She was an extremely versatile actress and a wonderful human being. May she rest in peace.
Actor Damian Lewis took to Twitter to share the saddening news of the passing away of the beautiful and talented actress Helen McCrory who fought her battle with cancer bravely until her very last breath. The actress famous for her roles in Harry Potter, Peaky Blinders, and James Bond, was also an extremely gentle human being and did a lot of charitable work throughout her life. She had married actor Damian Lewis in 2007 and the couple had a wonderful marriage with two children; a son and a daughter.
Damian wrote his heartfelt tribute to his wife on Twitter. He said: "I'm heartbroken to announce that after an 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 loved 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."
Condolences started pouring in from her fans and celebrities from around the world and their words clearly reflected the void she had left behind in their hearts.
I’m devastated to learn of the death of Helen McCrory, an extraordinary actress and a wonderful woman who’s left us far too soon. My deepest condolences to her family, especially her husband and children. Simply heartbreaking news.— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) April 16, 2021
I’m so saddened by the passing of Helen McCrory. A true treasure taken way too early.— tom ellis (@tomellis17) April 16, 2021
She was an absolutely Brilliant person and a phenomenal actress. My heart go’s out to her family. 💔
So shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Helen McCrory. What a glorious actress she was. All my thoughts are with her family. pic.twitter.com/G6c7CSe2zn— Glynis Barber (@MsGlynisBarber) April 16, 2021