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Natasha Richardson (1963–2009)


Natasha Richardson made her feature film debut as Mary Shelley in Ken Russell's Gothic (1986). Her performance caught the attention of director Paul Schrader, who cast her in the title role in Patty Hearst (1988). Since then, Ms. Richardson achieved notable success in such films as Pat O'Connor's A Month in the Country (1987), Roland Joffé's Fat ... See full bio »

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 2007 The Mastersons of Manhattan (TV Movie)
Victoria Masterson
 2002 Waking Up in Reno
Darlene Dodd
 2001 Haven (TV Movie)
Ruth Gruber
 2001 Blow Dry
Shelley Allen
 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Fiona Havisham
- Fatal Caper (1996) ... Fiona Havisham
 1996 1914-1918 (TV Mini-Series)
- Slaughter (1996) ... (voice)
- Total War (1996) ... (voice)
- Mutiny (1996) ... (voice)
 1994 Nell
Paula Olsen
 1993 Zelda (TV Movie)
Zelda Fitzgerald
 1992 Hostages (TV Movie)
Jill Morrell
 1991 Past Midnight
Laura Mathews
 1990 The Handmaid's Tale
Kate / Offred
 1987 A Month in the Country
Alice Keach
 1987 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Regina
- Ghosts (1987) ... Regina
 1987 Worlds Beyond (TV Series)
Samantha Stanway
- The Barrington Case (1987) ... Samantha Stanway
 1985 Screen Two (TV Series)
Jilly
- In the Secret State (1985) ... Jilly
 1984 Oxbridge Blues (TV Series)
Gabriella
- The Muse (1984) ... Gabriella
 1984 Ellis Island (TV Mini-Series)
Young whore
 1983 Every Picture Tells a Story
Miss Bridle
 1973 High Crime
Girl playing hopscotch (uncredited)
 1968 The Charge of the Light Brigade
Flower girl at wedding (uncredited)
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Under the direction of Trevor Nunn she appeared at London's Almeida Theatre's first production following their refurbishment, as "Ellida" in Henrik Ibsen's "The Lady From the Sea" in May 2003. This was a role that Richardson's mother, Vanessa Redgrave, played 25 years ago. See more »

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3 Interviews | 60 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[in an interview with The Telegraph in February 2003] I used to be much more ambitious. I don't feel ambitious at all now in terms of using work as a stepping stone to somewhere else, but I do feel an enormous thirst to do work that I care about. I don't think I've ever played a part on film that has given me the opportunity to do what I've been able to do on stage. See more »

Trivia:

On March 16, 2009, she received a serious head injury during a private beginner's skiing lesson at Mont-Tremblant, 80 miles outside Montreal. She appeared to be fine, and initially refused treatment. That afternoon, she developed a headache and was taken to Centre Hospitalier Laurentien, in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec. That evening, she was transferred to the ICU at Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur in ... See more »

Nickname:

Tasha

Star Sign:

Taurus

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