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Dench pays tribute to Richardson

Dame Judi Dench has paid tribute to Natasha Richardson who has died from head injuries sustained in a skiing accident in Canada.

Richardson, 45, the daughter of actress Vanessa Redgrave, fell on a beginners' slope at the Mont Tremblant resort in Quebec on Monday.

Dame Judi, who has known the actress from a young age, described the actress as having a 'luminous' quality about her.

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