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Actress and singer Bernie Nolan has died..!

Bernadette Nolan, the former lead singer of The Nolans, dies of cancer at the age of 52.

The Nolans also enjoyed success with songs such as Don't Make Waves, Attention To Me and Gotta Pull Myself Together and became huge in Japan where they are said to have sold more records than The Beatles.

They also supported Frank Sinatra on the European leg of his world tour.

The group, best known for 1979 hit I'm In The Mood For Dancing, which sold millions of records around the world.

Bernadette Nolan left in 1994 to focus on an acting career that included a role on soap opera Brookside and parts in stage musicals including Blood Brothers and Chicago. In 2010 she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Actress and singer Bernie Nolan has died..!
After being told she was clear of the cancer, it was found to have returned in 2012 and spread to her brain, liver, lungs, and bones.

Nolan is survived by her husband, Steve Doneathy, and their daughter, Erin.