Daisy Carmen Bevan
28 March 1992
|Education||Bedales School |
Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute
|Parent(s)||Tim Bevan |
She made her screen debut in 1998 in the film Elizabeth (produced by her father's company, Working Title) at the age of five, and also played a younger version of her mother in the 2001 film, The Affair of the Necklace. In 2014, she played a supporting role in the adaptation of the Patricia Highsmith novel The Two Faces of January, and starred in a stage adaptation of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Grey at the Riverside Studios in London.
At the age of one, Bevan was diagnosed with a rare circulatory condition that affected her legs. At 15 she had to undergo a series of operations, causing her mother to suspend her role on the TV series Nip/Tuck for a year.
Bevan is a member of the Redgrave acting family, marking the fifth generation of her family to enter the profession. As the daughter of Joely Richardson, she is also the niece of Natasha Richardson and Liam Neeson and granddaughter of Vanessa Redgrave. Her parents divorced when she was nine. She has two half-siblings, Nell (b. 2001) and Jago (b. 2003), from her father's second marriage. She currently lives with her mother in London.