Remembering Natasha Richardson: Liam Neeson Opens Up About How He Lives Since Her Tragic Death

Date May 15, 2018 14:51

9 years ago, Natasha Richardson’s fans were devastated when they got to know that their beloved actress had died following a skiing accident. She fell and hit her head while skiing on a beginner’s slope.


Unfortunately, what seemed to be a minor bump turned out to be a fatal head injury. A few hours after the accident, the actress was evacuated.


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Her husband, Liam Neeson, quickly joined her, as he was filming nearby. When he got to the hospital, he was told Natasha was braindead. So, he had to take her off life support to fulfill her wish:

She and I had made a pact. If any of us got into a vegetative state that we'd pull the plug.

Losing a partner unexpectedly is a horrible thing that leaves many wonder if they will ever be able to recover from such heartache. So, how did Liam cope with the tragic death of his wife?


As the actor revealed, he just threw himself into more and more work. As a result, he appeared in more than 30 films in 9 years since Natasha’s passing away.

Another thing that helped him cope was his desire to be there for his boys. Neeson didn’t want his children to see him sad or depressed:

I just didn’t want to – especially for my boys – seem to be wallowing in sadness or depression.


Of course, even after all these years, Liam misses his wife. And numerous fans all over the world are grieving with him.

Any advice Liam wants to share?

Nelson urges everyone to cherish their near and dear and make the most of each day spent together. Because one day, they may not be with us.

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