Here are 2 famous actors from Australia died in 2010:
John McCallum (March 14, 1918 Brisbane-February 3, 2010 Sydney) also known as John Neil McCallum or John McCullum was an Australian screenwriter, actor and television producer. His children are called Nicholas McCallum, Joanna McCallum and Amanda McCallum.
McCallum began his career in the film industry in the early 1940s, appearing in numerous Australian films throughout the decade. He turned to writing screenplays in the 1950s and later transitioned into producing and directing for television in the 1960s and 1970s. He was particularly known for co-creating the popular Australian television show Skippy the Bush Kangaroo. In addition to his work in entertainment, McCallum was also a veteran of World War II, serving in the Royal Australian Air Force as a navigator. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his bravery during the war.
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Gus Mercurio (August 10, 1928 Milwaukee-December 7, 2010 Melbourne) also known as Augustino Eugenio "Gus" Mercurio, Augustino Eugenio Mercurio or Gus Mecurio was an Australian actor, professional boxer and chiropractor. He had four children, Paul Mercurio, Connie Mercurio, Michael Mercurio and Joey Mercurio.
Mercurio was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and moved with his family to Australia as a child. He began his career as a professional boxer but eventually turned to acting, appearing in numerous films and television shows throughout his career. He was known for his tough-guy persona and often played roles in action and western films. Some of his notable achievements include his role in the Australian movie The Chain Reaction and his appearances on the popular television show, The Sullivans. In addition to his work in entertainment, Mercurio was also a licensed chiropractor and owned a chiropractic clinic in Melbourne. He passed away in 2010 at the age of 82 due to complications from pneumonia.
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