Lynn Redgrave was an English actress.

Biography

Born to actors Sir Michael Redgrave and Rachel Kempson, she trained at London's Central School of Speech and Drama before making her professional debut in 1962. She would soon appear in such theatrical productions as The Tulip Tree, Mother Courage and Black Comedy. She began to branch out into screen appearances, and received an Academy Award nomination for 1966's Georgy Girl. Later film works included Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask) and Gods and Monsters.

Whilst continuing to appear onstage in My Fat Friend and The Cherry Orchard, Redgrave also played Cleopatra in a television production of Cleopatra and appeared in such series as House Calls and Desperate Housewives. She also narrated a large number of audiobooks.

Redgrave passed away in 2010.

Singing

Redgrave sang in a number of both films and stage productions, notably several songs (including the title theme) in Smashing Time and a duet with Kermit the Frog on The Muppet Show. She also appeared in the musical revue Hellzapoppin' and productions of Strike Up the Band and Company.

Film

Georgy Girl (1966)

  • Whole Lotta Woman (solo)

Smashing Time (1967)

  • Smashing Time (duet)
  • Carnaby Street (duet)
  • It's Always Your Fault (duet)
  • While I'm Still Young (solo)
  • Day Out (duet)
  • The Morning After (duet)
  • Baby Don't Go (solo)
  • Swinging Thru London (duet)
  • Smashing Time (reprise) (duet)

Television

The Muppet Show (1979)

  • Hey Down (contains solo lines)
  • I Still Love You (duet)

Stage

Hellzapoppin' (1976)

The King and I (1982)

  • I Whistle a Happy Tune (duet)
  • Hello, Young Lovers (solo)
  • The Royal Bangkok Academy (contains solo lines)
  • Getting to Know You (contains solo lines)
  • Shall I Tell You What I Think of You? (solo)
  • Hello, Young Lovers (reprise)(solo)
  • Song of the King (duet)
  • Shall We Dance? (duet)
  • I Whistle a Happy Tune (reprise)(solo)

Strike Up the Band (1998)

  • If I Became President (duet)
  • Strike Up the Band
  • (How About a Boy) Like Me? (contains solo lines)

Company (2002)

  • Company (contains solo lines)
  • The Little Things You Do Together (contains solo lines)
  • Side by Side by Side/What Would We Do Without You? (contains solo lines)
  • Poor Baby (contains solo lines)
  • The Ladies Who Lunch (solo)
  • Finale Ultimo (contains solo lines)

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