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Natasha Richardson

Natasha Jane Richardson (11 May 1963 – 18 March 2009) was an English actress of stage and screen. A member of the Redgrave family, she was the daughter of actress Vanessa Redgrave and director/producer Tony Richardson and the granddaughter of Michael Redgrave and Rachel Kempson. Early in her career, she portrayed Mary Shelley and Patty Hearst in feature films, and she received critical acclaim and a Theatre World Award for her Broadway debut in the 1993 revival of Anna Christie. She won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, and the Outer Critics Circle Award for her performance as Sally Bowles in the 1998 Broadway revival of Cabaret. Some of her notable films included Patty Hearst (1988), The Handmaid's Tale (1990), Nell (1994), The Parent Trap (1998) and Maid in Manhattan (2002). Her first marriage to filmmaker Robert Fox ended in divorce in 1992. In 1994, she married renowned movie star Liam Neeson, whom she had met when the two appeared in Anna Christie. The couple had two sons, Micheál and Daniel. Richardson's father died of AIDS-related causes in 1991. She helped raise millions of

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First Ambulance Call to Richardson Aborted

First Ambulance Call to Richardson Aborted

The first paramedics who responded to Natasha Richardson were turned away, presumably because the actress felt fine at the time ... which raises the question -- was the fall more serious than… READ MORE >

Liam Neeson, Vanessa Redgrave Return Home

Liam Neeson, Vanessa Redgrave Return Home

Liam Neeson graciously waved to well-wishers as he went home Wednesday night, after the death of his wife Natasha Richardson.Natasha's mother, Vanessa Redgrave, also returned home after a very… READ MORE >

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Family: Natasha Richardson Is Dead

Family: Natasha Richardson Is Dead

Liam Neeson and his family have just released the following statement about the passing of Natasha Richardson: "Liam Neeson, his sons, and the entire family are shocked and devastated by the… READ MORE >

- 2079 days ago
Lauren Bacall Visits Richardson in Hospital

Lauren Bacall Visits Richardson in Hospital

Lauren Bacall was spotted going to the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York to visit Natasha Richardson about an hour ago. According to columnist Liz Smith, Richardson was taken off life support today… READ MORE >

- 2079 days ago
Natasha Richardson -- Life Support Plug Pulled

Natasha Richardson -- Life Support Plug Pulled

Natasha Richardson has been taken off life support, according to NYC legendary columnist, Liz Smith.Smith has extremely close ties to the whole Broadway scene and is certainly in a position to… READ MORE >

- 2079 days ago
Richardson's Ambulance Ride Confirms Condition

Richardson's Ambulance Ride Confirms Condition

TMZ has obtained information about Natasha Richardson's ambulance ride in New York to Lenox Hill Hospital -- she was "unconscious," her pupils "non-reactive," her skin was "pale" and she was… READ MORE >

- 2080 days ago
Natasha -- Only a Matter of Time?

Natasha -- Only a Matter of Time?

Natasha Richardson may be alive, but only in the most technical of medical terms, according to various reports.Family friends are telling a variety of news sources Richardson is in fact brain dead… READ MORE >

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Redgrave Visits Richardson in Hospital

Redgrave Visits Richardson in Hospital

Vanessa Redgrave went to Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City on Tuesday night to visit her daughter, Natasha Richardson.Richardson was injured Monday while skiing in Canada and was flown to New… READ MORE >

- 2080 days ago
Natasha Richardson Flown to New Hospital

Natasha Richardson Flown to New Hospital

UPDATE 2:00 PM ET -- The hospital tells TMZ Richardson is sedated and suffering from brain swelling -- but, contrary to some reports, is not brain dead. We can't confirm the accuracy of the… READ MORE >

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Details of Natasha Richardson's Ski Accident

Details of Natasha Richardson's Ski Accident

We now know what happened to Natasha Richardson on the ski slope when she was critically hurt yesterday, suffering a brain injury.We're told she was having a private lesson on a green slope… READ MORE >

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