Moya O’Sullivan, star of stage, film and television, has died in Sydney.

A stage actor in the 1950s, O’Sullivan made the move to television in its very early days, appearing on televised plays, commercials and in early serials like The Story Of Peter Gray.

She starred in the historical drama Jonah before working in the United Kingdom on shows like The Edgar Wallace Theatre, ITV Play Of The Week and Story Parade.

Back in Australia, O’Sullivan appeared in Hunter, Skippy The Bush Kangaroo, Delta, Homicide, Birds In The Bush, Matlock Police, The Comedy Game and Division 4.

She played Phyllis Pratt in Number 96 and Lorna Close in Cop Shop, and later credits included Ride On Stranger, Sons And Daughters, Flight Into Hell, Richmond Hill, Hey Dad!, The New Adventures Of Skippy, GP, A Country Practice, House Gang, Water Rats, Home And Away and Blue Heelers.

In the 1990s she played the ongoing role of Marlene Kratz in Neighbours (and made a return guest appearance for the show’s 20th anniversary in 2005) and her last credited roles included All Saints and Tricky Business. She also worked as a voice artist for commercials.

Source: Nigel Giles, Sydney Morning Herald, IMDB, Ausstage



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