British actress Helen McCrory, who participated in three installments of the film series of ‘Harry Potter‘and on tapes like’Skyfall‘, has died at 52, as announced this Friday by her husband, also an actor Damian Lewis.
“After a heroic battle with cancer, the beautiful and powerful woman that is Helen McCrory has died peacefully at home, surrounded by a wave of love from family and friends,” Lewis wrote on the social network Twitter.
“He died as he lived, without fear,” the actor said of McCrory, also known for her participation in the BBC series ‘Peaky Blinders’, a historical drama that portrays a family of gangsters from Birmingham in the 1920s.
In the last three installments of the series that adapted JK Rowling’s novels to the cinema, McCrory played the character of Narcissa Malfoy.
His prominent roles also include the role as wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Cherie, in the films ‘The Queen’ and ‘The Special Relationship’.