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Inside the Loss of ‘Billions’ and ‘Homeland’ Star Damian Lewis’s Late Wife, Helen McCrory

On April 16, 2021, Billons and Homeland star Damian Lewis lost the love of his life, Helen McCrory. The near 14-year marriage outlasted many others in Hollywood. McCrory, who was 52 at the time, is best known for roles in Peaky Blinders (Aunt Polly), Harry Potter (Narcissa Malfoy), and Skyfall (Clair Dowar MP). Here’s a look at their relationship and Lewis’s touching words after McCrory’s passing.
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Damian Lewis: I'm so proud of the charity work Helen McCrory did last year

Damian Lewis is "very proud" of the charity work he did with his late wife Helen McCrory. The 50-year-old actor and the 'Peaky Blinders' star - who passed away in April following a secret battle with cancer - raised over £1 million for the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic last year through their Feed NHS campaign, which also helped to provide thousands of meals for doctors and nurses on the frontline.

‘Dream Horse’ Review: Toni Collette & Damian Lewis In Winning, Feel-Good True Racing Tale

If audiences are looking for a little uplift after a long time locked down, if they want a feeling of hope and human connection, and if they long for just a good old-fashioned, Rocky-like feel-good story, then Dream Horse, is the must-see movie for them. Finally hitting theaters Friday after debuting at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, it’s one of those small gems that somehow gets made in the shadow of blockbuster tentpoles and genre films. This true story of a small Welsh town and the unlikely racehorse champion that brings them together is a lovely movie designed to make you feel good about life. Nothing wrong with that.

EXC: Damian Lewis is seen for first time since his wife Helen's death

Damian Lewis was seen for the first time since the death of his wife Helen McCrory from cancer aged 52 on April 16. The actor, 50, emerged in London for a dog walk with a friend on Sunday, weeks after his shock announcement that the actress and philanthropist had passed at home 'peacefully' surrounded by family.
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Have I Got News For You series 60 returning with Damian Lewis as host and Differences between You series and book: Netflix show vs Hidden Bodies

Differences between You series and book: Netflix show vs Hidden Bodies and Have I Got News For You series 60 returning with Damian Lewis as host. Covid-19 live updates: WHO scientist describes India numbers as ‘very worrying,’ with fatalities and infections being undercounted. SSO explained: How single sign-on improves security...
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Damian Lewis pays heartfelt tribute to Helen McCrory: 'She's been a meteor in our life'

Damian Lewis has shared a moving tribute to his late wife, Helen McCrory, after she died of cancer, aged 52. He announced the tragic news on Friday 16 April. The actor likened McCrory to a "meteor" as he described how she had "shone more brightly in the last months than you would imagine even the brightest star could shine". In a lengthy and heartfelt piece written for The Sunday Times, Lewis praised his wife's "fearlessness, wit, curiosity, talent and beauty".

RIP Helen McCrory: Damian Lewis Pens Emotional Note For Late Wife, Says ‘She Was Able to Turn Her Light So Brightly on Others’

Actor Damian Lewis paid a heartfelt tribute to his late wife Helen McCrory, who died last week, battling cancer. She was 52 when she breathed her last. The Billions star, honoured McCrory, who was widely known for her roles as Narcissa Malfoy in the popular Harry Potter films and Polly Gray in Peaky Blinders, in an emotional tribute written for The Sunday Times, in which he reflected on his “brilliant” wife’s life, reported People magazine. Helen McCrory No More: Anupam Kher Pays Heartfelt Tribute to the Peaky Blinders Actress (Read Tweet).

Damian Lewis Writes Touching Tribute To His Late Wife Helen McCrory

Damian Lewis writes touching tribute to Helen McCrory. Damian Lewis has written a touching tribute to his late wife, Helen McCrory. The Peaky Blinders actress recently passed away following a battle with cancer. In an article for The Sunday Times, Damian said Helen, 'has been utterly heroic in her illness.'
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Damian Lewis Opens Up About Helen McCrory In Heartbreaking Tribute

English actor Helen McCrory died of cancer on April 16, 2021. She was 52. McCrory was perhaps best known for her playing Polly Gray on Peaky Blinders and Narcissa Malfoy in the Harry Potter franchise. The news of her death shocked the world as McCrory kept her cancer diagnosis a secret for fear it would overshadow her professional and charitable work. According to The Guardian, director Carrie Cracknell, who was friends with the late actor, revealed that the Harry Potter alum "swore friends to secrecy" as McCrory underwent treatment. She is survived by her husband, Billions actor Damian Lewis, and their two children: Manon and Gulliver.