the actress Alethea McGrath has died at 97. She had a part in one of the Star Wars films but might be best known by some for playing the character Dot Farrah in Prisoner Cell Block H http://www.starwarsu...nd-jocasta.html
Replying to Hooroo, Mate.
Posted Yesterday, 07:38 PM
Posted 08 February 2016 - 06:20 PM
Another cancer scare for Hugh Jackman:
Posted 24 January 2016 - 03:43 PM
Tim Marcus Clark, the former managing director of the State Bank of South Australia – which collapsed in 1991 with debts of $3 billion and forced a massive taxpayer-funded bailout and the resignation of then South Australian premier, John Bannon – died last month just a few days after Mr Bannon. The intensely private Mr Marcus Clark died in December, 2015, in Sydney after a long illness. He was 83.
Posted 23 January 2016 - 09:33 AM
The character she played was in fact Ettie Parslow.My apologies to PCBH fans
Posted 23 January 2016 - 09:30 AM
The actress Lois Ramsay has died at 93.She was perhaps best known for playing the role of Elsie Partridge in Prisoner Cell Block H in the 1980s http://www.tvtonight...ois-ramsey.html
Posted 20 January 2016 - 10:18 AM
Davey Jones' Locker
Posted 15 January 2016 - 02:43 AM
Now Ken Judge has gone and suddenly died of cancer too, just like everyone else this week:
Posted 12 January 2016 - 11:35 AM
Notice that Bob Ellis hasn't posted any writings to his site since January 2nd, one of the longest gaps in his output in ages. Any news from our convict-descendant cousins on whether this is significant?
Posted 01 January 2016 - 07:39 AM
For what it is worth (not much I suppose, really) here is my list of Aussie for 2016:
Dame Beryl Beaurepaire
Ugly Dave Gray
Thomas Michael "Mick" Keneally
Elisabeth Kirkby - actress, politician, Ph.D
Margaret Reid – Ex Senator
Lana Cantrell (not sure if she is still an Aussie since moving to N.Y. years ago)
Posted 28 December 2015 - 12:46 PM
Local news coverage: http://www.abc.net.a...reports/7055924
'"Goodbye to a man who faced his demons and won," tweeted one fan.' Well, if that's winning...
I thought winning would be kicking the habit and remaining alive.
I guess it was only a matter of time before it all caught up with him.