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1. Rose Byrne Rose Byrne Actress, X-Men: First Class Rose Byrne was born in Balmain, Sydney, Australia. She is the daughter of Jane, a primary school administrator, and Robin Byrne, a semi-retired statistician and market researcher. She landed her first role in a movie, Dallas Doll, when she was 15 years old. Since then, Rose has appeared in a variety of Australian televisions shows including Heartbreak High...
2. Emily Browning Emily Browning Actress, Sucker Punch Australian actress Emily Browning was born in 1988 in Melbourne, Australia, to Shelley and Andrew Browning. She has two younger brothers. Her start in acting came after a classmate's father, involved in the acting business, noticed her "acting all ditsy" in a school play. Emily found an agent and was soon filming on location for the Hallmark TV-movie...
3. Chris Hemsworth Chris Hemsworth Actor, Thor Chris Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Leonie, a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social services counselor. Chris saw quite a bit of the country in his youth when his family moved first to the Northern Territory before finally settling on Phillip Island to the south of Melbourne. He is brother to actors Liam Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth...
4. Margot Robbie Margot Robbie Actress, The Wolf of Wall Street Australian actress Margot Robbie was raised on the Gold Coast, spending much of her time at the farm belonging to her grandparents. She attended and graduated from Somerset College. In her late teens, she moved to Melbourne to pursue an acting career. Her first break came when she appeared in two films directed by Aash Aaron - Vigilante and I.C.U....
5. Teresa Palmer Teresa Palmer Actress, Warm Bodies Actress and model Teresa Palmer has gathered some impressive film credits. Palmer was born in Adelaide, South Australia, to Kevin Palmer, an investor, and Paula Sanders, a former missionary and nurse. Teresa completed high school at Mercedes College in 2003, where she was a popular student who was well-known for her practical jokes...
6. Hugh Jackman Hugh Jackman Actor, The Prestige Hugh Jackman was born in Sydney, New South Wales, to Grace McNeil (Greenwood) and Christopher John Jackman, an accountant. He is the youngest of five children. His parents, both English, moved to Australia shortly before his birth, and one of his paternal great-grandfathers was Greek. Jackman has a communications degree with a journalism major from the University of Technology Sydney...
7. Yvonne Strahovski Yvonne Strahovski Actress, Killer Elite Yvonne was born and raised in Australia. Her parents were Polish immigrants. She attended the Santa Sabina College for her high school education. She then went on to study Performance at the University of Western Sydney's School of Contemporary Arts, graduating in 2003. Shortly afterwards, she landed her first role on television in an episode of Fear Factory...
8. Jai Courtney Jai Courtney Actor, Divergent
9. Heath Ledger Heath Ledger Actor, The Dark Knight When a 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. Heath Ledger was born on the fourth of April 1979...
10. Travis Fimmel Travis Fimmel Actor, The Baytown Outlaws Travis Fimmel was raised on a 5500-acre farm located in Australia between Melbourne and Sydney. Until the age of 17 his life was spent at school and working on the family farm, morning and night-something he continues to relish on his trips back home. After high school, higher education called and he was accepted to Melbourne University...
11. Cate Blanchett Cate Blanchett Actress, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and an younger sister. When she was ten years old...
12. Emilie de Ravin Emilie de Ravin Actress, The Hills Have Eyes Emilie was born on 27th December 1981, and grew up in Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia. When she was 15, she was accepted at the highly selective Australian Ballet School in Melbourne. However, after only a year, she dropped out and undertook acting courses. Her first starring role was on the fantasy drama...
13. Liam Hemsworth Liam Hemsworth Actor, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Born on January 13, 1990, in Melbourne, Australia, Liam Hemsworth is the younger brother of actors Chris Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth and the son of Leonie, an English teacher, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor; the Hemsworth family lived primarily on Phillip Island, a small island located south of Melbourne...
14. Mia Wasikowska Mia Wasikowska Actress, Alice in Wonderland Mia is an Australian actress, born and raised in the country's capital, Canberra. She is the daughter of photographers Marzena Wasikowska and John Reid. Her mother is Polish and her father is an Australian of British ancestry. She has an older sister, Jess, and a younger brother, Kai. At age eight, her family moved to Poland for a year...
15. Abbie Cornish Abbie Cornish Actress, Limitless Abbie Cornish grew up on her parents' 170 acre farm in the Hunter Valley town of Lochinvar with her 3 brothers and younger sister. Abbie started modeling at age 13. Her first acting job was at age 15 on the Australian Broadcasting Commission series Children's Hospital playing a quadriplegic.
16. Eric Bana Eric Bana Actor, Star Trek Eric Bana was born Eric Banadinovic on August 9, 1968, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He is the younger of two brothers. His father, named Ivan Banadinovic, came from Zagreb, Croatia, and worked as a manager for Caterpillar Inc. His mother, named Eleanor Banadinovic, came from a German family and was a hairdresser...
17. Nicky Whelan Nicky Whelan Actress, Hall Pass Nicky Whelan is an Australian actress and model, best-known for her role as "Pepper Steiger" in the Australian television series, Neighbours. She is the granddaughter of AFL Brownlow Medallist Marcus Whelan. Whelan has completed work for the movie, Hollywood & Wine, in Los Angeles. She costarred with David Spade...
18. Poppy Montgomery Poppy Montgomery Actress, Magic Beyond Words: The JK Rowling Story Poppy Montgomery has found success and prominence by playing the dramatic role of FBI agent Samantha Spade in the popular TV series Without a Trace. Her gorgeous image can often be found in many men's magazines. Montgomery was born Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth Deveraux Donahue in Sydney, Australia, to Nicola (Montgomery)...
19. Joel Edgerton Joel Edgerton Actor, Warrior Joel Edgerton was born on June 23, 1974 in Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia, to Marianne and Michael Edgerton, who is a solicitor and property developer. His brother is filmmaker Nash Edgerton. He went to Hills Grammar School in the Western Suburbs of Sydney, and after leaving, he attended Nepean Drama School in 1994...
20. Ryan Kwanten Ryan Kwanten Actor, Strange Love Audiences across the globe know Ryan Kwanten as "Jason Stackhouse", the highly-sexed town heartthrob on True Blood. Though he plays the quintessential Southern bad boy, Ryan is a native of Australia and was born and bred in Sydney. He is the eldest of three brothers and, though both of his younger siblings were performers at early ages...
21. Anna Torv Anna Torv Actress, Pilot
22. Portia de Rossi Portia de Rossi Actress, Cursed Portia de Rossi was born and raised in Geelong, Australia. Originally born Mandy Rogers, at 15, she changed her name to Portia, saying that it was the most daring thing she had ever done up until that point. After graduating from high school, she attended the University of Melbourne, and studied law...
23. Eliza Taylor Eliza Taylor Actress, The November Man Eliza Jane Taylor (born on 24 October 1989 in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian actress who is perhaps best known for her regular role as Janae Timmins on the Australian television series, Neighbours. Eliza has just finished feature film Patrick (2013), alongside Rachael Griffiths and nabbed the lead in CW pilot, The 100. The 100 is Taylor's first American production.
24. Rebel Wilson Rebel Wilson Actress, Pitch Perfect
25. Melissa George Melissa George Actress, 30 Days of Night 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...
26. Toni Collette Toni Collette Actress, The Sixth Sense Toni Collette is an Academy Award-nominated Australian actress best known for her roles in The Sixth Sense and Little Miss Sunshine. She was born on November 1, 1972, in Blacktown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She is the first of three children born to Bob Collette, a truck driver, and Judy Collette...
27. Sharni Vinson Sharni Vinson Actress, You're Next Sharni Vinson was born in Sydney, Australia and grew up on Cronulla Beach. She began singing, dancing and acting at a young age, as a third generation performer in her family. At the age of 12, she enrolled as a student in the Brent Street School of Performing Arts where she trained for the next 10 years...
28. Phoebe Tonkin Phoebe Tonkin Actress, Tomorrow, When the War Began Phoebe Jane Elizabeth Tonkin was born in Sydney, Australia. Tonkin is an actress and model, starring on TV shows like "H2O: Just Add Water" (2006) where she played the character Cleo Sertori, Faye Chamberlain on The Secret Circle, and Fiona Maxwell on Tomorrow, When the War Began. She has also made appearances on shows like Packed to the Rafters as Lexi...
29. Adelaide Kane Adelaide Kane Actress, The Purge Born in Western Australia in 1990, Adelaide Kane had been acting since she was 6 and got her first major role, in 2006, when she won the role of "Lolly Allen" on Neighbours. She entered a Dolly Magazine Competition and won the role in late 2006. When she got the role, she and her family had to move from Perth to Melbourne...
30. Geoffrey Rush Geoffrey Rush Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Geoffrey Rush was born on July 6, 1951, in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, to Merle (Bischof), a department store sales assistant, and Roy Baden Rush, an accountant for the Royal Australian Air Force. His mother was of German descent and his father had English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. He was raised in Brisbane, Queensland, after his parents split up...
31. Isabel Lucas Isabel Lucas Actress, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 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...
32. Simon Baker Simon Baker Actor, The Devil Wears Prada 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.
33. Jesse Spencer Jesse Spencer Actor, Uptown Girls
34. Paul Hogan Paul Hogan Actor, Crocodile Dundee Paul Hogan became a worldwide success with his irresistible comic performance in Crocodile Dundee, which he created and co-wrote. It earned him a Golden Globe for Best Actor as well as an Oscar (nomination for Best Screenplay). The versatile actor got his start in Australian television in a recurring role as comic relief on A Current Affair...
35. Jason Clarke Jason Clarke Actor, Zero Dark Thirty
36. Rachel Griffiths Rachel Griffiths Actress, Blow Her mother, Anna Griffiths, is an art consultant. Her uncle is a Jesuit priest. Has two older brothers. One brother, Ben, is a ski instructor. Lived on the Gold Coast, Queensland until age five, then moved to Melbourne. Attended Star of the Sea Catholic Girls' College, did well at school and learned ballet...
37. Iggy Azalea Iggy Azalea Soundtrack, Vampire Academy Iggy Azalea was born Amethyst Amelia Kelly, in Sydney, Australia. Her family later relocated to Mullumbimby, New South Wales, when she was still an infant, into a house on 12 acres that her father built by hand from mud bricks. Her father was a painter and comics artist, while her mother cleaned holiday houses and hotels...
38. Xavier Samuel Xavier Samuel Actor, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
39. Jacinda Barrett Jacinda Barrett Actress, Poseidon Jacinda Barrett was born in Australia. Her convincing accent has paved the way for numerous acting roles in the USA. Barrett was first introduced to American audiences via MTV's The Real World during its fourth season which was set in London. Jacinda Barrett received her first break on the big screen in Human Stain...
40. Claire Holt Claire Holt Actress, Mean Girls 2
41. Adam Garcia Adam Garcia Actor, Coyote Ugly Adam Garcia is an Australian actor and tap dancer of partial Colombian descent (his father is from Colombia). Garcia left university to take the role of Slide in the production of the musical Hot Shoe Shuffle, which toured Australia for two years before transferring to London, England. Garcia stayed on in London to act in West End musicals...
42. Radha Mitchell Radha Mitchell Actress, Silent Hill
43. Jessica De Gouw Jessica De Gouw Actress, The Blood Is the Life
44. Rachael Taylor 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...
45. Kodi Smit-McPhee Kodi Smit-McPhee Actor, The Road Kodi was born in Adelaide, South Australia, to Sonja and Andy McPhee, an actor. He now lives with his family in Los Angeles, including his sister, actress Sianoa Smit-McPhee. In the summer of 2013, Kodi filmed Twentieth Century Fox's Dawn of the Planet of the Apes opposite Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke...
46. Adelaide Clemens Adelaide Clemens Actress, The Great Gatsby 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...
47. Alex O'Loughlin Alex O'Loughlin Actor, The Back-up Plan The Australian actor Alex O'Loughlin was born in August 1976. Alex started out his film career in 2004, when he starred in Oyster Farmer as Jack Flange. The following year, he returned to the big screen as Michael Carter in Feed, a movie that he also co-produced and helped write. Also released that year was a movie titled Man-Thing, in which Alex played Deputy Eric Fraser...
48. Sam Reid Sam Reid Actor, Anonymous Sam Reid was born on February 19, 1987 in New South Wales Australia. He relocated to London where he graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art as the 'star' student in 2010. During his final semester at LAMDA, he was cast in Anonymous (2011). He has worked with some of the biggest names in the British film industry including Vanessa Redgrave, Tom Wilkinson and Miranda Richardson.
49. Claudia Black Claudia Black Actress, Pitch Black
50. Caitlin Stasey Caitlin Stasey Actress, Tomorrow, When the War Began Caitlin Jean Stasey is an Australian actress who is well known for her roles as Francesca Thomas in The Sleepover Club, Rachel Kinski in Neighbours and Ellie Linton in the film adaptation of John Marsden's best seller 'Tomorrow When the War Began' Caitlin is from Victoria, Australia, She began taking an interest in acting/performing when she was about six years of age...
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