Tuesday, 4 May 2010


Lynn Redgrave died today at the young age of 67 and the cause was breast cancer. Redgrave’s sister, Vanessa Redgrave is still living, but the two lost their brother Corin just a month ago. She is also survived by her children and other members of the elite Redgrave family.

Lynn Redgrave is an English actress who came from a well known family of British actors.

She first learned to act in London and performed in the theatre for the first time in 1962. Her first film was the 1963 film "Tom Jones."

Redgrave became reknown for her role in the 1966 film, "Georgy Girl" where she played a chunky girl who is pursued by James Mason for his mistress. Redgrave won a Golden Globe Award, the New York Film Critics Award and was nominated for an Academy Award for her role.

Lynn Redgrave also performed with her sister Vanessa Redgrave in "Three Sisters" and "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" Later screen performances included "Shine" in 1996 and "Gods and Monsters" in 1998 where she played the stern housekeeper of James Whale.

Lynn Redgrave is recognised as being Weight Watcher’s first celebrity spokesperson.

To learn more about Lynn Redgrave and her celebrity family click the link to visit the Black Film Society

From everyone at the network for professionals in the creative industries and the audiences who appreciate them we at the "Broadcasters, Literaries, Actors, Crew, Kinematographers Film Society" extend genuine and heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and fans of LYNN REDGRAVE, a true British rose.

We pray you find comfort and unity in your memories of her and her contributions to the British Film Industry.

May her soul rest in peace.

Please feel free to share your thoughts, feelings and memories about Lynn Redgrave in the comment box below.

Elle x
BFS Founder.

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