Lorrae Desmond

Lorrae Desmond
1929 - 2021

Lorrae Desmond  Australian Actress

Rest in Peace Lorrae Desmond.
Passed away on 23rd May, 2021 aged 91.

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Lorrae Desmond was previously married to Alex Gorshenin (1963 - 1976).

Lorrae Desmond was in a relationship with Terry-Thomas.


Australian Actress Lorrae Desmond was born Beryl Hunt on 2nd October, 1929 in Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia and passed away on 23rd May 2021 Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia aged 91. She is most remembered for Shirley in A Country Practice. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Lorrae Desmond is a member of the following lists: Australian female singers, Australian television actors and Members of the Order of the British Empire.


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First Name Lorrae
Last Name Desmond
Full Name at Birth Beryl Hunt
Alternative Name Beryl Hunt, Sheila Hunt, Beryl Gorshenin, Lorrae Gorshenin, Lorrae Desmond
Age 91 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd October, 1929
Birthplace Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia
Died 23rd May, 2021
Place of Death Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Cause of Death Short Illness
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Australian
Occupation Text Actress, singer, recording artist, television presenter, radio presenter, theatre lyricist
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Shirley in A Country Practice
Year(s) Active 1956–1999, 1948–2001, 1945–2001 (retired)

Lorrae Desmond AM, MBE (born 2 October 1929 - 23 May 2021)) born as Beryl Hunt and also credited as Sheila Hunt, was an Australian retired Gold Logie-award-winning singer, recording artist, character radio ad television presenter, actress and playwright with a career that spanned over 55 years both locally and the United Kingdom.

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Lorrae Desmond91 LibraActress
Alex Gorshenin-
Terry-Thomas78 CancerActor


Home and Away1988Isobel DuPreTV Show
A Country Practice1981Councillor Shirley 'Dean' Gilroy, Shirley 'Dean' Gilroy, Shirley Dean GilroyTV Show
Arcade1980Molly SparksTV Show
The Outsiders1976RoseTV Show
Shannon's Mob1975CassandraTV Show
Number 961972Marion CarltonTV Show
Riptide1969Madge ScobieTV Show
Homicide1964Harriet MurphyTV Show
Trouble for Two1958TV Show
Sheep's Clothing1957Lorrae DesmondTV Show
Mostly Maynard1957TV Show
Hancock's Half Hour1956SecretaryTV Show
Strictly T-T1956TV Show
Stock Car1955SingerMovie
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