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Facts About Alethea McGrath – Late Australian Actress and Comedian

Published Thu Nov 14 2019 By aisha
Facts About Alethea McGrath – Late Australian Actress and Comedian

Alethca McGrath who's birth name is Alethca Ada McGrath was an Australian actress, comedian, and voice artist. She is best known for her role in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones as Jocasta Nu.

She was born on 1st June 1920, in Melbourne, Australia and left the earth on February 9, 2016. Here are some facts about Alethca McGrath:

Net Worth Before Death

A Picture of Alethca McGrath in the television series Prisoner.
Alethca McGrath in the television series Prisoner.
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The "Knowing" actress had an estimated net worth of $2 million from her career as an actress and also from being a comedian and voice artist. She had worked in many blockbuster hit movies like in Knowing (2009), Inspector Gadget 2 (2003), Romulus, and My Father (2007). 

McGrath was not only famous for her roles in movies, but she was also widely recognized by her television series like Neighbours (1985 - 1998), City Homicide (2007 - 2011), and in The Lost World (1999 - 2002).

Was a Drama Teacher

Alethca McGrath began her career by being a drama teacher at Methodist Ladies College which is located at Melbourne Suburb of Kew.

Her Last Movie Was Knowing

In 2009, McGrath played a movie named Knowing as Miss Taylor which was her last movie in the film industry. After the movie knowing, McGrath stopped playing any films as she was already 89 years old while playing the part of Miss Taylor. She retired at 2010, when she was 90 years old. 

Top grossed movie - Stars War

A picture of Alethca McGrath standing wearing a traditional dress in the movie Stars War: Episode II - Attack of the Clones.
Alethca McGrath in the movie Stars War: Episode II - Attack of the Clones.
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McGrath acted in Stars War: Episode II - Attack of the Clones which was the top grossed movie played by McGrath. The movie collected $649,436,358 worldwide while was made on a budget of $115,000,000. The movie was nominated for Oscar awards and was nominated for 64 different awards while won 19 awards.

Played three different roles in Neighbours

She has played three different roles in the same television series Neighbours. In the year 1985, she played the role of Miss Logan, and in 1989 & 1991 she played the character of Mary Crombie while in 1998 as Lily Madigan.

Voice acting

In 2002, Alethca acted in a movie Stars War: Episode II where she played as Jocasta Nu and in 2005, she did voice acting for her own role as as Jocasta Nu in Stars Wars: Episode III, which was a video game.  

Cause of death

At the age of 96, Alethca McGrath passed away. She died on February 9, 2016, in one of the hospital near Melbourne, Australia and the reason behind her death was a natural cause.

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