Tony Award winner Natasha Richardson dies 45

Natasha RichardsonNatasha Jane Richardson (May, 11 1963 – March 18, 2009) was a British actress known for her performances on stage and screen. She was a member of the Redgrave family and the daughter of the actress Vanessa Redgrave and the director/producer Tony Richardson. Richardson rose to international stardom with her Tony award-winning performance as Sally Bowles in the musical play Cabaret in New York City on Broadway in 1998.

Death of Natasha Richardson
Natasha Richardson died after skiing accident. Her life-support equipment had been disconnected a day after the accident.
Natasha Richardson was 45 years old at the time of her death.

At approximately 7:00 pm, New York time, Liam Neeson’s publicist issued this statement to the press:

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.