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Catherine Zeta-Jones' daughter Carys shares heartbreaking post following death of Anne Douglas

Michael Douglas' beloved stepmother passed away shortly after her 102nd birthday

Hanna Fillingham

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas' daughter Carys has paid an emotional tribute to Anne Douglas, following her death at the age of 102.

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The 18-year-old took to Instagram to post a heartfelt message alongside a series of photos, including one of her as a little girl sitting on Anne's lap, and another of the family sitting around the table together in more recent years.

Carys wrote: "She was the epitome of elegance and grace. The kindest, most generous soul. Forever my role model. Rest well Oma."

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Michael, meanwhile, gave an incredible insight into his close bond with Anne in his own tribute to his stepmother.

The actor wrote: "Anne was more than a stepmother, and never "wicked". She brought out the best in all of us, especially our father.

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"Catherine and I and our children adored her; she will always be in our hearts. RIP Anne Douglas."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Catherine Zeta-Jones' daughter Carys paid a heartfelt tribute to Anne Douglas following her death

The father-of-three posted this alongside a gorgeous black-and-white throwback image of Anne and Kirk Douglas – who passed away in 2020.

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Carys' brother Dylan also paid tribute, choosing to share a sweet childhood photo of himself with Anne outside in the garden, and a black-and-white photo of Anne with Kirk – who was jumping out of a giant birthday cake.

He wrote: "Oma, I love you. I miss you. Thank you for the time and love you gave me. I know now you’re hugging Pappy and Uncle Eric."

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Anne Douglas passed away aged 102

Catherine shared two black-and-white images alongside her tribute – including one of her and Anne together, and another of the entire family.

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She wrote: "Sleep tight Oma. Our loving matriarch Anne Douglas is now in the arms of her beloved husband Kirk. 102 formidable years old. I love you with all my heart Oma."

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Michael Douglas has an incredibly close-knit family

Anne tragically passed away several days after her 102nd birthday. In a statement, released to People, the Michael said: "Anne was more than a stepmother, and never 'wicked'.

"She brought out the best in all of us, especially our father."

He added: "Dad would never have had the career he did without Anne's support and partnership. Catherine [Zeta-Jones] and I and the children adored her; she will always be in our hearts."

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