For the last three-years Charlotte Emily has been battling ovarian cancer, earlier this afternoon it was confirmed that she had passed away.
Brosnan, now 60, told PEOPLE the following statement, “On June 28 at 2 p.m. my darling daughter Charlotte Emily passed on to eternal life, having succumbed to ovarian cancer,” he continued, “She was surrounded by her husband Alex, her children Isabella and Lucas and her brothers Christopher and Sean.”
The statement continued, “Charlotte fought her cancer with grace and humanity, courage and dignity. Our hearts are heavy with the loss of our beautiful dear girl. We pray for her and that the cure for this wretched disease will be close at hand soon,” the actor continues. “We thank everyone for their heartfelt condolences.”
Charlotte Emily was 39 when she passed away in London. She leaves behind her husband Alex Smith, and their daughter, 14, and their son, 8. It was Charlotte’s mother, Cassandra Harris. who also died of ovarian cancer in 1991 at the age of 50. She was married to Brosnan at the time, having lost lost her own mother to Ovarian Cancer while Harris was just a teenager.