Transformers actress Sophia Myles’ dad Peter dies of coronavirus as she shares heartbreaking last snap of herself at his hospital bedside
Sophia Myles’ dad has died of coronavirus.
The transformers actress, 40, took to Twitter on Saturday to share the sad news, hours after she shared a final heartbreaking snap of herself at the hospital visiting her father.
She tweeted: ‘RIP Peter Myles. My dear Dad died only a few hours ago. It was the Corona Virus that finally took him.’
Devastating: Sophia Myles’, 40, dad Peter has died of coronavirus on Saturday, with the actress taking to Twitter to share the sad news
Just hours earlier, Sophia had posted a photograph of herself at her father’s hospital bedside, while he struggled to breathe despite the assistance of a ventilator.
Clad in protective-wear including plastic gloves, an apron and a surgical face mask, the mother-of-one placed a loving hand on his head.
She captioned the moving image: ‘Yesterday I went on a journey to see my father. This is the harsh reality of the Coronavirus.’
The actress – who played Darcy in Transformers – revealed on Saturday morning on Twitter that she had taken a news crew from CBS with her when she visited him in hospital, on Friday.
She also announced that the footage taken would be shown on Monday to show the brutal reality of coronavirus.
Just hour before his death, Sophia shared a sweet family photograph of herself and her brother with their father, which she noted was ‘a nice memory to share.’
Talented Sophia has starred in Doctor Who, Spooks, Moonlight, and the Hollywood blockbuster Underworld (Pictured playing Darcy in Transformers in 2014)
The actress has starred in Doctor Who, Spooks, Moonlight, and the Hollywood blockbuster Underworld.
Most recently she played Rebecca Bishop in fantasy romance drama A Discovery of Witches on Sky, A=adapted from Deborah Harkness’s bestselling All Souls trilogy.
Sophia is a doting mother-of-one to son Luke, 5.