Joely Richardson – Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 30-26-34 Inches
Bodytype Slim
Height 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Weight 57 kg (125 lbs)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Nickname Joely
Gender Female
Age 59 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth January 9, 1965
Full Name Joely Kim Richardson
Profession Actress
Nationality British
Birthplace Marylebone, London, United Kingdom
Religion Non-Religious
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

Joely Kim Richardson is an English actress. She is known for her roles as Julia McNamara in Nip/Tuck (2003–10) and as Queen Catherine Parr in The Tudors (2010) on Showtime.

Additionally, she appeared in 101 Dalmatians (1996), Event Horizon (1997), The Patriot (2000), Return to Me (2000), Anonymous (2011), the Hollywood adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), the remake of Endless Love (2014), and many more that are notable.


The actress, Joely Richardson is known for her most popular roles including the thriller Red Sparrow (2018). The Rook (2019) starred Richardson as a supernaturally powered mutant and British government agent. Richardson is the younger sister of actress Natasha Richardson (1963-2009).

Her early ambition was to become a professional tennis player, so she spent two years at a tennis academy in Florida. Richardson then became an actress.
In 1985, she played, through flashbacks, the younger version of the lead role played by her mother in Wetherby. After playing a lead role in Peter Greenaway’s project named Drowning by Numbers in 1088.
She became famous for her first role of a mass audience as Joanna Farley in a TV series, episode of Poirot, aired in 1989. However, she has done various projects and got acclaimed.


She has earned several nominations including the ‘Golden Globe Award’, Satelite Award’. Independent Spirit Award, and many others.

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Joely Richardson Education

Qualification: Graduated

School: St. Paul’s Girls School, London, Pinellas Park High School, Largo, FL

College: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Joely Richardson Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: Her Role as Julia McNamara in the FX drama series Nip/Tuck (2003–10), and Queen Catherine Parr in the Showtime series The Tudors (2010)


Film: The Charge of the Light Brigade
Television: The Storyteller

Net Worth: USD $4 million approx.

Family & Relatives

Father: Tony Richardson, Franco Nero (Step Father)

Mother: Vanessa Redgrave

Brother: Carlo Gabriel Nero

Sister: Katherine Grimond, Natasha Richardson

Marital Status: Divorced

Ex Spouse:

Evgeny Lebedev

No. of Children: 1 Daughter

Son: None

Daughter: Daisy Bevan

Past Relationships:

Tim Bevan (m. 1992–2001) {Ex-Husband}
John Hensley (2004 – 2006)
Jamie Theakston (2000 – 2001)
Archie Stirling (1989 – 1991)
Kenneth Branagh (1985 – 1987)

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Who is Joely Richardson?

Joely Richardson is a British actress, born on 09 January, 1965 in Marylebone, London, United Kingdom.

How old is Joely Richardson?

Joely Richardson is 59 years old as of February 2024.

How tall is Joely Richardson?

Joely Richardson is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m).

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