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Lynn Redgrave Laid to Rest Witnessed by Family and Friends

May 10, 2010 (4:02 am) GMT
The actress who died last week after years of battling cancer, was given a final respect in Connecticut by sister Vanessa and co-star Brendan Fraser among others.
Lynn Redgrave

Friends and family of Lynn Redgrave, including her sister and , turned out to pay their last respects to the actress at her funeral on Saturday, May 8. The Oscar-nominated "Georgy Girl" star died at her home in New York last week following a seven-year battle with breast cancer.

Mourners paid their respects to the actress during a private ceremony on Saturday at the First Congregational Church of Kent in Connecticut. Redgrave was later laid to rest in a wicker coffin covered in spring flowers at St. Peter's Cemetery in Lithgow, New York - the same place her mother Rachel Kempson Redgrave was buried in 2003, as well as her niece Natasha Richardson following her death in a ski accident last year.

Richardson's husband Neeson joined Lynn Redgrave's mother, Vanessa, and her niece, , at the ceremonies. Also at the service was Redgrave's "Gods and Monsters" co-star , who said of the actress, "Lynn had a real quiet bliss about her, and enthusiasm. I think if I ever saw her sad, it was in a performance."

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