Farewell to Leading Lady
The death of NZ’s acting doyenne Davina Whitehouse has been mourned at home and abroad, with obituaries appearing in The Boston Globe and The Independent. Her prolific career spanned stage, film, and television, and included high-profile roles alongside Clark Gable, Barbra Stanwyck and John Gielgud. Closer to home, Whitehouse featured in Gloss, Peter Jackson’s Braindead, and the cult Australian series, Prisoner.
Davina Whitehouse: 16 December 1912 – 25 December 2002