Entertainment Helen McCrory, Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter star, dies at 52

22:21  16 april  2021
22:21  16 april  2021 Source:   theweek.com

Helen McCrory tragically dies aged 52 after battle with cancer

  Helen McCrory tragically dies aged 52 after battle with cancer Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter star Helen McCrory has died aged 52 after a battle with cancer . Her husband Damian Lewis confirmed the sad news on Friday. The Hollywood actress, who starred in the Harry Potter series, passed away peacefully at home. ‘Now more than ever young people whose life feels like it’s on hold with coronavirus need to know people are still there to help.’ @PrincesTrust ambassadors Helen McCrory and @lewis_damian talk about the work they’re doing with their charity. pic.twitter.

Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter actress Helen McCrory has died at 52 after a battle with cancer, her husband, actor Damian Lewis, has announced.

Damian Lewis, Helen McCrory posing for a picture: Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory © Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for TNT LA Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory

Lewis on Friday said that McCrory, whom he married in 2007, died "peacefully at home, surrounded by a wave of love from friends and family," following a "heroic" cancer battle.

McCrory was known best for her roles as Polly Gray on Peaky Blinders and as Narcissa Malfoy in the Harry Potter movies. She also starred in films like The Queen, Skyfall, and Hugo. According to Variety, McCrory's career began in theater, and her stage work included Macbeth and Pride and Prejudice. McCrory and Lewis had two children together, according to Entertainment Tonight.

"She died as she lived," Lewis said. "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."

Peaky Blinders' Cillian Murphy shoots scenes for show's sixth season .
He's been busy shooting scenes for Peaky Blinders' sixth and final season, after the novel coronavirus pandemic forced production to halt. And lead actor Cillian Murphy was seen cutting a brooding figure as he got into character while strolling before cameras on the set in Manchester, on Thursday.The actor, 44, transformed into Tommy Shelby as he stepped out in the city's Castlefield area, where he was seen exiting a Chinese business.

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