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Posted March 18, 2009 - 06:10 PM

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Actress Natasha Richardson fell Monday while skiing
Richardson appeared fine, but became ill soon after
Actress, 45, was daughter of Vanessa Redgrave, wife of Liam Neeson
Family says they are "shocked and devastated," thank all for support


NEW YORK (CNN) -- Natasha Richardson, a film star, Tony-winning stage actress and member of the famed Redgrave acting family, died Wednesday after suffering injuries in a ski accident, according to a family statement. She was 45.

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Natasha Richardson fell on a beginners' slope in Canada.

Richardson, wife of actor Liam Neeson, was injured Monday in a fall on a ski slope at a Quebec resort about 80 miles northwest of Montreal.

Richardson's family released a statement saying, "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."

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Richardson had two sons with husband Liam Neeson.

According to a statement from Mont Tremblant Ski Resort, Richardson fell during a lesson on a beginners' trail.

"She did not show any visible sign of injury, but the ski patrol followed strict procedures and brought her back to the bottom of the slope and insisted she should see a doctor," the statement said.

Richardson, accompanied by her instructor, returned to her hotel, but about an hour after the fall was "not feeling good," the statement said. An ambulance was called, and Richardson was taken to a local hospital before being transferred to Hopital du Sacre-Coeur in Montreal. From there she was transferred to Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

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Richardson was practically born to perform. Her grandfather, Sir Michael Redgrave, was a famed British actor. Her mother, Vanessa Redgrave, is an Oscar-winning actress, and her father, the late director Tony Richardson, helmed such films as "Look Back in Anger," "The Entertainer" and the Oscar-winning "Tom Jones."
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Wow, so sad, such a horrible accident. RIP.

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Posted March 18, 2009 - 06:14 PM

Very Sad.
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Posted March 18, 2009 - 06:20 PM

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Posted March 18, 2009 - 06:21 PM

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Posted March 18, 2009 - 06:22 PM

She was the mom in Parent Trap
RIP :(

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Posted March 18, 2009 - 07:06 PM

^dang loved that movie...

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Posted March 18, 2009 - 08:00 PM

She was the mom in Parent Trap
RIP :(

Oh [expletive], no wonder her name looked familiar. I just saw the movie again a few days ago too. Rest in peace.

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Posted March 18, 2009 - 08:27 PM

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Posted March 19, 2009 - 02:40 AM

I thought she would recover... RIP
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Posted March 19, 2009 - 05:20 AM

R.I.P. :(

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Posted March 19, 2009 - 10:58 AM

R.I.P, Tragic story.
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Posted March 19, 2009 - 02:04 PM

I thought she would recover.

Most people following the situation thought so as well, but when suddenly they announced she was brain dead, I was just shocked. Such an unfortunate accident.

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Posted March 19, 2009 - 04:08 PM

Very Sad.
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Posted March 19, 2009 - 05:16 PM

R.I.P =[
I feel really bad for her two sons, ages 12 & 13.





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