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Helen McCrory

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Helen McCrory

McCrory in 2015
Born(1968-08-17)17 August 1968
London, England
Died16 April 2021(2021-04-16) (aged 52)
London, England
Cause of deathBreast cancer
Years active1990–2021
Damian Lewis (m. 2007)

Helen Elizabeth McCrory OBE (17 August 1968 – 16 April 2021)[1][2] was a British actress. She was known for Narcissa Malfoy in the Harry Potter movies and for her role as Polly Gray in Peaky Blinders.

McCrory played Cherie Blair in both The Queen (2006) and The Special Relationship (2010). She starred as Clair Dowar in the James Bond movie Skyfall (2012).

Life[change | change source]

Helen McCrory was born in London. Her father is Scottish and her mother is Welsh. McCrory was married to Damian Lewis and they have two children.

Death[change | change source]

McCrory died of breast cancer at her home in London on 16 April 2021, aged 52.[3][4]

Sources[change | change source]

  1. Births, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1916–2005.; at ancestry.com
  2. "Mrs Damian Lewis, professionally known as Ms Helen McCrory Authorised Biography – Debrett's People of Today, Mrs Damian Lewis, professionally known as Ms Helen McCrory Profile". Debretts.com. 17 August 1968. Archived from the original on 27 June 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2011.
  3. "British actress Helen McCrory has died, husband Damian Lewis says". Reuters. 16 April 2021. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
  4. Kanter, Jake (16 April 2021). "Helen McCrory Dies: 'Peaky Blinders' & 'Harry Potter' Actress Was 52". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 16 April 2021.