Helen McCrory is a British actress, who has achieved great fame with a number of successful appearances both on screen and on stage.
Some of the on-screen appearances include the role of Narcissa Malfoy in the last three films from the “Harry Potter” franchise, then as Polly Gray in the TV drama series “Peaky Blinders”, among numerous other appearances.
Famous for her role as Polly Gray in the British hit series, Peaky Blinders, Gray is fierce and smart.
Her character has been loved by many people, us alike. Hence, it would be rude not to talk about this amazing woman and personality. Let’s get to it, shall we?
Helen McCrory – Quick Facts
|Full Name||Helen Elizabeth McCrory|
|Date of Birth||August 17, 1968|
|Place of Birth||Paddington, London, England|
|Height||5 feet 3 inches(163 cm)|
|Weight||58 kgs(128 lbs)|
|Body Measurements||34-24-35 inches|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
Helen McCrory – Early Life
Helen Elizabeth McCroy – now OBE – was born on the 17th August 1968, in Paddington, London England; she is the daughter of Iain McCrory, a Scottish diplomat from Glasgow, and Anne, who is Welsh.
Helen has two younger siblings. Helen attended Queenswood School, and after matriculation spent a year in Italy.
Helen then returned to England and began studying acting at the Drama Centre, London.
Helen McCrory – Career
Helen started her career on stage in 1990, when she was chosen for the part of Gwendolen Fairfax in Oscar Wilde’s play “The Importance of Being Earnest”.
The same year she made a few more appearances, including in “Macbeth”, while in 1991 she was Lydia Bennet in the play “Pride and Prejudice”.
She has remained active in theaters until the present day, making numerous popular appearances, of which we will speak a bit later.
She started auditioning for on-screen roles, and made her debut in 1993 in the TV series “Full Stretch”.
She continued with minor roles, and made her film debut as Lola in the thriller film “Uncovered” (1994), and also appeared in the horror-drama film “Interview with the Vampire”, starring Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, and Antonio Banderas.
Three years later, Helen starred in the comedy-crime film “The James Gang” (1987), next to John Hannah and Jason Flemyng.
The new millennium started very well for Helen, as she secured a role in the award-winning comedy film “Hotel Splendide” (2000), with Toni Collette, Daniel Craig and Katrin Cartlidge in the lead roles, then
she was Rose Fitzgerald in the TV series “North Square” (2000), and in 2003 featured in all four episodes of the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated drama series “The Last King”.
Two years later she was Casanova’s mother in the adventure comedy-drama film “Casanova”, starring Heath Ledger and Sienna Miller.
Helen McCrory Net Worth And Income
As of 2021, the British actress has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Not to mention, the actress earned the amount from her successful career in the entertainment world.
Her net worth also increased thanks to her fame from the success of the series like Peaky Blinders, Harry Potter movies, and many more. However, the exact amount and assets owned by her are still unknown.
But aside from earning a hefty amount, Helen also put them in charitable places and works.
While the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic is increasing and putting the world economy in halt, Helen and her husband Lewis, supported Feed NHS, a scheme to distribute food from great restaurants to NHS staff.
As of now, they have raised over 1 million pounds for the noble purpose.
Helen McCrory Personal Life, Marriage, Husband, Children
Helen is an open book when it comes to her personal life; she lives in Suffolk with her husband, Damian Lewis, and their two children, daughter Manon born in 2006, and son Gulliver, who was born on the 2nd November 2007. Helen and Damian have been married since July of 2007.
Helen’s Husband, Damian Lewis
Born Damian Watcyn Lewis on the 11th February 1971 in St John’s Wood, London England to Charlotte Mary and John Watcyn Lewis, he is an actor,
Best known to the world as Richard Winters in the TV mini-series “Band of Brothers”, and also as Bobby Axelrod in the TV series “Billions” (2016-2019).
Most recently, he was Steve McQueen in the film “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” (2019). He has one Golden Globe Award to his name, won for his work on the TV crime-series “Homeland”.
Damian Lewis’ net worth is estimated to be around $14 million.
Social Media Presence
Instagram- 1.3k Followers
Twitter– 188 Followers