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3/19/09 - Natasha Richardson 1963 - 2009 - Obituaries, Features, Remembrances [revised]

New York Times

Natasha Richardson, 45, Stage and Film Star, Dies
Ms. Richardson, a Tony Award-winner, melded glamorous celebrity with the bloodline of theater royalty.
* Slide Show

New York Daily News

Richardson dead after brain injury
Tony-Award winning actress Natasha Richardson died at a Manhattan hospital Wednesday night after her "shocked and devastated family" took her off life support.

Natasha: Her life & legacy onstage
A family spokesperson has confirmed that Natasha Richardson has died from her brain injury. We at the News look back at the Tony-winner's vibrant career from early beginnings to now.


Linda Winer: Richardson's indelible legacy in New York theater

New York Post

Grief as Natasha dies
Kin make tragic choice to take star off life support
* Video: Natasha Richardson Dead At 45


Spokesman: Actress Natasha Richardson Has Died

Richardson Leaves Behind Family, Extensive Career


Natasha Richardson Dies at 45
According to columnist Liz Smith, family members of Natasha Richardson were left with no choice but to take the actress off life support at 1:30 p.m. Richardson allegedly went brain dead sometime after suffering a critical brain injury while skiing in Canada on Monday and she was transported to New York yesterday.

Time Out New York Upstaged Blog

Natasha Richardson: a brief look back
Richardson in Cabaret Natasha Richardson took risks. A different kind of actor, and a different kind of woman, might have gone in for mere glamor, trading on the strength of her dynastic status and the idiosyncratic loveliness of her face—elfin with a glint of steel. But her elegance had substance, and on stage she never coasted....

Goodbye, Natasha Richardson
Natasha Richardson is dead at 45.

New York Magazine Vulture Blog

Natasha Richardson, 1963-2009
Sad news to pass along. The family of Natasha Richardson just released the following statement through their publicist: "Liam Neeson, his sons, 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." [The Wrap]

Associated Press

Natasha Richardson Dies After Fall on Ski Slope
Natasha Richardson, a gifted and precocious heiress to acting royalty whose career highlights included the film ''Patty Hearst'' and a Tony-winning performance in a stage revival of ''Cabaret,'' died Wednesday at age 45 after suffering a head injury during a beginners' ski lesson.

Richardson Was a True Daughter of the Theater
Natasha Richardson starred on Broadway in a quintet of strikingly different productions -- each one demonstrating why the actress was a true daughter of the theater, a worthy member of an illustrious acting dynasty.

Natasha Richardson Mourned as a 'Wonderful Woman'
Tributes have begun to pour in from across the show business generations for Natasha Richardson, the Tony Award-winning actress who died after suffering a head injury on a ski slope.


Natasha Richardson dies after ski fall
Award-winning actress Natasha Richardson, a member of Britain's Redgrave acting dynasty, died on Wednesday at age 45 after a suffering a severe brain injury in a skiing accident in Canada earlier this week.


Actress Natasha Richardson Dies at 45 Following Canadian Skiing Accident
Natasha Richardson, an actress of stage and screen who won a Tony Award in 1998 for her role in the Broadway musical “Cabaret,” died from injuries sustained in a ski accident. She was 45.

USA Today

Natasha Richardson dies at 45 after ski accident

Gardner: Remembering Natasha Richardson, 1963-2009


Natasha Richardson dies in N.Y.
Actress sustained brain damage in ski accident

Hollywood Reporter

Natasha Richardson
Natasha Richardson, star of film, television and stage -- where she earned a Tony in 1998 for her performance as Sally Bowles in "Cabaret" -- has died.


* PHOTO CALL: Remembering Tony Winner Natasha Richardson
* Natasha Richardson, Tony-Winning Actress, Dies Following Skiing Accident


* Tony Award Winner Natasha Richardson Dies at 45


*Tony Award Winner Natasha Richardson Dies at 45

Washington Post

Natasha Richardson Dies at 45
Actress suffered fatal head injuries after falling during a ski lesson.

Chicago Tribune

Natasha Richardson dies at 45; award-winning actress from famous theatrical family

Los Angeles Times

Natasha Richardson dies after accident
The wife of actor Liam Neeson and member of the Redgrave theatrical family was 45.
* Delayed bleeding to blame?
* Photos: 1963-2009

Los Angeles Times Culture Monster Blog

Natasha Richardson: An appreciation

The Guardian

Natasha Richardson dies aged 45
Stage and screen actor suffered serious head injuries following fall at ski resort in Canada

Escaping the family's fame
Natasha Richardson, who has died aged 45, came from one of Britain's most famous acting dynasties

Natasha Richardson dies aged 45
Gallery: Natasha Richardson has died in a New York hospital following a skiing accident

Natasha Richardson: A twinkle and a sparkle that has left the world
Directors and stars from stage and screen pay tribute to actor hailed as one of a kind

The Guardian Performing Arts Blog

Michael Billington: Natasha Richardson's death is a tragedy for theatre
The death of Natasha Richardson in a skiing accident leads me to think of her many fine stage performances – and the roles she'll never play

Daily Telegraph

Natasha Richardson dies: British theatre goers will mourn death
As we mourn the tragic death in New York of Natasha Richardson, British theatre-goers will also be lamenting the fact that we saw her too rarely on stage in this country.

The Times UK

Actress Natasha Richardson dies in NY hospital
The actor Liam Neeson said he was shocked and devastated by the death of his wife after a freak skiing accident in Canada
* Obituary: Natasha Richardson
* Ken Russell - I loved her unashamedly
* Pictures: Natasha Richardson
* America offered a chance to flee acting dynasty

The Independent

As her family held vigil, she slipped quietly away
Natasha Richardson's life support machine switched off three days after skiing accident in Canada
* Final curtain falls on a love affair begun on the stage

The Stage UK

Natasha Richardson dies aged 45
Actress Natasha Richardson has died after suffering head injuries in a skiing accident.

The Stage UK - Blogs

Mark Shenton: A too early goodbye…
It was on Tuesday morning that I first read about Natasha Richardson’s skiing accident in Canada the day before on this site, with the posting of a short news story here. The report said that “the seriousness of the...


Natasha Richardson Dies After Skiing Accident, 45
London-born stage and screen actress Natasha Richardson (pictured) – the daughter of Vanessa Redgrave and wife of Liam Neeson – was confirmed dead last night (18 March 2009) in New York after sustaining a head injury during a skiing ho...

Whatsonstage.com - Blogs

Michael Coveney: Natasha leaves lasting memories
Although not exactly a mummy’s girl, Natasha Richardson, who has died after a freak skiing accident, was most definitely Vanessa Redgrave’s daughter, from first to last.