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Actress (1971)
Wed Mar 01 2023
By   Binaya_22

Charlotte Brosnan was the daughter of Cassandra Harris and Dermot Harris. She was popularly known for her adopted father, Pierce Brosnan. Her adoptive father is a legendary actor known for playing the iconic character of James Bond four times through GoldenEye, Die Another Day, Tomorrow Never Dies and The World Is Not Enough.

Charlotte did some acting with NYPD Blue, The Nephew, and The Disappearance of Kevin Johnson. She tragically died at the age of 41 on June 28, 2013. Her biological parents have passed away as well. 

Charlotte wasn't the only child of the Irish actor as his other kids are Paris Brosnan, Sean Brosnan, Christopher Brosnan, and Dylan Brosnan.

What Was Charlotte's Net Worth When She Passed Away?

Charlotte Brosnan's net worth at the time of her death is roughly estimated to be around $500,000. She has kept most of her life away from the media including her income source. 

However, Brosnan did work on a few movies and shows which contributed to her wealth. Some of them are NYPD Blue, The Nephew, and The Disappearance of Kevin Johnson.

Charlotte Brosnan and Pierce Brosnan have their arms around each other as they are walking and laughing.
Charlotte Brosnan with her adoptive father, Pierce Brosnan (Source: Hollywood Life)

Charlotte's adoptive father, Pierce Brosnan, on the other hand, has a huge wealth. The actor has an estimated net worth of $200 Million and his James Bond role can be credited for it. 

Pierce was paid more than $16 Million for his 2002 film Die Another Day. However, Bond movies aren't his highest-grossing film as the title goes to Doubtfire which earned more than $63 Million.

Pierce Brosnan Adopted Daughter Charlotte Lost Her Life To Cancer

Charlotte's life was cut short after she lost her battle with Ovarian cancer. She was pronounced dead at 2 pm on June 28, 2013. She was only 41 years old at the time.

There hasn't been much disclosed about Charlotte's battle with cancer. But, it wouldn't be wrong to say she got it from someone her own as this deathly disease runs in her family. 

Charlotte's adopted father, Pierce has also preferred to keep most things to himself. But, he did talk about her on the seventh anniversary of her death with a heartfelt post on Instagram.

Pierce Brosnan's Daughter Was Married At The Time Of Her Death

Charlotte Brosnan was married before cancer took it away from her. Her husband was Alex Smith. What makes her marriage tragic is that they were only married for two weeks before she lost her life. The two had walked down the aisle on June 14, 2013.

Charlotte Brosnan is wearing a blue dress and Alex Smith is wearing a white shirt and shades.
Charlotte Brosnan with her husband, Alex Smith (Source: Hollywood Life)

Alex and the rest of the family were all aware of Charlotte's cancer. DailyMail has reported in their article that the family was hopeful they would go through this together. They also had hope that she would win her battle with cancer. Unfortunately, it ended up being the other way.

Charlotte Left Behind Her Two Kids

Pierce's daughter Charlotte left behind two kids when she passed away. They are Isabella Sophie Smith and Lucas Smith. She had them with her husband, Alex. Sadly, both of them had to witness their mother dying.

Isabella is the older of the two having been born on August 1998. Her younger one was born on April 16, 2005. Both of Charlotte's kids have chosen to live a life away from the limelight and even their grandfather, Pierce hasn't revealed much about them.

Charlotte's Mother And GrandMother Died Of Cancer Too

The celebrity daughter Charlotte losing her life to cancer was tragic. However, she isn't the only one in her family to have lost her life because of it. This problem has plagued her family for many years as both her grandmother and mother also died of ovarian cancer like her.

Pierce Brosnan is wearing a grey suit and a white shirt and Cassandra Harris is wearing a black dress with some designs on it.
Charlotte Brosnan's mother, Cassandra Harris, and adoptive father, Pierce Brosnan (Source: Hello! Magazine)

Mother, Cassandra Harris lost her life on December 28, 1991, in Los Angeles, California. She was an actress from Australia known for doing films and shows like For Your Eyes Only, Rough Cut, Remington Steele, and Space: 1999

There is little to no information available on Charlotte's grandmother. But, it is known that her name is Roma Waites and she lost her battle with Ovarian cancer on July 23, 1962. All three generations losing their life for the same reason is a tragic thing to happen.

Who Is Charlotte's Biological Father?

Charlotte used to go by the surname, Harris before changing it to Brosnan after being adopted by the Black Adam actor. Her actual biological father is Dermot Harris. He passed away on November 12, 1986, in Chicago, Illinois.

Dermot hasn't disclosed much about himself, but his IMDb page says that he was the producer of the 1976 film, Echoes of the Summer. Charlotte's father didn't lose his life to cancer like most of her family members. It was a heart attack that killed him.

About Charlotte Siblings

NYPD Blue actress Charlotte Brosnan had a lot of siblings. Their names are Paris Brosnan, Sean Brosnan, Christopher Brosnan, and Dylan Brosnan

Among them, Christopher is Charlotte's biological sibling who was also adopted by the GoldenEye actor. He is the younger brother of Charlotte having been born on November 11, 1972.

Both Pierce Brosnan and Christopher Brosnan is wearing a black suit.
Charlotte Brosnan's adoptive father, Pierce Brosnan, and brother, Christopher Brosnan (Source: Irish Mirror)

Late Cassandra, apart from Charlotte and her brother also had a son with their adoptive father Pierce. He was Sean and was born on September 13, 1983. Paris and Dylan are the youngest children of the Mamma Mia! actor and his current wife, Keely Shaye Smith

Dylan was born on January 13, 1997, and Paris was born on February 27, 2001. Both of them are more in the limelight than Pierce's other kids. They have a decent following on social media and Dylan works as a model whereas, Paris works as an artist. 

Charlotte's Mother And Adoptive Father Love Story

Charlotte Brosnan's mother, Cassandra Harris after the death of her husband, Dermot Harris found herself in the arms of Pierce Brosnan. The two exchanged their wedding vows on December 27, 1980, and were together until the death of Cassandra.

The World Is Not Enough actor first met Cassandra in 1977 through a common friend. The Sun reports that she was still married to Charlotte's father, Dermot Harris at the time. 

Dermot and Cassandra went through a divorce the following 1978. After that, Pierce and Cassandra married after a few years. Then, Pierce adopted Charlotte and her brother, Christopher after the death of Dermot.

Who Is Late Charlotte's Adoptive Father, Pierce Brosnan?

Pierce Brosnan is a legendary Irish actor who made a name for himself through James Bond Movies. He played the role of the iconic charming British spy from 1995 with GoldenEye and stopped doing the role after 2002's, Die Another Day

The other two films where Pierce played this role were Tomorrow Never Dies and The World Is Not Enough.

The 2001's People's Sexiest Man Alive, Pierce's first role was in 1980 with the movie, Murphy's Stroke. Some of his other recognizable movies are Mamma Mia!, Black Adam, and The Thomas Crown Affair.

But James Bond remains Charlotte's adoptive father's most recognizable work. However, the same role also landed him in a bit of trouble when he appeared in Pan Bahar's tobacco ad playing the same character. People criticized him for promoting it but, he in his defense said that he was evaded by the company. 


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