New Zealand actors who deceased at age 61

Here are 2 famous actors from New Zealand died at 61:

Barry Crump

Barry Crump (May 15, 1935 Auckland-July 3, 1996 New Zealand) was a New Zealand writer and actor. He had one child, Martin Crump.

Crump is best known for his humorous novels based on his experiences as a government deer culler and pig hunter in the remote Urewera Ranges in the 1950s and 1960s. His most famous book, "A Good Keen Man," was published in 1960 and sold more than a million copies worldwide. Crump also wrote a number of other successful books, including "Hang On a Minute Mate," "Bastards I Have Met," and "Wild Pork and Watercress," which was later adapted into the hit film "Hunt for the Wilderpeople" in 2016. In addition to his writing career, Crump was also a well-known TV personality in New Zealand, hosting the popular hunting and fishing show "Wild Country" in the 1980s.

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Peter Adams

Peter Adams (May 18, 1938 Taumarunui-December 13, 1999 Melbourne) also known as Peter John Adams was a New Zealand actor. His child is Aileen Adams.

He died as a result of cancer.

Peter Adams had an illustrious career in the entertainment industry spanning for almost four decades. He was a trained actor and initially started his career performing in theater productions in Wellington. Later, he moved to Los Angeles, USA, where he worked in various TV series including Dallas, Prospects, and Star Trek: The Next Generation. Adams also appeared in numerous films such as The People That Time Forgot, The Terminator, Blind Justice, and RoboCop.

Throughout his career, Peter Adams was renowned for his versatility and portrayed diverse roles that showcased his acting range. His last work before his death was in the Australian TV series Stingers. Adams was highly respected in the acting fraternity and received numerous accolades and awards throughout his career.

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