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Natasha Richardson

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.

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May 11, 1963 In London, England, United Kingdom
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Charge of the Light Brigade 1968-04-10
Latest Project:
Movie The Wildest Dream 2010-08-06
Known For
Poster of Wild Child
Poster of Waking Up in Reno
Poster of Maid in Manhattan
Poster of Charlie Rose
Movie The Wildest Dream Ruth Mallory (voice) 2010-08-06
Movie Wild Child Mrs. Kingsley 2008-08-15
Movie Mastersons of Manhattan Victoria Masterson 2007-01-01
Movie Evening Constance Haverford 2007-06-09
Movie Asylum Stella Raphael 2005-09-09
Movie The White Countess Countess Sofia Belinskya 2005-10-30
Series The Reichen Show Unknown 2005-11-11
Movie Chelsea Walls Mary 2002-04-19
Movie Maid in Manhattan Caroline Lane 2002-12-13
Movie Waking Up in Reno Darlene Dodd 2002-12-13
Movie Haven Ruth Gruber 2001-02-11
Movie Blow Dry Shelley Allen 2001-03-01
Movie The Parent Trap Elizabeth James 1998-07-28
Movie The Good, The Bad, and the Beautiful Herself 1996-03-17
Series The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century Vera Brittain 1996-11-10
Movie Nell Dr. Paula Olsen 1994-12-23
Movie Widows' Peak Edwina Broome 1994-05-13
Movie Suddenly, Last Summer Catharine Holly 1993-01-06
Movie Zelda Zelda Fitzgerald 1993-11-06
Movie Hostages Jill Morrell 1992-09-23
Movie The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish Sybil 1991-05-01
Movie Past Midnight Laura Mathews 1991-01-01
Series Charlie Rose Self (Charlie Rose archive footage 8/15/05) 1991-09-30
Movie The Comfort of Strangers Mary 1990-01-01
Movie The Handmaid's Tale Kate / Offred 1990-02-15
Series Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1989-06-10
Movie Fat Man and Little Boy Jean Tatlock 1989-10-20
Movie Patty Hearst Patricia Hearst 1988-09-23
Movie Ghosts Unknown 1987-06-14
Movie A Month in the Country Alice Keach 1987-01-01
Movie Gothic Mary Shelley 1986-11-30
Series Sherlock Holmes Violet Hunter 1984-04-24
Movie Every Picture Tells a Story Miss Bridle 1984-12-01
Movie High Crime Girl Playing Hopscotch (uncredited) 1973-08-12
Series Great Performances Catharine Holly 1971-01-28
Movie The Charge of the Light Brigade Flower Girl at Wedding (Uncredited) 1968-04-10