McCrory's husband and fellow actor, Damien Lewis, announced that Helen, who played Narcissa Malfoy in the final three Harry Potter films and Polly Gray in "Peaky Blinders," passed away after a long battle with cancer.
"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," Lewis wrote on in a statement released on Twitter. "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."