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Pierce Brosnan loses daughter to ovarian cancer.

From Huff post:

Pierce Brosnan's daughter, Charlotte, died on Friday, June 28 after a three-year battle with ovarian cancer.

"Charlotte fought her cancer with grace and humanity, courage and dignity," Brosnan announced in a statement obtained by People magazine Monday. "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."

The actor had been filming an upcoming thriller flick, "November Man," in Eastern Europe, but flew to the U.K. to be by his daughter's side, according to the Telegraph. She passed away surrounded by loved ones, including her husband and two children, ages 14 and 8.

Charlotte's mother, Cassandra Harris, was Brosnan's first wife. The "007" star adopted Charlotte and her brother, Christopher, after their biological father died, according to the Telegraph. Harris died of ovarian cancer in 1991. Her mother also died of the disease.

by Anonymousreply 2007/02/2013

Believe it or not, I babysat for both Charlotte and Christopher in the very early '80s. They were both completely charming and intelligent kids. Sad to hear.

by Anonymousreply 107/02/2013

How old was she?

by Anonymousreply 207/02/2013

Bronson seems like a real gentleman and a great family man. He is still married to his porky wife.

by Anonymousreply 307/02/2013

She was 41, r2.

by Anonymousreply 407/02/2013

Those defective genes must be highly dominant.

I hope at least her daughter (I think one of the children is a girl) does a Jolie before it's too late for her.

Poor kids.

by Anonymousreply 507/02/2013

this can be caused by hormone replacement therapy. beware

by Anonymousreply 607/02/2013

perhaps it can, r6 (though citing a medical journal or study would help bolster your unqualified statement). in Charlotte Harris's case, the cause was most likely genetic given that her mum and grandmother died of the same thing.

by Anonymousreply 707/02/2013

RIP. Pierce is a class act 100%. Still so hot!

by Anonymousreply 807/02/2013

Offensively off-topic, but I wouldn't mind Pierce as Dr. Strange in a Marvel movie.

by Anonymousreply 907/02/2013

Her grandmother also died of the disease. Three generations dead, so yes, I'd agree about the daughter doing something ASAP.

by Anonymousreply 1007/02/2013

Condolences to Pierce...RIP Charlotte.

by Anonymousreply 1107/02/2013

RIP Charlotte.

Pierce was only 19 when she was born.

by Anonymousreply 1207/02/2013


Charlotte was Pierce's adopted daughter, not his biological daughter.

by Anonymousreply 1307/02/2013

This is incredibly sad.

Jolie made the right decision. But without female hormones -it not going to be pretty.

by Anonymousreply 1407/02/2013

That's really awful.

by Anonymousreply 1507/02/2013

So sad for him, he's had a lot of loss and he seems like a good guy.

by Anonymousreply 1607/02/2013

Peace to Pierce and his family. How horrible to lose a wife and (step)daughter to the same disease like that. He seems like a lovely guy, and was always my favorite Bond, after Connery.

by Anonymousreply 1707/02/2013

Wonder what Melissa Etheridge thinks about this?

by Anonymousreply 1807/02/2013

I hope every female relative of her gets tested for the "cancer gene", and that they're willing to take pre-emptive steps. What a horrible legacy.

Condolences to all her family, and to Pierce, who has always been a crush of mine. He really does seem like a good guy.

by Anonymousreply 1907/02/2013

Beautiful, R18.

by Anonymousreply 2007/02/2013
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