Published: Mon, March 23, 2020
Life&Culture | By Sue Mclaughlin

Sophia Myles Mourns Dad's Death From Coronavirus

Sophia Myles Mourns Dad's Death From Coronavirus

"This is the harsh reality of the Coronavirus", she wrote.

Actress Sophia Myles has shared the news that her father Peter sadly passed away from the coronavirus this weekend.

Before this, Sophia had also previously shared a picture of her by her father's hospital bed, with him on a ventilator while she donned a mask and gloves.

The 40-year-old didn't reveal any other details about her father or potential pre-existing conditions.

She wrote: "RIP Peter Myles [heart emoji] My dear Dad died only a few hours ago".

Turning to Twitter, Sophia announced that her father breathed his last on Sunday after contracting the disease.

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Myles also shared a photo of herself alongside her father and brother in an older photo hours before her parent's death.

Additionally, Tom Hanks' son, Chet, took to his social media account to confirm that both of his parents contracted the disease, although, his message didn't go over well with everyone, including those who still haven't forgiven him for imitating a Jamaican accent while on the red carpet at the Golden Globe Awards. "My father, my brother and I".

She took a crew from CBS News to her hospital visit, with the footage initially set to air Monday, she had revealed.

She disclosed earlier on March 15, 2020 that her father had tested positive for coronavirus while he had already been tackling underlying health conditions.

And in a video message, she thanked people for their support, saying: 'I just wanted to send a really short message to say thank you all so, so, so much for all your lovely, lovely tweets to me.

"I'm sorry that I'm not able to reply to everyone in person, but thank you to every single one that comes through".

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