Sarah Kemp

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Sarah Kemp
Born 1937
Died 9 January 2015 (aged 77)
Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
Other names Gypsy Kemp
Occupation Actor

Sarah Kemp (born Gypsy Kemp, 1937 – 9 January 2015) was an Australian actress best known for starring in the Australian soap opera Sons and Daughters, playing the character of dizzy socialite Charlie Bartlett, from 1982 to 1987.


Kemp, who was born as Gypsy Kemp in 1937, started her career in the United Kingdom, with credits including the film A Touch of the Other (1970), two episodes of the Doctor Who story Day of the Daleks (1972), and a 1972 episode of The Benny Hill Show. She was in the series Shoestring, which appeared on BBC television between 1979 and 1980, an Australian hitchhiker. She then returned to Australia and starred in Sons and Daughters. She appeared in Sporting Chance in 1981. Her last credited role was in the TV movie Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771 in 1993. She quit acting and worked as an English teacher.[1]


Kemp ran for the New South Wales Legislative Council in 1999 on the Unity Party ticket.[2]


Sarah Kemp died at Bellingen Hospital in New South Wales on 9 January 2015, due to lung cancer, aged 77.[3]

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  1. ^ "Sons and Daughters: a tribute to the classic Aussie soap of the 1980s". Retrieved 18 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 September 2008. Retrieved 27 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Vale: Sarah Kemp". Retrieved 19 August 2015. 

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