Sophia Myles from 'Doctor Who' Reveals Her Dad Died of COVID-19
"Doctor Who" star Sophia Myles revealed that her father has died of Coronavirus. She made this revelation in a tweet on Saturday.
On Saturday, actress Sophia Myles took to twitter to announce the death of her father, Peter. In her tweet, Sophia revealed that he died from the novel Coronavirus.
The "Doctor Who" star also described his death as a harsh reality of the coronavirus pandemic. Myles shared a photo of her final moments with her dad, where she was seen dressed in a mask and a pair of gloves. She wrote,
"Yesterday I went on a journey to see my father. This is the harsh reality of the Coronavirus."
Amid the ongoing pandemic, the British star had been documenting her father’s quarantine journey after he was hospitalized in London.
Yesterday I went on a journey to see my father. This is the harsh reality of the Coronavirus pic.twitter.com/T609EBfAfJ— Sophia Myles (@SophiaMyles) March 21, 2020
This came after Peter tested positive for the virus. In a video, she disclosed that he had other health issues that he had struggled with for some time.
Before Peter’s passing, Myles revealed that the family regularly got calls from the hospital, stating that her dad was only a step away from death.
In an interview with CBS on March 14, she confessed that she had once gone to visit him fully prepared to watch him die.
My father, my brother and I . A nice memory to share given what Dad is going through now . pic.twitter.com/Gz6G3zd19E— Sophia Myles (@SophiaMyles) March 21, 2020
Speaking of the medical personnel, Sophia stated that she could tell that the staff present at her father’s hospital were freaking out even though they acted like they had it all under control.
She ended the interview with a piece of advice to people treating loved ones suffering from Coronavirus. Myles advised that they should be mindful of their elderly relatives, adding they shouldn’t be allowed to hang around too many people.
My Father pic.twitter.com/UrA0vNbHQa— Sophia Myles (@SophiaMyles) March 14, 2020
Sophia Myles began her career after she was spotted by Oscar-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes in a school play at the age of 16.
He went on to give her a role in the 1996 BBC production of "The Prince and the Pauper," which kick-started her career.
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