Richard E Grant’s spouse of 35 years, Joan Washington, has died, the actor has stated.
Washington, a vocal coach, died on Thursday night. He didn’t give a explanation for loss of life.
Grant, 64, shared a video of the pair dancing on Twitter, writing: “ONLY YOU! Joan – Love of my Life & Giver of Life to our daughter Olivia.
🎵ONLY YOU!🎵Joan – Love of my Life & Giver of Life to our daughter Olivia. Our hearts are damaged with the lack of your Life final evening. 35 years married & 38 collectively. To be really identified and seen by you, is your immeasurable reward. Don’t forget us, candy Monkee-mine 💔💔💔💔💔💔 pic.twitter.com/YcdVAVK1ja
— Richard E. Grant (@RichardEGrant) September 3, 2021
“Our hearts are damaged with the lack of your Life final evening. 35 years married & 38 collectively.
“To be really identified and seen by you, is your immeasurable reward. Don’t forget us, candy Monkee-mine.”
He adopted it with a sequence of damaged coronary heart emojis, with social media customers pouring in with tributes.
The couple married in 1986 and have a daughter collectively, Olivia, and a stepson, Tom, from Washington’s earlier relationship.
Washington is initially from Aberdeen, and educated at London’s Central Faculty of Speech and Drama. She had almost 40 years’ expertise within the movie business as a voice coach, and had labored with the likes of Emma Stone, Anne Hathaway and Vanessa Redgrave.
She additionally labored on various traditional 1980s movies reminiscent of Yentl with Barbra Streisand and The Bounty, which starred Sir Anthony Hopkins and Mel Gibson.
Extra just lately, Washington labored on The Witches and The Favorite.
Amongst these paying tribute to Washington had been comedians David Baddiel, Sarah Millican and Daybreak Frence.
Coronation Avenue actress Eva Pope additionally added her condolences, writing: “Oh my coronary heart aches for you….deep condolences Richard. She taught me in that very home.”
French tweeted: “Joan Washington will ALWAYS be remembered by these of us who knew her & had been taught by her, as a PHENOMENAL WOMAN. A lot like to @RichardEGrant & all of the household.”