Michele Fawdon

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Michele Fawdon (15 December 1947 – 23 May 2011) was a British-born Australian actress. In 1979 she won the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Cathy's Child.

Fawdon also appeared in many television series, including Cop Shop, Young Ramsay, The Sullivans and A Country Practice. She played the role of Australian 19th-century painter Jane Sutherland in the 1985 ABC-TV mini-series One Summer Again. An accomplished singer, she played the role of Mary Magdalene in the Australian cast of Jesus Christ Superstar.[1]

Fawdon died on 23 May 2011 after losing her battle with cancer, aged 63.


  1. ^ "AFI-winning actor also sang for supper". smh.com.au. 4 June 2011. Retrieved 19 June 2011. 

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