Home And Away Actress Cornelia Passed Away At 77
Home And Away Actress Cornelia Frances Dies At 77
- Actress Cornelia Frances died.
- The former Home and Away actress passed away at her home in Sydney on Monday, 28th and the cause of her death is revealed as bladder cancer.
- Frances' son, Lawrence Eastland announced the news on Instagram on Monday where he posted a photo of his mother resting on a bed.
- Frances was diagnosed with the bladder cancer in late 2017 which she disclosed in an interview in January 2018.
Home and Away and The Weakest Link actress Cornelia Frances' battle with cancer is over! The 77-year-old Australian actress rested in Sydney on Monday, 28th May.
Frances' son, Lawrence Eastland described her last hours in a social media post as "peaceful, soft and serene.'' He posted a photo of his mother resting on a bed on Instagram and wrote: "I truly love this woman."
In January 2018, Frances revealed she was diagnosed with bladder cancer last year which quickly spread to her heap. She told,
I'm feeling fine, albeit what's inside me. The pain comes and goes, but you accept that, it's par for the course
The actress further added she had hoped to reprise the role of Morag for Home and Away's 30th anniversary in 2018.
Fellow actors and other Australian celebrities have been paying tribute to the late actress on social media. Actors like Lincoln Younes, Joel Creasey, Rhonda Burchmore took to Twitter expressing their sorrows on her death.
— Rhonda Burchmore (@rhondaburchmore) May 29, 2018
I met Cornelia Frances when I was 11. I was pretty terrified but she could not have been sweeter and I have always remembered that. Sad day.
— Joel Creasey (@joelcreasey) May 29, 2018
Vale #CorneliaFrances. You were always ahead of the game. Will miss your witty banter on-set X
— Lincoln Younes (@lincolnyounes1) May 29, 2018
Born 7 April 1941, in Liverpool, England, Cornelia Frances emigrated to Australia in 1970 and pursued a career in acting. She married Michael Eastland in 1969 and had a child, son with him. After years of marital relationship, Frances divorced her husband.
Cornelia is survived by her son, Lawrence Eastland.