- Helen McCrory was an accomplished English stage and screen actress best known for her portrayal of Narcissa Malfoy in three Harry Potter final films and the matriarch Polly Gray on the BBC series Peaky Blinders. She had also earned critical plaudits for her stage work.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Husband, and Children
- Death, Cause of Death, and Funeral
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Helen McCrory was an accomplished English stage and screen actress best known for her portrayal of Narcissa Malfoy in three Harry Potter final films and the matriarch Polly Gray on the BBC series Peaky Blinders. She had also earned critical plaudits for her stage work.
Originally from Paddington, London, Helen Elizabeth McCrory was born on 17 August 1968 under the star sign Leo. She was British by nationality and had Scottish and Welsh heritage. She had studied at Queenswood School near Hatfield, Hertfordshire. Later, she studied acting at the Drama Centre in London.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
McCrory had made her stage debut in 1990 in The Importance of Being Earnest. She continued to act in plays such as Macbeth at Shakespeare’s Globe, As You Like It in the West End, and Trelawny of the Wells at the National Theatre. She also had supporting roles in films such as Charlotte Gray, The Count of Monte Cristo, and Casanova.
McCrory played the role of Cherie Blair in both The Queen and The Special Relationship. She portrayed Narcissa Malfoy in the final three Harry Potter films, Clair Dowar in the James Bond film Skyfall, Polly Gray in Peaky Blinders, and Kathryn Villiers in MotherFatherSon. Her other acting credits include Becoming Jane, Hugo, Bill, Penny Dreadful, Fearless, and Roadkill.
The Peaky Blinders actress had earned tens of millions of dollars from her impressive acting career. According to Celebrity Net Worth, she had a net worth of $25 million at the time of her death. The outlet reports that her $25 million net worth is combined with that of her husband.
Married, Husband, and Children
Before her sudden demise, McCrory was happily married to her long-term husband, Damian Lewis. The two tied the knot on 4 July 2007 and shared two children: a daughter, Manon, and a son, Gulliver.
Together with her husband, McCrory was involved in charity work. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the couple supported Feed NHS and had raised £1 million for the charity by early April 2020. Unfortunately, their marriage ended after the death of McCrory.
Death, Cause of Death, and Funeral
On 16 April 2021, McCrory died of cancer at her home in London, aged 52. She had kept her cancer private and told her children she’d lived the life she wanted. Her husband, the actor Damian Lewis, announced her death on social media.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
McCrory was born to Iain McCrory and Ann Morgans. Her mother was a Welsh physiotherapist, and her father was a diplomat from Glasgow. She was the eldest of three children born to her parents. During her childhood, her father’s work for the Foreign Service took the family to Tanzania, Norway, Madagascar, and Paris.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
McCrory stood tall at the height of 5 feet 4 inches. Despite being in her 50s, she looked charming and had maintained her body quite well. She had dark brown eyes and brown hair.