New Zealand actresses who deceased in 2001

Here are 1 famous actresses from New Zealand died in 2001:

Nyree Dawn Porter

Nyree Dawn Porter (January 22, 1936 Napier-April 10, 2001 London) otherwise known as Ngaire Dawn Porter was a New Zealand actor. She had one child, Tayla Halstead.

Nyree Dawn Porter began her acting career in New Zealand, where she appeared in various TV dramas and theatre productions. She then moved to England in 1959 and soon became a well-known face on British TV. She is best remembered for her roles in the popular TV series "The Forsyte Saga" and "The Protectors". Nyree was also a talented stage actress and appeared in numerous productions in the West End.

In addition to her acting career, Nyree Dawn Porter was known for her charity work. She was a patron of several organizations, including the Spastics Society and PETA. She was also a keen animal rights activist and campaigned against fur farming.

Nyree Dawn Porter's personal life was a tumultuous one. She was married three times, first to British actor, Robert Lang, then to British TV director, Robin Halstead, with whom she had a daughter, Tayla. Her final marriage was to American businessman, John Davis. Nyree battled depression for much of her life and tragically took her own life in 2001, at the age of 65.

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