Peaky Blinders and James Bond star Helen McCrory has died aged 52 Brighton News

Peaky Blinders and James Bond star Helen McCrory has died unexpectedly at the age of 52.

The British actress who played Clair Dowar in the 2012 James Bond film Skyfall and played Aunt Polly in the BBC hit Peaky Blinders has died suddenly, her husband has announced.

In a social media statement, her husband Damian Lewis said: “I am heartbroken to announce that after a heroic battle with cancer, the beautiful and powerful woman that is Helen McCrory has passed away peacefully as in home, surrounded by a wave of love from friends and family. ”

He added, “She died as she lived. Fearless. God, we love her and know how lucky we are to have had her in our lives. She has been blazing so hard. Come on now, Little one, in the tunes, and thank you. ”

Homeland star actor Damian shared two children with his wife, 14-year-old daughter Manon and 13-year-old son Gulliver.

The couple have been married since 2007.

Among other charitable work, the couple raised over £ 1million for Feed NHS at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Helen received an OBE in the 2017 Honors List for her theater services.

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This notice was published: 2021-04-16 16:10:01