Australian movie stars died at 72

Here are 2 famous actresses from Australia died at 72:

Lydia Yeamans Titus

Lydia Yeamans Titus (December 12, 1857 Sydney-December 30, 1929 Glendale) also known as Mrs. Titus, Lydia Titus or Lydia Yeamans was an Australian singer and actor.

She died in stroke.

Lydia Yeamans Titus was born in Sydney, Australia, and started her career as a singer at a young age. She sang in various local choirs and churches before moving to the United States in the 1870s. Lydia quickly became a popular performer in the US, performing in various musical productions in New York and other cities.

In the 1880s, Lydia transitioned from singing to acting, and began performing in plays and operas across the US. She became known for her dramatic performances and was admired for her ability to convey complex emotions through her acting.

Lydia was married to fellow actor and director William R. Titus, and the couple performed together in various productions throughout their careers. Lydia and William settled in Glendale, California in the early 1900s and continued to perform in local productions.

Lydia Yeamans Titus passed away in 1929 at the age of 72 due to a stroke. She was remembered both for her talent as a performer and for her kindness and generosity towards her fellow actors and friends in the entertainment industry.

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Elke Neidhardt

Elke Neidhardt (July 5, 1941 Stuttgart-November 25, 2013 Melbourne) a.k.a. Elke Cordelia Neidhardt AM or Elke Neidhart was an Australian actor and theatre director. She had one child, Fabian Muir.

She died in disease.

Born in Stuttgart, Germany in 1941, Neidhardt migrated to Australia with her family in 1955. She began her career in the arts working as a dresser for the Australian Opera, before transitioning to acting and directing. Throughout her career, she performed in numerous productions for the Melbourne Theatre Company, the Sydney Theatre Company, and the Queensland Theatre Company, among others.

Neidhardt also worked extensively as a director, with credits including productions of "The Crucible," "The Taming of the Shrew," and "Noises Off." She was particularly passionate about bringing classic plays to Australian audiences, and was known for her ability to bring a fresh perspective to well-known works.

In addition to her work on stage, Neidhardt was also involved in film and television. Some of her notable credits include appearances on the Australian TV show "Prisoner" and the film "Kangaroo."

In recognition of her contributions to the arts, Neidhardt was awarded numerous honors during her career, including the Order of Australia Medal in 1992 for her service to the performing arts. She passed away in Melbourne in 2013, leaving behind a legacy as one of Australia's most respected stage actors and directors.

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