Actress Joy Chambers-Grundy, known for her roles in popular television shows such as “The Restless Years,” “The Young Doctors,” and “Neighbours,” has passed away at the age of 76. The sad news of her demise was announced by her family.
Joy portrayed memorable characters in various TV series, including Rita in “The Restless Years,” Dr. Robyn Porter in “The Young Doctors,” and Rosemary Daniels in “Neighbours.” In a statement, her family expressed their grief, saying, “Joy has passed away in her sleep early this morning surrounded by loved ones. Joy will be remembered as a Logie award-winning actress, a best-selling author, a poet, a philanthropist, and an exceptional businesswoman who worked alongside her husband to build one of the largest independent production companies in the world.”
Joy Chambers-Grundy was the second wife of the late TV mogul Reg Grundy, the creator of “Neighbours.” She received Logie Awards for Best Female Personality in 1969 and 1970 for her outstanding performances in her husband’s soap operas. Joy and Reg tied the knot in 1971 after his divorce from his first wife, and they remained together until his passing at the age of 92 in May 2016.