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Australian actor Cornelia Frances dies

Much loved Australian actor Cornelia Frances has died after a battle with cancer.

The 77-year-old Home and Away star died in Sydney overnight, surrounded by family and friends.

Frances was best known for her portrayal of Morag Bellingham on the long-running Channel 7 soap.

Her other credits include The Weakest Link, Sons and Daughters, Prisoner, Young Doctors and Kingswood Country.

Entertainment reporter Peter Ford shared the news with Ben Fordham, describing her as a “delightful woman”.

Click PLAY below to listen to their chat.

Cornelia’s son has shared a photograph on social media of his mother’s final days.

“A very personal photo of my mum during one of her resting moments, she is so peaceful, soft and serene. I truly love this woman”, he wrote on Instagram.