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Helen McCrory, 'Harry Potter' and 'Peaky Blinders' Star, Dies at 52

“She died as she lived. Fearlessly,” McCrory's husband Damian Lewis wrote on Twitter.

Posted: Apr 16, 2021 2:34 PM
Updated: Apr 16, 2021 2:37 PM

LONDON — British actor Helen McCrory, who played Narcissa Malfoy in the final three "Harry Potter" movies and starred in a number of other film and TV roles, has died, her husband Damian Lewis said Friday.

She was 52.

"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 friends and family,” wrote Lewis, who won both and Emmy and Golden Globe for his role as Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody in the Showtime series “Homeland.”

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