Australian movie stars died in 1980

Here are 2 famous actresses from Australia died in 1980:

Cicely Courtneidge

Cicely Courtneidge (April 1, 1893 Sydney-April 26, 1980 Putney) a.k.a. Esmerelda Cicely Courtneidge, Dame Cicely Courtneidge or Dame Esmerelda Cicely Courtneidge was an Australian comedian and actor.

She was born in Sydney, Australia on April 1, 1893, to actor parents, and made her stage debut at the age of five. She went on to perform in a variety of musical comedies and revues in London's West End, and her career spanned several decades. She also appeared in several films throughout her career, including "The Ghost Train" and "Under Your Hat". During World War II, she entertained British troops overseas and was awarded the OBE in recognition of her contribution. In 1951, she was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for her services to entertainment. She continued to perform on stage and television until her death on April 26, 1980, in Putney, London.

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Louise Lovely

Louise Lovely (February 28, 1895 Paddington-March 18, 1980 Hobart) a.k.a. Nellie Louise Carbasse, Nellie Louise Alberti, Louise Carbasse, Louise Welch or Nellie Louise Corbasse was an Australian actor and film producer.

Lovely began her acting career in Australia in 1912 and became a popular figure in silent films. In 1917, she traveled to the United States where she worked with some of the biggest names in the film industry and starred in successful movies such as "The American Beauty" and "Tiger Woman". She also wrote and produced several films during her career. After retiring from the film industry in 1935, Lovely moved to Tasmania where she lived for the rest of her life. In 1971, she was awarded the Order of Australia for her contributions to the Australian film industry.

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