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Pierce Brosnan marks seventh anniversary of daughter Charlotte's death

by Marina Tullipan (2020-07-11)

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Pierce Brosnan has marked the seventh anniversary of his daughter Charlotte's death with a touching post on Instagram.

The former James Bond star, 67, shared a snap taken from his Hawaii home by his wife Keely Shaye Smith, 56, on Sunday in remembrance of the late mother-of-two. 

The actor looked at peace as he relaxed on his porch in a white linen shirt, sunglasses and shorts.

Charlotte passed away at the age of just 42 on June 28, 2013 after a battle with ovarian cancer, the same disease that claimed the life of her mother Cassandra Harris - Pierce's first wife - in 1991 when she was 43.

Poignant: Pierce Brosnan marked the seventh anniversary of his daughter Charlotte's death with a touching post on Instagram on Sunday

Charlotte was survived by her husband Alex and children Isabella and Lucas. 

Pierce also wished happy birthday to his granddaughter Marley May, who turned five this month.

He wrote: 'Here's looking at you kid...

in remembrance of Charlotte and with happy birthday wishes for my darling Marley May.'

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Pierce became Charlotte's adoptive father when he married first wife Cassandra in 1980.

Cassandra had two children, Charlotte and Christopher, now 46, from a previous marriage to Dermot Harris, who died in 1986. 

In remembrance: The former James Bond star, 67, shared a snap taken from his Hawaii home by his wife Keely Shaye Smith, 56, on Sunday in remembrance of the late mother-of-two

Tragic: Charlotte passed away at the age of just 42 on June 28, 2013 after a battle with ovarian cancer (Pierce and Charlotte pictured together in 2006)

Tragedy: The same disease that claimed the life of Charlotte's mother Cassandra Harris - Pierce's first wife - in 1991 when she was 43 (pictured with Pierce in 1983)

Cassandra also died of ovarian cancer in 1991 after 11 years of marriage with Pierce.

They also had a son, Sean, 36, who now has a young daughter, Marley May - whose middle name is Cassandra in tribute to her late grandmother - with his film producer wife Sanja Banic.

In 1992, Pierce said of his first wife: 'She has made me the man I am, the actor I am, the father I am. 

'She's forever embedded in every fibre of my being.

She's there with me every day. I was so blessed to have met someone like that.'

Speaking of Charlotte and Cassandra's deaths in 2014 at the Stand Up To Cancer telethon, he revealed: 'To watch someone you love have his or her life eaten away bit by bit by this insidious disease, tour đài loan từ hà nội that kind of sorrow becomes an indelible part of your psyche.   

Fond memories: The actor pictured in 2006 alongside children Christopher (far left), Charlotte (centre left), and Sean (far right) as well as his mother Mary May (centre right)



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