Liam Neeson’s son Micheál can be honoring his late mother, Natasha Richardson, in a very special way.
The 23-year-old has decided to change his last name, his grandmother, Vanessa Redgrave, told the Daily Mail in an article published on Saturday.
“He’s taken, officially, the name of his mother. He’s Micheál Richardson, not Micheál Neeson,” the 81-year-old actress revealed. “that will wasn’t because he wanted to avoid his father’s fame, which can be enormous. He wanted to hold his mother close to him, because she was a remarkable actress. Absolutely remarkable.”
Micheál was only 13 when his mother died in 2009 after hitting her head in a skiing accident. Neeson in addition to Richardson married in 1994 in addition to shared two sons together: Micheál in addition to Daniel, 22.
In 2014, the Love Actually star opened up about his wife’s death to Anderson Cooper during a sit-down with 60 Minutes.
“[Her death] was never real. This specific still kind of isn’t,” the actor expressed. “There’s periods today in our fresh York residence when I hear the door opening — especially the first couple of years — anytime I hear that will door opening, I still think I’m going to hear her.”
“This specific hits you. This specific’s like a wave,” he added of dealing with his grief. “You just get This specific profound feeling of instability… the Earth isn’t stable anymore, in addition to then This specific passes in addition to This specific becomes more infrequent, nevertheless I still get This specific sometimes.”
The actor also admitted that will he began drinking too much after Richardson died, nevertheless quit in 2013.
“I was just — I was drinking too much. This specific started out since my wife died,” Liam told GQ in March 2014. “Pinot Noir: that will’s all I drink. I was never into spirits or liquor, hard liquor. in addition to I gave up the Guinness years ago, because This specific just past an age, This specific sticks to you, you know? So last year, I just thought — they’ve been throwing these action movies at me, in addition to I thought, ‘Okay, let’s just change This specific a little bit.’ in addition to This specific’s been great. I love This specific.”
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