After a leading role in Peter Greenaway's cult success Drowning by Numbers (1988), her first major role in front of a mass audience was as Joanna Farley in a 1989 television episode of Poirot, based on Agatha Christie's detective series.In a 1989 episode of Jim Henson's The Storyteller, she was cast as a princess.The London-born star - who married Franco, her second husband, in 2006 - shared: "Money ruins marriages completely in my view.We just arranged it so that we would not have anything to do with money at all." By Laura Harding, Press Association Senior Entertainment Correspondent Film and television exports from the UK are going from “strength to strength”, trade minister Baroness Fairhead has said, as British films such as Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Darkest Hour...Neeson, 63, has kept his personal life largely out of the spotlight in the years since his late wife Natasha Richardson’s untimely death in 2009.Richardson, whom he met on the set of a production of Anna Christie, died of brain injuries after a tragic skiing accident in Canada. “Behind my back, Natasha had been taking singing lessons to sing it to me,” Neeson explained.In 1983, she graduated from the Thacher School in Ojai, California, then returned to London to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.Possessing an early ambition to become a professional tennis player, she spent two years at a tennis academy in Florida. In 1985, she portrayed, by flashbacks, the younger version of the leading character played by her mother in the film Wetherby.
Actress Natasha Richardson (1963–2009) was her sister, and through her, she is the sister-in-law of actor Liam Neeson, and the aunt of Micheál and Daniel Neeson.
In 2009-10, Richardson appeared as Catherine Parr, sixth wife of Henry VIII, in the fourth (and final) season of Showtime's hit period drama The Tudors.
The role reunited her with her ex-husband Tim Bevan, who was part of the show's production team.
In 1993, Richardson appeared in the BBC's Lady Chatterley opposite Sean Bean.
In 1996, she played fashion designer Anita Campbell-Green in the Disney live-action remake of the animated 101 Dalmatians opposite Glenn Close as Cruella de Vil.