Australian movie stars died at 56

Here are 3 famous actors from Australia died at 56:

Steve J. Spears

Steve J. Spears (January 22, 1951 Adelaide-October 16, 2007 Aldinga) a.k.a. Steve Spears or Steven J. Spears was an Australian writer, actor, playwright, singer and screenwriter.

He died as a result of brain cancer.

Spears was known for his contribution to the Australian art scene with his work in theatre, film, television, and music. Some of his most notable plays include "The Elocution of Benjamin Franklin," "The Paradise Hotel," and "Just Macbeth" which have been produced and performed throughout Australia and internationally.

Apart from his work in theatre, Spears also appeared in various Australian television shows and films such as "The Young Doctors," "Prisoner," and "A Country Practice." He also released several albums and singles as a singer, including the popular song "Horror Movie."

Spears' contributions to the Australian arts were recognized with several accolades, including the Australian Writers Guild Award, the Sydney Theatre Critics Award, and the Australian Performing Rights Association Award.

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Peter Archer

Peter Archer (July 8, 1943 Queensland-April 13, 2000 Sydney) also known as Peter Ian Archer was an Australian actor and martial artist. His children are Jacqueline Archer and Christine Archer.

He died as a result of cancer.

Archer is best known for his roles in action and martial arts films such as "The Man from Hong Kong" and "Circle of Iron". He was also a well-respected martial artist, holding black belts in several disciplines including judo, taekwondo, and karate. In addition to his acting career, Archer was also a professional bodybuilder and fitness trainer. He appeared in over 30 films throughout his career and was known for his physical prowess and intense on-screen presence. Despite his success as an actor and martial artist, Archer lived a relatively private life and was known for his humility and dedication to his craft. His legacy continues to inspire aspiring actors and martial artists today.

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Arthur Tauchert

Arthur Tauchert (August 21, 1877 Waterloo-November 27, 1933 Darlinghurst) a.k.a. Arthur Michael Tauchert was an Australian acrobat, comedian, dancer, singer and actor.

Arthur Tauchert began his entertainment career as a renowned acrobat and comedian, performing in vaudeville acts in Australia and overseas in the late 1800s and early 1900s. He also had a passion for dancing and singing, and over time, he started to incorporate these talents into his performances. As a result, he became a sought-after actor in early Australian cinema, appearing in over 100 films between 1906 and 1929. Tauchert's distinctive characterisations made him one of the most popular actors of his time, and he was known for his ability to play both comedic and dramatic roles. Some of his most notable film credits include "The Kelly Gang" (1906), "The Life and Adventures of John Vane, the Notorious Australian Bushranger" (1910), and "The Kid Stakes" (1927). Despite his success, Tauchert struggled with alcohol addiction and passed away at the age of 56 due to liver failure.

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