Australian movie stars died in 1966

Here are 2 famous actresses from Australia died in 1966:

Betty Stockfeld

Betty Stockfeld (January 15, 1905 Sydney-January 27, 1966 Tadworth) otherwise known as Elizabeth Stockfield was an Australian actor.

Stockfeld started her acting career in the 1920s with a variety of stage roles in London's West End. She was best known for her performances in classic plays, and she appeared in productions like "The Importance of Being Earnest," "Hamlet," and "Pygmalion." Stockfeld also had a successful career on screen, starring in a number of British films in the 1930s and 1940s, such as "We Live Again" (1934), "The Villiers Diamond" (1938), and "The Adventurers" (1949). In addition to acting, she was also a talented singer and recorded several songs in the 1930s. Stockfeld retired from acting in the early 1950s, and spent the remainder of her life in Surrey where she died at the age of 61.

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Vera Pearce

Vera Pearce (November 27, 1895 Broken Hill-January 21, 1966 London) also known as Annie Vera Pearce was an Australian actor.

She started her acting career in 1915 and appeared in numerous productions in Australia before moving to the United Kingdom in 1922. Pearce became one of the most prominent actresses of the British stage, performing in major productions like "The Shop at Sly Corner" and "The Rivals" at West End theatres. In addition to her extensive theatre work, Pearce appeared in a few British films, including "Murder in the Red Barn" and "The Lambeth Walk" during the 1930s and 1940s. During World War II, she performed in numerous productions for the troops and toured with the Entertainments National Service Association. Pearce was also a regular performer on BBC Radio and appeared on the popular panel game show "Twenty Questions" numerous times. She remained active in her career until her death in 1966.

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