Australian movie stars died at 48

Here are 2 famous actors from Australia died at 48:

Richard Morgan

Richard Morgan (August 12, 1958 Hobart-December 23, 2006 Melbourne) was an Australian actor. He had two children, Ella Taylor Morgan and Zoe Taylor Morgan.

He died as a result of motor neuron disease.

Richard Morgan was best known for his work in Australian film and television. He began his acting career in the 1980s and appeared in a number of popular Australian TV shows, including "Neighbours", "Police Rescue" and "Blue Heelers". Morgan also acted in several Australian films, such as "The Efficiency Expert" and "He Died with a Felafel in His Hand".

Aside from acting, Morgan was known for his involvement in social and political issues. He was a long-time supporter of the Australian Labor Party and was a vocal advocate for a republic in Australia. Morgan's death in 2006 was widely mourned in the Australian acting community, with many of his former colleagues and friends paying tribute to his talent and his dedication to causes he believed in.

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Peter Allen

Peter Allen (February 10, 1944 Tenterfield-June 18, 1992 San Diego) a.k.a. Peter Allen Woolnough, Peter Richard Woolnough or Peter Richard Woolnough Allen was an Australian singer, musician, singer-songwriter, songwriter and actor.

He died caused by hiv/aids.

Peter Allen began his career as a songwriter in the 1960s, penning hits for artists such as Olivia Newton-John and Claudine Longet. In the 1970s, he pursued a solo career and became known for his energetic live performances and flamboyant stage presence. His biggest hits as a singer include "I Go to Rio" and "Don't Cry Out Loud."

Allen also had a successful career on Broadway, winning a Tony Award for his score for "The Boy From Oz," a musical based on his life that starred Hugh Jackman. He was married to Liza Minnelli from 1967 to 1974, and the two remained close friends until his death.

Despite his success, Allen struggled with drug and alcohol addiction throughout his life. He was diagnosed with HIV in 1984 and publicly acknowledged his illness in 1985. He became an advocate for AIDS awareness and raised funds for research and treatment. Allen died from AIDS-related pneumonia in 1992 at the age of 48.

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