“Harry Potter” star Helen McCrory has passed away due to complications with cancer. She was 52.
McCrory’s husband, Damian Lewis, announced her death on social media Friday.
- “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.”
- “She blazed so brightly. Go now, Little One, into the air, and thank you.”
According to BBC News, McCrory played Narcissa Malfoy, the wife of Lucius Malfoy and mother of Draco Malfoy. She starred in three “Harry Potter” films — “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.”
- McCrory also had a role on the Netflix show “Peaky Blinder” and “Doctor Who.”
McCrory won a couple of awards throughout her career. She won best actress honors at the London Film Critics Circle awards, the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, the Critics’ Circle Theater Awards. She also won the theater actress of the year award at the Glamour Awards, according to Variety.