Actress Natasha Richardson, seen here at the amfAR Annual New York Gala in January of 2008, is a Tony-award winning British actress who comes from a family of distinguished actresses. She died in New York two days after after she was critically injured in a skiing accident in Quebec on March 16, 2009.
Acting was in her genes. In this Oct. 3, 2000, file photo, British actress Vanessa Redgrave, center, poses with her daughters, actresses Natasha Richardson, left, and Joely Richardson, as they arrive for the opening of the "Typically British" exhibitat Pompidou Center in Paris. Their father is the late director Tony Richardson.
Natasha Richardson and Irish actor Liam Neeson, seen here at the premiere of his new movie "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" in east London, June 19, 2008, have been married since 1994 and have two children.
In this 1998 photo originally released by the Roundabout Theater Company, actress Natasha Richardson performs in the Broadway musical revival "Cabaret." Richardson, 45, died Wednesday March 18, 2009 in New York.
In this June 7, 1998 file photo, actress Natasha Richardson holds her Tony award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical, for her part in the Broadway revival of "Cabaret," backstage at the Tony Awards in New York's Radio City Music Hall.
Liam Neeson, right, and Natasha Richardson, arrive for The Times BFI London Film Festival screening of his new movie "The Other Man," directed by Sir Richard Eyre, in London, Oct. 17, 2008. Richardson won a 1998 Tony Award as Best Actress in a musical for a revival of "Cabaret" and was also nominated for Best Actress in a play in 1993 for a revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Anna Christie."
Actress Natasha Richardson arrives at the New York premiere of her film "Asylum" on Aug. 9, 2005. Richardson starred in the romantic drama as a psychiatrist's wife who falls for a patient at the facility where her husband works.
Actors Ralph Fiennes and Natasha Richardson pose together at a group portrait session of Tony award-winning actors June 1, 2006, at the Shubert Theatre in New York, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Tony Awards. Fiennes won in 1995 for his performance as "Hamlet."
Natasha Richardson arrives for the North American premiere of her new movie "Asylum" at the Tribeca Film Festival, Monday, April 25, 2005, in New York.
Natasha Richardson and Daniel Battsek, president of Miramax, attend a screening of the new film "Venus" Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006, in New York. Richardson is the granddaughter of actor Sir Michael Redgrave and the niece of actress Lynn Redgrave.
Actress Natasha Richardson arrives at the Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice awards at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Wednesday Oct. 10, 2007, in New York. She and her husband Liam Neeson have an estate in suburban New York.
Liam Neeson and Natasha Richardson arrive at the Costume Institute Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Monday, May 2, 2005.
Liam Neeson and wife Natasha Richardson arrive at the premiere of his new film "Gangs of New York" Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, in New York.
Natasha Richardson poses for photographers upon arriving for the premiere of "Pride & Prejudice" in New York, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2005.
Natasha Richardson arrives at the amfAR Rocks benefit for AIDS research in New York City, Monday, Sept. 24, 2007.
Natasha Richardson arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala, in New York on Monday, May 5, 2008.
Phylicia Rashad, Liev Schreiber, and Natasha Richardson announce nominations for the 60th annual Tony Awards in the spring of 2006.
Natasha Richardson and Ralph Fiennes arrive for the premiere of the film "The White Countess" at The Curzon, Mayfair, London, March 19, 2006.
In this Nov. 9, 1998, file photo, actress Natasha Richardson waits in the line to meet Queen Elizabeth II at the Royal Premiere of the film "Parent Trap" at the Odeon cinema in London's Leicester Square.
This image made from video shows Liam Neeson, left, leaving Lenox Hill hospital in the back seat of a car in New York on Wednesday March 18, 2009 shortly after the announcement that his wife actress Natasha Richardson died. Sitting next to Neeson is Richardson's sister, actress Joely Richardson.