Actor Helen McCrory has passed away on Friday, battling cancer. She was 52.
Helen’s husband Damian Lewis took to Twitter to share the news.
“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 family and friends.
“She died as she lived. Fearlessly. God we love her and we know how lucky we are to have had her in our lives.”
He added: “She blazed so brightly. Go now, Little One, into the air, and thank you.”
McCrory played Aunt Polly in the famous drama Peaky Blinders. She also played Madame Kali in Penny Dreadful.
Born in London in 1968, McCrory married actor Damien Lewis in 2007. They have two children together daughter Manon, 14, and son Gulliver, 13.