Helen McCrory's husband Damian Lewis shares the news of Helen McCrory on Twitter. He tweeted, “I’m heartbroken to announce that after a 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. She died as she lived. Fearlessly. God, we love her and 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."
Helen McCrory has worked in the James Bond film, Skyfall, and Martin Scorsese’s Hugo. She played a character called Polly Gray in Peaky Blinders. In the 2006 film The Queen, she played Cherie Blair, wife of former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair.