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Yvonne Lawley

Actor

Yvonne Lawley as Ruby and Vanessa Rare as Rata in a scene from Ruby and Rata.

Photo appears courtesy of the New Zealand Film Commission

Yvonne Lawley in a scene from Ruby and Rata.

Photo appears courtesy of the New Zealand Film Commission

A behind the scenes still from 1978 TV series Gather Your Dreams, taken in the Kauaeranga Valley Hall in the Coromandel. From left to right, actor Kerry McGregor, lighting cameraman Michael O'Connor, and, as temperance society members, Yvonne Lawley and Hazel Cole.

Photo supplied by Brian Walden

Yvonne Lawley in her first starring role on screen: as lonely violin teacher Mary May Laverty in Winners & Losers episode Blues for Miss Laverty (1976).

Stills Collection, Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision. Courtesy of Roger Donaldson Collection

An early piece of Kiwi TV history: information given to the cast and crew of 1967 teleplay Slipknot. It was one of five dramas made during special workshops to help actors adapt to the new medium of television. Written by Ngaio Marsh, the murder mystery was set in Auckland's art world.

Suppplied by Rhys Jones