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Homedeparted'The Crown' actress Haydn Gwynne dead at 66

‘The Crown’ actress Haydn Gwynne dead at 66

“The Crown” actress Hadyn Gwynne has died. She was 66.

The British screen and stage star was recently diagnosed with cancer

Gwynne’s agent, Alex Irwin, told The Associated Press she was “surrounded by her beloved sons, close family and friends” at the time of her death early Friday morning.

Prior to rising to fame, Hadyn taught English in Italy. Her breakout role came in the ’90s on the sitcom “Drop the Dead Donkey.”

The musical producer shared a statement with the outlet, calling Hadyn “a truly wonderful person, as well as a phenomenally talented actress and singer.” Cameron Mackintosh noted that Friday’s performance is dedicated to Gwynne.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Janelle Ash is an entertainment writer for Fox News Digital.

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