Australian movie stars died in 1963

Here are 2 famous actresses from Australia died in 1963:

Lotus Thompson

Lotus Thompson (August 22, 1906 Sydney-May 19, 1963 Burbank) was an Australian actor.

Lotus Thompson began her acting career in Australia before moving to Hollywood in the 1930s. She appeared in over 70 films and television shows, often playing supporting roles or bit parts. Despite her prolific career, Thompson never achieved leading lady status, in part due to Hollywood's tendency to stereotype Asian actresses.

Thompson was known for her versatility as an actress, often playing characters of various ethnicities. She appeared in a number of Western films, which were popular at the time, as well as in films set in Asia. She also appeared in a handful of musicals including "Gold Diggers of 1933" and "42nd Street."

Thompson's personal life was often tumultuous. She was married three times and had numerous affairs. She struggled with addiction and was arrested several times for possession of drugs and alcohol.

Despite the challenges she faced, Thompson remained dedicated to her craft and continued to act until her death in 1963 at the age of 56.

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Constance Worth

Constance Worth (August 19, 1911 Sydney-October 18, 1963 Los Angeles County) also known as Jocelyn Howarth, Joy Howarth or Joy was an Australian actor.

She began her career in Australian films before traveling to America in the 1930s. Worth starred in several Hollywood films, including "The Case of the Velvet Claws" and "Charlie Chan in Paris." However, her film career was cut short in the 1940s due to her struggles with alcohol and mental illness. Despite these challenges, Worth continued to act on stage and television, including a recurring role in the series "The Thin Man." She ultimately passed away in 1963 at the age of 52.

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