Definition of Redgrave in English:


proper noun

  • 1The name of a family of English actors.

    1. 1.1 Sir Michael (Scudamore) (1908–85). A well-known stage actor, he played numerous Shakespearean roles and also starred in films such as The Browning Version (1951) and The Importance of Being Earnest (1952).
    2. 1.2 Vanessa (born 1937), Sir Michael's eldest daughter. Her career in the theatre and cinema includes the films Mary Queen of Scots (1972), Julia (1976), for which she won an Oscar, and Howard's End (1992).