In a story from The Hollywood Reporter, Natasha Richardson, a veteran of film, TV and theater, passed away on Wednesday in New York. She was 45.

The actress picked up a Tony Award in 1998 for her performance in the musical "Cabaret."

She died after obtaining a head injury this past Monday while she was skiing in Canada. Her death was confirmed in a statement by Alan Nierob, the LA-based publicist for Richardson's husband Liam Neeson.

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Currently, there are no public details about the actresses cause of death. She was removed from life support Wednesday.

"Liam Neeson, his sons and the entire family are shocked and devastated by the tragic death of their beloved Natasha," Nierob's statment said. "They are profoundly grateful for the support, love and prayers of everyone and ask for privacy during this very difficult time."

The actress was injured at the Mont Tremblant resort just north of Montreal. It is said that she "experienced no immediate distress."

The actress then experienced a headache about an hour later, and she was taken to a hospital in Ste. Agathe, Quebec. After that she was transferred to the Hopital du Sacre-Coeur de Montreal.

Tuesday she was transported to the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

She also acted in Ken Russell's 1986 film Gothic as well as Paul Schrader's 1988 film Patty Hearst.

Evan Jacobs