Australian movie stars died in 1999

Here are 6 famous actors from Australia died in 1999:

Gordon Chater

Gordon Chater (April 6, 1922 London-December 12, 1999 Gold Coast) also known as Gordon Maitland Chater was an Australian comedian and actor.

He is best known for his long-running role as Ted Bullpitt in the Australian sitcom Kingswood Country. Chater began his entertainment career in England, performing in music halls and theatre productions before moving to Australia in 1950. In addition to Kingswood Country, he appeared in a number of Australian TV shows including Homicide, Matlock Police, Division 4 and Carson's Law. Chater was also a regular on Australian game shows and panel shows. He was awarded the Order of Australia for his significant contribution to Australian entertainment in 1996. Chater passed away in 1999 in the Gold Coast at the age of 77.

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Bobby Limb

Bobby Limb (November 10, 1924 Adelaide-September 11, 1999 Sydney) was an Australian presenter and actor. He had one child, Debbie Limb.

Bobby Limb's career spanned over five decades and he is widely regarded as one of Australia's most prominent showbusiness personalities. He began his career as a dancer and musician, performing in various theatres across Australia. In the 1950s, he became a household name as the host of the popular variety television program "The Bobby Limb Show" which ran for 11 years.

Limb also appeared in several Australian feature films, including "Smiley Gets a Gun" and "The Overlanders". He later went on to become a successful producer, creating and producing a number of television shows including "The Don Lane Show" and "The Mike Walsh Show".

In addition to his showbusiness career, Limb was a passionate supporter of the arts and served as the chairman of the Australia Council for the Arts from 1985 to 1988. He was awarded the OBE in 1978 and received a lifetime achievement award at the 1996 Australian Entertainment Industry Awards. Limb passed away in 1999 at the age of 74.

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Peter Adams

Peter Adams (May 18, 1938 Taumarunui-December 13, 1999 Melbourne) also known as Peter John Adams was an Australian actor. His child is called Aileen Adams.

Adams started his acting career on stage in Australia before transitioning to film and television. He appeared in many Australian films throughout the 1970s and 1980s such as "Stork" (1971), "The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith" (1978), and "Mad Max" (1979). Adams also had a successful television career appearing in popular Australian shows such as "Homicide," "Matlock Police," and "Prisoner."

In addition to his acting career, Adams was an active member of the Australian performing arts community. He was a founding member of the Melbourne Theatre Company and served as the president of the Australian Actors' Equity Association.

Adams passed away from cancer in 1999 at the age of 61. He is remembered as a talented actor and a respected member of the Australian performing arts community.

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Gil Perkins

Gil Perkins (August 24, 1907 Melbourne-March 28, 1999 Woodland Hills) also known as Gilbert Perkins, Gilbert Vincent Perkins or Gilbert V. Perkins was an Australian actor and stunt performer.

Gil Perkins had a flourishing career in Hollywood, having worked on more than 500 films and TV shows during his career. Some of his notable film credits include "Gone with the Wind," "The Great Dictator," and "High Noon." Perkins was known for his incredible athleticism and ability to perform high-risk stunts without the use of doubles. He was also a talented choreographer and fight coordinator, having trained numerous Hollywood stars in the art of stage combat. In addition, Perkins taught at the United States Olympic training center and was inducted into the Stuntman's Hall of Fame in 1980. Perkins passed away in 1999 at the age of 91.

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John Frawley

John Frawley was an Australian actor.

He was born on April 18, 1947, in Melbourne, Australia. Frawley began his acting career in the 1970s, appearing in various Australian TV shows and films, including "Matlock Police," "Division 4," and "Homicide." He gained international recognition for his role as Frank in the hit Australian film "Mad Max" in 1979. Frawley continued to act in films and television throughout his career, with notable roles in "The Sullivans," "Prisoner," and "Neighbours." In addition to acting, Frawley was a talented musician, playing the guitar and singing. He tragically passed away on March 28, 2003, at the age of 55 due to complications from surgery.

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Alister Williamson

Alister Williamson (June 17, 1918 Sydney-May 19, 1999 Slough) a.k.a. Alistair Williamson, Alastair Williamson or Duncan Mcfarlane Williamson was an Australian actor and character actor.

He appeared in over 70 films and television shows in the UK, including "The Avengers", "The Saint", "Doctor Who", "Z-Cars", and "Inspector Morse". Williamson was also a prolific stage actor, performing in productions of "Hamlet", "The Tempest", and "Richard III" among others. He was known for his ability to play both menacing villains and sympathetic characters with equal skill. Outside of acting, Williamson was also an accomplished painter and writer. He published several plays and wrote a memoir titled "Acting My Life".

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