Liam Neeson, an Irish actor, compared his late wife, Natasha Richardson’s relationship to that of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. In March 2009, at 45, Richardson died from brain injuries she acquired in a skiing accident in Canada. Despite how much he misses her, Neeson said their time together was “simply amazing.”

In an interview, Liam Neeson opened up about the passing of his wife and the challenging process of moving on. He acknowledged that it had taken him a long time to accept her loss and that he still felt her presence. Neeson added that his family has been a tremendous support system and that he finds comfort in their company.

The Non-Stop cast member recalls performing onstage with Richardson in 1993’s Anna Christie. They had a strong connection, and she was breathtakingly gorgeous. With their excellent dancing every night on stage, they shared many similarities with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.

Richardson experienced a severe cerebral hemorrhage after colliding with her head on a beginner’s hill while skiing in Quebec. Since she was not wearing a helmet, she ignored medical attention when it was provided at the scene and instead went back to her hotel. Unfortunately, she became sick after that.

When the actor told her she had slipped and fallen in the snow, the woman remarked, “Oh dear.” Then he went over to her, and his plane was redirected to Montreal’s renowned hospital since she would be brought there. The doctor showed him her X-ray when he got to the hospital, and it was clear that she required surgery.

You might not be able to hear me, but this is what happened. She was brain dead, the doctors informed me. She was on life support, as I could see from this X-ray. I approached her and told her that I loved her. “Sweetie, you won’t make it out of this alive,” he said, crying.

We agreed to cut off the power if either of us ever went into a vegetative state after. I knew the tubes had to go as soon as I saw her attached to them.

The loss of his loved one is difficult for the actor to take. He admits that three people received her organs as donations and are still alive. He still has trouble accepting that she is no longer here, even though she has passed away.

“I feel unstable now that my wife has passed away. I frequently experience the feeling that the ground beneath my feet is unstable. This sensation occasionally disappears, but occasionally it persists.

Grief hits you like a wave and leaves you feeling incredibly unsteady. You feel like a three-legged table. The earth has lost its stability.”

It might have been far worse, according to Neeson, so he needs to get used to raising his boys alone. He says that although it is difficult, he is adapting. Michael, 19, and Daniel, 18, are his sons.