Helen McCrory: biography and latest news!

  • Job : actress
  • Sign : Leo
  • Date of birth : Saturday 17 August 1968 (age : 52)
  • Date of death: Friday 16 April 2021
  • Country : England

Helen McCrory is a British actress. She was born in London on August 17, 1968. She was the daughter of a diplomat, which led her to travel a lot during her childhood. She is interested in theater very early. Her passion led her to enroll at the University of the Arts in London at the age of 17. She took drama classes there.

Helen McCrory owes her first success to the play Uncle Vanya by Chekhov. She plays the role of Elena, which earned her the title of Best Actress in the London Evening Standard in 2002. At the same time, she appeared in TV movies and series. The most significant in her career are Anna Karenina, Charles II: The Power and The Passion or Carla. She also has roles in the cinema, in The Queen, The Revenge of Monte Cristo and Interview with a Vampire. These interpretations allow her to land the role of Narcissa Malfoy in 2009. She is present during the last three installments of the Harry Potter saga. She also appears in James Bond, Skyfall. From 2013 to 2021, Helen plays the character of Polly in the series Peaky Blinders.

On the private side, the actress married Damian Lewis in 2007. They have two children; Manon and Gulliver. Helen McCrory died on April 16, 2021 of breast cancer.