Joely Kim Richardson is an English actress who was born on January 9, 1965. Her most well-known roles are of Katherine Parr in the Showtime series The Tudors (2010) and Julia McNamara in the FX drama series Nip/Tuck (2003–2010).

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In addition, she starred in movies like 101 Dalmatians (1996), Event Horizon (1997), The Patriot (2000), Return to Me (2000), Anonymous (2011), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), the Endless Love (2014) remake, The Turning (2020), and the Hollywood version of the movie.

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REAL NAME Joely Kim Richardson
NICKNAMEJoely Richardson
BORNJanuary 9, 1965
AGE58 years old (2023)
BIRTHPLACEMarylebone, London
NET WORTH$4 Million
SPOUSETim Bevan (1992-2001)
HEIGHT5 feet 8 inches (175cm)

How was the early life of Joely Richardson?

Joely Richardson was born in Marylebone, London, into the theatrical Redgrave family. She is the granddaughter of actors Sir Michael Redgrave (1908–1985) and Rachel Kempson (1910–2003). She is the daughter of actress Vanessa Redgrave and director Tony Richardson (1928–1991).

When Joely was three years old, she made an appearance as an extra in her father’s 1968 production of The Charge of the Light Brigade. Richardson’s and her sister Natasha’s early education was in The independent St Paul’s Girls’ School in Hammersmith.

Richardson enrolled in the private Harry Hopman Tennis School in Tampa, Florida, at the age of 14. She finished her education at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London in 1985 after studying at Thacher School in Ojai, California, in 1983.

Richardson personal life

She previously had an affair with Archie Stirling, a theatre producer who was married to Diana Rigg at the time. The media got notice of this connection because it was public. Afterwards, she married film producer Tim Bevan in 1992. The couple has a daughter Daisy Bevan, an actress, who was born in 1992. They ended their relationship with a divorce in 2001.

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Richardson is an ambassador for Save the Children and The Children’s Trust, the top charity in the UK for kids with neuro disability and brain injuries.

Joely Richardson career

She played the younger version of her mother’s character in the 1985 film Wetherby through flashbacks. After a leading role in Peter Greenaway’s cult success Drowning by Numbers (1988). Her first significant role in front of a large audience came in a 1989 Poirot television episode, which was based on Agatha Christie’s detective series. She played Joanna Farley in that role.

Richardson starred opposite Sean Bean in the BBC production of Lady Chatterley in 1993. She co-starred with Glenn Close as Cruella de Vil in the Disney live-action adaptation of the animated 101 Dalmatians in 1996, where she played fashion designer Anita Campbell-Green. She played Amanda Powell in the drama The Echo on television in 1998.

In the 2003 television drama Nip/Tuck, Richardson played Julia McNamara. Vanessa Redgrave, who is her mother, played her character’s mother in multiple episodes. She played a murderous con artist in the 2005 film Lies My Mother Told Me, which was based on a true story. Alongside Chris O’Neil and Timothy Hutton, she played a mother in the 2007 film The Last Mimzy.

The fourth (and final) season of Showtime hit period drama The Tudors featured Richardson in the role of Catherine Parr, Henry VIII’s sixth wife, from 2009-2010. Joely joined the role of Countess Markievicz in the television series Titanic: Blood and Steel. She co-starred in the zombie thriller Maggie in 2015 with Arnold Schwarzenegger.

How much is Joely Richardson worth?

Joely Richardson is a famous British actress. Richardson has a net worth of $4 million US dollars. The majority of her wealth has come from her successful career as an actress in movies and TV series. Depending on the success she achieves, her net worth may also change over time and be influenced by various factors.

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