British actress Anna Chancellor has paid loving tribute to her daughter Poppy, who has died from leukaemia.
Chancellor, who starred in 4 Weddings and a Funeral and in addition appeared in Downton Abbey, posted a message on Saturday asserting the demise of her daughter, an illustrator and artist, the day earlier than.
“To all you fantastic and most-loved buddies of Poppy. We ship you this message with our deepest love.
“On September 29 Poppy died, held tight by her instant household simply as she had wished.
“Regardless of each effort, her physique couldn’t proceed any longer. So we, her household and buddies who all adore her be part of the opposite households who’ve misplaced family members far too younger.
“Poppy was and is an unbelievable life pressure of creativity, compassion, wit, magnificence and sheer uniqueness. She remodeled our lives, and we’re past grateful.”
A few months in the past, the Each day Mail newspaper printed an interview by Poppy, who mentioned: “I’m terrified and bodily exhausted – similtaneously studying to speak to my physique and cells with loving defiance.”
Poppy’s profitable inventive profession included working for high-profile manufacturers Cath Kidston and Adidas.
Anna Chancellor is among the UK’s most profitable actresses. In addition to her roles in Downton Abbey and 4 Weddings, she is finest identified for The Hitchhikers Information to the Galaxy, and the BBC’s profitable 1995 adaptation of Pleasure and Prejudice. She has been nominated for each BAFTA and Olivier performing awards.