Ningali Lawford

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Ningali Josie Lawford[1] (1967 – 11 August 2019) was an Australian actress. She was known for her roles in the movies Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002), Bran Nue Dae (2009), and Last Cab to Darwin (2015). In 2016, she was nominated for the AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.[2][3] Lawford was born in Wangkatjungka, Western Australia.

Lawford died while on tour in Edinburgh, Scotland on 11 August 2019 when she suffered an asthma attack.[4] She was 52.[5]

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  1. Wheatley, Jane (19 September 1997). "To Sir, with love". Good Weekend. The Sydney Morning Herald. pp. 3435 – via Newspaper.com.
  2. Maddox, Garry (8 December 2015). "AACTA Awards shape as a night for both Mad Max and The Dressmaker". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  3. Lauder, Jo. "Indigenous actor refused four taxis in Sydney". ABC. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  4. Collins, Ben; Bol, Michaela (14 August 2019). "Australian actor Ningali Lawford-Wolf dies on tour". ABC News. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  5. Convery, Stephanie (2019-08-14). "Ningali Lawford-Wolf, star of The Secret River, dies aged 52 on tour". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-08-14.

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