65 (passed away Apr. 10th, 2001)
Jan. 22nd, 1936
Napier, New Zealand
5' 5 1/2"
Nyree Dawn Porter's Main TV Roles
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Nyree Dawn Porter was born in New Zealand. She left New Zealand in the late 50s to seek her fortune. She is the star of The Forsyte Saga.
- Father worked as a butcher.
- At the time of her death, she was slated to appear in a Newcastle production of "Charley's Aunt."
- (10 January 1975) Daughter, Tayla, born.
- First acting job was in the title role of "Madame Bovary" for BBC2.
- Turned down the lead female role in The Avengers. Decided to take the role of Contessa Caroline di Contini in the less popular series The Protectors opposite Robert Vaughn and Tony Anholt.
- First name 'Nyree' is a phonetic spelling of her birth name 'Ngaire', a Maori word for a shrub with star-shaped flowers.
- Won an acting scholarship to a London acting school at the age of 20.
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