Michele Fawdon

Michele Fawdon (15 December 1947, Harrow, London – 23 May 2011) was an English-born Australian actress. In 1979 she won the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Cathy's Child.

Fawdon also appeared in many television series, including Cop Shop, Young Ramsay, The Sullivans and A Country Practice. She played the role of Australian 19th-century painter Jane Sutherland in the 1985 ABC-TV mini-series One Summer Again. In 1990, Fawdon appeared as Rose Peterson in the New Zealand film, The Rogue Stallion. An accomplished singer, she played the role of Mary Magdalene in the Australian cast of Jesus Christ Superstar.[1]

Fawdon died on 23 May 2011, from cancer, aged 63.


  1. "AFI-winning actor also sang for supper". smh.com.au. 4 June 2011. Retrieved 19 June 2011.

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