Jamie Dornan’s father dies at 73 after coronavirus battle
Actor Jamie Dornan’s father has died in Northern Eire after being recognized with coronavirus.
Professor Jim Dornan, 73, was an obstetrician and gynecologist from Northern Eire and the daddy of Gloucestershire-based Jamie, who appeared on hit reveals reminiscent of ‘The Fall’ with Gillian Anderson and the movie “ 50 Shades of Grey ” with actress Dakota Johnson.
The information broke at the moment Monday March 13 on Belfast Reside, which experiences that he “would have fought Covid-19”.
The information got here to mild on Twitter when BBC Northern Eire well being correspondent Marie-Louise Connolly tweeted: “It’s with nice disappointment that I write that Professor Jim Dornan has handed away.
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“Onerous to just accept that somebody with a lot life, wit, and full of recommendation and laughter has left this world. A real buddy. Ideas are with household and medical associates all around the world. RIP Jim . “
Charity Leukemia & Lymphoma Northern Eire paid tribute, writing: “Very unhappy information this morning of the passing of Professor Jim Dornan, a passionate patron, lawyer and buddy of all at @LAL_NI.
“Jim has championed so many small charities and causes inside NI and that legacy will stay on. Condolences to household and associates at this unhappy time.”
Jim Dornan had beforehand been recognized with persistent lymphocytic leukemia and had labored carefully with the charity.
Northern Eire’s Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride additionally paid tribute.
Dr McBride mentioned: “I used to be very saddened and shocked to listen to this information. My deepest condolences exit to his household and lots of associates.
“Professor Dornan has made an immense contribution to obstetrics and maternal-fetal drugs. He has held plenty of essential and essential management roles within the well being providers in Northern Eire and nationally.
“I’ve little question that his household might be comforted by the lasting legacy he leaves behind and by the esteem through which he was held by so many at house and overseas.”
The professor was a famend obstetrician and gynecologist and labored within the Belfast Belief from 1986 to 2012.
He then turned Professor of Fetal Medication at Queen’s College Belfast from 1995 to 2012. Dornan was additionally Senior Vice President of the Royal School of Gynecologists from 2004 to 2006.
He performed a visitor function in his son Jamie’s charming BBC One collection The Fall, the place he performed John Porter, in a 2016 episode.
Dornan is survived by his spouse Samina and three kids, Liesa, Jessica and Jamie, who has but to interrupt her silence following the information.