Peaky Blinders actress and Harry Potter Helen McCrory is dead at the age of 52, announced by her husband the actor Damian Lewis. The actress had been battling cancer.
McCrory was one of Britain’s most respected actors, making her mark by playing a succession of formidable and sometimes fearsome women.
Her husband, actor Damian Lewis, say on Friday:
“Heartbroken to announce that after an heroic battle with cancer, the beautiful and might woman that is Helen McCrory has died peacefully at home, surrounded by a wave of love from friends and family,”
He wrote in a Twitter post. “She died as she lived. Fearlessly. God we love her and know how lucky we are to have had her in our lives. She blazed so brightly. Go now, Little One, into the air, and thank you.”