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Tom E. Lewis, a man of many parts and arts, dies at 59

Leading literary, acting and music figures have lauded indigenous actor Tom E. Lewis — the star of Australian movies such as The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith and A Town Like Alice — who died at the age of 59 at his home in Katherine.

Lewis, who reportedly suffered a fatal heart attack, was praised as a “hugely generous’’, “warm and vivacious’’ man after a career that spanned movie acting, the theatre and music.