Natasha Richardson 1963-2009

Natasha Richardson: Her Life & Loves

With her tragic death, take a look back at the actress's world as a devoted wife, mother and activist

ALL THAT MATTERED

Life was all about family and friends for Richardson and Neeson (on vacation in Saint-Tropez in 2005), who split their time between an apartment in New York City and a country house in upstate New York. "I love to cook," the actress, who recently appeared as a judge on Top Chef, once told PEOPLE. "That's my passion."