Jump to content



Sign up for a free account to remove the pop-up ads

Signing up for an account is fast and free. As a member you can join in the conversation, enter contests and remove the pop-up ads that guests get. Click here to create your free account.

Photo
- - - - -

Sad News about Natasha Richardson - RIP


  • You cannot start a new topic
  • Please log in to reply
33 replies to this topic

#1 of 34 OFFLINE   Scott Strang

Scott Strang

    Screenwriter



  • 1,141 posts
  • Join Date: May 28 1999

Posted March 18 2009 - 12:17 PM

FOXNews.com - Family Shocked, Devastated Over Death of Actress Natasha Richardson - Celebrity Gossip | Entertainment News | Arts And Entertainment

#2 of 34 OFFLINE   Bryan X

Bryan X

    Producer



  • 3,469 posts
  • Join Date: Feb 10 2003

Posted March 18 2009 - 12:24 PM

Sad indeed.

#3 of 34 OFFLINE   Dave Mack

Dave Mack

    Producer



  • 4,665 posts
  • Join Date: Jan 28 2002

Posted March 18 2009 - 12:49 PM

I was saying prayers for her and the family all day today. She was in the play "Closer" at the theater I worked at on B'way and I had the pleasure of knowing her. A truly lovely and beautiful woman and amazing actress. Such a loss.

RIP Natasha, an elegant and amazing woman...


Posted Image

#4 of 34 OFFLINE   Joel...Lane

Joel...Lane

    Second Unit



  • 442 posts
  • Join Date: Apr 30 2003

Posted March 18 2009 - 12:49 PM

Terrible and tragic. My thoughts are with the Richardson/Neeson family.

#5 of 34 OFFLINE   Doug Wallen

Doug Wallen

    Supporting Actor



  • 657 posts
  • Join Date: Oct 21 2001
  • Real Name:Doug

Posted March 18 2009 - 12:57 PM

How tragic, things go from a headache to death in the span of several hours. Such a horrible loss. Prayers go out to the family. Doug
a:5:{s:9:"signature

#6 of 34 OFFLINE   Dennis Nicholls

Dennis Nicholls

    Lead Actor



  • 8,043 posts
  • Join Date: Oct 05 1998
  • Real Name:Dennis
  • LocationBoise, ID

Posted March 18 2009 - 01:41 PM

This is so sad - she appears to be what we called an "eggshell plaintiff" in torts class in law school. Whenever I fell down on the bunny slopes - which was quite frequently - my friends all gathered around to ridicule my performance. Short of running into a tree I don't see how she could have suffered such a head injury. But people aren't all the same.
Feline videophiles Condoleezza and Dukie.


#7 of 34 OFFLINE   Cameron Yee

Cameron Yee

    Executive Producer



  • 10,796 posts
  • Join Date: May 09 2002
  • Real Name:Cameron Yee
  • LocationSince 2006

Posted March 18 2009 - 01:44 PM

I am so sorry to hear the early reports are confirmed. I could not help thinking of the movie "Nell" when I heard the news, the film where I believe Neeson and Richardson first met. My condolences to the entire family.

#8 of 34 OFFLINE   Cameron Yee

Cameron Yee

    Executive Producer



  • 10,796 posts
  • Join Date: May 09 2002
  • Real Name:Cameron Yee
  • LocationSince 2006

Posted March 18 2009 - 01:55 PM

Here is a nice tribute to her work from Entertainment Weekly writer Lisa Schwarzbaum: Natasha Richardson: A critical appreciation | PopWatch Blog | EW.com

#9 of 34 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

Mike Frezon

    Studio Mogul



  • 31,503 posts
  • Join Date: Oct 09 2001
  • LocationRensselaer, NY

Posted March 18 2009 - 03:23 PM

I really liked her performance in Disney's The Parent Trap...

Posted ImagePosted Image

There's Jessie the yodeling cowgirl. Bullseye, he's Woody's horse. Pete the old prospector. And, Woody, the man himself.Of course, it's time for Woody's RoundUp. He's the very best! He's the rootinest, tootinest cowboy in the wild, wild west!


HTF Rules | HTF Mission Statement | Father of the Bride

Dieting with my Dog & Heart to Heart/Hand in Paw by Peggy Frezon


#10 of 34 OFFLINE   Ockeghem

Ockeghem

    Ockeghem



  • 9,420 posts
  • Join Date: Feb 01 2007
  • Real Name:Scott D. Atwell

Posted March 18 2009 - 03:31 PM

Goodness, what a shock. I pray for her family at this time....

#11 of 34 OFFLINE   ZacharyTait

ZacharyTait

    Screenwriter



  • 2,187 posts
  • Join Date: Aug 10 2003

Posted March 18 2009 - 04:07 PM

That was the only role of hers that I saw her in. Thanks to the excellent chemistry she had with Dennis Quaid as well as with everyone else in the cast, the remake was far superior to the original.

#12 of 34 OFFLINE   Chris Farmer

Chris Farmer

    Screenwriter



  • 1,494 posts
  • Join Date: Aug 23 2002

Posted March 18 2009 - 04:21 PM

Not true at all. She had to have had an epidural hematoma. The so-called "lucid interval" after her accident is the giveaway here, it's absolutely classic for that particular form of injury. Scary thing is, it actually takes surprisingly little trauma to cause one if you get hit in the wrong place. A good friend of my fiancé's lost her mother to one. She was working in the kitchen and a can fell out of the cabinet and knocked her on the head. At first she was fine; 24 hours later she was dead. Injury to the middle meningeal artery is the most common cause of epidural hematomas, and it runs very superficially in some places (particularly at your temple). Even a relatively light hit at the wrong place and angle can cause death. This wasn't a death from diffuse swelling secondary to diffuse axonal injury or similar; she was killed by a bleed that filled a portion of her skull and forced her brainstem out the base. My prayers are with her and her family. Having lost a sister not so long ago, I know what it's like having someone so young taken so unexpectedly.

#13 of 34 OFFLINE   Ray H

Ray H

    Producer



  • 3,481 posts
  • Join Date: Jun 13 2002
  • Real Name:Ray
  • LocationNJ

Posted March 18 2009 - 04:55 PM

I never really know what to say in these types of threads. For some reason, the news of her accident has hit me harder than most celebrity deaths/accidents. Probably something to do with how it underlines the fragility and unpredictability of life.

It's incredibly devastating news. I always liked her as an actress and thought she and Liam made a lovely couple. Maybe the reason this is hitting so hard is that not only was she married to one of my favorite actors, she comes from a legendary family of actors that I've enjoyed watching on the screen over the years. My heart goes out to her all her family and friends. Posted Image
"Here's looking at you, kid."

 


#14 of 34 OFFLINE   Michael Reuben

Michael Reuben

    Studio Mogul



  • 21,769 posts
  • Join Date: Feb 12 1998

Posted March 18 2009 - 05:32 PM

They met before Nell, when they were doing an acclaimed revival of O'Neill's Anna Christie for the Roundabout Theater Company on Broadway in 1993. Richardson was like a family member at Roundabout, where she also gave her Tony Award-winning performance in Cabaret and played Blanche in a revival of A Streetcar Named Desire. Just a few months ago, she joined her mother (and an all-star cast) in a one-night-only performance of A Little Night Music to raise money for Roundabout's next season. Even before the news broke, I suspected the worst when I walked past Lenox Hill Hospital on Wednesday afternoon and saw all the cameras lined up outside. Something about the demeanor of the reporters was very discouraging. I feel ill.
COMPLETE list of my disc reviews.       HTF Rules / 200920102011 Film Lists

#15 of 34 OFFLINE   Adam Lenhardt

Adam Lenhardt

    Executive Producer



  • 14,849 posts
  • Join Date: Feb 16 2001
  • LocationAlbany, NY

Posted March 18 2009 - 06:35 PM

The fact is, they never would have flown her from Montreal if she had a serious chance. The city has Montreal Neurological Hospital, partnered with McGill, and the pressure changes of flight would probably wreak havoc on a patient with inner cranial bleeding. My guess is the move to New York allowed family and friends the chance to say good bye before they pulled the plug. What a tragic turn of events; I feel so sad for her friends and family.

#16 of 34 OFFLINE   Robert Crawford

Robert Crawford

    Moderator



  • 25,767 posts
  • Join Date: Dec 09 1998
  • Real Name:Robert
  • LocationMichigan

Posted March 18 2009 - 10:17 PM

Yes, I feel awful about this tragic news. I remembered several months ago reading an article in a HT magazine about their home theater and found them to be a great looking couple. Very sad news indeed. May she R.I.P. Crawdaddy

Crawdaddy

 

Blu-ray Preorder Listing

 


#17 of 34 OFFLINE   ChristopherG

ChristopherG

    Screenwriter



  • 1,626 posts
  • Join Date: Jul 16 2003
  • Real Name:Chris

Posted March 18 2009 - 11:42 PM

I'll have to chime in as another who is shocked and saddened by this tragic news. When death strikes so suddenly and seemingly out of the blue to people who seem full of life it is always unnerving - mortality beckons... RIP Ms. Richardson with prayers and condolences to your family.
It takes 52 pounds of pressure to rupture an eyeball... :blink:

#18 of 34 OFFLINE   Inspector Hammer!

Inspector Hammer!

    Executive Producer



  • 11,067 posts
  • Join Date: Mar 15 1999
  • Real Name:John Williamson
  • LocationWilmington, Delaware

Posted March 19 2009 - 03:24 AM

I just learned of this today, it's horrible enough when someone elderly and with a terminal illness passes away but to lose someone young and healthy suddenly to an accident is that much worse.

Sad sad news. Posted Image
"That's Jack Bauer!!!!!! He's coming for me!!!!!" - Charles Logan

#19 of 34 OFFLINE   todd s

todd s

    Lead Actor



  • 6,993 posts
  • Join Date: Jul 08 1999

Posted March 19 2009 - 03:58 AM

My family and I enjoyed her in The Parent Trap and Maid In Manhattan.

Posted Image RIP
Bring back John Doe! Or at least resolve the cliff-hanger with a 2hr movie or as an extra on a dvd release.

#20 of 34 OFFLINE   member666

member666

    Stunt Coordinator



  • 67 posts
  • Join Date: Mar 08 2009

Posted March 19 2009 - 09:11 AM

That's sucks for the family. So sad.
Party People




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users