was a beloved member of one of our favorite acting families. The sister of actors Vanessa Redgrave and Corin Redgrave
, sister in law of director Tony Richardson
, and aunt of actors Natasha Richardson
and Joely Richardson, Lynn Redgrave had a powerful talent herself. She was a star both on Broadway and on the big and small screens.
In this Nov. 24, 2008 file photo, actress Lynn Redgrave attends the premiere of "Australia" at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. Redgrave, an introspective and independent player in her family's acting dynasty who became a 1960s sensation as the freethinking title character of "Georgy Girl" and later dramatized her troubled past in such one-woman stage performances, died Sunday, May 2, 2010 in New York. She was 67. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, file)
Redgrave died two years ago today, after a long struggle with breast cancer. We're celebrating her life by watching her work.
One of Redgrave's first movies was Georgy Girl – she won a Golden Globe for her starring role.
We always love seeing our favorite stars let down their hair a bit and have fun on a game show. Here's Lynn Redgrave holding her own on The $100,000 Pyramid.
1998 brought Redgrave another Golden Globe-winning role, that of housemaid Hanna in Gods and Monsters.
Written by Linnea Crowther