Neeson's Return to Film 'Extraordinary': Director

Grieving actor showed generosity, professionalism
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 28, 2009 10:05 AM CDT
The late Natasha Richardson and husband Liam Neeson are seen in a 2007 photo.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Director Atom Egoyan praised the “extraordinary” Liam Neeson for returning to work on his film Chloe so soon after the March 18 death of wife Natasha Richardson, the AP reports. “He was very committed to the film and finishing his role,” Egoyan said. “It was just such an unspeakably generous thing for him to do.” He added that Neeson is “doing better” and has “a lot of support.”