Australian movie stars died in 1977

Here are 2 famous actors from Australia died in 1977:

Peter Finch

Peter Finch (September 28, 1916 South Kensington-January 14, 1977 Beverly Hills) also known as Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch, William Mitchell, Finchie or Frederick George Peter Ingle-Finch was an Australian actor. He had four children, Samantha Finch, Diana Finch, Anita Finch and Charles Finch.

Finch was best known for his roles in films such as "Sunday Bloody Sunday," "Network," and "The Nun's Story." He received numerous accolades for his acting, including an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in "Network," making him the first actor to win a posthumous Oscar in an acting category. Finch was also a respected stage actor and appeared in several plays in both Australia and England. He was married three times, and his final marriage was to Eletha Barrett, whom he remained with until his death. In addition to his acting career, Finch was also an accomplished horseman and owned several racehorses throughout his life.

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Cyril Ritchard

Cyril Ritchard (December 1, 1897 Surry Hills-December 18, 1977 Chicago) also known as Cyril Trimmell-Ritchard, Cyrill Ritchard or Cyril Trimnell-Ritchard was an Australian actor and theatre director.

He was best known for his Tony Award-winning performance as Captain Hook in the Broadway production of Peter Pan in 1954. Ritchard also had a successful film career, appearing in several movies such as The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) and The Sound of Music (1965). He began his career as a stage actor in Australia before moving to England in the 1920s to further his career. Ritchard returned to Australia in the 1930s, where he continued his stage career and began working in radio. In the 1950s, he moved to the United States and became a regular on television shows, including a recurring role on Bewitched. Ritchard was married twice and had two children. He was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1979.

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