Ningali Lawford-Wolf, star of The Secret River, dies aged 52 on tour

The highly regarded Indigenous performer of stage and screen died in Scotland while touring with the Sydney Theatre Company

The Indigenous actor Ningali Lawford-Wolf and star of Sydney Theatre Company’s The Secret River has died at the age of 52 while on tour with the company in Scotland.

Her family and STC issued a statement on Wednesday saying that Lawford-Wolf had died on Sunday. She had been reportedly been hospitalised over the weekend, her illness forcing the cancellation of two performances of The Secret River, which had been getting rave reviews at Edinburgh festival.

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Source: The Guardian
Ningali Lawford-Wolf, star of The Secret River, dies aged 52 on tour