ACTRESS Helen McCrory was married to fellow actor Damian Lewis.
McCrory tragically died aged 52 after a battle with cancer, Damian confirmed on Friday, April 16.
Who is Helen McCRory's husband Damian Lewis? What is he known for?
Damian Lewis, OBE, 50, was born February 11, 1971, and is an English actor and producer.
He shot to fame in 2001 playing Army Major Richard Winters in Band of Brothers – the epic ten-part series which followed a unit of US paratroopers in WWII.
Lewis played another military role – playing US Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody in the critically-acclaimed drama Homeland – which earned him an Emmy and a Golden Globe.
Currently, he is starring in Showtime's hit Billions opposite Paul Giamatti and playing the role of ruthless hedgefund manager Bobby Axelrod.
He is 6 foot 1 inches tall and is a keen Liverpool fan. Damian is among those taking part in Soccer Aid 2018.
What is Damian's net worth?
Damian has amassed quite a fortune since his rise to fame.
He has an estimated worth of £18million.
This is through his TV and movie roles.
Who is Damian Lewis' wife?
Damian is married to fellow actor and Peaky Blinders star Helen McCrory. They tied the knot in July 2007.
The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Manon, in September 2006, while Helen gave birth to their son, Gulliver, in November 2007.
Damian and his family live in London.
On Friday, April 16, Damian announced on Twitter that his wife passed away.
"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," he wrote.
"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," he concluded.
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