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Lynn Redgrave

Full / Real Name: Lynn Rachel Redgrave
Born: 08 March 1943
Died: 02 May 2010
Gender: Female

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Lynn Redgrave was an English actress and a member of the Redgrave family of entertainers best known for playing the title role in the 1966 feature film Georgy Girl, which earned her a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination.

She was also known for her starring role as Trudy, the sarcastic mother of Billie, in the dark comedy television series Rude Awakening.

She discussed her health problems associated with bulimia and breast cancer and was diagnosed with the latter in December 2002, had a mastectomy in January 2003 and chemotherapy. She died from breast cancer in her Kent, Connecticut, home on 2 May 2010, aged 67.

Her brother, actor Corin Redgrave, who had also been a cancer patient in his last years, had died less than one month previously, on 6 April, aged 70.

She was survived by her three children, her six grandchildren and her elder sister Vanessa.



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