London-born actor Tom Hardy has stolen many ladies hearts and won over many movie connoisseurs with his astounding performances in movies ranging from Mad Max to the historical Dunkirk. But there’s much more to Tom Hardy than just being a famous actor and a heartthrob.

The actor has just shared the devastating news that his beloved pet dog Woodstock passed away – and people all over the world are saying they’re crying for the canine they ‘haven’t even met.’

Hardy was in a car when they nearly ran over the 11-week-old Woodstock. The famous actor decided to stop his car and go after him.

Since that moment, the two have been inseparable – remember, Hardy even attended the premiere of the film Legend back in 2015 with the famous dog by his side.

So, when Woodstock recently died of aggressive polymyositis after six years of companionship, Hardy was full of praise for his dog. “I am ultimately grateful for his loyal companionship and love, and it is of some great comfort that he is no longer suffering. Above all, I am completely gutted. The world for me was a better place with him in it and by my side.”

So next time you watch one of Tom Hardy’s movies, remember that he’s not just an image in your screen, he’s also a profound human being. Scroll down below to read the sad story for yourself.

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Tom Hardy’s dog Woodstock just passed away…

And here’s the actor’s emotional tribute to his dog:

Some of the moments they shared together: