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The Crown's Matt Smith Reacts to Death of Prince Philip

The Crown's Matt Smith Reacts to Death of Prince Philip

Matt Smith, who played the role of Prince Philip in the first two seasons of The Crown, has released a statement in response to the royal’s death at the age of 99.

The 38-year-old actor received an Emmy nomination in 2018 for his work on the show. He was replaced by Tobias Menzies for seasons three and four. Jonathan Pryce is taking over the role for the next two seasons.

Click inside to read his statement…

In his statement to THR, Matt said, “I’d like to offer my condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family. Prince Philip was the man. And he knew it. 99 and out, but what an innings. And what style. Thank you for your service old chap – it won’t be the same without you.”

The teams behind The Crown added, “Netflix, Left Bank Pictures, Sony Pictures Television and the production team on The Crown are deeply saddened to hear of the death of The Duke of Edinburgh. Our thoughts are with the royal family at this sad time.”

Read what Prince Harry and Meghan Markle said in the statement that was just released on their website.

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