Australian movie stars died at 44

Here are 2 famous actors from Australia died at 44:

Steve Irwin

Steve Irwin (February 22, 1962 Essendon-September 4, 2006 Batt Reef) also known as Stephen Robert Irwin, The Crocodile Hunter, Steveo or Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin was an Australian presenter, naturalist, zoologist, actor, conservationist, tv personality and voice actor. His children are Bindi Irwin and Robert Clarence Irwin.

He died as a result of stingray injury.

Steve Irwin was born in Essendon, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. From a young age, he had a passion for wildlife and conservation. He grew up around animals and his parents were both naturalists, which inspired him to pursue a career in animal education and conservation.

In 1992, Steve and his wife Terri created the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, which has since become one of the largest and most well-respected wildlife hospitals in the world. Steve became a household name with his show "The Crocodile Hunter," which aired from 1996 to 2007. He was known for his enthusiastic and hands-on approach to working with animals, often getting up close and personal with some of the world's most dangerous creatures.

Throughout his career, Steve was a dedicated conservationist, working to protect endangered species and their habitats. He was a vocal advocate for wildlife conservation and educating the public about the importance of preserving the natural world. Steve's legacy continues today through his wife and children, who are all actively involved in wildlife conservation and education.

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David Ngoombujarra

David Ngoombujarra (June 27, 1967 Meekatharra-July 17, 2011 Fremantle) also known as David Bernard Starr, Pretty Boy or David Starr Ngoombujarra was an Australian actor.

He belonged to the Yamatji people, an indigenous Australian community in Western Australia. Born in Meekatharra, a small town in Western Australia, he grew up in the nearby town of Mullewa. Ngoombujarra started his acting career in the 1990s and went on to become one of the most successful indigenous actors in Australia. He appeared in several acclaimed films such as "Blackfellas" (1993), "Black and White" (2002), and "Australia" (2008). He also acted in numerous television shows, including "A Country Practice", "Heartbreak High" and "Australia on Trial". Apart from acting, Ngoombujarra was also a painter and his artwork was exhibited in several galleries across Australia. Ngoombujarra died in July 2011, in Fremantle, Western Australia, at the age of 44.

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