Pierce Brosnan‘s daughter dies of cancer. The Irish actor, known for his roles such as in Mama Mia and Mrs Doubtfire is mourning losing his daughter. She lost her battle with ovarian cancer on Friday, June 28, 2013. She was just forty one years old, this is the disease which also took her mother’s life Australian actress Cassandra Harris, in 1991.
A statement from Brosnan reads,
“On June 28 at 2pm my darling daughter Charlotte Emily passed on to eternal life, having succumbed to ovarian cancer. She was surrounded by her husband Alex, her children Isabella and Lucas and her brothers Christopher and Sean.
“Charlotte fought her cancer with grace and humanity, courage and dignity. Our hearts are heavy with the loss of our beautiful dear girl. We pray for her and that the cure for this wretched disease will be close at hand soon. We thank everyone for their heartfelt condolences.”
Brosnan married Harris in 1980, and adopted Charlotte and her brother Christopher after their father’s death in 1986. Brosnan and Harris also went on to have a son together, named Sean.
The actor has remarried to journalist Keely Shaye Smith, and they share two boys together, sixteen year old Dylan and Paris, who is twelve.