Lynn Redgrave biography

Lynn Redgrave

Actor, Theater Actor

1943 – 2010

42 Views

Who was Lynn Redgrave?

Lynn Rachel Redgrave, OBE was an English actress.

A member of the Redgrave family, Lynn trained in London before making her theatrical debut in 1962. By the mid-1960s she had appeared in several films, including Tom Jones, and Georgy Girl which won her a New York Film Critics Award and nominations for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award.

In 1967, she made her Broadway debut, 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 and Gods and Monsters, for which she received another Academy Award nomination. Redgrave is the only person to have been nominated for all of the 'Big Four' entertainment awards without winning any of them.

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Lynn Redgrave." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 1 Mar. 2021. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/lynn_redgrave>.


We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
Mar 8, 1943
Marylebone
Also known as
  • Lynn Rachel Redgrave
  • Lynn Rachel Redgrave, OBE
  • Lynn Redgrave-Clark
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • Central School of Speech and Drama
Died
May 2, 2010
Kent
Resting place
Millbrook

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Discuss this Lynn Redgrave biography with the community:

0 Comments