This is terrible news that may upset fans of Peaky Blinders. Helen McCrory passed away this Friday, April 16, at the age of 52. It was her husband, actor Damian Lewis, known to be the star of the Homeland series, who announced his wife’s disappearance in a message posted on social networks. “She passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by the love of her friends and family. She died as she was born. Fearless. God we love her and know how lucky we were to be there. ‘have in our lives. She was radiant. Fly up small, in the air, and thank you, “he wrote in a heartbreaking message.
– Damian Lewis (@lewis_damian) April 16, 2021
Helen McCrory was known in particular to play Aunt Polly in the series Peaky Blinders, since 2013. Her character was one of the most appreciated by fans of the British series broadcast on Netflix. But the English actress also starred in movie hits. Fans of the Harry Potter saga remember her as Narcissa Malfoy, the mother of Draco Malfoy. A role she played in the last three parts of the saga. In 2012, she was also seen in the James Bond Skyfall alongside Daniel Craig. Helen McCrory had been married to Damian Lewis since 2007. Together, the couple had two children: Manon born in 2006 and Gulliver born in 2007. Helen McCrory had been battling cancer for several years.
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