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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. Yvonne Strahovski Yvonne Strahovski Actress, I, Frankenstein 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...
3. 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. He also has Greek (from a great-grandfather) and Scottish (from a grandmother) ancestry...
4. 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...
5. 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.
6. Maia Mitchell Maia Mitchell Actress, Teen Beach Movie Maia Mitchell is an Australian singer/song writer and actress from Lismore, New South Wales. She learned to play the guitar at a very young age and her talent has been included on The Fosters - an ABC Family show that aired in June 2013, where Maia plays one of the main roles of "Callie Jacob". Also...
7. 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...
8. Keir O'Donnell Keir O'Donnell Actor, Wedding Crashers O'Donnell was born on 8 November 1978, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia to an Australian father of Irish descent and an English mother. He grew up in the suburb of St. Ives, outside of Sydney. When he was eight years old he and his family moved to Harvard, Massachusetts, United States. He has one sibling...
9. 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...
10. Richard Roxburgh Richard Roxburgh Actor, Moulin Rouge!
11. David Wenham David Wenham Actor, 300
12. 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...
13. 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...
14. Elle Macpherson Elle Macpherson Self, Miss Universe 2001
15. Nicole da Silva Nicole da Silva Actress, No Place Like Home
16. Claudia Black Claudia Black Actress, Pitch Black Claudia Lee Black was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. Her parents Jules and Judy Black are both Australian Medical Academics Doctors. She has lived in Australia, New Zealand, England and the US. Throughout her career Black has played in many Australian and New Zealand films and guested on such Australian series as Police Rescue and Water Rats...
17. Julian McMahon Julian McMahon Actor, Fantastic Four Julian McMahon is the second of three children born to Sir Billy McMahon and Lady Sonia McMahon. The late Sir William was the former Prime Minister of Australia. Julian started a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Wollongong, but after more time spent in the University bar than at classes...
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. Miranda Kerr Miranda Kerr Self, The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Miranda May Kerr was born in Sydney and raised in the small town of Gunnedah to John and Therese Kerr. Kerr's paternal grandmother lived on a farm, where she "raced motorbikes and rode horses." Her parents later moved the family to Brisbane when she and her younger brother Matthew were teenagers. She...
20. Rod Taylor Rod Taylor Actor, 101 Dalmatians Suave and handsome Australian actor who came to Hollywood in the 1950s, and built himself up from a supporting actor into taking the lead in several well-remembered movies. Arguably his most fondly remembered role was that as George (Herbert George Wells), the inventor, in George Pal's spectacular The Time Machine...
21. Indiana Evans Indiana Evans Actress, Blue Lagoon: The Awakening
22. Peta Wilson Peta Wilson Actress, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen With her distinctive voice, ultra-intense eyes and statuesque frame, Peta Wilson probably could have carried her breakout television show, "La Femme Nikita," on looks alone. Such was television in 1997. But when viewers realized that this killer- with-a-killer body could actually act, the show became the highest-rated drama on cable...
23. Virginia Hey Virginia Hey Actress, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior Virginia Hey is a well-known Australian actress and former model/fashion editor who moved into the world of perfume design in 2001. Born in Sydney, Australia, Ms. Hey divided her time and education between her hometown and London. Virginia has an extensive bio and a 37 year track history with the entertainment, fashion, natural health and beauty industry in Australia and the UK...
24. Baz Luhrmann Baz Luhrmann Director, Moulin Rouge! Baz's parents did Ballroom competitions, thus growing up around the very subject matter of his first three films.
25. 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...
26. Paul Hogan Paul Hogan Actor, Crocodile Dundee Once held a job as a painter on the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Co-developed and acted in "The Paul Hogan Show" on Australian TV in the 1970's.
27. Murray Bartlett Murray Bartlett Actor, Premiere
28. Jacki Weaver Jacki Weaver Actress, Silver Linings Playbook
29. Christopher Egan Christopher Egan Actor, Resident Evil: Extinction 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...
30. Tabrett Bethell Tabrett Bethell Actress, Dhoom: 3 Tabrett Bethell is a talented Australian film, television, model and theater actress. Prior to her acting career, she worked as a cheerleader for the NRL (National Rugby League) Cronulla Sharks. She was also a model for the Chadwick Model Agency in Australia. Bethell trained at Australia's Leading Film and TV School Screenwise...
31. Jacqueline McKenzie Jacqueline McKenzie Actress, Deep Blue Sea
32. Deborra-Lee Furness Deborra-Lee Furness Actress, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
33. Natalie Imbruglia Natalie Imbruglia Actress, Johnny English Natalie Jane Imbruglia was born on Tuesday, February 4, 1975, in Sydney, Australia, to Maxene (Anderson) and Elliot Imbruglia. Her father is Sicilain (from Lipari) and her mother has English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish ancestry. She grew up in a small beach town on the New South Wales coast called Berkeley Vale...
34. Sarah Wynter Sarah Wynter Actress, The 6th Day
35. Peter Weir Peter Weir Director, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
36. Bryan Brown Bryan Brown Actor, Cocktail
37. Richard Brancatisano Richard Brancatisano Actor, Bait
38. George Lazenby George Lazenby Actor, On Her Majesty's Secret Service George Lazenby was born on September 5th, 1939, in Australia. He moved to London, England in 1964, after serving in the Australian Army. Before becoming an actor, he worked as an auto mechanic, used car salesman, prestige car salesman, and as a male model, in London, England. In 1968, Lazenby was cast as "James Bond"...
39. Chris Lilley Chris Lilley Writer, Episode #1.1
40. Rick Springfield Rick Springfield Soundtrack, Boogie Nights Rick Springfield was born the son of a Lt. Colonel in the British Army and spent his childhood on various army bases in Australia and Britain. As a teenager, he fronted many music bands-such as the "Jordy Boys", "Wakedy Wak" and "Zoot". The latter was his most successful paving his way for his future success as a musician...
41. Rachael Carpani Rachael Carpani Actress, Triangle Rachael has an Italian father, Tony, and an Australian mother, Gael, and grew up on a property near Dural, in Sydney's Hills district She joined an acting agent and was happy to get bit parts in television shows and commercials, but never took acting seriously. Coming from an academic family, school work was always first...
42. Tim Pocock Tim Pocock Actor, X-Men Origins: Wolverine
43. Gia Carides Gia Carides Actress, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Gia Carides has been working as an actress since age 12 in film and in theatre. She has been nomminated twice for her work, in Strictly Ballroom (Best Actress in a Supporting Role AFI Awards) and Brilliant Lies (Best Actress in a Leading Role AFI Awards).She has appeared in as many American films as Australian films, and continues to work in both countries.
44. Cassandra Harris Cassandra Harris Actress, For Your Eyes Only
45. Tahyna Tozzi Tahyna Tozzi Actress, X-Men Origins: Wolverine Tahyna grew up in the Sydney beach side suburb of Cronulla with her Italian father, Dutch mother and younger sister Cheyenne. Tahyna attended Woolooware High School Graduating in 2003 with a high distinction in drama and music. She can play the guitar, piano, saxophone and drums. Tahyna is a black belt in the Japanese Karate style of "Shotokan".
46. Phillip Noyce Phillip Noyce Director, Salt Born in the Australian outback town of Griffith, New South Wales, Phillip Noyce moved to Sydney with his family at the age of 12. As a teenager, he was introduced to underground films produced on shoestring budgets as well as mainstream American movies. He was 18 when he made his first film, the 15-minute...
47. Anna Skellern Anna Skellern Actress, The Descent: Part 2
48. Nell Campbell Nell Campbell Actress, The Rocky Horror Picture Show Nell Campbell (aka Little Nell) was born May 24, 1953 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She was the daughter of Ross, humorist and editor of the Daily Telegraph, and Ruth Campbell. She made her "debut" tap dancing for an exhibition for Martin Sharp in 1970. When she turned 18 her father moved her brother...
49. John Jarratt John Jarratt Actor, Wolf Creek
50. Cleopatra Coleman Cleopatra Coleman Actress, Step Up Revolution Cleopatra Coleman comes from a family of creatives. Born to a costume designer, entrepreneur and belly dance teaching mother from Jamaica, and a musician, writer and director father of Scottish descent, Cleo got the performing bug at the age of four when she demanded her parents take her to ballet classes...
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