Here are 2 famous actors from Australia died in 1951:
Leon Errol (July 3, 1881 Sydney-October 12, 1951 Hollywood) also known as Leonce Errol Simms or Leonce Errol Sims was an Australian actor and comedian.
He started his career in vaudeville, where he gained fame for his comedic performances. In 1924, he moved to the United States and began working in films. He appeared in over 100 films throughout his career, often playing comedic supporting roles or serving as the comic relief in musicals. Some of his notable film credits include "The Cocoanuts" (1929), "Palmy Days" (1931), and "Mexican Spitfire" (1940). Errol was also known for his work on the stage, both in vaudeville and in Broadway productions. In addition to his comedic talents, Errol was also an accomplished songwriter and composer, having written several songs that were used in his films. He was married twice and had three children.
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Godfrey Cass (November 27, 1867-May 14, 1951) a.k.a. Godfrey Castieau was an Australian actor.
He was born in Melbourne and began his career on stage before transitioning to films in the early 1900s. Cass went on to appear in over 100 films, often playing refined and sophisticated characters. He became a notable figure in Hollywood, appearing in films such as "The Prisoner of Zenda" (1922) and "Northwest Passage" (1940). Despite his success, Cass maintained strong ties to his Australian heritage, and frequently returned home to perform on stage. His contributions to the Australian film and theater industries were recognized in 1951 when he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).
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