Oscar-nominated Irish actress Joyce Redman has died at the age of 96.
The star passed away in Kent, England on Thursday (10May12) following a short battle with pneumonia, according to her actor son Crispin Redman.
She is best known for playing Emilia alongside Dame Maggie Smith and Sir Laurence Olivier in the 1965 movie version of Othello, a role which earned her an Academy Award nomination for best supporting actress.
Redman was also nominated for an Oscar in 1963 for the adventure comedy Tom Jones.
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