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Originally posted 03/16/2015 03:30PM
Micheál Neeson, the teenage son of Liam Neeson and Natasha Richardson, has said in his first-ever interview that he descended into a "dark" world of alcohol and drug abuse after the death of his mother in 2009.
Originally posted 02/28/2014 10:00AM
Liam Neeson recently opened up to 60 Minutes about the sudden death of his wife, Natasha Richardson in 2009, but now the actor is saying the edited version of the interview left out one important detail.
Originally posted 02/24/2014 10:00AM
Five years after Natasha Richardson's tragic death stemming from a skiing accident, Liam Neeson is speaking out.
Originally posted 02/15/2011 06:30PM
At first, Liam Neeson didn't know how to cope with the grief that hit him after the death of his wife, Natasha Richardson.
"I think I survived by running away some. Running away to work," Neeson, 58, says in the March issue of Esquire, on newsstands Feb. 22.
But the distraction only helped for so long. "That's the weird thing about grief," he adds. "You can't prepare for it. You think you're gonna cry and get it over with. You make those plans, but they never work."
Originally posted 05/27/2010 07:00AM
After losing her daughter, Natasha Richardson, last year and her brother and sister in the past two months, Vanessa Redgrave says she has drawn strength from memories – and her rekindled romance with actor Franco Nero, four decades after they first fell in love – to weather the grief of the past year.
"I treasure every single moment I spent with them," the Oscar winner, 73, tells PEOPLE in its upcoming issue, referring to Natasha, who died at 45 in a skiing accident in March 2009; brother Corin, who lost his battle with prostate cancer last month at 70, and sister Lynn, who passed away this month at 67 after a battle with breast cancer.
"I miss them so much," adds Redgrave. "I glory in what all three gave me, and gave to so very many others as well. All three were devoted to their families and gave us, each and every one, from the youngest to the oldest, very happy times, and much to be merry about."
Originally posted 02/11/2010 05:55PM
Friends and family offered heartfelt remembrances of Natasha Richardson at amfAR's starry annual New York gala Wednesday night.
"I remember her laugh," Alan Cumming, who starred with the actress in Cabaret on Broadway, told PEOPLE. "She was really kind to me."
After the late actress' father, Tony Richardson, died of AIDS-related causes in 1991, she devoted herself to helping to fight HIV/AIDS. She joined AmfAR's board of trustess in 2006. In 1999, she was the driving force behind "Unforgettable: Fashion of the Oscars," an auction of Academy Award gowns that raised more than $1.5 million for AIDS research. Richardson died on March 18, 2009 after suffering a fatal brain injury during a skiing accident in Canada.
Those who knew Richardson recalled her as a gracious hostess and accomplished cook. "She made a wonderful Boeuf Bourguignon," said Stanley Tucci, who emceed the event at Cipriani 42nd Street in Manhattan. "You never had a bad meal at Natasha's house."
Originally posted 01/13/2010 02:55PM
AmfAR has announced it will honor the late Natasha Richardson at its annual gala, on Feb. 10, to kick off New York City's Fashion Week.
Richardson's mother, Vanessa Redgrave, along with Meryl Streep and amfAR founding chairman Dr. Mathilde Krim will take part in the tribute. Redgrave and Natasha’s sister, Joely Richardson, are co-chairs of the event.
Richardson joined AmfAR's board of trustess in 2006. In 1999, she was the driving force behind "Unforgettable: Fashion of the Oscars," an auction of Academy Award gowns that raised more than $1.5 million for AIDS research. It was a cause she was passionate about. Her father, the Oscar-winning British film director Tony Richardson (Tom Jones), died of AIDS-related causes in 1991.
Originally posted 12/10/2009 06:20AM
Actress Joely Richardson and her late sister may have been as different as "chalk and cheese," but they were also soulmates – and Joely accepts that there will forever be an empty space in her heart where Natasha used to be.
"We were completely enmeshed in each other," Joely, 44, tells the January issue of Britain's Tatler magazine. "I hadn't lived a day in my life without her. You worry about your children and your elders, but I never imagined such a thing as this. Tash was a given to me."
It was the first time the Nip/Tuck actress has spoken at length about the sudden loss of her sister earlier this year. Natasha died after a skiing accident in Canada in March.
Originally posted 09/23/2009 12:15PM
Liam Neeson, whose wife Natasha Richardson died in March after a skiing accident, recently said he and his two sons are taking each day as it comes.
At a party Monday night to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the theater magazine Playbill, Richardson's aunt Lynn Redgrave echoed Neeson's sentiments.
"Well, we just go on, day by day," the actress, 66, said. "We remember her every day, we'll never forget. She was a bright, bright light in our lives."
Originally posted 05/22/2009 07:40AM
The Cannes Film Festival took a serious turn Thursday night, when Sharon Stone honored the memory of her friend Natasha Richardson at amfAR’s annual Cinema Against AIDS event.
Stone, 51, hosted the annual charity event, held at the Hotel du Cap-Eden Roc on the Cap D'Antibes. The star, who was introduced on stage by studio head Harvey Weinstein, grew teary as she spoke of her friend and co-amfAR worker Richardson, who died in March after a head injury from a skiing accident.
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