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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. Jai Courtney Jai Courtney Actor, Divergent Born March 15, 1986 in Sydney, Australia, Courtney and his sister were raised in Sydney's leafy northwest suburbs, attending Galston Public School where their mother, Karen, was a teacher. His father, Chris, was a civil servant with the state electricity company, implying that there were no show business influences in the family when Jai caught the acting bug as a 10-year-old...
3. 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...
4. 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...
5. 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...
6. Rebel Wilson Rebel Wilson Actress, Pitch Perfect
7. 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...
8. 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...
9. 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...
10. Nicole da Silva Nicole da Silva Actress, No Place Like Home
11. David Wenham David Wenham Actor, 300
12. 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...
13. 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...
14. 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...
15. 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)...
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. Elle Macpherson Elle Macpherson Self, Miss Universe 2001
19. Iggy Azalea Iggy Azalea Soundtrack, The Other Woman 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...
20. Indiana Evans Indiana Evans Actress, Blue Lagoon: The Awakening
21. Murray Bartlett Murray Bartlett Actor, Premiere
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. Jacki Weaver Jacki Weaver Actress, Silver Linings Playbook
24. Bryan Brown Bryan Brown Actor, Cocktail
25. 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...
26. 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...
27. Deborra-Lee Furness Deborra-Lee Furness Actress, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
28. Jacqueline McKenzie Jacqueline McKenzie Actress, Deep Blue Sea
29. Peter Weir Peter Weir Director, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
30. Stephen Dunlevy Stephen Dunlevy Stunts, Australia
31. 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...
32. Chris Lilley Chris Lilley Writer, Episode #1.1
33. Tim Pocock Tim Pocock Actor, X-Men Origins: Wolverine
34. 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...
35. Cassandra Harris Cassandra Harris Actress, For Your Eyes Only
36. 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.
37. 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...
38. 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...
39. Claudia Karvan Claudia Karvan Actress, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Claudia Karvan is one of Australia's most recognized actresses, having achieved popular success and critical acclaim through her work in film and television. Having begun work at 14, Karvan has an extensive filmography. She first appeared in Gillian Armstrong's High Tide with Judy Davis, then in Phillip Noyce's Echoes of Paradise...
40. Anna Skellern Anna Skellern Actress, The Descent: Part 2
41. Richard Brancatisano Richard Brancatisano Actor, Bait
42. Jordan Rodrigues Jordan Rodrigues Actor, Episode #1.1
43. Ada Nicodemou Ada Nicodemou Actress, The Matrix
44. Rebecca Rigg Rebecca Rigg Actress, Fair Game
45. Daniel Henshall Daniel Henshall Actor, The Babadook
46. Don Hany Don Hany Actor, The Broken Shore
47. Matt Doran Matt Doran Actor, The Matrix
48. Tanc Sade Tanc Sade Actor, Sex and Death 101 Named "Young Emerging Talent", Australian native, Tanc Sade was working in theater before landing a recurring role on "Gilmore Girls". As a teenager, Tanc was busy competing in National Cross Country Mountain Bike events whilst working and studying in the theater. After much thought he decided to concentrate on his acting career, leading to his move to the United States soon after...
49. Elizabeth Lackey Elizabeth Lackey Actress, Mulholland Dr.
50. Jack Thompson Jack Thompson Actor, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Australian actor Jack Thompson was born John Hadley Payne on August 31, 1940 in Manly, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney. Outside of Oz, he is best known for his appearances in The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, Breaker Morant, The Man from Snowy River, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones. "'Breaker' Morant" in which he played a military defense attorney defending three soldiers accused of murder during the Boer War...
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