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From our files: An interview with Lynn Redgrave

In 1993, Monitor correspondent Tony Vellela spoke with Lynn Redgrave, the 1960s acting sensation who later dramatized her own troubled past in a one-woman show titled "Shakespeare for My Father." Lynn Redgrave passed away on Sunday.

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Actress Lynn Redgrave arrives at the Gershwin Theater in New York for the 46th annual Tony Awards, on June 1, 1992. Redgrave, an introspective and independent player in her family's acting dynasty who became a 1960s sensation as the title character of "Georgy Girl" and later dramatized her troubled past in such one-woman stage performances, died Sunday.

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In 1993, Monitor correspondent Tony Vellela spoke with Lynn Redgrave, the 1960s acting sensation who later dramatized her own troubled past in a one-woman show titled "Shakespeare for My Father." Lynn Redgrave was a prominent member of an English acting dynasty that includes sister Vanessa Redgrave and daughter Natasha Richardson, who died last year in a skiing accident. Lynn Redgrave passed away on Sunday.

From the May 28, 1993 edition of The Christian Science Monitor:

Fresh from her Tony nomination for best actress, Lynn Redgrave settles back into the flower-print sofa, backstage at New York's Helen Hayes Theatre. "Shakespeare for My Father," the one-woman show she conceived and wrote that chronicles her relationship with her famed British actor father, Michael Redgrave, has just had its run extended, and she is enjoying a light dinner between matinee and evening shows.

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