Articles Tagged 'Natasha Richardson'

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WATCH: The Five Greatest British Acting Families of All Time

Call it nepotism, or call it good genes. From the Barrymores to the Bridges family, the Fondas to the Douglases, talented families have dominated Hollywood since its inception. And Britain has its own share of gifted acting dynasties, but who is the greatest ever? That’s the question Siobhan Thompson set out to answer in the […]

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10 British Acting Families (Who Are Not the Redgraves)

This week Doctor Who fans will get to see mother-daughter duo Dame Diana Rigg and Rachael Stirling in “The Crimson Horror.” The actresses will also be playing a mother-daughter pair in the show with Rigg as Winifred Gillyflower and Stirling as Ada Gillyflower. This is not the first British family affair in show business, let […]

Liam Neeson Reveals Grief Over Wife Natasha Richardson’s Death

For the first time, actor Liam Neeson has opened up about the 2009 death of his wife, British actress Natasha Richardson, in the new edition of Esquire Magazine on which he graces the cover. The Northern Irish star, whose veteran career is hotter than ever after the blockbuster success of 2008’s Taken, says (via The […]

2009 In Review: Anglophenia’s Top 10 UK Stories

2009 has finally come to a close, and New Year’s can’t come quickly enough. This was a rancid year, with the economy in shambles, people getting laid off left and right, and thoughts of hope sliding into malaise. In the world of pop culture, things were hardly any more pleasant. In a year in which […]

Video Clip: Natasha Richardson’s Performance in Cabaret

In 1998, Natasha Richardson won a Tony for her role as Sally Bowles in a Sam Mendes-directed revival of Cabaret on Broadway. Many questioned whether she could actually perform the role, especially in the shadow of Liza Minnelli‘s iconic, Oscar-winning portrayal in the 1972 film. But she proved revelatory, as the reviews demonstrated: “You would […]

Natasha Richardson, Jade Goody: Two Sad Tragedies Unfolding

8:11 PM EST UPDATE: Liam Neeson and family have released a statement confirming the passing of Natasha Richardson. 3:31 PM EST UPDATE: TMZ is reporting that Natasha has been pulled off life support. A sad ending to a devastating story. One woman’s death seems so assured that magazines have already released “In Loving Memory” tributes. […]

Conflicting Reports About Natasha Richardson’s Status After Ski Accident

The New York Post is reporting that actress Natasha Richardson – daughter of Vanessa Redgrave and wife of Liam Neeson – is “brain-dead” after suffering injuries in a ski accident outside Montreal. However, TMZ says “Richardson is sedated and suffering from brain swelling – but is not brain dead.” There had been much confusion as […]