Australian movie actors deceased in Diabetes mellitus

Here are 2 famous actors from Australia died in Diabetes mellitus:

Leo McKern

Leo McKern (March 16, 1920 Sydney-July 23, 2002 Bath) a.k.a. Reginald McKern, Reginald "Leo" McKern, Leo McKern AO or Reginald "Leo" McKern, AO was an Australian actor, screenwriter and voice actor. He had two children, Abigail McKern and Harriet McKern.

Leo McKern rose to fame for his stellar performances on stage, television and in films. He began his acting career in the theatre, working with the Old Vic and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Some of his notable stage performances include his portrayals of King Lear and Iago in Othello.

McKern ventured into television and starred in several popular shows, including the British crime drama series "Rumpole of the Bailey," in which he played the iconic character of Horace Rumpole. He was awarded a BAFTA award for Best Actor for his performance in the series.

In his film career spanning over four decades, McKern appeared in numerous films such as "The Mouse That Roared," "The Beatles' Help!," and "A Man for All Seasons." He was also known for his role as the villain Number 2 in the cult classic TV series "The Prisoner."

Apart from acting, McKern was also a screenwriter and a voice actor. He lent his voice to the character of the villainous Rat in the animated film "The Wind in the Willows."

Leo McKern was honored with several awards throughout his career, including the Order of Australia and the Commander of the Order of the British Empire. He passed away in 2002 at the age of 82.

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Frank Wilson

Frank Wilson (April 11, 1924 Northcote-October 24, 2005 Sydney) also known as Frank Edward Wilson was an Australian actor, singer, film director and presenter.

He began his career in entertainment as a radio announcer, but quickly transitioned to acting and singing. Wilson is perhaps best known for his role in the Australian television series "My Name's McGooley, What's Yours?" which aired in the 1960s. He also had roles in several films including "The True Story of Eskimo Nell" and "The Odd Angry Shot".

In addition to his work in acting and singing, Wilson also directed several films and television shows. He was a founding member of the Australian Film Institute and served as its president from 1976 to 1979.

Wilson passed away in 2005 at the age of 81, leaving behind a legacy as a multifaceted and accomplished entertainer in the Australian entertainment industry.

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