Natasha Richardson

Natasha Richardson

Highest Rated: 94% Widows' Peak (1994)

Lowest Rated: 13% Waking Up in Reno (2002)

Birthday: May 11, 1963

Birthplace: London, England, UK

A scion of the Redgrave acting dynasty, Natasha Richardson offered impressive performances in a handful of film and television appearances, often employing a flawless American accent despite her proper British upbringing. Though she made her acting debut when she was just four years old, Richardson officially began her career doing regional theater in London and Leeds, where she delivered a sterling performance in "The Seagull" (1985). Much like her famous mother, Vanessa Redgrave, Richardson managed to avoid working alongside her own sibling, actress Joely Richardson, for the better part of her career. She also eschewed wanting to be identified with the family name, choosing instead to carve out an identity of her own. Richardson ultimately succeeded, becoming an acclaimed actress in her own right by delivering strong and memorable performances in both critically acclaimed fare like "Cabaret" (1998) and "Haven" (CBS, 2001), as well as in high-profile studio projects like "The Parent Trap" (1998) and "Maid in Manhattan" (2002). Not long after appearing with her mother in the films "The White Countess" (2005) and "Evening" (2007), the 45-year-old Richardson died tragically after being injured in a skiing accident in March 2009, leaving behind her husband, actor Liam Neeson, and their two young sons. Taken far too young, Richardson nevertheless left an indelible mark on the worlds of stage and screen, touching all who knew her personally and the fans who had enjoyed her elegant work as an actress.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
77% 70% The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest Ruth Mallory (Voice) $873.6K 2010
41% 61% Wild Child Mrs. Kingsley (Character) $49.8K 2008
27% 48% Evening Constance (Character) $12.4M 2007
36% 42% Asylum Stella (Character) $374.9K 2005
49% 50% The White Countess Countess Sofia Belinskya (Character) $1.7M 2005
13% 31% Waking Up in Reno Darlene Dodd (Character) $261.6K 2002
38% 43% Maid in Manhattan Caroline Lane (Character) $93.8M 2002
26% 40% Chelsea Walls Mary (Character) $59.7K 2001
No Score Yet 61% Haven Ruth Gruber (Character) - 2001
19% 55% Blow Dry Shelley (Character) $637.8K 2001
86% 70% The Parent Trap Elizabeth "Liz" James (Character) $66.3M 1998
94% 51% Widows' Peak Mrs. Edwina Broome (Character) $6.2M 1994
55% 64% Nell Paula Olsen (Character) $31.7M 1994
No Score Yet 67% Hostages Jill Morrell (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zelda Zelda Fitzgerald (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet 82% Suddenly, Last Summer Catharine Holly (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet 70% The Favor, the Watch and the Very Big Fish Sybil (Character) $160.3K 1991
No Score Yet 35% Past Midnight Laura Mathews (Character) - 1991
47% 61% The Comfort of Strangers Mary (Character) - 1990
32% 43% The Handmaid's Tale Kate/Offred (Character) $1.2M 1990
47% 45% Fat Man and Little Boy Jean Tatlock (Character) $3.3M 1989
50% 47% Patty Hearst Patricia Hearst (Character) $984K 1988
83% 72% A Month in the Country Alice Keach (Character) - 1987
50% 49% Gothic Mary Shelley (Character) $32.1K 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ghosts Regina (Character) - 1986

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Haven Unknown (Character) 2001
82% 98% Tales From the Crypt Unknown (Character) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Unknown (Guest Star) 1985

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