Michael Redgrave  

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Sir Michael Scudamore Redgrave CBE (20 March 1908 — 21 March 1985) was an English stage and film actor, director, manager and author.

He twice (1958 and 1963) won Best Actor trophies in the Evening Standard Awards and twice received the Variety Club of Great Britain 'Actor of the Year' Award (in the same years). He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1952 and was knighted in 1959.

His children, Vanessa Redgrave, Corin Redgrave, and Lynn Redgrave, and grandchildren have also had notable theatre and film acting careers.

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