March 22 (UPI) -- Sophia Myles, a Moonlight, Doctor Who and Transformers: Age of Extinction actress, announced on Twitter that her father Peter has died after battling the coronavirus.
"My dear Dad died only a few hours ago. It was the Corona Virus that finally took him," the British star tweeted Saturday.
"Yesterday I went on a journey to see my father. This is the harsh reality of the Coronavirus," she captioned a photo of her ailing dad in a hospital bed.
Myles, 40, did not offer any details about her father's age or his health before he contracted the virus.
She thanked fans for their support in a short video.
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