Australian movie stars died in 1992

Here are 4 famous actresses from Australia died in 1992:

Judith Anderson

Judith Anderson (February 10, 1897 Adelaide-January 3, 1992 Santa Barbara) a.k.a. Frances Margaret Anderson-Anderson, Dame Judith Anderson, Frances Margaret Anderson, Francee Anderson, Frances Anderson, Judith or Dame Judith Anderson, AC, DBE was an Australian actor.

She is best known for her portrayal of the character Mrs. Danvers in Alfred Hitchcock's movie adaptation of "Rebecca" (1940). Anderson had a successful career in both theatre and film, and her stage performances in productions such as "Medea" and "Macbeth" were highly acclaimed. She was awarded a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play in 1948 for her performance in "Medea". Anderson also appeared in several television shows and miniseries, including "Star Trek III: The Search for Spock" (1984) and "A Woman Called Golda" (1982) where she played Golda Meir's mother. She was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 1960 and appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) in 1980 in recognition of her achievements in the performing arts.

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Gerda Nicolson

Gerda Nicolson (August 26, 1937 Hobart-June 12, 1992 Melbourne) also known as Gerda Maureen Nicolson was an Australian actor.

She began her acting career in the 1960s, appearing in various stage productions and television shows. Nicolson garnered critical acclaim for her role in the 1975 film "Picnic at Hanging Rock" directed by Peter Weir. She also had roles in other films such as "Mad Dog Morgan" and "The Getting of Wisdom." In addition to acting, Nicolson was also an accomplished writer and producer, creating several television programs including the award-winning series "Rush." She was known for her dedication to the Australian film industry and her contributions to its growth. Nicolson passed away in 1992 at the age of 54, leaving behind a legacy of inspiring performances and groundbreaking work in Australian cinema.

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Dorothy Alison

Dorothy Alison (April 4, 1925 Broken Hill-January 17, 1992 London) a.k.a. Dorothy Dickson or Dorothy Allison was an Australian actor.

Alison was best known for her appearances on stage and screen. She began her career in Australia before moving to England in the early 1950s. Her breakthrough role came in 1966 when she starred in the film "A Man for All Seasons", which won the Academy Award for Best Picture. Alison's other notable film credits include "The Nun's Story," "The Caretaker," and "Look Back in Anger."

In addition to her film work, Alison was a prolific stage actor, receiving critical acclaim for her performances in several productions in London's West End. She also acted on Broadway, earning a Tony Award nomination for her performance in the play "Look Back in Anger."

Alison was known for her strong and nuanced portrayals of complex and challenging characters, and her work paved the way for future female actors in the industry. She remains a respected figure in the world of theatre and film.

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Joy Nichols

Joy Nichols (February 17, 1925 Sydney-June 23, 1992 New York City) also known as Joy Eileen Nichols was an Australian actor, singer and comedian.

Joy Nichols began her career in Australia during the 1940s, where she gained fame for her comedic acting and singing roles on radio and in theater productions. In the 1950s, she moved to the United Kingdom, where her career continued to flourish. Nichols is best known for her work as a member of the iconic radio comedy team, "Take It From Here," alongside stars like Jimmy Edwards and Dick Bentley. She also appeared in films, including "Three Men in a Boat" and "The Square Peg." Later in her career, she moved to the United States, where she continued to work in theater and television until her death in 1992. Throughout her career, Nichols was known for her sparkling wit and charming stage presence, and she remains a beloved figure in Australian and British entertainment.

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