"He was born on January 8th... and the reason I brought it up is because he makes a big point of the fact that he was born to the day 300 years after Galileo (died). And so I was telling him this about himself and I said, 'I actually was born on January 6th, so we're both Capricorns'." Actor Eddie Redmayne discovered he and genius Stephen Hawking, who he portrays in new movie The Theory of Everything, have a star sign link.