Australian movie stars died at 63

Here are 3 famous actresses from Australia died at 63:

Penne Hackforth-Jones

Penne Hackforth-Jones (August 5, 1949 Greenwich-May 17, 2013 Melbourne) also known as Penelope Beatrix Hackforth-Jones was an Australian actor and biographer.

She died caused by lung cancer.

Penne Hackforth-Jones was born in London, England and moved to Australia with her family when she was a child. She began her acting career in the 1970s, appearing in various Australian television dramas and films. In addition to her acting work, she was a talented writer and authored several biographies, including "Frank Hardy: Politics, Literature, Life" and "The Women Who Knew Too Much: Hitchcock and Feminist Theory". She was also active in the Australian arts community, serving as the president of the Australian Writers' Guild and as a board member of the Melbourne Theatre Company. Her contributions to Australian arts were recognized in 2013 when she was posthumously awarded the Order of Australia for her services to the performing arts and to literature.

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Michele Fawdon

Michele Fawdon (December 15, 1947 Essex-May 23, 2011 Melbourne) also known as Michelle Fawdon was an Australian actor.

She appeared in several Australian television series and movies, including "Division 4", "Matlock Police", and "Homicide". Fawdon gained international recognition for her role in the 1974 film, "Stone". She received critical acclaim for her role in the 1983 film "Careful, He Might Hear You", which earned her an Australian Film Institute Award for Best Supporting Actress. Fawdon was a dedicated advocate for the arts and was a member of several theater organizations in Melbourne. Despite her success in the entertainment industry, Fawdon struggled with addiction and passed away in 2011 at the age of 63.

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Su Cruickshank

Su Cruickshank (August 31, 1946 Newcastle-December 8, 2009 Newcastle) also known as Susan "Su" Cruikshank, Su Cruikshank, The Diva on the Hill or Susan Cruickshank was an Australian actor, singer and author.

She died in heart and kidney failure.

Su Cruickshank was born in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia and began her career in the entertainment industry in the 1970s. She was best known for her work in stage productions, particularly musical theatre, and was regarded as one of Australia's leading leading ladies of the stage. Some of her most notable productions include "Les Miserables", "Phantom of the Opera", and "My Fair Lady".

In addition to her work in theatre, Su also appeared in a number of television shows and films, including "The Saddle Club" and "The Wog Boy". She also wrote a book, "The Diva on the Hill", which chronicled her life and career.

Throughout her career, Su was renowned for her powerful voice and commanding stage presence, earning her the nickname "The Diva on the Hill". She was also widely respected for her charitable work, particularly in the fight against cystic fibrosis.

Su's death in 2009 was mourned by the Australian entertainment industry and her many fans around the world. Her legacy continues to inspire and influence performers and audiences alike.

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