Natasha Richardson, wife of Liam Neeson died today after a minor head injury turned out to be much more serious. She asked to go home from the hospital and the doctors let her go home, against their better judgment. If she had stayed at the hospital she would probably have been fine. She was on the beginners ski slope and hit her head. Experts are starting to think she may have hit her head due to a brain issue, and that that issue (aneurysm perhaps?) was the reason she died, and not the head injury. Maybe a combination of both. Natasha Richardson dies after ski fall - CNN.com She was in quite a few movies and TV shows over the years. If you haven't heard of her you've definitely heard of her husband. A shame really. Freak accidents are always tough to deal with.