Natasha Richardson

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Richardson in 2008, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Natasha Jane Richardson

Date of Birth: 11 May, 1963

Place of Birth: Marylebone, London, England, U.K.

Date of Death: March 18, 2009

Place of Death: New York City, New York, U.S.

Ethnicity: English

Natasha Richardson was an English actress. She was the daughter of director Tony Richardson (Cecil Antonio Richardson) and actress Vanessa Redgrave. She was the sister of actress Joely Richardson. Her uncle was actor Corin Redgrave, her aunt was actress Lynn Redgrave, her maternal grandparents were actors Michael Redgrave and Rachel Kempson, and her great-grandparents were actors Roy Redgrave and Margaret Scudamore. Natasha was married to actor Liam Neeson, until her death. The couple has two children, including actor Micheál Richardson (Michael Neeson).

Natasha died in 2009, from an Epidural hematoma, after a skiing accident in Québec.

Natasha’s paternal grandfather was Clarence Albert Richardson (the son of John Richardson and Ada). Clarence was born in Hayfield, Derbyshire, England. John was the son of Mary.

Natasha’s paternal grandmother was Elsie Evans Campion (the daughter of George Campion and Elizabeth). Elsie was born in Hartlepool, Durham, England.

Natasha’s maternal grandfather was Michael Redgrave (Michael Scudamore Redgrave, the son of Roy Redgrave, born George Ellsworthy Redgrave, and of Margaret Scudamore, born Daisy Bertha Mary Scudamore). Michael was born in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. George was the son of George Augustus Redgrave and Zoe Beatrice Elsworthy Pym. Daisy was the daughter of William George Scudamore and Clara Linington.

Natasha’s maternal grandmother was Rachel Kempson (the daughter of Eric William Edward Kempson and Beatrice Hamilton Ashwell). Rachel was born in Totnes, Devon, England. Eric was the son of Frederick Robertson Kempson and Julia Madeleine Jay. Beatrice was the daughter of Laurence Thomas Ashwell and Henrietta Maria Kingham.

Source: Genealogy of Natasha Richardson –

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