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Short Illness Stands Behind Actor Tommy Dysart’s Cause of Death


The most heartbreaking news was received on June 15, 2022, about the passing of an Australian theatre and television actor. Tommy Dysart’s cause of death was announced as a short battle with illness at the age of 86.

He is a Scottish-born Australian theatre, television, and film actor who is famous for his work in dramas and comedies on television, as well as character roles in films and miniseries.

He was born on December 24, 1935, in Maryhill, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He later moved to Australia where he became a citizen to pursue better opportunities in his acting career.

On June 15, 2022, Australian theatre and television actor left this world. Tommy Dysart’s cause of death was announced as a short illness.

Over almost sixty years, Dysart built a large and diversified body of work of theater and film appearances after graduating from NIDA in 1959. He was also involved in many charitable activities and believed in giving back to the community. He truly was a legend.

His best TV performances are:

His most well-known appearance is in the imposing prison guard Jock Stewart in the 1980s series Prisoner. He was also famous for appearing in advertising for Don Smallgoods as a recurring character who resembled a Mafia leader.

He was married to Joan Brockernshire. They had children. People express their sympathies to Tommy’s actress wife of more than 50 years, Joan Brockenshire, as well as his family, friends, and many admirers like The Shannons Club.

Joan began acting when she was seven years old, in the shows like “Young Seven” and “Stairway to the Stars.” Joan’s character in Prisoner was Tina Britten. In Australia, she is known as one of the most well-known musicians.

Joan’s incredible talent brought her roles in shows like:

  • The Sullivans
  • Bell Bird
  • Cop Shop
  • Prisoner as well as musical theatre.

The Shannons family remembered Tommy and Joan as their members, and Tommy will be known as the company’s most famous brand ambassador. Tommy Dysart’s net worth was calculated as one million dollars.

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Tommy Dysart’s Cause of Death

He died from natural causes. His funeral is yet to be held. Some reports claim that Tommy Dysart had a stroke on February 18, 2022, and was rushed to the Alfred Hospital. In June, Tommy Dysart’s cause of death was announced as a short illness.

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On June 15, 2022, Australian theatre and television actor left this world. Tommy Dysart’s cause of death was announced as a short illness.

A fan sent his condolence and added: ”Goodbye to Tommy Dysart, Australian actor born in Scotland, a long-distance runner in theater, advertising, TV, and cinema: THE MAN OF THE SNOWY RIVER, BODY MELT, GROUND ZERO: NUCLEAR ALERT, SKY PIRATES, WAIT FOR ME IN HELL, TRAPPED MERCILESSLY, FRANTIC YOUTH …
Rest in peace.”

Veritas on KW tweeted: ”His sickness has not been known yet, to determine that, medical tests will be performed to establish the particular ailment that killed him. Our condolences go out to the family of Tommy Dysart: most notable for the first viral Yellow Pages commercial in Australia 30 years ago… asking for parts for a Goggomobil sedan.”

One shared his feeling and said: ”A fun part of making D’art was interviewing & listening to many witty stories told by Tommy Dysart & his wife Joan Brockenshire. Such generous & lovely people with a terrific story to tell on making TV commercials featuring Goggomobil’s.”

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  1. Angela Keith June 21, 2022

    So sad to read of Tommy’s passing. In the mid ‘70s, and Joan both worked on the Melbourne production of Rocky Horror Show, he as the Narrator & Joan as Magenta. Tommy was perfect in the role & his distinctive & expressive booming voice held an audience. Condolences to Joan & family. RIP Tommy.

    1. US day News June 21, 2022

      Dear Angela Keith
      We are so sorry for missing this wonderful man. He was perfect indeed and would always be dearly missed.


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