James Earl Jones is sadly mourning the loss of his wife.

The 85-year-old actor’s spouse, Cecilia Hart, died on Sunday, Oct. 16 after battling ovarian cancer, according to [Westport Now](http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v3/obitjump/actressceciliahartjones68/). She was 68-years-old.

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James, Cecilia and their son in November 2012.

James and Cecilia — who worked as a stage and TV actress — married in 1982 after meeting on the 1979-80 Steven Bochco series, Paris. The couple had one son, Flynn Earl Jones, together.

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Cecilia battled ovarian cancer for one year before her death. Our thoughts are with the late actress’ family and friends during this tragic time.