Popular English actress Helen McCrory passed away on April 16 after battling cancer. He was 52 years old when she breathed her last. Helen McCrory's death news was officially announced by her husband and actor Damian Lewis, who mentioned that she died peacefully at her house. Damian Lewis' emotional statement read, "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 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,".

Helen McCrory has acted in several notable Hollywood films including The Count of Monte Cristo, Casanova, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, The Special Relationship, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Hugo, A Little Chaos, Skyfall, Loving Vincent, and more. She will be best remembered for portraying the role of Aunt Polly (aka) Polly Gray in the widely popular TV series, Peaky Blinders. Helen's performance as Aunt Polly earned the love of the audience and it will definitely be one of her memorable works. The team of Peaky Blinders issued an official statement on Helen McCrory's unfortuante demise. The statement read, "Helen's performance as Polly Gray was inspirational, joyous, transgressive, hilarious, and incredibly moving. As a person she was off-the-scale charismatic, and deeply caring. We feel so privileged to have worked with her over the last decade. All our thoughts and love are with Damian and family,".

Actor Daniel Radcliffe who played the lead role in the Harry Potter series and acted alongside Helen in the film, took to his official Instagram page to pen a sweet note. Radcliffe mentioned that Helen was one of his favourite actresses. Sharing a picture of her, Daniel Radcliffe wrote, "Really shocked and saddened by news of the death of Helen McCrory. One of my favourite actresses, she was different in every role. So beautiful, talented and versatile. She was one of the reason why Harry Potter was alive!! If she hadn't lied about Harry's death, we know what would have happened Rest in Peace #HelenMcCrory".

Helen's death has come as a big heartbreak for the fans across the globe and everyone are sharing their heartfelt condolence messages on social media.


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Posted by Peaky Blinders on Friday, April 16, 2021