Australian movie stars died at 75

Here are 3 famous actresses from Australia died at 75:

Sheila Florance

Sheila Florance (July 24, 1916 St Kilda-October 12, 1991 Melbourne) a.k.a. Sheila Florence or Sheila Mary Florance was an Australian actor. Her children are called Peter Oyston, Philip Oyston and Susan Oyston.

She died caused by cancer.

Throughout her career, Sheila Florance became a celebrated stage and screen actor in Australia. She was known for her exceptional talent and versatility, which enabled her to take on a wide variety of roles. She worked with many celebrated directors such as Tim Burstall and Fred Schepisi. Her most notable roles include Lizzie Birdsworth in the television series “Prisoner” and Mrs. Hopkins in the film “My Brilliant Career”. Despite her success, she remained a humble person with a deep passion for acting. Sheila Florance is always remembered as one of the most significant contributions to the Australian entertainment industry.

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Enid Bennett

Enid Bennett (July 15, 1893 York-May 14, 1969 Malibu) was an Australian actor. She had three children, Louise Niblo, Peter Niblo and Judith Niblo.

She died as a result of myocardial infarction.

Enid Bennett began her acting career in Australia before moving to the United States in 1916. She appeared in over 100 films throughout her career, including silent classics such as "The King of Kings" (1927) and "The Iron Horse" (1924). Bennett is perhaps best known for her role as Maid Marian in the 1922 adaptation of "Robin Hood".

She was married three times; first to Fred Niblo, a director with whom she had two children, Louise and Peter Niblo. After their divorce, she married actor Chester Morris and had one child, Judith Niblo Morris. In her later years, Bennett mostly retired from acting and focused on her family.

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Madge Ryan

Madge Ryan (January 8, 1919 Townsville-January 9, 1994 London) was an Australian actor.

She began her career in the theater in the 1940s and later moved on to television and film. Some of her notable roles include Mrs. Pearce in the film adaptation of "My Fair Lady" (1964) and Ma Larkin in the British TV series "The Darling Buds of May" (1991-1993). Ryan was also a noted stage actress and appeared in productions such as "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" and "The Birthday Party". She passed away in London in 1994 at the age of 75.

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