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Actress Sophia Myles' dad Peter died of coronavirus.

The actress - who has been best known for her roles in Underworld, Doctor Who and Moonlight - shared her last heartwrenching photograph of her dad in a hospital bed on a ventilator before he died.

Hours after Peter's death, the Underworld star, 40, paid tribute to her dad with a few kind words.

She wrote: "RIP Peter Myles. My dear Dad died only a few hours ago. It was the Corona Virus that finally took him."

The Doctor Who star captured the devastating reality of coronavirus when she shared the last photograph of her dad lying in a hospital bed on Friday.

Sophia Myles' dad dies of coronavirus - actress posts heartbreaking last snap

In the snap, Peter could be seen strapped to a ventilator as he fought coronavirus from his hospital bed.

Clad in a mask, Sophia was leaned over her father's bed in a photograph which tugged heartstrings.

She wrote: "Yesterday I went on a journey to see my father. This is the harsh reality of the Coronavirus."

The actress - who has been best known for her roles in Underworld, Doctor Who and Moonlight - shared her last heartwrenching photograph of her dad in a hospital bed on a ventilator before he died

Sophia brought a camera crew with her on her last trip to see her father in hospital which will be broadcast on CBS on Monday amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Social media was awash with kind messages from fans as the actress kept her 26.8K following in the loop about her dad's coronavirus battle.

In August 2018, Sophia revealed her dad had been suffering with Parkinson's.

She wrote: "My dear Dad has Parkinson’s . Always a pleasure to see him. X" (sic)

Earlier, DJ and radio personality Black N Mild died aged 44 after he contracted the deadly virus.

Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson were the first celebrities to go public with their positive COVID-19 diagnosis.

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They were said to be released from hospital and making a full recovery.

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