Five Actors Who Lost Their Wives

Pierce Brosnan

The actor met his future wife Cassandra Harris on the set of the 1981 movie “For Your Eyes Only”. They married soon after.

Pierce Brosnan and Cassandra Harris

Unfortunately, she passed away in 1991 after a long and difficult illness. Piece Brosnan became a widower with three children.

Liam Neeson

The popular actor married beautiful Natasha Jane Richardson in the mid 1990s. They met on Broadway on the stage of play “Anna Christie” and instantly fell for each other.

In 2009, Natasha was seriously injured. She fell while skiing at the Mont Tremblant Resort near Montreal. The actress tragically died soon after, leaving Liam Neeson with two sons.

Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves lost the love of his life Jennifer Syme in 2001. She died in a terrible car accident soon after the death of her daughter.

According to police, Jennifer was not wearing a seat belt. Some sources state that she was driving under the influence. The tragedy could have been avoided if only she followed safety precautions.

Rick Moranis

You probably remember Rick Moranis thanks to his roles in “Ghostbusters” and “Spaceballs”. The comedian was married to costume designer Ann Belsky who he met in 1986.

She died of cancer in the beginning of 1991. This caused Rick Moranis to leave public life. He decided to become a full-time father to devote all of his time to his children.

Patton Oswalt

Comedian Patton Oswalt was married to Michelle McNamara, true crime writer and journalist. They have been together for eleven years.

In 2016, Michelle unexpectedly died in her sleep. She left behind Patton Oswalt with their only child, Alice.