awards & nominations

The Danish Girl (2015)

Eddie Redmayne as "Einar Wegener/Lili Elbe"

With support from his loving wife Gerda (Alicia Vikander), artist Einar Wegener (Eddie Redmayne) prepares to undergo one of the first sex-change operations.

Academy Award (2015)NominatedActor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)NominatedLeading Actor
Golden Globe (2015)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

The Theory of Everything (2014)

Eddie Redmayne as "Stephen Hawking"

In the 1960s, Cambridge University student and future physicist Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) falls in love with fellow collegian Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones). At 21, Hawking learns that he has motor neuron disease. Despite this -- and with Jane at his side -- he begins an ambitious study of time, of which he has very little left, according to his doctor. He and Jane defy terrible odds and break new ground in the fields of medicine and science, achieving more than either could hope to imagine.

Academy Award (2014)WonActor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)WonLeading Actor
Golden Globe (2014)WonBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)WonOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Les Misérables (2012)

Eddie Redmayne as "Marius Pontmercy"

After 19 years as a prisoner, Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman) is freed by Javert (Russell Crowe), the officer in charge of the prison workforce. Valjean promptly breaks parole but later uses money from stolen silver to reinvent himself as a mayor and factory owner. Javert vows to bring Valjean back to prison. Eight years later, Valjean becomes the guardian of a child named Cosette after her mother's (Anne Hathaway) death, but Javert's relentless pursuit means that peace will be a long time coming.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture