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James Bond Actor Rory Kinnear's Sister Dies of Coronavirus at 48

James Bond Actor Rory Kinnear's Sister Dies of Coronavirus at 48

James Bond star Rory Kinnear has revealed that his sister tragically died of COVID-19 aka Coronavirus at the young age of 48.

The 44-year-old actor starred in the last few James Bond films as Tanner, a Secret Intelligence Service Agent.

He revealed in an essay to the Telegraph that his sister, Karina, suffered severe brain damage after a lack of oxygen at her birth.

“My sister Karina has died at the age of 48. She tested positive for coronavirus early last week and it quickly attacked her stomach, her lungs and her kidneys. When she was admitted to hospital the carbon dioxide levels in her blood soon began to rise, a worrying sign,” Rory wrote in an essay for The Telegraph. “On Saturday we all variously FaceTimed her to tell her how much she meant to us and tried to raise one more of her life-affirming laughs, desperately scanning the screen for any sign of responsiveness, any sign of hope. By then, however, we knew that she was only being kept alive in hospital by her BiPap (bilevel positive airway) machine and on Sunday lunchtime we were, with great kindness and tact, told we should say our final virtual goodbyes.”

He detailed that his family said their final goodbyes over FaceTime. Our thoughts are with the Kinnear family during this tragic time.

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