills both on screen and behind the camera.”
Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts
Eddie Redmayne who starred in the Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where You Can Find Them, also supported members of the trans community after author JK Rowling posted tweets in protest of the “menstrual cycle”.
“I do not agree with Jo’s comment. Trans women are women, men are men and non-binary IDs are valid,” the actor said in a statement.
He also criticized the “vitriol” he was facing and acknowledged that the harassment aimed at internet users was “equally disgusting”.
Eddie Redmayne is currently starring Jessie Buckley in a new Cabaret drama at The Playhouse Theater in London.
The acting of the actor as The Emcee. A role often played by LGBTQ + characters since it was first shown on Broadway in 1966, has also drawn criticism.
“Of all the characters I’ve read, this one is not compatible with pigeon piercing. I’ll ask people to come and see you before sentencing,” Eddie Redmayne told the Sunday Times.
Edward John David Redmayne OBE is an English actor and model. He is the recipient of various awards, including the Academy Award. The Tony Award, the Golden Globe Award, the Screen Actors Guild Award, and the British Academy Film Award. She started her acting career in the West End. Theater before performing her first screen role in 1996 with a guest appearance on television. Eddie Redmayne first films were Like Minds and The Good Shepherd, both in 2006. On stage, Redmayne starred in Red performances from 2009 to 2010 and Richard II from 2011 to 2012. The first won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in the play. Play.
The success of Redmayne’s film came with the role of Colin Clark in the human life. Drama My Week with Marilyn (2011) and Marius Pontmercy in Tom Hooper’s music Les Misérables (2012). She received a series of Academy Award for Best Actor for her portrayal. Of physicist Stephen Hawking in Theory of Everything (2014), and transgender artist. Lili Elbe in The Danish Girl (2015), who won first. In 2016, he started playing as the Newt Scamander in the film series Fantastic Beasts.
Early life and education
Edward John David Redmayne was born on January 6, 1982 in Westminster, London. Her mother, Patricia (née Burke), owns a relocation business, and her father, Mark Redmayne, is a business financier. His national ancestor was Sir Richard Redmayne (1865-1955), a civil and mining engineer. Eddie Redmayne has an older brother, a younger brother, and an older brother by one parent and a sister by one parent. From the age of 10, Redmayne attended Jackie Palmer Stage School. Where he discovered his love of acting and singing. Along with James Corden.
Redmayne went to Eaton House, Colet Court, of Eton College, where he attended the same year as Prince William. Eddie Redmayne went on to study History of Art at Trinity College, Cambridge. where he graduated with a 2: 1 Honors degree in 2003. While in Cambridge, Redmayne was a member of the University Pitt Club.
Redmayne in 2011
Before becoming a full-time actress, Redmayne modeled Burberry in 2008 with Alex Pettyfer, and in 2012 with Cara Delevingne. In the September 2012 issue of Vanity Fair, she appeared in her annual International Dressed press. In 2015, he was named the first of the 50 most well-dressed British men of GQ.
Redmayne performed her first stage as Viola on Twelfth Night, of Shakespeare’s Globe at Middle Temple Hall in 2002. Eddie Redmayne won the Outsificent Newcomer Award at the 50th Evening. Standard Theater Awards in 2004, for his performance in Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia ?, and the Best Newcomer award at the Critics’ Circle Theater Awards in 2005 . .