See celebrities who became ‘breads’, fathers and mothers of their children, after being widowed


On Father’s Day, see the stories of celebrities who became fathers and mothers of their children after being widowed. Liam Neeson, Pierce Brosnan, Thales Bretas are some of them. Actor Rick Moranis, from “Ghostbusters”, for example, took 24 years without acting to raise his children after his wife’s death. Brosnan adopted the children from the woman’s other marriage after her death. Neeson and one of the sons played father and son in the movie.

Liam Neeson

The wife of the actor of “Schindler’s List” went on to take care of his children Micheál and Daniel, now 27 and 25 years old, respectively, after the death of his wife, actress Natasha Richardson. She died in 2009, aged 46, after having an accident while skiing in Canada. In 2021, Liam and Micheál acted together as father and son in “Made in Italy”.

Pierce Brosnan

The actor was married to Australian actress Cassandra Harris between 1980 and 1991, when she died of ovarian cancer. She had two children from another marriage, Charlotte and Chris, who were adopted by the actor after his wife passed away. The two are still parents to Sean, who was born in 1983. In 2013, Brosnan experienced another tragedy: Charlotte’s death, also because of ovarian cancer. The actor is still the father of Paris and Dylan, his children with journalist and filmmaker Keely Shaye Smith.

Thales Bretas

Comedian Paulo Gustavo and dermatologist Thales Bretas got married in December 2015 in a ceremony that celebrated a beautiful love story. To fulfill the dream of parenthood, the couple opted for surrogacy. Romeu and Gael were born in August 2019, just a few days apart. Paulo and Thales stayed together for six years until the actor’s death in May last year, a victim of Covid.

John Travolta

In 2020, actor John Travolta, now 68 years old, made an emotional post remembering conversations he had with his son Benjamin, then 10 years old, about the death of his wife, actress Kelly Preston, victim of breast cancer. mom. According to him, Benjamin, now 12 years old, was afraid that his father would also die after his mother’s death. The couple even had Jett Travolta, Ella Bleu Travolta. In April of this year, the actor paid tribute to Jett, who was autistic and tragically died in 2009, aged 16. He was vacationing with his family in the Bahamas when he hit his head in a bathtub after having a seizure and died. After their son’s death, Travolta and Preston created the Jett Travolta Foundation to help children with special needs.

Rick Moranis

The actor of “Ghostbusters” (1984) lost his wife, Ann Belsky, while filming “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids”, in 1991. She was a makeup artist, was 34 years old, victim of breast cancer. The two had two children, Mitchell and Rachel. After his wife’s death, Rick took 24 years away from Hollywood to focus on raising his children.

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