Vanessa Redgrave

Award-winning British actress and activist. Vanessa Redgrave has won innumerable awards for several of her films, including Julia, Playing for Time, Howard’s End and Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment. She received the Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award at the 1999 San Sebastian International Film Festival. She is also a renowned stage actress and is currently starring on Broadway in the one-woman show, The Year of Magical Thinking, a personal memoir of loss written by Joan Didion. She is also an engaged political activist, committed to ending injustice, war and poverty around the world. She is currently a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, was part of the Radical Workers party in Britain in the 1970s, and was one of the first celebrities to publicly defend Palestinian rights and criticize Zionism.

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