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Lynn Redgrave

Lynn Redgrave


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Also Known As: Died: May 2, 2010
Born: March 8, 1943 Cause of Death: breast cancer
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

My Dog Tulip (2009)
The 14-year friendship between a man and his rescued German Shepherd.
Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping--a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her favorite fashion magazine, but can''t quite get her foot in the door--until ironically, she snags a job as an advice columnist for a financial magazine published by the same company. As her dreams are finally coming true, she goes to ever more extreme efforts to keep her past from ruining her future.
Jane Austen Book Club, The (2007)
In Sacramento, where city and suburban sprawl meet natural beauty, the six members of the Jane Austen Book Club live through romantic hopes and disappointments, the consolations and misunderstandings of friendship, and the infinite complications of life as social beings in a complex community. The b
White Countess, The (2005)
Set in Shanghai in the late 1930s, the story of the relationship between a disillusioned former US diplomat and a refugee White Russian countess reduced to a sordid life in the city's bars. Todd Jackson (mid-40s), once an American diplomat filled with idealism, has lost his sight several years earli
Kinsey (2004) as Final interview subject
The life story of Alfred Kinsey, a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and journey into the mystery of human behavior. In 1948, Kinsey irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation with his book "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male." Using the technique o
Venus & Mars (2003) as Emily Vogel
If the stars step to each other into the correct constellation, sometimes completely unusual things can happen. This is what tarot card reader, Emily tells her daughter, Kay, anyway. However the self-confident young women gives not much credence to the prophecies and rather takes affairs of the hear
Peter Pan (2003) as Aunt Millicent
In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into their nursery one night and leads them over moonlit roo
My Sister's Keeper (2002) as Helen
Two sisters -- one suffering from mental illness, the other a career-oriented New York professional -- have a tense, difficult relationship, until -- ultimately -- they are able to achieve mutual understanding and acceptance.<P>Christine wants nothing more in life than to fit in and live independent
Wild Thornberrys Movie, The (2002) as Voice Of Cordelia
A 12-year-old girl has the ability to talk to animals in their own language.
Spider (2002) as Mrs Wilkinson
Spider, a deeply disturbed boy, believes his father has brutally murdered his mother and replaced her with a prostitute. He is diagnosed a schizophrenic and is sent to a mental institution, where he remains for twenty years. While institutionalized, he falls in love with the wife of one of the docto
Hansel and Gretel (2002) as Witch
When their beloved father must leave home for the city, Hansel and Gretel's scheming stepmother leads them into the magic forest, knowing that they will get lost and never return. But the resourceful children find help in the form of the Sandman, who unwittingly leads them on an unforgettable adven
My Kingdom (2001) as Mandy
A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a former junkie--and prostitute--rejects her inheritance,
Varian's War (2001) as Alma Werfel-Mahler (Marseilles)
The story of American Varian Fry, who at great risk to his own life, traveled to Marseilles in 1940 to rescue prominent European artists as well as 2,000 others from Nazi persecution. He built, on his own and without the help of the U.S. government, an elaborate rescue network that managed to save s
Deeply (2000) as Celia
City-bred Claire McKay, 16, has been brought to the place of her ancestors, Ironbound Island, after the sudden death of her boyfriend. After months of trying, her mother, Fiona, can no longer cope with the scarred young woman. Fiona hopes that time away might help Claire to heal and forget. Claire m
Simian Line, The (2000) as Katharine
On a recent night, in Weehawken, New Jersey, four couples of differing backgrounds bring eight very different sets of hopes and aspirations to the dinner table of a neighborhood party. When Rick invites Arnita, a fortune-teller, to the house for entertainment, everything is thrown into disarray with
Next Best Thing, The (2000) as Helen Whittaker
Abbie Reynolds is a Los Angeles yoga instructor who is approaching 40 and has been burned by too many past relationships. Robbie Whitaker is a gay, aging Hollywood playboy who works as a gardener and has become Abbie's best friend. Their relationship takes a different turn when, after the funeral
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000) as Edna
As L.A's most, if not only, successful playwright, Peter McGowan has hit a creative and personal dry spell. After a string of flops, his new play is set to open, but his producer and cast insist the 10-year-old character in the story doesn't ring true. Challenged to develop a 'real' child for the pl
White Lies (2000)
An alienated teenager seeks and finds solace on an internet chat room. She hooks up with the shadowy National Identity Movement and soon her scrubbed good looks take her to prominence as the movement's poster child. But before she knows it she's in over her head in the politics of a group that she
Annihilation of Fish, The (1999) as Poinsettia
Fish, a lonely Jamaican man, and Poinsettia, an equally lonely American spinster, meet in a California boarding house. Mrs. Muldroone, the eccentric landlady, heads a "supporting cast" of imaginary characters that includes Hank, a jealous demon, and Puccini, the long-dead composer who has become Poi
Touched (1999) as Carrie
A rowdy alcoholic 65 year-old cowgirl--who is driving her family and the small town community crazy--changes her ways when she falls in love with a 23 year-old escaped mental patient.
Season for Miracles, A (1999) as Judge Nancy Jakes
A woman takes off with her jailed sister's children to prevent them from being placed in foster care, and with the help of a stranger, is able to give them the Christmas they've always dreamed of. Emilie Dalton comes to the aid of her sister Berry when she is sent to a hospital jail ward on a drug c
Different (1999) as Amanda Talmadge
Hope Talmadge's life was full of the promise of an 11-year-old until a car accident left her mentally disabled. Amanda Talmadge could never come to terms with her daughter's imperfections and sent Hope away to special schools and group homes her entire life. Now 30, Hope strives to live a normal lif
Gods and Monsters (1998) as Hanna
An extrapolation from real events in the life of James Whale, who directed the Universal Pictures horror classics "Frankenstein" and "The Bride of Frankenstein," and died in an apparent suicide in a Hollywood pool in 1957. As the drama unfolds, Whale, who has suffered a stroke, becomes a melancholy
All I Wanna Do (1998) as Miss Mcvane
The story of a closely-knit group of friends at a traditional New England all-girls boarding school in 1963, who recognize their own value and potential when their all-female sanctuary becomes threatened by the specter of men.
Toothless (1997) as Ms Rogers
When a workaholic dentist with an unpleasant chair-side manner dies in a freak accident, she is denied admittance to Heaven. To earn entrance to the pearly gates, she must return to earth as the Tooth Fairy, with a stern warning never to appear to any children she visits and not to involve herself w
Indefensible: The Truth About Edward Brannigan (1997) as Monica Brannigan
Ed Brannigan Sr. is a successful and respected attorney celebrating the addition of his son, Ed Jr., to his law firm. Ed Jr. introduces his divorced father to his attractive friend Rebecca Daly. The two are immediately attracted to one another and Ed Sr. invites her to a dinner party at his seaside
Shine (1996) as Gillian
In this true story, pianist David Helfgott fights to overcome schizophrenia and return to the concert stage.
Whatever Happened To . . .? (1991) as Jane Hudson
The story of two sisters, one a former child star bent on terrorizing the other who is confined to a wheelchair.
Great American Sex Scandal, The (1990) as Abby
A mild-mannered accountant is framed for embezzlement. The jury at his trial sets out to determine who is responsible.
Getting It Right (1989) as Joan
Midnight (1988) as Midnight--Vera
Sounding a lot like the life of Elvira, a television personality known for her macabre makeup struggles for fame and power.
Death of a Son (1988) as Pauline Williams
Based on a true story, a mother fights to expose the dangers of drugs after her son dies from an overdose.
Morgan Stewart's Coming Home (1987) as Nancy Stewart
Seven years ago, a senator and his social-climbing wife sent their son Morgan to boarding school and have routinely ignored him ever since. When the holidays arrive this year, Morgan once again gets the sad news that they are too busy to have him come home, but then change their minds and ask him to
My Two Loves (1986) as Marjorie Lloyd
A romance with a man gives way to a romance with a woman when a widow and mother discovers a side of herself she never knew existed in this television movie about bisexuality, lesbianism, and the conflict in a woman's family.
Bad Seed, The (1985) as Monica Breedlove
This television remake of the 1954 Broadway stage hit and subsequent film two years later of Maxwell Anderson's play adapted from William March's tidy little horror novel (both starred Nancy Kelly as the horrified mother and Patty McCormack as the precious young daughter she discovers to be a murder
Rehearsal For Murder (1982) as Monica Welles
On the eve of her marriage to successful playwright Robert Preston, film star Lynn Redgrave, who had just made her New York stage debut, is found dead. Rejecting an official verdict of suicide, Preston arranges an on-stage reunion of all involved in his play to trap a suspected murderer. "Cold Readi
Sunday Lovers (1981) as Lady Davina
In this comedy made up of four segments, a businessman tries to close a deal through the allure of his secretary only to discover that she would be more valuable as a partner. Elsewhere, a chauffeur poses as his boss in order to impress ladies. Meanwhile, a husband arranges an affair when his wife leaves town. Finally, an American psychiatric patient falls for an equally neurotic lady.
Gauguin the Savage (1980) as Mette Gad
The turbulent life of temperamental French painter Paul Gauguin and his compulsive search for creative freedom that causes him to abandon his wife and five children in Paris for contentment in Tahiti is dramatized in this lengthy, somewhat talky, but spectacularly designed and photographed movie. Ga
Seduction of Miss Leona, The (1980) as Leona Devos
In this adaptation by Dan Wakefield of the novel "Bliss" by Elizabeth Gundy, Lynn Redgrave is an unmarried, reclusive college teacher torn between a married maintenance man named Bliss who has been repairing her house and for whom she has fallen, and her former professor and lover, played by Anthony
Beggarman, Thief (1979) as Kate Jordache
The two-part, four-hour sequel to Irwin Shaw's "Rich Man, Poor Man" and the vastly successful miniseries made from it (and the subsequent, less-successful short-lived series, "Rich Man, Poor Man -- Book II," during the 1976-77 season). Moviemaker Gretchen Jordache, the sister not seen in either of t
Sooner Or Later (1979) as Teacher
An anxious thirteen-year-old girl dreams of being a grown-up and tries to make herself look older in order to attract the rock idol she's fallen for.
Big Bus, The (1976) as Camille Levy
The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is going Non-stop from New York to Denver and is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the Oil lobby. When the driver is injured a washed up, down on his luck, but used to be great type, who as it happens, used to be engaged to the inventor's daughter is brought in to drive the giant bus which includes a one lane swimming pool and a one lane bowling alley.
Happy Hooker, The (1975) as Xaviera Hollander
Having emigrated to New York and immediately got the kiss-off from her mother-besotted fiance, a Dutch lass takes a well-paid office job and starts liberally sampling the local male talent. After a while she decides to make her pleasure her business too, and as her reputation grows she graduates to a high-class bordello. Soon she realises she has the right talents to make a real success of a place of her own.
Every Little Crook and Nanny (1972) as Nanny [Poole]
A nanny with a grudge kidnaps her gangster boss''''s son.
"Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex"* but Were Afraid to Ask (1972) as The Queen
In a series of vignettes, Woody Allen reveals the fools we all become in the name of sex.
The Last of the Mobile Hotshots (1970) as Myrtle
A new bride gets caught between her decadent husband and his black half-brother.
The Virgin Soldiers (1970) as Phillipa Raskin
A British regiment, stationed in Malaya, finds time for amusement by frolicking with natives and some of the female British colonists on the island.
The Deadly Affair (1967) as Virgin
A secret agent investigates the tangled affairs surrounding a government official''''s suicide.
Smashing Time (1967) as Yvonne
A pair of girls from the north of England go to London to explore its glittery side and get more than they bargained for.
Georgy Girl (1966) as Georgy
A misfit fights for happiness in the world of swinging London.
Girl With Green Eyes (1964) as Baba Brenan
A young innocent gets involved with an older, married man.
Tom Jones (1963) as Susan
In this adaptation of Henry Fielding's novel, a country boy in 18th-century England becomes a playboy.

Cast (special)

57th Annual Tony Awards, The (2003) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 57th annual Tony Awards presentation, saluting the shows and stars of the 2002-2003 Broadway season.
Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher After Party (2001)
Bill Maher hosts a discussion following the 73rd annual Academy Awards presentation.
SAG Awards Show (2000) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles.
Noel Coward Story, The (1999) as Interviewee
A profile of playwright, cabaret composer and actor Noel Coward (1899-1973). Chronicles his image as a 1920s enfant terrible through his wartime career, his contacts with the Royal Family and his emigration from Britain. Includes clips from a 1969 BBC interview of Coward discussing his career and sc
Star Crossed Lovers (1999) as Host
Placido Domingo and Renee Fleming sing classical and popular romantic songs with Daniel Barenboim conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars, The (1999)
The American Film Institute salutes American screen legends, in honor of the 100th anniversary of American movies. The event features 50 of today's stars paying tribute to 50 American screen legends, 25 women and 25 men.
5th Annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, The (1999)
Coverage of the 5th annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles,
Kennedy Center Honors, The (1997)
Presentation of the 20th annual Kennedy Center Honors.
Ninth Annual Genesis Awards (1995) as Presenter
Highlights of The Ark Trust's Ninth Annual Genesis Awards, honoring individuals in the major media and artistic community who have spotlighted animal issues in their work.
Timmy's Special Delivery (1994) as Voice Of Felina The Cat
Timmy the Angel sets out to help a scruffy dog and a mouse deliver Christmas presents to two unselfish children in Depression-era Chicago.
Timmy's Special Delivery (1994) as Narration
Timmy the Angel sets out to help a scruffy dog and a mouse deliver Christmas presents to two unselfish children in Depression-era Chicago.
Vertical Environment, The (1993) as Narration
Documentary on the eagles, hawks and falcons in Idaho's Snake River Birds of Prey Area.
One Second Before Sunrise II (1993) as Narration
Documentary on some of the innovative measures that people, organizations and governments around the world are taking to solve their environmental problems.
Vertical Environment, The (1993) as Host
Documentary on the eagles, hawks and falcons in Idaho's Snake River Birds of Prey Area.
One Second Before Sunrise II (1993) as Host
Documentary on some of the innovative measures that people, organizations and governments around the world are taking to solve their environmental problems.
Calling the Shots (1993) as Maggie Donnelly
A three-part program for PBS's "Masterpiece Theatre." A television correspondent falls prey to an anonymous enemy intent on torturing her with threatening phone calls and other means of torment.
46th Annual Tony Awards, The (1992) as Presenter
A live presentation of the 1992 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Awards honoring outstanding achievement in the Broadway theater.
All-Star Salute to Our Troops, The (1991)
A variety special honoring U.S. troops returning from the Persian Gulf.
One Second Before Sunrise (1990) as Host
A documentary hosted by Lynn Redgrave focusing on the the loss of tropical forests and the effects of global warming on the environment. Examines five projects that have demonstrated that these environmental questions can be addressed with innovation at various levels -- from introducing aquaculture
Tailor of Gloucester, The (1990) as Host ("Great Performances")
A musical presentation of the Beatrix Potter story of a tailor miraculously aided by the mice in his shop on Christmas Eve.
Music Center 25th Anniversary, The (1990)
A variety special commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles Music Center and presenting the first Dorothy B. Chandler Performing Arts Awards.
House I Live In, The (1989) as Host
A musical special presented before an invited audience that includes the President and the First Lady. This program celebrates Columbus Day, with ethnic music reflecting the arrival of all immigrants to the United States. This is the second of three programs entitled "The House I Live In."
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1989)
A broadcast of the twelfth annual gala tribute to the distinguished artists who are recipients of the 1989 Kennedy Center Honors. This year's honorees are singer Harry Belafonte, actress Claudette Colbert, musical comedy star Mary Martin, ballet dancer Alexandra Danilova, and composer William Schuma
ABC's Comedy Sneak Peek (1989)
Preview of ABC's new comedy series for the 1989-90 season, hosted by Bob Uecker.
14th Annual Circus of the Stars, The (1989)
A variety special in which celebrities from television, motion pictures and the theater -- none with prior professional circus experience -- perform circus feats.
Silent Mouse (1988) as Narration
A holiday special which recounts how the classic Christmas carol, "Silent Night" by Franz Gruber, came to be written with the aid of a young boy's pet mouse, "A. Nonny Mouse."
Old Reliable, The (1988) as Wilhelmina "Bill" Shannon
An adaptation of a short story by P.G. Wodehouse set in Hollywood's heyday about a former film goddess and her younger sister, who collaborate on a racy memoir that could ruin the biggest names in show business.
Silent Mouse (1988) as Host
A holiday special which recounts how the classic Christmas carol, "Silent Night" by Franz Gruber, came to be written with the aid of a young boy's pet mouse, "A. Nonny Mouse."
41st Annual Tony Awards, The (1987)
The forty-first annual presentation of the American Theatre Wing's Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. Broadcast live from the Mark Hellinger Theatre In New York City, the program is the first presentation of the Tonys under the aegis of the Tony Awards P
Candid Camera Christmas Special (1987)
A special celebrating the joy and mania of the holiday season, as revealed in people "caught in the act of being themselves."
All-Star Party For Joan Collins (1987)
Joan Collins is honored by more than 100 of her fellow celebrities and co-workers at the twelfth annual salute of Variety Clubs International, an invitational black-tie entertainment hour of comedy, music, and nostalgia.
Walking on Air (1987) as Mrs Hepp
A drama aimed to foster understanding and reduce prejudice by able-bodied youngsters toward their physically challenged peers. Danny, a boy who uses a wheelchair, discovers the wonderful feeling of weightlessness during a hydrotherapy session. Danny then confronts his family, friends and NASA to ens
All Star Party For Clint Eastwood (1986)
Variety Clubs International honors Clint Eastwood in the eleventh annual salute to an entertainment industry figure for career and humanitarian achievements.
39th Annual Tony Awards, The (1985)
A live presentation from the Shubert Theater in New York City of the 1985 Antoinette Perry Awards (popularly known as the Tony Awards), honoring outstanding achievement in the Broadway theater.
Screen Actors Guild 50th Anniversary Celebration, The (1984)
The Screen Actors Guild, the trade union for motion picture performers, celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in this variety special.
Circus of the Stars (1983) as Performer
Another installment of an irregular series of specials in which show business personalities perform circus acts.
Battle of the Video Games (1983) as Blue Team Member
Four three-member celebrity teams play video games for charity. Round One involves one member from each team playing a specific video game (e.g. Ms. Pac-Man). The highest scorer receives ten points for his team; second place players score five points; and three points are awarded to the third place
Battle of the Network Stars XII (1982) as Nbc Team Member
A twice-yearly event in which stars from ABC, CBS, and NBC compete against each other in a series of athletic events to determine which network is best on the athletic field.
Shooting, The (1982) as Sarah Cotter
Set in rural Missouri during the Depression, the drama focuses on a hunting accident and its effect on the three farm boys involved in it. The responsibilities and consequences of using a gun are emphasized in this "CBS Afternoon Playhouse" presentation.
Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (1981)
A program, hosted by Steve Martin, which features comedy sketches.
Musical Comedy Tonight (1981)
Hit numbers from Broadway are restaged via four plays: "Finian's Rainbow" (1947), "South Pacific" (1949), "Sweet Charity" (1966) and "Lady in the Dark" (1941).
Linda in Wonderland (1980) as Guest
Music, songs, and comedy sketches that spotlight the talents of actress Linda Lavin.
William (1973)
An hour of music, comedy and drama that attempts to introduce children to the works of William Shakespeare. Included are readings from various works.
Shape of Things, The (1973)
A satirical revue by, with, and about women.
Hellzapoppin (1972)
An unsold variety revue based on Olsen and Johnson's 1938 Broadway hit "Hellzapoppin." The program blends vaudeville and burlesque, producing a chaotic melange of zany one-liners, sight gags, walk-ons, and variety acts.

Music (special)

Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1989) as Song Performer ("You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me")
A broadcast of the twelfth annual gala tribute to the distinguished artists who are recipients of the 1989 Kennedy Center Honors. This year's honorees are singer Harry Belafonte, actress Claudette Colbert, musical comedy star Mary Martin, ballet dancer Alexandra Danilova, and composer William Schuma
House I Live In, The (1989) as Song Performer ("I'Ve Got To Get Back To New York")
A musical special presented before an invited audience that includes the President and the First Lady. This program celebrates Columbus Day, with ethnic music reflecting the arrival of all immigrants to the United States. This is the second of three programs entitled "The House I Live In."

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Unconditional Love (2002) as Nola Fox
Lion of Oz (2000)
Turn of the Screw (1974) as Jane Cubberly
A thriller about a troubled English governess hired to take charge of a pair of precocious but strangely disturbing orphans beset by demons. This tape-to-film adaptation of Henry James' 1898 novelette, shown in two parts originally, is occult director Dan Curtis' version of the horror perennial, fre

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