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Tony-award winning actress Natasha Richardson died Wednesday at the age of 45 in a New York City hospital.
Alan Nierob, publicist for Richardson’s husband Liam Neeson, confirmed her death Wednesday night in a written statement.
“Liam Neeson, his sons, and the entire family are shocked and devastated by the tragic death of their beloved Natasha They are profoundly grateful for the support, love and prayers of everyone, and ask for privacy during this very difficult time,” the statement said.
The statement did not give details on the cause of death for Richardson.
The actress had been transported back to New York City from Canada, where she suffered a head injury after falling on a beginners ski slope.
Sources close to Richardson told FOXNews.com on Tuesday that the actress was brain dead. Members of her family, including her mother, actress Vanessa Redgrave, her sister, actress Joely Richardson, and her two young sons were seen at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, where she was taken. Continued