The Actor, who died on Friday at age 52, was also known for her roles in the films The Queen and The Special Relationship.
Rest in peace Helen McCrory (Aunt Polly). This is my favourite scene of hers in Peaky Blinders. She absolutely bossed the character. Rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/795J60m77q
— Ifeanyichukwu (@Myka_veli) April 16, 2021
Her husband, fellow actor Damian Lewis, announced her death on Twitter, saying that McCrory had died “peacefully at home”.
“I’m heartbroken to announce that after an heroic battle with cancer, the beautiful and mighty woman that is Helen McCrory has died … surrounded by a wave of love from friends and family.”
He added that his wife had;
“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.”
— Damian Lewis (@lewis_damian) April 16, 2021