Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Natasha Richardon dies from skiing accident

Daughter of legendary stage actress Vanessa Redgrave, Natasha Richardson has just died from a head injury which happened during a skiing lesson in Quebec. Liam Neeson, her husband of 14 years, was filming 'Chloe' in Toronto.
I first admired them in their sensistive performances in "Nell" and have enjoyed their different roles ever since(Parent Trap, Maid in Manhattan). They were married in a Catholic Mass in their home in upstate New York in 1994, the year they appeared in "Nell" which explains their dynamic onscreen chemistry. Natasha had her mother's flair for drama and a touch of class one rarely sees in Hollywood. May she rest in peace.

Liam Neeson has recently narrated the Way of the Cross with his resonant Northern Irish brogue to benefit the Redemptorists. According to Catholic News Service:
“I had heard about the Redemptorists and their missionary work in the Amazon rain forest of Brazil and in the slums of Lagos and Ibadan, Nigeria,” Liam Neeson said in a press release. “I was moved to help because the Redemptorists are living the Gospel message in some of the poorest parts of the world, offering hope to families who have been forgotten or abandoned.”
The couple have two sons.
May God help them through this tragedy.

1 comment:

Danny said...

May God give Liam and his family the "Peace that Passes Understanding"