Megan Connolly (actress)

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Megan Connolly
Megan Jennifer Connolly.jpg
Born Megan Jennifer Connolly
(1974-04-09)9 April 1974
New South Wales, Australia
Died 6 September 2001(2001-09-06) (aged 27)
New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Actress, VJ (media personality)

Megan Jennifer Connolly (9 April 1974 – 6 September 2001) was an Australian actress, mainly of soap opera. She grew up in the northern Sydney suburb of St Ives, New South Wales.

Career[edit]

Connolly's film debut was 1990's The Crossing with Russell Crowe. She later played Tori Hayden in the soap opera Paradise Beach[1] Later she hosted the television shows The Zone and Body Corp. She also acted in the TV series Breakers.

She was Foxtel's Channel V VJ through 1997. On stage, she starred in the musical Resurrected!. Connolly temporarily replaced Belinda Emmett as Rebecca Nash in Home and Away.[2]

Death[edit]

Connolly died from a heroin overdose on 6 September 2001 at the age of 27 she was found dead from a drug overdose while staying at a relative's home.in New South Wales, Australia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Super Aussie soaps: behind the scenes of Australia's best loved TV shows By Andrew Mercado. Pluto Press Australia. p. 323.
  2. ^ "Belinda Emmett Obituary". The Independent. 15 November 2006. Retrieved 18 February 2010. 

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