Lynn's first major role in a motion picture (GEORGY GIRL, 1966) garnered a
Golden Globe® as Best
Actress, an Academy Award® nomination
as Best Actress, and many
other accolades. For her role as Hanna in (GODS AND MONSTERS,
1998) she won the Golden Globe® (photo, left), the Independent Sprit
Award, and the London Film Critics Circle Award, and
was nominated for the Academy Award® (Oscar®). In between,
she has been nominated three times for a Tony® for her stage
work and an Emmy® for her work on television.
For SHINE she was nominated by BAFTA as Best Suppporting Actress
of 1997. In 2006 she was nominated for a Grammy®
for Best Spoken Word Album for Children, The Witches.
Awards & Honors:
GEORGY GIRL (1967) Best Actress
Nomination; Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy; New York Film Critics Best
Actress Award; Golden Globe Nomination for Best Newcomer; BAFTA Nomination for Best
MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION (1976) Tony nomination for Best Actress in a Play
MISALLIANCE (1977) Sarah Siddons Award (Chicago's Actress of the Year) and Joseph
HOUSE CALLS (1981) Emmy and Golden Globe nominations
AREN'T WE ALL (1985) Drama Desk nomination
THE SHOOTING (1987) Emmy nomination
DEATH OF A SON (1989) BBC Best Television Actress of the year
SHAKESPEARE FOR MY FATHER
nomination; Drama Desk nomination; Elliot Norton Best Actress Award (Boston);
Actors Guild Fred Allen Award; Torch of Hope Award; 1994 Outer Critics Circle Award; 1994
Connecticut Theatre Critics Circle Best Actress Award; 1994 Sarah Siddons and Joseph
Jefferson Awards. 1995 William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre (Washington DC);
Helen Hayes Award nominations (Best Actress, and Best New Play)
SHINE (1997) British Academy Film & Television Awards Best Supporting Actress
nomination; Screen Actors Guild Best Cast nomination
WHITE LIES (1998) Gemini (Canadian Television) Nomination for Best Supporting Actress;
Show Nominated for International Emmy
GODS AND MONSTERS
(1999) Golden Globe Award as Best Supporting
Actress; Independent Spirit Award as Best Actress (photo, left); London
Film Critics Circle as British Supporting Actress of the Year. Nominated for the Academy
Award® (Oscar®) as Best Actress Supporting; Nominated for the
Screen Actors Guild Award as Best Female Supporting.
Recognition for the sum of her work in theatre and the entertainment industry was
marked by a 1995 honorary Doctor of Fine Arts by Baruch College, City University of New
York, and Doctor of Humane Letters at Center College, Danville, Kentucky. In 1996 she
received the Maude Adams Award from Stephens College (Columbia, Missouri), the fourth
person to be so honored, after Agnes Moorhead, Helen Hayes, and Julie Harris.
In May 1997 she was selected for the American Express Tribute for Achievement in the
Arts during the Helen Hayes Awards at the Kennedy Center.
On December 31, 2001, it
was announced that Lynn Redgrave had been chosen to be honoured with the
appointment of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).
In January 2003, she
was given the "Career Achievement Award in Acting" at the Palm Springs
International Film Festival.
(2003) Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress
In May 2003, she was presented with the "Golden Quill"
Award for her contributions to Shakespeare's legacy.
COLLECTED STORIES (2004) Barrymore Award for
Outstanding Leading Actress in a Play
KINSEY (2004) Outfest
Screen Idol Award, Best Supporting Actress
THE CONSTANT WIFE
(2005) Tony Nomination, Drama Desk Nomination, Outer Critics Circle Nomination
NIGHTINGALE (2006) Los Angeles Drama
Critics Circle Award, Best Solo Performance