Lynn Redgrave

Lynn Redgrave

Redgrave in 2003, photo by Prphotos

Date of Birth: 8 March, 1943

Place of Birth: Marylebone, London, England, U.K.

Date of Death: May 2, 2010

Place of Death: Kent, Connecticut, U.S.

Ethnicity: English

Lynn Redgrave was an English actress. She was a sibling of actors Corin Redgrave and Vanessa Redgrave. Her parents were actors Michael Redgrave (Michael Scudamore Redgrave) and Rachel Kempson, and her grandparents were actors Roy Redgrave and Margaret Scudamore. Among her nieces were actresses Natasha Richardson and Joely Richardson. Her great-nephew is actor Micheál Richardson.

Lynn had three children with her former husband, English actor John Clark.

Lynn’s paternal grandfather was Roy Redgrave (born George Ellsworthy Redgrave, the son of George Augustus Redgrave and Zoe Beatrice Elsworthy Pym). Roy was born in Lambeth, Surrey, England. Lynn’s great-grandfather George was the son of Cornelius Redgrave and Alice Harriet Tilley. Zoe was the daughter of Edward Elsworthy Pym and Anna Nicholson.

Lynn’s paternal grandmother was Margaret Scudamore (born Daisy Bertha Mary Scudamore, the daughter of William George Scudamore and Clara Linington). Margaret was born on Portsea Island, Hampshire, England. William was the son of William Scudamore and Mary Bascombe/Bascomb.

Lynn’s maternal grandfather was Eric William Edward Kempson (the son of Frederick Robertson Kempson and Julia Madeleine Jay). Eric was born in Hereford, Herefordshire, England. Frederick was the son of William Brooke Kempson and Elizabeth Robertson. Julia was the daughter of James Jay.

Lynn’s maternal grandmother was Beatrice Hamilton Ashwell (the daughter of Laurence Thomas Ashwell and Henrietta Maria Kingham). Beatrice was born in Wandsworth, London, England. Laurence was the son of Davis Ashwell and Sarah.

Source: Genealogy of Lynn Redgrave –


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