British dramatic actress who won an Oscar for Julia (1977).
She studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama at the University of London.
Being from a prominent family of actors, she debuted in her young 20s in As You Like It with the Royal Shakespeare Company playing Rosalind.
She married Tony Richardson from 1962-1967, and the couple had two daughters Natasha in 1963 and Joely 1965.
her sister was Lynn Redgrave and she starred in Georgy Girl.