Helen McCrory, the British star of the Peaky Blinders series passed away this Friday, April 16. ” Aunt Poly »Died at home at the age of 52, following a cancer which she fought with heroism, as announced by her husband, Damien Lewis on his Twitter account.
” I am heartbroken to announce that after a heroic battle with cancer, the magnificent woman Helen McCrory has died peacefully in her home, amid a surge of love from her friends and family. She died as she lived. Without fear. God that we love him and know how lucky we were to have him in our lives ”can be read on the Twitter post of Damien Lewis, who is also an actor.
Since the announcement of her death, social networks have been inundated with pretty words shared by fans of Helen McCrory or actors with whom she has collaborated, such as the young British actor Finn Cole, who played the role of Michael Gray, her son, in the Peaky Blinders series.
” Mother, wife … a force of nature whose advice I would keep forever. From day one on Peaky Blinders, I was very lucky and aspire to be as awesome as Helen McCrory. Thanks, Mom. Rest in Paix ”wrote the young actor on an Instagram post.
The deceased left an impression on the public with her role as ” Aunt Poly“, In the British series which traces the life of an Irish Mafia family and where she plays the role of the aunt with a strong character, and whose head of the family, Thomas, listens to good advice.
But, she also shone in several roles including in the hit series Harry potter where she plays the role of Narcissa Malfoy, the James Bond saga, Sky Fall (2012), where she plays the role of Clair Dowar, British Secretary of State, or the famous series “Queen”, which traces the life of Queen Elisabeth II, where she plays the role of Cherie Blair, the wife of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007, Tony Blair.