British theatre and film actress Helen McCrory has passed away at the age of 52. She has been struggling with cancer for a long time. The sad news on the social network was announced by her husband, Damien Lewis.
“With a broken heart, I announce that after a heroic battle with cancer, a beautiful and strong woman like Helen McCrory died peacefully in her home surrounded by loving friends and family. She died as she lived – fearlessly. God, we love her. We are so lucky that she was a part of our lives. She flashed so brightly. Fly to heaven, baby, and thank you, ” he tweeted.
The news of the death of the actress shocked the writer J.K. Rowling. Helen appeared in several parts of the Harry Potter film and played the mother of Draco Malfoy. “I am devastated to learn of the death of Helen McCrory, an outstanding actress and wonderful woman who left us too early,” the writer said on the social network.
In addition to Harry Potter, McCrory starred in the Peaky Blinders TV series, The Queen, The Last King, The Keeper of Time and others. In 2007, she married Damien Lewis and gave birth to two sons, Gulliver and Manon.