Son of Sir Michael Redgrave and Rachel Kempson, brother of Lynn and Vanessa, CORIN REDGRAVE (Sir Walter Elliot) made a memorable appearance as Hamish, the Scottish landowner who marries Andie MacDowell in the third wedding of "Four Weddings and a Funeral." He also played Robert Dixon, the corrupt police inspector who framed Daniel Day Lewis in James Sheridan's "In the Name of the Father."
Redgrave's other films include Fred Zinnemann's "A Man For All Seasons," Tony Richardson's "The Charge of the Light Brigade," "The Magus," "When Eight Bells Toll," "David Copperfield," Richard Attenborough's "Oh! What a Lovely War," "The Red Baron," "Between Wars," "Serail," "The Governor," "Excalibur," "Wagner," Nicolas Roeg's "Eureka," and Christine Edzard's "The Fool."
He was educated at Westminster School and Cambridge University before he followed family tradition by becoming an actor in the 1960s. Like other members of his illustrious family, Corin Redgrave is a political activist as well as an actor.
Redgrave played Angelo in "Measure for Measure," part of the recent Performance season of classic plays. He will also shortly be seen with Dennis Waterman in "Circle of Deceit" for Yorkshire Television. His roles at the Young Vic included Angelo, Coriolanus and Brutus in "Julius Caesar." Earlier last year he played Calvin in "The Flag" as part of the Bridge Lane season which he and his sister helped to produce. Redgrave has also directed at the Lyric Theatre ("Lillian") and in Moscow ("Romeo and Juliet").