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Name
  
Val Jellay

Role
  
Actress


Children
  
Marty Fields

TV shows
  
The Flying Doctors

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Full Name
  
Valerie Muriel Jellay

Born
  
25 September 1927 (age 96) (
1927-09-25
)
Sydney, NSW, Australia

Spouse
  
Maurie Fields (m. 1960–1995)

Books
  
Stagestruck: An Autobiography

People also search for
  
Maurie Fields, Marty Fields, Lorraine Fields, Alan Fields, Eileen Fields, Dorothy Fields

Australian actor Val Jellay Died Age 89


Valerie Muriel Jellay (25 September 1927 – 6 May 2017) was an Australian actress, soubrette, singer, dancer and author. Her showbiz family include son Marty Fields and her husband who predeceased her was fellow Australian actor and comedian Maurie Fields. They were in general considered to be a duo act in the entertainment industry. She was a staple on the small screen from 1957 until her death.

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Biography

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Jellay's life in show business began in vaudeville, working with the Tivoli circuit in Australia. Her career began with dance lessons in 1931. She later moved into comedy and drama in the different media of stage, radio, film and television.

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She was married to Australian actor Maurie Fields from 1956 until his death in 1995. They appeared together as husband and wife in the television series The Flying Doctors. She was later a regular on Good Morning Australia with Bert Newton, reviewing the latest movies, and also appeared on Hey Hey It's Saturday with her son Marty.

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She also appeared in Prisoner in three roles most notably as landlady Mabel Morgan, and in Neighbours as Connie O'Rourke. She appeared in many guest roles in Australian soap operas.

Jellay died on 6 May 2017, after having slipped into a coma and being on life support arising from complications of pneumonia, she was 89.

A book, So You Want To Be In Showbusiness, which not only documents her experiences in the Australian Entertainment Industry, but also provides an extensive set of professional hints to assist those aspiring to enter the entertainment industry, was published in late 2007.


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