Lynn Redgrave


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  • ''I became the butterfly. I got out of the cocoon, and I flew.''
    Lynn Redgrave (b. 1943), British actor; relocated to America. As quoted in the New York Times Magazine, p. 80 (June 6, 1993). The daughter and sister of famous and oppressive English actors, Redgrave was describing her resettlement from England to California, which was followed by a successful diet, marriage, and acting career.
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  • ''My father's ashes are not yet interred. ... strangely, I find the fact that he isn't properly laid to rest helps me when I'm doing this play.''
    Lynn Redgrave (b. 1943), British actor; relocated to America. As quoted in the New York Times Magazine, p. 88 (June 6, 1993). On how personal experience informs acting. Redgrave was the daughter of the great Shakespearean actor Sir Michael Redgrave (1908-1985) and the sister of actors Vanessa (b. 1937) and Corin (b. 1939) Redgrave. The play in question was Shakespeare for My Father.

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