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Jon Blake


Born - 26 June 1958, New Zealand
Died - 29 May 2011

Cheerful, charismatic, dark-haired actor who spent the last 25 years of his life in a coma after a car crash. Blake moved to Australia at 13, and was regarded as one of that country's most promising stars after his eye-catching performance in the TV mini-series Anzacs in 1985. Other work included the films Early Frost (1982), Freedom (1982), Cool Change (1986), Running from the Guns (1987) and The Lighthorsemen (1987), his last. He died from pneumonia.