Ebene News – GB – Forgotten star Peter Egan is ‘absolutely devastated’ as his wife dies of cancer

Downton Abbey and Unforgotten actor Peter Egan paid tribute to his beloved 49-year-old wife Myra, who he said lost her battle with cancer on Tuesday night

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Peter Egan paid tribute to his wife Myra by revealing that she sadly died of cancer

The Downton Abbey actor opened up about his grief as he told social media followers why he had been absent from the site

Peter, 74, revealed that Myra, who played Lady Adrasta in Doctor Who, lost her battle with cancer on Tuesday night, leaving him ‘absolutely devastated’

The loss came just hours after viewers were left in tears by the heart-wrenching finale of Unforgotten, where Peter’s on-screen daughter DCI Cassie Stuart, played by Nicola Walker, died in a car accident

Speaking to Twitter this afternoon, Peter said: “This is the saddest message I will ever have My wonderful wife Myra, my soul mate friend & has lost her battle with cancer at 130h on Tuesday

“This message is for all his followers on his Twitter FB &” This message is for all his followers on his Twitter FB & “

The actor then posted a moving video tribute, in which he spoke fondly about Myra and said she had taught him to be ‘compassionate and kind’

“This is probably the hardest video I’ll ever have to make,” Peter began. “I’ve been away from social media a lot lately because and people are wondering why

“Myra, my wonderful wife of 49 years, who has long been a wonderful activist for all the animals in the world we care about

“I find it hard to say that my wonderful wife died of cancer early Tuesday morning at 1:30 a.m.

“I’m absolutely devastated It’s very hard to think clearly right now, but I wanted to share this post with all of his followers and followers just to say I’m going to take a break from social media for a little while as I pull myself together and as I arrange things for my wonderful wife Myra

“I will – because Myra would have liked to – continue my campaign, because it was she who taught to be human, to be compassionate and kind

Peter Egan

Ebene News – GB – Peter Egan star is “absolutely devastated” as his wife dies of cancer

Source: https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/unforgotten-star-peter-egans-absolutely-23830687