LONDON:Transformers actress Sophia Myles has announced her father has died after contracting coronavirus.
The star, 40, revealed on 14 March that her father Peter had caught the illness while battling other underlying health conditions.
She has been posting regular updates about Mr Myles, a retired Church of England vicar, and posted photographs of visiting him in hospital.
She told her Twitter followers: “RIP Peter Myles. My dear Dad died only a few hours ago. It was the coronavirus that finally took him.”