Here are 2 famous actors from Australia died in 1981:
John Fegan (November 27, 2014 Belfast-November 27, 1981) also known as John 'Jack' Fegan or Jack Fegan was an Australian actor and soldier.
Fegan was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1914 and migrated to Australia as a child with his family. He joined the Australian army and served in World War II. After being discharged, he pursued a career in acting and appeared in several films and television shows. His most notable roles were in the films "Kangaroo" (1952) and "The Shiralee" (1957) and the television series "Homicide" (1964-1965). Fegan was also known for his work in theater and was a founding member of the Melbourne Theatre Company. He passed away in 1981 at the age of 67.
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Bill Stalker (August 3, 1948 New Zealand-November 28, 1981 Melbourne) was an Australian actor.
He was best known for his role as Barry in the film "We of the Never Never" (1982) based on the autobiographical novel by Jeannie Gunn. Stalker began his acting career in Australia in the 1970s, appearing in television series such as "Bellbird" and "Homicide". He also made appearances in films such as "The Devil's Playground" (1976) and "Mad Max" (1979). Stalker tragically died of cancer at the young age of 33, shortly before the release of "We of the Never Never" which went on to become a classic Australian film.
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