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Wendy Hughes


Born - 29 July 1952, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died - 8 March 2014

Red-haired Australian actress with sharp, forthright facial features, one of her country's outstanding performers in its modern-day cinema's formative years, the 1970s. In TV drama from the late 1960s, she was soon playing integral roles in some of Australia's most groundbreaking features: Petersen (1974), Sidecar Racers (1975), Newsfront (1978), My Brilliant Career (1979), Hoodwink (1981), Lonely Hearts (1982), A Dangerous Summer (1982), Careful, He Might Hear You (1983), I Can't Get Started (1985), Happy New Year (1987), Warm Nights on a Slow-Moving Train (1988), Echoes of Paradise (1989), Princess Caraboo (1994), Paradise Road (1997), The Man Who Sued God (2001), Caterpillar Wish (2006), Salvation (2008) and the short Just Desserts (2009), her last. She died from cancer. The actors Sean Scully and Chris Haywood were the second and third of her three husbands.