By now, everybody knows Natasha has died, because of a critical head injury caused by a stupid skiing accident. Why am I writing about it? Because I feel sooo sad. And I've been like this for the past 2 days ever since the accident happened.
I hear she was a great stage actress. She also had lots of low-key film roles. She was the daughter of (my brilliant) Vanessa Redgrave and film director Tony Richardson. She was married to Liam Neeson and had two boys. She was the sister of Joely Richardson (Nip/Tuck).
I am the type of person that spends hours on imdb looking in people's bios and careers and awards. As a Vanessa Redgrave fan, I discovered Natasha many many years ago and I was constantly reading about her. I would be lying to say that I was also a fan of hers; I don't know her career that well to be able to say that.
What I can say: it was enough to see her in a single role or in an interview to realize that she seemed to be such a beautiful kind person. Just look at this photo; there was something so warm, lovely, kind about her person, something that would make you want to meet her or be a friend. So I feel very very sorry about her death based mostly on the person I imagined her to be. And also because I somehow feel this tragedy is going to destroy her mother (I really hope I'm wrong).
Rest in peace!