The actress died Wednesday after sustaining a head injury from a fall.
Wired PR News – British actress Natasha Richardson has died after sustaining a head injury in a skiing accident. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the gifted star, and member of the famous Redgrave dynasty, passed away on Wednesday after being transferred to a hospital in New York from Montreal.
A publicist for Richardson’s husband Liam Neeson, Alan Nierob, is quoted by the AP as releasing the written statement, “Liam Neeson, his sons (Micheal, 13, and 12-year-old Daniel), and the entire family are shocked and devastated by the tragic death of their beloved Natasha… They are profoundly grateful for the support, love and prayers of everyone, and ask for privacy during this very difficult time.”
Richardson became injured after falling on a beginner’s ski trail in Canada. She reportedly initially seemed ok after the fall, but fell ill approximately one hour later, and was hospitalized.
Richardson is the daughter of Vanessa Redgrave and sister of “Nip/Tuck” star Joely Richardson. She has appeared in films such as “The Parent Trap” and “Evening.”
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