Lorraine Bayly

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Lorraine Bayly
Lorraine Bayly.jpg
Bayly in 2012
Born Lorraine Daphne Bayly
(1937-01-16) 16 January 1937 (age 77)
Occupation Film and television actress
Years active 1966–present

Lorraine Daphne Bayly AM (born 16 January 1937) is an Australian actress of film, television and theatre.

The Sullivans[edit]

She is best known to television audiences for her portrayal of Grace Sullivan, the dignified, warm-hearted mother figure in the drama series The Sullivans (1976–1979), dealing with life for an ordinary Australian family during the Second World War. Indeed Lorraine's character was one of the more iconic storylines when her character was killed by a V-bomb in England


Bayly was a presenter on the children's television show Play School from 1966 to 1978. Her film roles include Fatty Finn and The Man From Snowy River. Bayly played the lead role of Jennifer Carson in another period television drama Carson's Law. She later appeared in Neighbours as the gossipy Faye Willis from 1991 until 1992 and in the mini series Grim Pickings.

Order Of Australia[edit]

She was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day Honours List 2001.

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