Famous Actors with Red Hair
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This is a list of famous actors with
-- NATURAL REDHEADS,
-- DYED their hair red, or
-- wore a RED WIG for their role.
Many of these men are also accomplished directors, musicians, producers, and more. Some of their roles were 'family-friendly' but sometimes they were in more serious adult-context roles.
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(born 1982). Redhead British model and actor who has appeared in films, theatre, various BBC TV productions. He's won several acting awards including the 2010 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play. Films include 'The Other Boleyn Girl' and 'The Good Shepherd' plus 'My Week With Marilyn.' (Thanks to Jho!)
|Clive Revill |
(born 1930). This natural redhead was born in New Zealand but later moved to England where he appeared in musical theater and London stage roles like the Royal Shakespeare Company. Moving to America, he appeared on Broadway (received Tony Award nomination for his role as Fagin in 'Oliver'). This famous actor has appeared in various American TV series plus several films (a Golden Globe nomination for 'Avanti'). He's also done voice work for cartoons and video games but is known for his voicing Emperor Palpatine in the original 1980 'Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.'
|Eric Scott |
(born 1958). US actor known mainly for his role as one of the brothers, Ben Walton, in the long-time TV series ‘The Waltons’ and in the movie. One of several redheads on that series.
(Photo,Mario Antonio Pena Zapatería, SpainCC-BY-SA-2.0
(born 1955) This talented redhead Irish actor was born in Dublin. This famous actor has appeared in numerous successful movies such as 'Braveheart' (as Hamish), 'Cold Mountain,' 'Michael Collins,' 'Gangs of New York,' 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'(as Mad-Eye Moody) and as Wiglaf in the animated motion capture fantasy film 'Beowlf' among others. He's also appeared on RTE One in the broadcast of 'The Treaty' and winning an award for his role.
(born 1948) Born in New York, he's a former child actor who did most of his work 1959-1969. This freckled redhead had roles in the 1959 movie "The Journey" (Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr) and 1960 movie "Please Don't Eat the Daisies" with Doris Day and David Niven. He had various roles in TV sitcoms over the years as well.
(1922-2006) This rugged redhead American actor appeared in multiple TV series and films. He's known for the lead role in the TV horror show 'Kolchak: The Night Stalker', in the Mickey Spillane TV series 'Mike Hammer', and western TV series 'Riverboat.' This famous actor's films included the 1983 'A Christmas Story' (the grouchy dad) and the 1984 'The Natural'. (Thanks to Mary Lou!
(Photo, Sachyn Mital)
(born 1981) British radio, theater, TV, and film actor. He's also voiced for a video game (Thor). He's been nominated and also won numerous acting awards over the years. His most notable recent roles include "Loki" in the 2011 Marvel Studios film "Thor" and its sequel, again in the 2012 film, "The Avengers" and also appeared the 2011 World War I film "War Horse" as Captain Nicholls. He's also done narrated some audio books and voice-over work. His father was from Scotland, mother from England. (Thanks to Heidi!)
(born 1976) Talented British actor of theater, radio, TV, and film. Recent acclaimed roles include the modern series BBC adaption of "Sherlock" (2010), Spielberg's "War Horse" (2011) as Major Stewart, and "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" (2011), among others. This famous actor's other roles will include the anagonist in J.J. Abraqm's "Star Trek" sequel, as well as "Smaug the Dragon" in Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit." His hair has been dyed various colors for his roles but he's actually a red-auburn shade. In a 2010 interview by ESQUIRE, Benedict states "I'm auburn." The British GQ magazine named him "Actor of the Year 2011, and in May 2012 Sun.co.uk voted him as "The Sun’s Sexiest Man."
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