Lynn Redgrave Passes Away

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Lynn Redgrave, an Oscar-nominated actress most recently seen on an episode of Ugly Betty last year, passed away last night. She was 67.

Publicist Rick Miramontez, speaking on behalf of Redgrave's family, said the veteran thespian died peacefully Sunday night at her house in Connecticut. She was surrounded by children Ben, Pema and Annabel.

"Our beloved mother Lynn Rachel passed away peacefully after a seven year journey with breast cancer," they said in a statement Monday. "She lived, loved and worked harder than ever before. The endless memories she created as a mother, grandmother, writer, actor and friend will sustain us for the rest of our lives. Our entire family asks for privacy through this difficult time."

Lynn Redgrave

Redgrave's passing comes a little more than year after her niece, Natasha Richardson, died from head injuries sustained in a skiing accident. Her older brother, Corin Redgrave, died last month.

Lynn received Oscar nominations for Georgy Girl and Gods and Monsters, as well as Tony nominations for Mrs. Warren's Profession, Shakespeare for My Father and The Constant Wife.

Our thoughts go out to her loved ones.

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To The Redgrave Family, As each hour pass,know that your loved one experience the affection of many around the world. In this quiet moment,please know that our hearts will always feel enriched for having known Lynn in our mist.May the comfort of God's love bring you peace.

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