Australian movie stars died in 1983

Here are 3 famous actresses from Australia died in 1983:

Dorothy Cumming

Dorothy Cumming (April 12, 1899 New South Wales-December 10, 1983 New York City) also known as Dorothy Cummings or Dorothy G. Cumming was an Australian actor. She had two children, Lt. Greville C. E. Cumming and Anthony Cumming.

Dorothy Cumming started her acting career in Australia before moving to London in the 1920s. She appeared in a number of popular British plays of the time, such as "Cynara" and "The Wandering Jew". In the 1930s, she moved to the United States and continued her acting work in Hollywood films. She appeared in movies such as "Dinner at Eight" and "The Devil-Doll". In the 1940s, she also became a radio host and producer, working on programs such as "The Circle" and "Stage Door Canteen". In addition to her acting and radio work, Cumming was also a writer, penning a number of short stories and articles. She passed away in New York City in 1983 at the age of 84.

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Trilby Clark

Trilby Clark (November 27, 2014 Adelaide-July 7, 1983 London) was an Australian actor.

She was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and made her professional debut on stage in 1934. Clark went on to have a successful career as a stage and screen actress, appearing in many well-known productions including The Constant Nymph and Pygmalion. She also appeared in several films such as The Lamp Still Burns and The Next of Kin. In addition to her acting career, Clark was a skilled painter and exhibited her artwork in London galleries. She passed away in London in 1983, aged 68.

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Elsa Chauvel

Elsa Chauvel (February 10, 1898 Collingwood-August 22, 1983 Toowoomba) also known as Elsie May Wilcox or Elsie Sylvaney was an Australian film producer, screenwriter, actor and film director.

She was born in Collingwood, Victoria and began her career in the arts as a performer in vaudeville and theatre before moving into the film industry. Alongside her husband, filmmaker Phyllis McDonagh, Chauvel produced and directed a number of successful Australian films, including "Greenhide" (1926), "The Radio Queen" (1928) and "Heritage" (1936).

Chauvel was one of the earliest female film directors in Australia, and her work was notable for its strong female characters and its focus on the Australian landscape and rural life. In addition to producing and directing, she also wrote screenplays and acted in a number of films.

Despite her success, Chauvel's career was often overshadowed by that of her husband, and her contributions to Australian cinema were not fully recognized until later in life. She continued to work in the film industry until the 1960s, and in 1979 was awarded the Order of Australia for her contributions to the arts.

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