Helen Elizabeth McCrory, OBE is an English actress whose role in Peaky Blinders is that of Aunt Polly Elizabeth Gray.
Her notable roles include playing Mama Jeanne in Hugo (2011), Narcissa Malfoy in the Harry Potter film series (2009-2011), Cherie Blair in The Queen (2006), Madame Kali in Penny Dreadful and the lead role Emma Banville in Fearless (2017).
She married actor Damian Lewis, an actor who's well-known in TV series Homeland, in 2007. They have two children.
She was awarded the OBE in the 2017.
She died of cancer at her home in London on 16 April 2021, aged 52.