Unforgotten’s Peter Egan fights tears as he remembers late wife Myra Francis

UNFORGOTTEN actor Peter Egan fought back tears as he remembered his late wife Myra Francis on Lorraine.

スター, 74, was married to the actress for 49 年 until her death from cancer on March 30 今年.

Peter Egan fought back tears as he spoke about his late wife

Peter Egan fought back tears as he spoke about his late wifeクレジット: レックス

ピーター was discussing trophy hunting with Lorraine when she brought up his wife, who was a passionate campaigner against the practice.

彼女が外出しているときは常に人々に止められています: “For you, this has been a sort of lifelong crusade in a way, and I know that by your side was your lovely wife who sadly died suddenly.

I’m so sorry for your loss because she was a very special woman, wasn’t she?”

Peter immediately started choking up and Lorraine apologised, before asking if he could continue the conversation.

Peter with his wife Myra and their daughter Rebecca

Peter with his wife Myra and their daughter Rebeccaクレジット: レックス
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彼は言った: “It’s only three months so excuse me, so whenever I think of Myra I kind of collapse a little bit.

Peter continued: “She was a wonderful woman and I adored her. She was very inspirational.

“実際には, she was responsible for my first becoming engaged with trophy hunting and animal rights and animal welfare, いくつか 30 odd years ago when we started rescuing dogs together. So I blame her.

The response on social media and so many amazing letters I got after she died, and from many young people she helped. Just sensational warmth and affection.

Myra was also an actress

Myra was also an actressクレジット: レックス

Myra had a great sense of humour and a huge, すごい, 素晴らしい心,” he said while fighting back tears again.

Fans were left heartbroken for Peter, 一人が言って: “Peter Egan what a lovely man. My heart just broke for him

別の追加: “brilliant to see you on Lorraine Peter and thank you for speaking up for innocent animals and just want to give you a big virtual hug xx

A third simply said: “Peter Egan [love heart emoji]”

Peter was speaking out against trophy hunting

Peter was speaking out against trophy huntingクレジット: レックス

Myra was also an actor, famously playing Lady Adrasta in ドクター・フー.

She passed away in the early hours of March 30 歳の時に 78.

Unforgotten star Peter Egan says his ‘heart is broken’ 「ソウルメイト」として’ wife Myra dies of cancer