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Natasha Richardson Biography

Birth Name:
Natasha Jane Richardson
Birth Place:
London, England
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Made her film debut at age 4 in 1968's The Charge of the Light Brigade, which starred her mother, Vanessa Redgrave, and was directed by her father, Tony Richardson
  • Made her West End debut in Anton Chekhov's The Seagull in 1985, opposite her mother and Jonathan Pryce
  • Met husband Liam Neeson while doing the play Anna Christie together on Broadway in 1993
  • Played daughter to her real-life mother in 2007's Evening
  • Played real-life people several times in her career: Mary Shelley in Gothic (1986); Patricia Hearst in Patty Hearst (1988); and Zelda Fitzgerald in the TV-movie Zelda (1993)
  • Suffered a fatal head injury while skiing in Canada on March 16, 2009; she passed away two days later