Australian movie stars died at 59

Here are 1 famous actresses from Australia died at 59:

Joan Winfield

Joan Winfield (September 24, 1918 Melbourne-June 16, 1978 Van Nuys) also known as Joan MacGillicuddy was an Australian actor. Her children are called Michael Lucas, Victoria Lucas and Elizabeth Lucas.

She died caused by cancer.

Joan Winfield began her career in acting in the late 1930s in Australia, where she appeared in several theater productions. She gained popularity in the 1940s and 1950s for her roles in Australian films such as "The Overlanders" and "Eureka Stockade." In the 1960s, she moved to the United States and landed roles in television shows such as "Bonanza" and "The Wild Wild West."

Apart from her acting career, Joan Winfield was also an accomplished singer and recorded several albums throughout her career. She was married to producer and director, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, from 1959 until their divorce in 1961.

Joan Winfield's legacy lives on through her children, who have also gone on to pursue careers in the entertainment industry. Her son Michael Lucas is a film producer, while her daughters Victoria Lucas and Elizabeth Lucas are both actresses. Joan Winfield passed away in 1978 after a battle with cancer, leaving behind a lasting impact on the Australian and American entertainment industries.

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