From Home and Away to the USA

Actor's and Actresses that have made it big in the states since starting out in the popular Australian soap series Home and Away
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Chris Hemsworth
Actor, Thor
Chris Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Leonie (van Os), a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor. His brothers are actors Liam Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth. He is of Dutch (from his immigrant maternal grandfather), Irish, English, Scottish, and German ancestry. His uncle, by marriage, was Rod Ansell, the bushman who inspired the film Crocodile Dundee...
“ Played Kim Hyde 2004 to 2007 ,184 episodes ” - popbimandbub3
 
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Isabel Lucas
Isabel was born in Melbourne, Australia. Her father is Australian and her mother is Swiss. When she was age 6, her family moved to Switzerland for a year. They moved back to Melbourne for a while before moving to a very small mining town in the Northern Territory (population 1,000). Along with her sister, she attended the Jabiru Area School, which included both white and Aboriginal children...
“ Played Tasha Andrews 2003 to 2006 ,253 episodes ” - popbimandbub3
 
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Isla Fisher
Actress, Home and Away
Isla Lang Fisher was born on February 3, 1976 in Muscat, Oman, to Scottish parents Elspeth Reid and Brian Fisher, who worked as a banker for the U.N. She spent her early childhood in Scotland before moving to Australia with her family in the early 1980s. From a young age, Isla showed an interest in both acting and writing...
“ Played Shannon Reed -345 episodes ” - popbimandbub3
 
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Brenton Thwaites
Brenton Thwaites is an Australian actor. He played Luke Gallagher on the Fox8 teen drama series SLiDE and Stu Henderson on the Australian soap opera hit Home and Away. His films include Blue Lagoon: The Awakening, Oculus, Maleficent, and The Giver. He starred in Gods of Egypt and will headline Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, with Johnny Depp...
“ Played one of the local river boys 'Stu Henderson'.

His character died when he tripped and fell and hit head on a rock while pursing to attack his girlfriend 'Sasha' through the forest. ” - popbimandbub3
 
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Ryan Kwanten
Actor, True Blood
An Australian actor, Ryan Kwanten was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. He appeared on several TV shows Down Under, including a five year stint on the popular series Home and Away. After graduating from business school at the University of Sydney, he came to Los Angeles for what was supposed to be a brief visit but decided to stay...
“ He played Vinnie Patterson.

His character was convicted of a crime that his father committed.
Vinnie was sent to prison where is character later died in a prison fire. ” - popbimandbub3
 
6.
Luke Mitchell
Originally wanting to be a professional tennis player, Luke began his acting career in Melbourne, Australia. He trained at the Film & Television Studio International and traveled around Australia with international entertainment company, Sudden Impact Entertainment. In his first professional acting role he played the part of Chris Knight in the long running soap...
“ Played Romeo Smith- 676 episodes ” - popbimandbub3
 
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“ Played Aden Jefferies 2005 to 2010 ” - popbimandbub3
 
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Melissa George
Actress, Home and Away
The second of four children, Australian actress Melissa George was born in Perth, Western Australia in 1976. The daughter of Pamela, a nurse, and Glenn George, a construction worker, Melissa initially expressed interest in various forms of dance rather than acting. During her childhood, George studied tap...
“ Played Angel Brooks- 390 episodes ” - popbimandbub3
 
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“ Played Dani Sutherland -304 episodes, 2000-2005) ” - popbimandbub3
 
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Sharni Vinson
Actress, You're Next
Sharni Vinson was born in New South Wales, Australia and grew up in Sydney's southern beach superb of Cronulla, in the Sutherland Shire. As a teenager, she trained and competed at a National Level in swimming, holding a total of 4 State records throughout high school. Sharni began singing, dancing and acting at a young age...
“ Played Cassie Turner -129 episodes, 2001-2008) ” - popbimandbub3
 
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Naomi Watts
Actress, King Kong
Naomi Ellen Watts was born on September 28, 1968 in Shoreham, England, to Myfanwy Edwards "Miv" (Roberts), an antiques dealer and costume/set designer, and Peter Watts (Peter Anthony Watts), the road manager to Pink Floyd. Her maternal grandfather was Welsh. Her father died when Naomi was seven and she began to follow her mother and her brother around England...
“ Julie Gibson -19 episodes, 1991) ” - popbimandbub3
 
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Julian McMahon
Actor, Nip/Tuck
Julian Dana William McMahon was born in Sydney, Australia, the second of three children of Lady Sonia McMahon (née Sonia Rachel Hopkins) and Sir Billy McMahon, the longest continuously serving government minister in Australian history, serving over 21 years as a government minister before serving as Prime Minister of Australia from March 1971 to December 1972...
“ Played Ben Lucini -145 episodes,1990-1991 ” - popbimandbub3
 
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Liam Hemsworth
Liam Hemsworth was born on January 13, 1990, in Melbourne, Australia, and is the younger brother of actors Chris Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth. He is the son of Leonie (van Os), a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor. He is of Dutch (from his immigrant maternal grandfather)...
“ uncredited-1 episode 2007 ” - popbimandbub3
 
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Phoebe Tonkin
Actress, The Originals
Tonkin was born in Sydney. When she was four, she attended dance courses in classical ballet, hip hop, contemporary dance, and tap dance. At the age of 12, Tonkin began courses at the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) at the Wharf Theatre. Tonkin attended Loreto Kirribilli and later graduated from the Queenwood School for Girls...
“ Adrian Hall- 7 episodes 2010 ” - popbimandbub3
 
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Luke Bracey
Luke Bracey was born in Sydney, Australia and made his acting debut in the soap opera, Home and Away, in 2009, as bad-boy "Trey Palmer". He next co-starred in the US movie, Monte Carlo, opposite Leighton Meester, and later appeared in G.I. Joe: Retaliation as "Cobra Commander". In 2013, he was cast in the male lead role of the ABC drama...
“ Trey Palmer- 225 episodes ,2009-2010 ” - popbimandbub3
 
16.
Simon Baker
Simon Baker was first recognized in 1992, when he received Australia's prestigious Logie award for Most Popular New Talent. Upon relocating to Los Angeles with his family, Baker was immediately cast in the Academy Award winning film L.A. Confidential.
“ James Healy / James Hudson- 6 episodes, 1994-1993 ” - popbimandbub3
 
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Heath Ledger
When hunky, twenty-year-old heart-throb Heath Ledger first came to the attention of the public in 1999, it was all too easy to tag him as a "pretty boy" and an actor of little depth. He spent several years trying desperately to sway this image, but this was a double-edged sword. His work comprised nineteen films...
“ Scott Irwin-8 episodes ,1997 ” - popbimandbub3
 
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“ Charlotte Adams -85 episodes 2001-2002 ” - popbimandbub3
 
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“ Peter Baker/Mike-168 episodes, 2004-2007 ” - popbimandbub3
 
20.
Christopher Egan
A native of Sydney, Australia, Christopher Egan attended high school at Sydney's McDonald College School of Performing Art and honed his skills at the Sydney Festival Dance School, where he trained in singing, dancing and acting with Kick Performance Group. His performances in "Les Miserables" and "West Side Story" at Sydney's Zenith Theatre displayed his bright future as an actor...
“ Nick Smith 77 episodes,2000-2003 ” - popbimandbub3
 
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Guy Pearce
Actor, Memento
Guy Edward Pearce was born 5 October, 1967 in Cambridgeshire, England, UK to Margaret Anne and Stuart Graham Pearce. His father was born in Auckland, New Zealand, to English and Scottish parents, while Guy's mother is English. Pearce and his family initially traveled to Australia for two years, after his father was offered the position of Chief test pilot for the Australian Government...
“ David Croft- 18 episodes,1991-1992 ” - popbimandbub3
 
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“ Played Ruby Bucton- Episodes 388,2008-2012 ” - popbimandbub3