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Sir Roger Moore announces death of his beloved daughter

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Sir Roger Moore's daughter Christina Knudsen has sadly passed away at the age of 47. The grieving actor, 88, announced the news on Twitter on Tuesday morning, sharing a photograph of Christina with the message: "Our beautiful daughter Christina (aka Flossie) lost her battle with cancer 25 July at 10am. We are heartbroken." Alongside a second photograph, he poignantly added: "We were all with her, surrounding her with love, at the end."

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Sir Roger Moore has announced the death of his beloved daughter Christina

Christina - half Swedish and half Danish - is the daughter of Roger's fourth wife Kristina 'Kiki' Tholstrup, to whom he has been married since 2002. 

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Christina was previously married to investment banker Nikolaj Albinus, but they split after just 13 months. She also had a four year relationship with billionaire Skype co-founder Janis Friis.

Christina is the daughter of Roger's wife Kiki Tholstrup

Christina suffered two major tragedies in her life. She was just six-years-old when her father, businessman Hans Christian Knudsen, committed suicide, and then, almost 20 years later, she lost her step-father, millionaire industrialist Ole Tholstrup to alcoholism. 

She described her close relationship with Sir Roger in an interview with the Evening Standard in 2014, crediting the actor with helping her develop a positive outlook on life. "I think I didn't know myself that well when I got married and felt pressurised by society," she said. "I wasn't yet able to listen to who I was and what I really wanted.

"I was in difficult relationships, but all that changed when my mother met Roger."

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