09:45 PM EDT 10/21/2013
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 02/21/2010 07:45PM
It was a night to remember for Twi-hards and royal fans at the Orange British Academy Awards in London, as Prince William was announced BAFTA's new President and Kristen Stewart won the "Orange Rising Star" award with Robert Pattinson in the audience.
While Twilight's hot couple arrived separately on the red carpet, both to loud cheers, it was Prince William signing autographs that caused the biggest frenzy on the way in to the star-studded ceremony at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden.
The young royal attended solo – minus girlfriend Kate Middleton – opened the ceremony with a heartfelt speech on his new BAFTA appointment. "This is such a privilege for me," he said adding, "I have to say, there is nothing better than going to see a really good film so this is a great personal thrill for me."
Prince William follows in the footsteps of his grandfather in accepting the high-profile arts role.
Originally posted 03/27/2009 09:05AM
Joely Richardson is immersing herself in her craft after the sudden death of her older sister, Natasha.
The actress, 44, said her final goodbyes to her sister Sunday. On Thursday, she was back on the London set of her latest project, a remake of The Day of the Triffids, a rep for Richardson confirms to PEOPLE.
Filming is due to wrap up next month. Joely plays the lead female role of opposite Dougray Scott in the two-part sci-fi drama based on John Wyndham's novel.
Originally posted 03/23/2009 12:40PM
Vanessa Redgrave's performance of The Year of
Magical Thinking has been postponed following the funeral of her daughter Natasha Richardson, EW.com reports.
The one-woman show, based on the experiences of writer Joan Didion after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack, was set for April 27 in the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, in New York City. A new date will likely be set by Friday, according to a cathedral representative. The church is working with the family to add a special memoriam for Richardson to the show.
– Michael Y. Park
Originally posted 03/22/2009 06:00PM
Family and friends of Natasha Richardson said their final goodbye to the star of stage and film during a funeral at St. Peter's Church in Millbrook, N.Y., on Sunday.
Under bright sun on a cold spring day, Richardson's husband Liam Neeson, their sons, Micheal, 13, and Daniel, 12, her mother Vanessa Redgrave, her sister Joely Richardson and friends Uma Thurman, Ralph Fiennes and Mia Farrow arrived at St. Peter's Church at 2:30 p.m.
Neeson, looking somber in a dark suit and sunglasses, briefly posed for photographers with his family before walking to the hearse, where he was the first to put his hand on the mahogany casket, which he and six other pallbearers carried to the church.
Originally posted 02/12/2004 10:44AM
ADMITTED: Art Garfunkel, one half of the 1960s folk-rock duo Simon and Garfunkel, has copped to a guilty plea after he was charged with marijuana possession, the Associated Press reports. The singer made the plea on Feb. 4 and paid $200 in fines. Garfunkel was busted in upstate New York on Jan. 17, when the limo he was riding in was pulled over for speeding, and officers then discovered 6 grams of pot in Garfunkel's jacket pocket.
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