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Eddie Redmayne Honors "Mum" on Her Birthday

Actor Eddie Redmayne poses for a picture in the media room during the Tony Awards on Sunday, June 13, 2010, in New York.
CBS/Jessica Derschowitz
Actor Eddie Redmayne poses for a picture in the media room during the Tony Awards on Sunday, June 13, 2010, in New York.
CBS/Jessica Derschowitz

NEW YORK (CBS) Actor Eddie Redmayne's mother got a super birthday present this year.

Not only did her son win a Tony Award for best featured actor in a play for his role in "Red," but he gave a shout-out to her in the press.

He told the reporters there he wanted to thank his "mum" because it was her birthday.

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