Australian movie actresses deceased in Lung cancer

Here are 1 famous actresses from Australia died in Lung cancer:

Penne Hackforth-Jones

Penne Hackforth-Jones (August 5, 1949 Greenwich-May 17, 2013 Melbourne) also known as Penelope Beatrix Hackforth-Jones was an Australian actor and biographer.

Hackforth-Jones was born in Greenwich, England and grew up in Sydney, Australia. She attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and started her career as an actor, appearing in over 60 films, TV shows, and stage productions throughout her career. Some of her well-known roles include the TV series "The Sullivans" and the films "Strictly Ballroom" and "Muriel's Wedding."

Aside from her acting career, Hackforth-Jones was also a biographer. She wrote biographies of famous Australian actors and directors, including "A Biographical Dictionary of Australian and New Zealand Cinema" and "Actors Talk About Acting." In 2009, she was awarded the Australian Centenary Medal for her services to the arts.

Hackforth-Jones passed away in 2013 at the age of 63 after a battle with cancer. She is remembered for her versatility as an actor and her contributions to Australian cinema and theater.

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