Martin Kelly and his wife Hollywood
actress Natascha McElhone.(File Photo)
BEIJING, May 22 (Xinhuanet) -- British leading
plastic surgeon, Martin Kelly, dubbed the "king of rhinoplasty" in celebrity
circles, died after he collapsed at his home, according to UK media reports
Kelly, 42, husband of Hollywood actress Natascha
McElhone, died of a suspected heart attack after being found in the doorway of
his west London home on Tuesday night by a friend.
Kelly and McElhone have two young sons Theodore,
eight, and Otis, five.
McElhone, 36, who is pregnant with the couple's third
child, was filming in Los Angeles when she received the news and is flying home
with their children.
McElhone has starred in films including "The Other
Boleyn Girl," "The Truman Show" and the series "Californication."
Kelly was pronounced dead on arrival at Chelsea and
Westminster Hospital, where he worked as a consultant plastic surgeon.
Kelly's father-in-law Roy Greenslade said family,
friends and colleagues were in "complete shock" at the death of "a truly
"As well as being a brilliant doctor, he painted,
wrote his own music (and was] a great sportsman. He was just terrific and a true
Renaissance man," Greenslade added.
Peter Butler, Kelly's friend for more than 12 years,
also a consultant plastic surgeon, said his death was "a massive loss," adding,
"He was one of the most capable plastic surgeons Britain has ever produced."