Here are 2 famous actors from Australia died in 1972:
Alfred J. Goulding (January 26, 1896 Melbourne-April 25, 1972 Hollywood) a.k.a. Alfred Goulding, Alf Goulding, Alfred John Goulding, Alf Gounding, Alfred John "Alf" Goulding or Alf. Goulding was an Australian screenwriter, film director and actor. His child is called Alf Goulding Jr..
In his early years, Goulding worked as a clerk in a bank before pursuing a career in entertainment. He started out as a comedian and theater actor in Australia before moving to the United States in 1912 to join the vaudeville circuit. In 1917, he began working for Keystone Studios, where he acted in and directed numerous short comedy films, often starring comic duo Laurel and Hardy.
Goulding's career spanned several decades, and he directed over 200 films throughout his lifetime. He was known for his talent in creating physical comedy and was considered a pioneer of the silent film era. Some of his notable works include "The Battle of the Century" (1927), "The Haunted House" (1929), and "Turnabout" (1940).
Aside from his work as a director and actor, Goulding was also a prolific screenwriter, having written the scripts for over 70 films. He received a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 1940 for the film "Road to Singapore."
Goulding passed away on April 25, 1972, in Hollywood, California, at the age of 76. He leaves behind a legacy as one of the most influential personalities of the early Hollywood era.
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John Warwick (January 4, 1905 Bellingen-January 10, 1972 Sydney) a.k.a. John McIntosh Beattle was an Australian actor and screenwriter.
He started his career in theater and later transitioned to film. Warwick appeared in over 30 films and wrote for several others in the 1930s and 40s. Some of his notable films include "It Isn't Done" (1937), "Come Up Smiling" (1939), and "The Glenrowan Affair" (1951). Warwick was also a co-founder of the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust, which aimed to promote and produce Australian plays. In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Warwick was an accomplished pilot and flew for the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II. His contributions to the Australian film industry were recognized with a posthumous award at the 1972 Australian Film Awards.
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