Helen McCrory, star of Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter, dies aged 52

Helen McCrory, star of Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter, dies aged 52

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Actor was also known for her roles in the films The Queen and The Special Relationship

The actor Helen McCrory has died at the age of 52. McCrory was best known for her roles in the films The Queen and The Special Relationship and the Harry Potter franchise, and TV series including Peaky Blinders.

Her husband, fellow actor Damian Lewis, confirmed her death via Twitter, saying that McCrory had died “peacefully at home”. Lewis said: “I’m heartbroken to announce that after an heroic battle with cancer, the beautiful and mighty woman that is Helen McCrory has died … surrounded by a wave of love from friends and family.”

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