Actress Lynn Redgrave dies aged 67

Monday May 3, 2010

The actress Lynn Redgrave has passed away in New York aged 67, according to a statement by her children.

Her death comes just a month after that of her older brother Corin aged 70 and a year after her niece Natasha Richardson was killed in a skiing accident.

Lynn, who had battled breast cancer for several years, won Oscar nominations in 1967 for Georgy Girl and 1999 for Gods and Monsters.

Speaking on behalf of her three children, her publicist Rick Miramontez said she died in her apartment in Manhattan on Sunday night with her family by her side.

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