Australian actors & actresses destined to shine in 2014

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“ Check out upcoming film The Reckoning ” - leos_monkey
Jessica Marais
Jessica Marais was born on the 29th January 1985 in South Africa and moved to Perth Australia at a young age. Recently she moved to Sydney where she has a TV role as Rachel Rafter in the Australian comedy series Packed to the Rafters. She has also recently appeared in the new Australian film Two Fists One Heart, filmed in Perth in 2007.
“ Her role as transsexual showgirl Carlotta in ABC tele movie of the same name should definitely give Jessica Logie nomination and AACTA nomination. ” - leos_monkey
Luke Arnold
Rising star Luke Arnold is a graduate from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. He began his acting career with Australian television, staring in the series McLeod's Daughters, Rush, Rescue: Special Ops, City Homicide, and Steven Spielberg's The Pacific. His first feature film role was the lead in Broken Hill...
“ His role as Michael Hutchence in INXS the untold story will make him a household name. ” - leos_monkey
“ Her role in Anzac Girls on the ABC is a must for those who are interested in Australian war stories. ” - leos_monkey
Krew Boylan
Actress, Dirtgirlworld
Krew was born in Sydney Australia and started acting at the age of 13. She has been seen in numerous television series including Wild Boys, All Saints, At Home with Julia, Steinlager, Double Take, and Rescue Special Ops. Krew is also the voice of 'Grubby' in the ABC's multi award nominated animation...
“ Starring as Schapelle Corby in Nine's Schapelle. ” - leos_monkey
“ The real sequel to Underbelly. ” - leos_monkey
Don Hany
Don has worked extensively in Australian television since the late 90's. His American television credits include Childhood's End, the ABC pilot Warriors and he has just completed shooting NBC's medical drama Heartbeat. His latest Australian works include Devil's Playground, The Broken Shore, Serangoon Road, Jack Irish: Black Tide and Rake...
“ Starring in Peter Temple's book The broken shore as Joe Cashin and Devil's Playground. ” - leos_monkey
“ Starring as Damien Parer who was a photographer during WWII. ” - leos_monkey
Anthony Hayes
Anthony just completed a leading role in David Michod's War Machine with Brad Pitt. Before this the Dreamworks movie The Light Between Oceans directed by Derek Cianfrance and starring Michael Fassbender and Rachel Weisz. Anthony Hayes has forged a compelling and award winning career on film and television screens for over 25 years...
“ Playing a detective in Channel ten's Secret & Lies. ” - leos_monkey
“ Plays Miranda Beaumont on Wonderland and the subject bet that if Tom (Michael Dorman) sleeps with her within 12 months he gives his precious car to his best mate Steve (Tim Ross). ” - leos_monkey
David Berry
David Berry grew up in Australia and spent his early years as a singer and violinist, attending school on a music scholarship. After high school he attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), graduating in 2010. His first acting role in television was in 'Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries' then later...
“ Plays James in A Place To Call Home- set in the 1950's and struggling to come to terms with his homosexuality ” - leos_monkey
“ plays Anna in A Place To Call Home and is in love with Gino an Italian. ” - leos_monkey
“ plays Gino in A Place To Call Home ” - leos_monkey
“ plays the suffering wife of James in A Place To Call Home ” - leos_monkey
“ Starring in two ABC shows Upper Middle Bogan and The Moodys ” - leos_monkey
“ Starring as Nina Proudman in Offspring and Ten's Party Tricks. ” - leos_monkey
“ Starring in the title Janet King on the ABC and starring in A Place To Call Home alongside David Berry. ” - leos_monkey
Indiana Evans
Actress, Home and Away
Indiana Rose Evans born 27 July 1990 is an Australian actress and singer-songwriter, best known for her roles in Home and Away as Matilda Hunter, H2O: Just Add Water as Bella Hartley, and Blue Lagoon: The Awakening as Emmaline Robinson. Evans had an interest in performing since the age of five, when she would perform for family and friends...
“ Surprising Blue Lagoon The Awakening didn't open many doors for Indiana to work in the US like her co-star Brenton Thwaites. But she is reprising her Crownies character Tatum Novak in the spin off Janet King. ” - leos_monkey
“ Reprising her Crownies character Lina Badir in Janet King. ” - leos_monkey
“ Also reprising in the Janet King spin off. ” - leos_monkey
“ As well as starring in Janet King will be starring in Love Child. ” - leos_monkey
Adelaide Clemens
Born and raised in Brisbane, Australia. Daughter of a British father. Clemens began working as an actress on Australian television while in high school. She guest-starred in a 2006 episode of Blue Water High as Juliet, and in 2007, she starred in the children's series Pirate Islands: The Lost Treasure of Fiji as Alison...
“ Starring alongside Matt LeNevez in Parers's War and Aden Young in SBSone Rectify. ” - leos_monkey
Rachael Taylor
Actress, Transformers
Rachael Taylor grew up in Tasmania, Australia, with her parents Nigel and Christine Taylor. She began modelling during her teens, working for the Skye-Jilly International agency. She competed for Miss Teen Tasmania, as well as the Miss Universe/Miss World state finals. She moved to Sydney to further her modeling career as well as to pursue acting...
“ Starring alongside Gillian Anderson in Crisis. ” - leos_monkey
“ Last seen as Julian Assange in Underground and this year in INXS The Untold Story on Channel 7 and starring alongside Hanna Mangan-Lawrence in the film The Reckoning. ” - leos_monkey
Viva Bianca
Actress, X
Viva Bianca, daughter of Polish composer Cezary Skubiszewski, was born in Australia on November 17, 1983. Now a writer and filmmaker, having graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Viva began her career as an actress. Bianca is probably best known for her role as the wealthy and devious Ilithyia in the first two seasons of the Starz original series Spartacus: War of the Damned...
“ Starring alongside Jonathan LaPaglia who play detectives who are finding two runaway teenagers who left behind video footage that can identify a cop killer. ” - leos_monkey
Jonathan LaPaglia
Actor, Seven Days
Jonathan is the youngest of three brothers. Older brother, Anthony LaPaglia, is also an actor. Middle brother, Michael, is a car wholesaler in Los Angeles. His parents are, Eddie LaPaglia, an Australian auto dealership owner, and Maria, a secretary. He initially wanted to pursue fine arts as a career...
“ Starring in Love Child with Jessica Marais and The Reckoning. ” - leos_monkey
“ Star of The Reckoning ” - leos_monkey
“ Appeared in Wonderland as Miranda's fiance and starring in The Reckoning alongside Jonathan LaPaglia, Viva Bianca, Luke Hemsworth, Hanna Mangan-Lawrence and Alex Williams. ” - leos_monkey
Margot Robbie
Margot Robbie was born in Dalby, Queensland, Australia and raised on the Gold Coast, spending much of her time at the farm belonging to her grandparents. Her mother, Sarie Kessler, is a physiotherapist. Robbie attended and graduated from Somerset College. In her late teens, she moved to Melbourne to pursue an acting career...
“ Coming back on ABC is season 3 of Rake!!! ” - leos_monkey