Australian actress Anne Phelan, best known for her role as Myra Desmond in 1980s soap Prisoner, has died aged 75.

The veteran star appeared on our screens over five decades, with memorable roles on a number of popular television series such as Blue Heelers, Neighbours, Bellbird, and more recently, as Nanna Dot in Winners & Losers.

The veteran star’s spell on Australian screens stretched over five decades, with regular roles on TV favourites including Bellbird, Blue Heelers, Neighbours and, more recently, as Gross family matriarch Nanna Dot in Seven’s Winners & Losers.