Actor Helen McCrory has passed away aged 52


British star of stage and screen Helen McCrory has dies of cancer at the age of 52, her husband actor Damian Lewis announced on Twitter on Friday. 


Tributes have poured in for the Harry Potter and Peaky Blinders star who kept her illness a secret from the public and continued to do work for a number of charities up until her death.


In the statement (below) Lewis doesn’t go into he specifics of her disease but she appeared on Good Morning Britain not a month ago, with her clearly doting husband, discussing charity projects. McCrory was also in The Crown and our hearts go out to her family, friends and fans.