Lillian Crombie’s breakout role was in Australia with legends Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman (Picture: Tess Peni/Shutterstock)
Australian actress Lillian Crombie has died aged 66, her daughter Elaine Crombie has announced.
Elaine, also an actress who starred in Top of the Lake with Elisabeth Moss among other programmes and films, said her mother had died in a statement on Facebook.
She wrote: ‘On behalf of me, Andrew and Michael we’d like to let people know that Mum has passed away.
‘Mum lived a very full, exciting life and in these last few years being home with her grandsons and her Mum that was the life for her.
‘Loving her grandsons and Mum and her fur grandson Bear that was her priority. Family.
‘We invite you to share your thoughts and stories, we’d love to see photos and hear your memories.
‘From Belacalina to Umeewarra Mission to Port Pirie and into ballet shoes then to Adelaide, Sydney and beyond, she saw the big city lights of Studio 54 & Alvin Ailey!!!
‘Lily of the Valley danced around the world, acted on stages around the world, graced the big screen, the small screen and has definitely left an imprint in our lives.
‘Oh mum…my mummy. I love you xoxox I’ll see you next time.’
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She also starred in cult TV show The Secret Life of Us.