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British actress Hilary Heath dies of COVID-19 complications
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British actress Hilary Heath dies of COVID-19 complications

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 11 Apr 2020, 05:39 am

Los Angeles/IBNS: British actress Hilary Heath has died of complications from coronavirus, media reports said on Saturday.

She was 74.

Her grandson Alex Williams confirmed the death of Hilary and posted on Facebook: "We lost my wonderful Godmother Hilary Heath to Covid-19 last week. Hilary had many careers, starting out as a screen and stage actress in the 1960s and 1970s, and then re-inventing herself as a producer in the 1990s, making films like Nil by Mouth (Gary Oldman) and An Awfully Big Adventure (Hugh Grant, Alan Rickman)."

"Her most remarkable re-invention came in her mid-60s, when she won a master's degree from Oxford in psychology and became an addiction counsellor, specialising in CBT. She worked at clinics all over the world, often for free, often with very deprived and distressed individuals, and she regarded this as her most valuable work by far," he wrote.

Heath, a British actress, appeared in the films Witchfinder General, The Oblong Box and Cry of the Banshee as a mistress, daughter and wife foil to Price, reported Deadline.