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Lynn Redgrave (1943-2010) Lynn Redgrave was no slouch in a family of celebrated actors. She received Oscar nominations and Golden Globe awards for her performances in 'Georgy Girl' and 'Gods and Monsters'; Tony nominations for 'The Constant Wife' and 'Mrs. Warren's Profession'; a BAFTA for 'Shine'; an OBE for her services to drama.

Called a “strange, shy pudding of a girl” by her father, who didn’t even note her birth in his journal, Redgrave struggled with bulimia and low self-esteem for 15 years. She served as a spokeswoman for WeightWatchers and told People Magazine, "(Bingeing and purging) felt like a great discovery, as I suppose it is to most people. People complimented me on my weight, but inside I felt like shit."

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