Australian actress Wendy Hughes has died at the age of 61.
The Melbourne-born star of My Brilliant Career and longtime actor in the Network Ten drama State Coroner is understood to have died of cancer in Sydney early on Saturday morning.
Actor Bryan Brown announced the death to the audience of Sydney Theatre Company’s Travelling North on Saturday afternoon, inviting theatregoers to honour the late actress with a standing ovation.
She pashed Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek TNG as Lt. Cmdr. Nella Daren in the episode Lessons.