Here are 3 famous actors from New Zealand died at 74:
Winter Hall (June 21, 1872 Christchurch-February 10, 1947 Los Angeles) was a New Zealand actor. His child is called D. Winter.
Winter Hall began his acting career in New Zealand in the late 1800s, appearing in various productions in Wellington and Auckland. He later moved to Australia where he continued acting on stage and in early silent films. In the 1920s, he moved to the United States and began working in Hollywood films, often playing supporting roles in both silent and sound films. He appeared in over 100 films throughout his career, including notable roles in "Little Caesar" (1931) and "The Thin Man" (1934).
Winter Hall was known for his versatile acting skills, and was able to play a wide variety of characters ranging from comedic to dramatic roles. He was also a respected member of the acting community, serving as the president of the Actors' Equity Association in the late 1920s. Winter Hall passed away in 1947 in Los Angeles, and is remembered as one of the most prolific actors of his time.
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Howard Morrison (August 18, 1935 Rotorua-September 24, 2009 Rotorua) a.k.a. Sir Howard Leslie Morrison or Sir Howard Leslie Morrison OBE was a New Zealand actor, musician and entertainer. His children are called Donna Morrison, Richard Morrison and Howard Morrison Jnr.
He died caused by myocardial infarction.
Howard Morrison was one of New Zealand's most beloved entertainers, known for his talent as an all-round performer. He had a successful music career, both as a solo artist and as part of the Howard Morrison Quartet, blending Māori and Polynesian culture with popular music to create a unique sound. Alongside music, Morrison also appeared in numerous films and television shows, showcasing his acting ability. He was a strong advocate for Māori culture and language and was honoured for his contributions to the arts by being appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1984 and then later being knighted in 1990. After his passing in 2009, he received several posthumous accolades, including induction into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame and the establishment of the Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre in Rotorua.
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David Hannay (June 23, 1939 New Zealand-March 31, 2014 Yetholme, New South Wales) also known as Horrible was a New Zealand film producer and actor. He had four children, Antony Darton Hannay, Miriam Hannay, Aaron Hannay and Ethan Hannay.
He died in esophageal cancer.
David Hannay was born in New Zealand and began his career in the film industry as a producer. He worked on several successful films including "Smash Palace" and "The Quiet Earth". In addition to producing, he also acted in a number of films, often playing small roles or making cameo appearances.
Hannay's contributions to the film industry were recognized with a lifetime achievement award from the New Zealand Film Commission in 2004. He was also awarded the Queen's Service Medal for services to film and television in 2010.
Outside of his work in film, Hannay was known for his love of sailing and was an accomplished sailor. He also had a keen interest in vintage cars and was a member of several vintage car clubs.
Hannay was a beloved figure in the New Zealand film industry and his passing was mourned by many. He is survived by his four children and is remembered for his contributions to the film industry and his passion for sailing and vintage cars.
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