Corin Redgrave

British actor (1939-2010)

Corin William Redgrave (16 July 1939 – 6 April 2010) was an English movie, television, stage, voice, and radio actor and activist, who is known for his roles in All Man for All Seasons, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Oh! What a Lovely War, The Forsyte Saga, and in Persuasion.

Corin Redgrave
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Corin William Redgrave

(1939-07-16)16 July 1939
Died6 April 2010(2010-04-06) (aged 70)
Tooting, London, England
Cause of deathProstate cancer
Resting placeCremated
EducationWestminster School
Alma materKings College, Cambridge
OccupationActor, political activist
Years active1964–2009
Spouse(s)Deirdre Hamilton-Hill
(m. 1962–1975, divorced)
Kika Markham
(m. 1985–2010, his death)
ChildrenJemma, Luke, Harvey, Arden
Parent(s)Michael Redgrave (dead)
Rachel Kempson (dead)

Redgrave was born on 16 July 1939 in Marylebone, London, England. He studied at the Westminster School and at King's College, Cambridge. Redgrave was married to Deirdre Hamilton-Hill from 1962 until they divorced in 1975. Then he was married to Kika Markham from 1985 until his death in 2010. They had four children. Redgrave died on 6 April 2010 in Tooting, London, England from prostate cancer, aged 70.[1]


  1. Weber, Bruce (7 April 2010). "Corin Redgrave, Actor and Activist, Dies at 70 – Obituary (Obit)". Retrieved 2010-04-07. Published 7 April 2010; page B10.

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