British actress Helen McCrory, who starred in the “Peaky Blinders” TV show and “Harry Potter” films, has died, her husband said on Friday. She was 52 years old and suffered from cancer.
Her husband, actor Damian Lewis, said McCrory passed away “peacefully at home” after a “heroic battle with cancer”.
“She died as she lived. Fearless, ”Lewis wrote of the Peaky Blinders actress on Twitter. “God, we love her and know how lucky we are to have had her in our lives. Helen McCrory blazed so brightly. Now go, little one, in the air, and thank you.
Helen McCrory played the matriarch of a criminal family on “Peaky Blinders” and scheming Narcissa Malfoy in the “Harry Potter” films.
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