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Natascha McElhone Expecting Third Child; Husband Dies Suddenly

05/21/2008 at 12:42 PM ET

Actressna_danny_51517694_maxcbbjpgActress Natascha McElhone, 36, is currently expecting her third child. No due date is known.

Sadly, her husband, plastic surgeon Dr. Martin Hirigoyen Kelly, was found dead on the doorstep of the couple’s home on Tuesday, May 20th.  It is believed that the 42-year-old passed away from a heart attack.

The Californication and Truman Show star is currently on her way back to Britain from the United States with the couple’s sons Theo, 8, and Otis, 5.

Source: The Daily Mail; Photo by Danny Martindale/WireImage.com

Thanks to CBB readers Autumn, Nicole and Mary Beth.

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maja on

My thoughts are with the family in this tragic time… my condolances..

Britt on

Oh this is tragic! I loved her so much in Californication. My condolences go out to her and her family.

Henrietta on

I have no idea who she is, but nontheless, it is a very sad and tragic thing, and my prayers go out to her and her kids!

jillyen on

OMG!!!!!!! how horrible that that happened to their family! to have something so incredible happen and then have the worst thing happen is heartbreaking. she’s having a baby,this should be a very happy time for her and her family. my heart goes out to their family

Katie on

How sad! I loved her in the Truman Show. How tragic for such a young, beautiful family.

jk on

My condolences to Natascha. I love her as an actress and this is just tragic. Blessings to her and her family during this very sad time.

Katie on

What a heartbreaking thing to hear. I hope she finds strength with her family and friends through this horrific tragedy. Bringing another life into the world will be a magical time for her, and without her husband to share it with will be very hard. I love watching her in Californication- she’s extremely talented and is absolutely stunning. Best wishes to her and her family.

Aimee on

Wow that is such sad news. Thoughts and prayers to her family!

Natasha on

Oh goodness that’s so terrible! My heart goes out to their family, friends and especially their children!

jane on

how tragic, my condolences to her and her sons!!!!!. congrates on the baby, your huisband will live on in the baby.

Erin on

How horrible!! My condolences to all his loved ones. I cannot imagine what they are going through right now – must have been a horrible, horrible shock. =(

joy on

How incredibly sad. Prayers for strength for her and her family…

martina on

This is absolutely heartbreaking. Poor girl. I wish Natasha and her family all the best.

Julie on

Her husband was my age. I have no idea who Natascha McElhone is but her family is in my prayers.

christie on

love her acting…so sad for her and her family!!

Steph on

My condolences….that is so terribly sad. I love her in Californication.

hannah on

my father died in 1995 the age of 42. He was alone at home and had a heart attack.

carla at somethingaboutbaby.com on

This is so tragic. My prayers are with her and her family.

Liz on

According to IMDB, he died the day after their 10th anniversary. So, so sad.

Candice on

Wow, that’s really awful. Their family will definitely be in my prayers.

Dana on

My condolences for family, it really tragic.

Liv on

Wow, its hard to believe that things like this happen but they do. He was so young and she is pregnant. Sad. I think she is beautiful and I loved her in The Truman Show.

meghan on

Prayers for the family.

Mandy on

So sad… I hope her family gets through this tough time easily, that can’t be easy though to be pregnant and lose your husband.

Sheri on

What tragic, tragic news; she will definitely be in my prayers. As I get older, I sure see how none of us has a guarantee that we will live long lives. We just never know. A good reminder to always let the people in our lives know that we love them ~ and tell them often.

Michelle on

How sad! I just read too the just had their 10th wedding anniversary May 19 :( how sad and horrible! Best wishes to her family they are in my thoughts and prayers!

nb on

This is beyond tragic. Her husband was an amazing doctor and guy. He helped deformed children all over the world by doing free reconstructive surgery. A real loss to the world.

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