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Well-Known Casting Director, Hilary Linstead, dies at 83

Hilary Linstead was a well-known casting director who is credited with representing Australia’s most successful stage, cinema, and television performers. She is also known for offering international casting services.

She also established Australia’s first talent agency for authors, directors, composers, choreographers, and cinematographers, which helped to establish her stellar reputation in the entertainment industry.

What Caused the Death of Casting Director Hilary Linstead?

The entertainment industry was grieved to learn of the passing of renowned casting director Hilary Linstead. She established Australia’s first talent agency, which she used to discover and represent artists like Baz Luhrmann and Jane Campion. She was a well-known figure in the Australian entertainment sector. Through her work, she represented clients like Wendy Harmer, Magda Szubanski, and Jean Kittson in addition to writers Louis Nowra and Andrew Bovell.

She passed away early this month on August 6, 2022, at the age of 83, and her passing was only just revealed. Leukemia was found to be the cause of her death, as it was reported that Linstead developed health problems in 2018 and was subsequently given a leukemia diagnosis. She tragically passed away, leaving Duncan, her only son, Juliette, her daughter-in-law, and her three grandkids.

Hilary Linstead Age, Family, and Early Life

Hilary Linstead was born in 1938 in London. She was 83 years old at the time of her death. She moved to Australia to pursue her career in acting but she ended up becoming a casting director.

We beloved she was born to her British parents as little information regarding her personal life has surfaced over the internet, and her life has not yet been properly documented on credible sites like Wikipedia as a result we cannot provide any specific information regarding her life and about her father and mother.

hilary linstead family

Since, Her personal life has not been widely documented online at this time, making it is difficult to find specific information about her father and mother along with information related to any of her siblings. We are therefore unable to provide you with any current information about her early life. Therefore, Once we learn more about her and her family, we will update whatever is relevant to her.

Hilary Linstead Career, What about her Profession?

She moved to Australia in order to pursue a career in acting. However, she quickly decided to make a change and began working as a casting director for Global Casting Services, which represents actresses. Later, she teamed up with Liz Mullinar to develop M&L Casting Consultants, which managed casting for theatrical productions including Jesus Christ Superstar and Rocky Horror Show as well as films like Picnic at Hanging Rock and The Rocky Horror Show.

In 1973, she established Australia’s first talent agency for writers, filmmakers, composers, choreographers, and dancers. She eventually made the transition into a theater production, working on plays including Richard Wherrett’s direction of Gordon Chater’s The Elocution of Benjamin Franklin.

Later, in 1982, she co-founded with Vicky Harper the Sydney-based Hilary Linstead & Associates, where she represented clients like writers Louis Nowra and Andrew Bovell, as well as actors Wendy Harmer, and Magda Szubanski, and Jean Kittson. She also produced her first feature film, the Phil Noyce-directed Heatwave a few years later. In the year 2000, one of Linstead’s mentees, Kate Richter, took the helm and changed the company’s name to HLA Management.

Which school and college did She go to?

Due to the lack of public information available about her, we do not know her educational background. Thus, In the event that we receive more precise information about her educational background, we will update this section.

Hilary Linstead Net Worth, How much does She earn?

The net worth of this person is currently unclear due to the lack of publicly accessible personal information.

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Several online sites claim varying amounts of her net worth, leading us to believe that she has an average net worth of $2 million.

Hilary Linstead Husband, What about her relationship?

She was a married woman but we do not have any information regarding her husband as nothing about him has been found on the internet by our research team right now. However, she has a son named Duncan and three grandchildren named Scarlett, Paris, and Django.

We will update this section about her husband as soon as our research team finds anything specific regarding him from a credible source in near future.

Was She available on any social media platforms?

She was available on Facebook. However, We did not find her on other social media platforms like Instagram, and Twitter as we assume she might not be available on them or might be available with a different username.

We will update this section if we get any lead in the future regarding her social media presence on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, or any other platforms.

Physical Appearance of Hilary Linstead’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourWhite
Eye Colour Hazel
Body type Fit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Hilary Linstead’s should be known

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Net Worth$2 million
Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedMarried
Current SpouseN / A