British actor Pierce Brosnan lost his first wife Cassandra Harris to cancer in 1991. Sadly the James Bond actor is in mourning again as his beloved daughter Cassandra who he adopted and loved as his own.
60-year-old Pierce Brosnan was 24 when he met actress Cassandra Harris a mother of two, Chris and Charlotte Emily Harris from her second marriage to Dermot Harris, Charlotte’s parent got married in 1970 and got divorced in 1978. Charlotte was 9 when her mom and Pierce got married on December 27, 1980 and on September 13, 1983 her brother Sean William Brosnan was born.
Her father Echoes of a Summer’s associate producer Dermot from Ireland passed away on November 12, 1986 in Chicago, IL at the age of 48, Pierce adopted her and brother Chris eventually and they took his surname, the following year her mom 42 at the time was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Mrs. Harris fought with cancer for four years, sadly on December 28, 1991 she passed away.
At that time Pierce released the following statement..
“When your partner gets cancer, then life changes. Your timetable and reference for your normal routines and the way you view life, all this changes. Because you’re dealing with death. You’re dealing with the possibility of death and dying. And it was that way through the chemotherapy, through the first-look operation, the second look, the third look, the fourth look, the fifth look.
“Cassie was very positive about life. I mean, she had the most amazing energy and outlook on life. It was and is a terrible loss, and I see it reflected, from time to time, in my children.”
Charlotte Brosnan was overjoyed when her dad, Pierce became a father again, Dylan Thomas Brosnan was born on January 13, 1997 and Paris Beckett Brosnan on February 27, 2001.
42-year-old Charlotte Emily Harris was born on on November 27, 1971 in London, England to Dermot and Cassandra Harris, as we mentioned before Charlotte and her younger brother Chris became Charlotte and Chris Brosnan when their stepfather adopted them after their father’s death, Charlotte was 15. In 2001 when Charlotte was 30 she checked for the third time at The Priority rehab centre to help her with her addiction to alcohol and drug.
Following her parent’s steps Charlotte became involve in acting, she starred in 1995 she made a cameo appearance as Amelia Rose in NYPD Blue then in 1997 she starred as Amy in the film The Nephew, and the following years she starred as a Swedish tourist in The Disappearance of Kevin Johnson both films along her dad.
Charlotte Brosnan never got married but she was madly in love with her boyfriend Alex Smith, father of her two adorable children Isabella, 15 born in August, 1998 and Lucas, 8 born on April 16, 2005. Charlotte and Alex were on the cover of the 502 Issue of Hello Magazine printed on March 28, 1998.
Charlotte lost her battle to ovarian cancer in June, 2013 at her home in West London. our thoughts and prayers go out to Pierce Brosnan, her brother Chris, Sean, Dylan and sister Paris, also to her beloved boyfriend Alex and their children Isabella and Lucas.