Here are 5 famous actresses from Australia died in 1991:
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.
Sheila Florance was best known for her role as Lizzie Birdsworth in the long-running Australian TV series "Prisoner" (also known as "Cell Block H" outside of Australia). She started her acting career on stage before transitioning to television and film. Florance won two Logie Awards for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the television miniseries "Anzacs" and the film "We of the Never Never". She was also awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 1983 for her contributions to the performing arts. In addition to acting, she was an active member of the Communist Party of Australia and was involved in various social justice causes. Florance passed away at the age of 75 due to cancer.
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Coral Browne (July 23, 1913 Melbourne-May 29, 1991 Los Angeles) also known as Coral Edith Brown or Coralie Edith Brown was an Australian actor. She had two children, Victoria Price and Vincent Price Jr..
Browne began her acting career in the theater, performing in various productions in both Australia and England. She gained widespread recognition for her performances in the plays of Noël Coward, including "Present Laughter" and "Private Lives". Browne also appeared in numerous films, including "The Killing of Sister George" and "The Ruling Class". In addition to her successful acting career, Browne was known for her quick wit and sharp tongue, often entertaining friends and colleagues with her amusing anecdotes and quips. She was married to Vincent Price, an American actor, who she met while filming a movie together in 1974, until his death in 1993. Coral Browne was widely regarded as one of the most talented and versatile actors of her generation, and remains a beloved figure in both the Australian and British entertainment industries.
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Cassandra Harris (December 15, 1948 Sydney-December 28, 1991 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Sandra Colleen Waites or Sandra Gleeson was an Australian actor. She had three children, Sean Brosnan, Charlotte Brosnan and Christopher Brosnan.
She began her acting career in Australia in the 1970s, where she appeared in several TV shows and films, including the soap opera "The Sullivans" and the film "Rough Treatment." In 1980, she moved to London and continued to work as an actress, appearing in films such as "For Your Eyes Only" and "The Greek Tycoon."
Harris met her future husband, actor Pierce Brosnan, in 1977, while they were both working in a theater production. They eventually married in 1980 and had one child together, Sean Brosnan. Harris also became stepmother to Pierce's two children from his previous marriage.
Tragically, Harris was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the late 1980s and passed away from the disease in 1991, at the age of 43. In her memory, Pierce Brosnan became an advocate for cancer awareness and research, and has worked with organizations such as the Women's Cancer Research Fund.
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Judy Kelly (November 1, 1913 Sydney-October 22, 1991 London) a.k.a. Judy Kelley or Julie Aileen Kelly was an Australian actor.
She acted in both stage and screen productions throughout her career. Her most notable roles include parts in the films "The Saint in London" (1939) and "Jamaica Inn" (1939), as well as the stage production of "Noël Coward in Two Keys" in 1965. Starting her acting career in Australia, she moved to England in the 1930s and continued to work there until her retirement in the 1970s. Not much is known about her personal life, as she kept it private and out of the public eye. Kelly passed away at the age of 77 in London in 1991.
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Eileen Joyce (January 1, 1908 Zeehan-March 25, 1991 East Surrey Hospital) otherwise known as Joyce, Eileen, Eileen Alannah Joyce CMG or Eileen Barratt was an Australian harpsichordist, pianist and actor. Her child is called John Barratt.
Eileen Joyce was born in Zeehan, Tasmania, Australia to a musical family. She showed a prodigious talent for music at a young age and started learning the piano at the age of three under her mother's guidance. She gave her first public concert at the age of six and went on to win numerous prizes and accolades in Australia.
In 1926, she left Australia for England to further her musical studies. She became a pupil of Tobias Matthay at the Royal Academy of Music and went on to gain international recognition for her virtuoso pianist performances. She also developed an interest in playing the harpsichord, an instrument which was then experiencing a revival in popularity.
During World War II, Eileen Joyce performed extensively for British troops and became known as the "Forces' Sweetheart". She also made several successful recordings, including the first ever recording of Gustav Holst's "The Planets" with the London Symphony Orchestra.
In addition to her musical career, Eileen Joyce also appeared in several films, including "The Seventh Veil" (1945) and "The Magic Bow" (1946). She was appointed a Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George (CMG) in 1960 for her services to music.
Eileen Joyce died in 1991 at East Surrey Hospital in England at the age of 83.
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