TITLE: SHAKESPEARE FOR MY FATHER
AUTHOR: LYNN REDGRAVE
THE BOTTOM LINE: At 50, a gifted daughter still yearns unrequitedly for the approval of her remote, now dead, genius father.
In what Lynn Redgrave recalls as a characteristic family photograph, her father Michael and sister Vanessa posed exquisitely in front while the workaday members of the family -- Lynn, her brother Corin and mother Rachel Kempson -- stood demurely behind. She doesn't come out and say so, but the grouping was painfully apt. While acting seems to be a genetic imperative for the clan (five generations have worked in the...