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Actress Lynn Redgrave Dead at 67

Oscar-winner had been treated in 2003 for breast cancer

(Newser) - Lynn 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 Shakespeare for My Father and Nightingale, has died. She was 67. Her publicist, speaking... More »

Tragedy Shadows Richardson's Family

Richardson's death adds to misfortunes of acting dynasty

(Newser) - Natasha Richardson's death has added a grim chapter to a history of misfortunes in the Redgrave family, the Telegraph reports. Various marital failures and controversies have often led to speculation about a Redgrave "curse"—something Richardson always dismissed. Richardson herself went through an acrimonious divorce; when she married... More »

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