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Helen McCrory, ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Peaky Blinders’ Star, Dead at 52

Helen McCrory's husband Damian Lewis broke the news of her death on social media on Friday.

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Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter star Helen McCrory has passed away at 52.

As being reported the actress lost a ‘heroic battle’ against cancer.

Helen McCrory’s husband Damian Lewis broke the news of her death on social media on Friday.

“I’m heartbroken to announce that after a heroic battle with cancer, the beautiful and mighty woman that is Helen McCrory has died peacefully at home, surrounded by a wave of love from friends and family. She died as she lived. 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,” Lewis wrote on Twitter on Friday.

The British actress nor her family had shared about her illness publically before.

Helen McCrory had played Narcissa Malfoy in the “Harry Potter” franchise and Polly Gray in the hit British drama series “Peaky Blinders,”

She also appeared in the James Bond film “Skyfall,” Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo” and played Cherie Booth, wife of U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair, in “The Queen” and “The Special Relationship.”

The news of her death has left fans all over the world heartbroken and shocked:

 

 

 

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