Natasha Richardson
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"Natasha Jane Richardson" was an English stage and screen actress.

A member of the Redgrave family, she was the daughter of actress Vanessa Redgrave and director/producer Tony Richardson and the granddaughter of Michael Redgrave and Rachel Kempson. Early in her career, she portrayed Mary Shelley in Ken Russell's Gothic (film)/Gothic (1986), and Patty Hearst in the eponymous Patty Hearst (film)/1988 film directed by Paul Schrader, and later received critical acclaim and a Theatre World Award for her Broadway debut in the 1993 revival of Anna Christie.

She won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, and the Outer Critics Circle Award for her performance as Sally Bowles in the 1998 Broadway revival of Cabaret (musical)/Cabaret. Some of her notable films included Patty Hearst (film)/Patty Hearst (1988), The Handmaid's Tale (film)/The Handmaid's Tale (1990), Nell (film)/Nell (1994), The Parent Trap (1998 film)/The Parent Trap (1998), and Maid in Manhattan (2002).

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