Australian musicians died at 37

Here are 1 famous musicians from Australia died at 37:

Arkie Whiteley

Arkie Whiteley (November 6, 1964 London-December 19, 2001 Palm Beach) otherwise known as Arkje Deya Whiteley, Arkie Whitely or Arkie Deya Whiteley was an Australian actor.

Whiteley began her acting career on Australian television in the late 1970s and landed her first major film role in the 1981 film "Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior". She then starred in various films including "The Survivor" (1981) and "Hell Comes to Frogtown" (1988). Whiteley also gained recognition for her work in the theater, most notably in productions of "Hedda Gabler" and "The Four Twins". Despite her promising career, she struggled with addiction and was involved in a number of high-profile relationships with celebrities such as Prince and Keanu Reeves. Her sudden and tragic death at the age of 37 shocked the entertainment industry and her friends and fans alike.

In addition to her acting career, Whiteley was also a talented musician and songwriter. She formed a band called Arkie and The Brethren in the 1980s and recorded several singles that gained moderate success in Australia.

Whiteley's personal life was often a subject of media attention. She was in relationships with several famous men in entertainment, including rock star David Bowie and actor Viggo Mortensen. She also had a son named Valentine from her relationship with musician and producer Gary Beers of the band INXS.

Whiteley was diagnosed with adrenal cancer in 2000 and underwent treatment for the disease. However, she passed away on December 19, 2001, in Palm Beach, Florida, at the age of 37. Her death was widely mourned in the entertainment industry and among her fans, and she is still remembered as a talented and promising actress and musician.

She died caused by adrenal cancer.

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