Saturday, 30 March 2019

752) Lynn Redgrave

Lynn Rachel Redgrave (1943 – 2010). English and American actress.
A member of the Redgrave family of actors, Lynn trained in London before making her theatrical debut in 1962. By the mid-1960s she had appeared in several films, including Tom Jones (1963) and Georgy Girl (1966) which won her a New York Film Critics Award and nominations for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award.
She made her Broadway debut in 1967, and performed in several stage productions in New York while making frequent returns to London's West End. She performed with her sister Vanessa in Three Sisters in London, and in the title role of Baby Jane Hudson in a television production of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? in 1991. She made a return to films in the late 1990s in films such as Shine (1996) and Gods and Monsters (1998) for which she received another Academy Award nomination. Lynn Redgrave is the only person to have been nominated for all of the 'Big Four' American entertainment awards (Grammy, Emmy, Oscar, and Tony) without winning any of them.

- "In theatre, the ruby-haired Redgrave often displayed a sunny, sweet and open personality, much like her ebullient offstage personality."…/farewell-georgy-girl/

- "With her tall frame, striking dark red hair and blue eyes..."…/actress-lynn-redgrave-dies-in-con…

- "The tall, red-haired actress was first nominated for an Oscar for her 1966 role as the unconventional character in "Georgy Girl"..."…/british-actress-lynn-redgra…

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