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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 Irish actor 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 dollars in the fight against AIDS through the charity amfAR, the American Foundation for AIDS Research. Richardson died in 2009 following a head injury sustained when she fell during a skiing lesson in Quebec.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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 Irish actor 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 dollars in the fight against AIDS through the charity amfAR, the American Foundation for AIDS Research. Richardson died in 2009 following a head injury sustained when she fell during a skiing lesson in Quebec.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Natasha Richardson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 33

Birthday 1963-05-11

Day of Death 2009-03-18

Place of Birth London, England, United Kingdom

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2010 The Wildest Dream as Ruth Mallory (voice)
2008 Wild Child as Mrs. Kingsley
2007 Evening as Constance Haverford
2007 Mastersons of Manhattan as Victoria Masterson
2005 The Reichen Show(1 episode)
2005 The White Countess as Countess Sofia Belinskya
2005 Asylum as Stella Raphael
2002 Maid in Manhattan as Caroline Lane
2002 Waking Up in Reno as Darlene Dodd
2001 Blow Dry as Shelley Allen
2001 Haven as Ruth Gruber
1998 The Parent Trap as Elizabeth James
1996 The Good, The Bad, and the Beautiful as Herself
1994 Nell as Dr. Paula Olsen
1994 Widows' Peak as Edwina Broome
1993 Zelda as Zelda Fitzgerald
1993 Suddenly, Last Summer as Catharine Holly
1993 Hostages as Jill Morrell
1991 The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish as Sybil
1991 Past Midnight as Laura Mathews
1990 The Handmaid's Tale as Kate / Offred
1990 The Comfort of Strangers as Mary
1989 Fat Man and Little Boy as Jean Tatlock
1989 Tales from the Crypt(1 episode)
1988 Patty Hearst as Patricia Hearst
1987 Ghosts
1987 A Month in the Country as Alice Keach
1986 Gothic as Mary Shelley
1984 Every Picture Tells a Story as Miss Bridle
1984 Sherlock Holmes(1 episode)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1973 High Crime as Girl Playing Hopscotch (uncredited)
1968 The Charge of the Light Brigade as Flower Girl at Wedding (Uncredited)

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