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Eddie Redmayne has described physicist Stephen Hawking, who has passed away aged 76, as "a truly beautiful mind".
Redmayne, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of Hawking in 2014 drama The Theory Of Everything, told us in a statement: "We have lost a truly beautiful mind, an astonishing scientist and the funniest man I have ever had the pleasure to meet. My love and thoughts are with his extraordinary family."
Hawking, the inspirational and visionary scientist who was…