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Corin Redgrave dies at 70; actor and activist was part of the famed British family of performers
Corin Redgrave dies at 70; actor and activist was part of the famed British family of performers

Actor and political activist Corin Redgrave, a member of the legendary British family of performers that includes his sisters Vanessa and Lynn, has died. He was 70. Redgrave, who became ill early Sunday, died Tuesday at St. George's Hospital in London, said a statement on behalf of the family. "Corin was at the heart of our family and so many friends," the statement said. "We will miss him so very much." Redgrave suffered a heart attack and collapsed at a political rally for the homeless in June 2005. He responded after a period of hospitalization and was released. Four years earlier, he had been treated for prostate cancer. A familiar stage presence in...

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