Harry Potter star Helen McCrory dies at the age of 52

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Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter star Helen McCrory dies aged 52 after ‘heroic battle’ with cancer as heartbroken husband Damian Lewis confirms news

Harry Potter star Helen McCrory has died at the age of 52 after a ‘heroic battle’ with cancer, as her heartbroken husband Damian Lewis confirms news.

The actress, who played Narcissa Malfoy in the franchise, died at home surrounded by ‘peace and love’.

In his statement on Twitter, Damian wrote: “ I am heartbroken to announce that after a heroic fight against cancer, the beautiful and powerful woman who is Helen McCrory passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by a wave of love from friends and family.

She died as she lived. Fearless. God, we love her and know how lucky we are to have her in our lives. She sparkled so brightly. Now, little one, take to the air and thank you. ‘

Helen had been married to fellow actor Damian since 2007 and had two children with him: daughter Manon, 14, and 13-year-old son Gulliver.

Harry Potter star Helen McCrory has died aged 52 after 'heroic battle' with cancer, as her heartbroken husband Damian Lewis confirms news

Harry Potter star Helen McCrory has died aged 52 after ‘heroic battle’ with cancer, as her heartbroken husband Damian Lewis confirms news

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