This is neither the time nor place, as I see it, to go all maudlin about what a loss the entertainment world has suffered. The sharks always get let out of the cage pretty early on when tragedies like this happen, it seems. Entertainers have been given a great opportunity, in that they can let their work speak for themselves when they've gone. Alas, this is not always a good thing, but it is very much that in the case of Natasha Richardson, who surely would have had decades of more good work ahead of her. Her untimely death is a huge loss to her husband, actor Liam Neeson, their two sons, the rest of her family, and friends.
Natasha Richardson, in her own words
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But as she gathered up the hem of her pale pink evening gown to negotiate the steps, she unwittingly flashed her flesh-coloured underwear at the assembled photographers. Richardson, the daughter of thespians Tony Richardson and Vanessa Redgrave, and the wife of actor Liam Neeson, was unaware of her style faux pas and beamed away for the cameras. Natasha Richardson: Tributes flood in. Natasha Richardson's family 'devastated'.
Natasha more than just a flash in the pan
The Independent revisits the life of a notable figure. This week: Natasha Richardson, actor, from Friday 20 March She had a penchant for playing edgy, volatile women with unsuspected complexities — notable portrayals included the title roles in the play Anna Christie and the film Patty Hearst , and the heroines of The Seagull , Suddenly Last Summer , Zelda [Fitzgerald], Cabaret and A Streetcar Named Desire. She had a distinguished pedigree as part of a great theatrical dynasty — her parents were the actress Vanessa Redgrave and the director Tony Richardson, her aunt was Lynn Redgrave, her uncle Corin Redgrave and her grandparents were Sir Michael Redgrave and Rachel Kempson.
Beloved British actress Natasha Richardson , who tragically died in a skiing accident in Canada in March, has left the bulk of her estate to her actor husband Liam Neeson. However, in her last will and testament she also remembered several close friends, setting aside chunks of cash for each, it has been reported. Natasha , who is the daughter of Vanessa Redgrave and Tony Richardson , wrote her last will and testament in The executors of the estate were listed as husband Neeson and close actor friend Aidan Quinn.