Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter series star Helen McCrory died last night, at the age of 52, from cancer.
Her husband and co-actor Damien Lewis also announced the news, saying that she was “surrounded by a wave of love” and passed away peacefully at home.
The couple, who married in 2007, also have a daughter, Manon, born in 2006, and her son Gulliver, born in 2007.
In a message posted on social media, Lewis said: “I feel very sad to announce that it is after a heroic battle with cancer.
The beautiful and strong woman Helen McCrory died peacefully at home, surrounded by a wave of love from friends and family. “
Superstar Helen McCrory also won an OBE Award for Drama Services in 2017, and many other awards.
She may be best known for playing the scary mother Polly in the crime drama Peaky Blinders, but she also garnered critical acclaim.
In addition, she won acclaim for the National Theater roles in the Medea and Terence Rattigan productions in the post-war drama Deep of the Blue Sea.
Gillian Murphy’s tweet about the Deceased actress
Peaky Blinders star Gillian Murphy also praised, “I feel sad to lose such a dear friend.
Helen was a beautiful, caring, cheerful and compassionate person, she was also a talented, brave, and brilliant actress.
She rose and made every scene and every character played a human role”.
“It was an honor for me to work with this wonderful woman, to share so many laughs over the years.
My girlfriend will greatly miss my love and my thoughts with Damian and her family”.
About the Deceased star Helen McCrory
Helen McCrory was born in Paddington to a Welsh mother and a Scottish-born father, and was the eldest of three children.
She also attended school in Hertfordshire, then spent a year in Italy, before returning to London to study acting at the Drama Center.
Helen McCrory has starred in the ITV drama Quiz, a number of Harry Potter films, in addition to Bond Skyfall.
In addition to her famous role in Peaky Blinders Series as Aunt Polly, popular with the crowd.
The actress also played Cherie Blair, wife of former Prime Minister Tony Blair in both The Queen and The Special Relationship.
She has also been a constant supporter of the London theater scene, and is regularly present at the Evening Evening Awards.
This year, it supported the Future Theater Fund, which provided financial support to the next generation of talent.