The death of the 98-year-old Kathleen Oldman comes just 3 months after Oldman his first Oscar won for the film The Darkest Hour.
Oscar-winning actor Gary Oldman has a tribute to his late mother, posted on the Instagram account he shares with his wife, Gisele Schmidt. In the message, in mourning for the death of the 98-year-old Kathleen.
“It is with a heavy heart that we the death of Kay Oldman should announce, mother of Gary Oldman, Jacqueline Wyles and Maureen Lesley Bass,” is the message on social media. “Kay was a woman with a lot of talent and joy, she loved her loved ones smiling with her quick wit and clever dialogue. For her family and friends, she was a source of warmth, inspiration, entertainment and support, and they will very much be missed.”
“We were fortunate enough to have her in our lives, and time to say goodbye. We mourn, but our loved ones will never leave their memories with us.”
The news comes 3 months after Oldman his first Oscar for Best Actor won for the film The Darkest Hour. He thanks in particular to his mother, “Thank you for your love and support. Turn off the boiler but, I’ll bring the Oscar to take home.”