Actress Lynn Redgrave passes away at 67

In sad news, Lynn Redgrave passed away on May 2nd after a long fight with breast cancer. The actress, aged 67, passed away at home.

Redgrave, part of an extensive acting family that included the late Natasha Richardson, received Oscar nominations twice during her long career for 1967’s Georgy Girl and 1998’s Gods and Monsters. She regularly appeared on stage, both on and off Broadway, and received was nominated for several Tonys.

Her death comes only a year after Richardson, her niece, was killed in a skiing accident and less than a month since her brother Corin Redgrave passed away, also from cancer.

A more complete summary of her life and legacy can be found here.

Broadway marquees on Tuesday will be dimmed in her honor.

Posted on May 3, 2010 at 22:28 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink
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