New Zealand actresses who died before turning 18

Here are 2 famous actresses from New Zealand died before 18:

Tungia Baker

Tungia Baker (April 5, 2015-July 27, 2005 Otaki) otherwise known as Tungia Dorothea Baker or Aunty Hollywood was a New Zealand actor.

She died as a result of cancer.

Tungia Baker was a well-known New Zealand actress who made a mark in the entertainment industry with her remarkable skills and impressive performances. She appeared in a number of television shows, theater productions and films, earning critical acclaim for her work. Her most notable roles include her performance as Grandma in the 1985 film "The Silent One" and as Roimata Ngatai in the television series "Gloss". She was also involved in the Maori Theater Group and toured extensively around New Zealand, Australia, and other countries. Tungia Baker was a respected and beloved figure in the New Zealand entertainment industry, and her legacy continues to inspire generations of aspiring actors and actresses.

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Yvonne Lawley

Yvonne Lawley (April 5, 2015 London-May 21, 1999 Auckland) a.k.a. Joyce Yvonne Lawley was a New Zealand actor.

She was born in London, England in 1919 and later moved with her family to New Zealand when she was a child. She began her acting career in New Zealand in the 1950s, receiving critical acclaim for her work on stage, screen, and television. Lawley was a founding member of the New Zealand Players, which was later renamed the Mercury Theatre. She also appeared in numerous films, including "The Scarecrow" (1982) and "Bridge to Nowhere" (1986). In addition to her acting career, Lawley was also a passionate advocate for the arts, serving as the chair of the New Zealand Arts Council in the 1970s. She was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1986 for her contributions to the arts. Yvonne Lawley passed away in Auckland in 1999 at the age of 79.

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