Eddie Redmayne refusing to change his name

Eddie Redmayne said: "Edward Albee said I should become Edward. I'm Eddie to my friends... I'll probably stay Eddie."

By: PTI | London | Published: November 13, 2015 3:48:14 pm
Eddie Redmayne, Eddie Redmayne movies, Eddie Redmayne name, Eddie Redmayne news, Eddie Redmayne upcoming movies, entertainment news Eddie Redmayne is refusing to use his full name professionally even after acclaimed playwright Edward Albee urged him to make the change.

Eddie Redmayne is refusing to use his full name professionally even after acclaimed playwright Edward Albee urged him to make the change.

The Oscar-winning actor was born Edward Redmayne, but uses ‘Eddie’ for all his acting credits, reported Contactmusic.

“Edward Albee said I should become Edward. I’m Eddie to my friends… I’ll probably stay Eddie,” he said.

Redmayne, 33, said he has a special place at home for the Best Actor Oscar he won earlier this year for his role as physicist Stephen Hawking in “The Theory of Everything”.

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“(It is) on a little side table in my London home,” he reveals. “That whole experience was such a frenzy. I keep staring to make sure it’s real. I actually shine it.”

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