“Harry Potter” film series actor Warwick Davis mourned the death of his wife, who appeared with him in the final film of the series

Warwick Davis, the actor who played the loveable Professor Flitwick in “Harry PotterThe owner of the film franchise mourns the death of his wife and colleague, Samantha Davis, who starred alongside him in the series and elsewhere. BBC mentioned.

in statement Released by Lucasfilm Ltd., Warwick Davis said his wife was his “most trusted confidant” and that her death “left a huge hole in our lives as a family.”

He said: “I miss her hugs. She was a unique person, always seeing the sunny side of life. She had a wicked sense of humor and would always laugh at my bad jokes.” “…She was passionate about helping people, without judgement. She had time for everyone and a real listening ear.”

The couple met while filming “Willow” in 1988 and married three years later. They have worked together on several projects over the years, including “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” in which she played an elf.

“She instilled such confidence in me. With her by my side, I was sure I could achieve anything. It was like having a superpower,” Warwick Davis said. “Without Sammy, there would have been no Tenable Quiz, no Willow series. No Idiot Abroad 3 series.”

(LR) Harrison Davis, Samantha Davis, Warwick Davis and Annabelle Davis attend the premiere of Lucasfilm and Imagine Entertainment's new series “Willow” at Regency Village Theater on November 29, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.

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The couple also founded the charity Little People UK in 2012 to act as a resource for people with dwarfism. The charity announced in a statement her death on Thursday, saying: “Her passion for supporting community members was unparalleled.”

“We know this will be a huge loss for everyone, and we want you to know that we will be here to support,” the charity posted on social media.

Lucasfilm Ltd. is the production company behind “Willow” and “Willow”.star Warsthe latter of which Warwick Davis also worked on, said Samantha was “a beloved member of the Lucasfilm community.”

CBS News has not confirmed her cause of death. Warwick Davis said his wife's mobility had become impaired in recent years, although she was “determined that it would not affect her quality of life and limit what she did and was able to achieve.”

“Although the pain of losing Sammy and being without her is unbearable, I feel extremely lucky to have been able to be around her and experience her magic for 35 years,” he said.

The couple's two children, Annabelle and Harrison Davis, also issued a statement calling their mother “the kindest, most inspiring and loving mother we could hope for.”

“No matter what time or place she was there to answer our silly questions, tell us what to do, and listen when we needed,” they said. “…We have carried her love and happiness all our lives, and it will be what drives us forward now. Everything we do, we do for her.”

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