Bill Hunter is gravely ill in a Melbourne hospice, according to reports by AAP.
The 71-year-old actor was admitted two days ago.
His manager Mark Morrissey said Hunter’s family were visiting regularly.
“Sadly, he has cancer, and it’s inoperable,” he said.
Hunter is best known for the hit Australian films including Muriel’s Wedding, Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Strictly Ballroom and has had numerous TV roles including The Cut, The Pacific, Stingers, All Saints and Prisoner.
Source: AAP, The Age