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The 3rd AACTA Awards

Actress Jacki Weaver (pictured) has been applauded for a career spanning over 50 years at last night’s 3rd annual AACTA Awards (formerly the AFI Awards). Weaver received the Raymond Longford Award for lifetime achievement at the presentation held at The Star, Sydney. The accolade comes just days after she was made an Officer of the Order …

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Obituary: Johnny Lockwood

Johnny Lockwood, the actor best known for his role of Hungarian shop owner Aldo Godolfus in ’70s soap opera Number 96, has died peacefully at the age of 92. Growing up in London, and orphaned at the age of 11, he was a child performer, joining the dancing troupe Twelve Dancing Kiddies at age 14. …

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Obituary: Michele Fawdon

Michele Fawdon, actress in film, stage and television, has died today after a battle with cancer. Born in London in 1947, Fawdon studied in the United Kingdom before coming to Australia early in her professional career.  Following guest roles in Homicide, The Spoiler and Spyforce, Fawdon was cast as Mabel in the pilot for comedy …

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Number 96 stars reunited for birthday

The occasion of Johnny Lockwood’s 90th birthday was as good a reason as any to bring together some of his former Number 96 co-stars and to assemble at the real-life apartment building that posed as Australia’s most famous address in the 1970s. “It’s so special celebrating my birthday in the original Number 96,” he told …

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