Here are 2 famous actors from Australia died in 2001:
Giorgio Mangiamele (August 13, 1926 Catania-May 13, 2001 Melbourne) was an Australian film director, cinematographer, screenwriter, photographer, film producer and actor. He had two children, Suzanne Mangiamele and Claudia Mangiamele.
Born in Italy, Mangiamele immigrated to Australia in 1952 and began making films that explored cultural identity, social issues, and the human condition. He gained recognition for his avant-garde style and was praised for his use of black and white cinematography. His films often depicted the struggles of immigrants and the working class, and were known for their realism and raw emotions.
Mangiamele's most acclaimed works include "Nella", "Clay", and "The Spaghetti Saga". He won numerous awards for his filmmaking, including the Australian Film Institute's Best Documentary Award in 1966 for "Nella". He continued to make films, act, and teach film at RMIT University until his death in 2001.
Today, Giorgio Mangiamele is remembered as one of Australia's most influential filmmakers, whose dedication to social realism continues to inspire new generations of filmmakers.
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Kevin Manser (February 16, 1929 Adelaide-December 21, 2001 New South Wales) also known as Kevin Baden Manser was an Australian actor.
He began his acting career in the 1960s, appearing in a variety of TV shows and films. Manser was particularly well known for his roles in the Australian television shows "Homicide" and "Matlock Police". He also appeared in the 1975 film "Picnic at Hanging Rock" directed by Peter Weir.
Throughout his career, Manser worked with some of Australia's most acclaimed actors and directors. He was a respected member of the Australian acting community, known for his commitment to his craft and his professionalism on set.
In addition to his acting work, Manser was also a skilled pianist and a lover of classical music. He often used his musical talents to enhance his performances and was known for his ability to bring a unique depth to his characterizations.
Manser passed away in 2001 at the age of 72, leaving behind a legacy of memorable performances and a lasting impact on the Australian entertainment industry.
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