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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. 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...
3. 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...
4. 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...
5. 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...
6. 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...
7. 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...
8. 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)...
9. 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...
10. 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...
11. David Wenham David Wenham Actor, 300
12. 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...
13. 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...
14. Jacki Weaver Jacki Weaver Actress, Silver Linings Playbook
15. Nicole da Silva Nicole da Silva Actress, No Place Like Home
16. 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...
17. Indiana Evans Indiana Evans Actress, Blue Lagoon: The Awakening
18. 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...
19. Elle Macpherson Elle Macpherson Self, Miss Universe 2001
20. 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...
21. 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...
22. Peter Weir Peter Weir Director, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
23. Jacqueline McKenzie Jacqueline McKenzie Actress, Deep Blue Sea
24. 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...
25. Chris Lilley Chris Lilley Writer, Episode #1.1
26. Bryan Brown Bryan Brown Actor, Cocktail
27. 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...
28. 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.
29. Rick Springfield Rick Springfield Soundtrack, Boogie Nights Started in a 'quasi' heavy metal band in Australia called Zoot. Came to US early 70's and recorded an album - Beginnings. It had one "major" hit - Speak to The Sky. After that came "Comic Book Heroes" which was marginally successful. Then he learned to speak English with an American accent to further his acting career after he lost his record label...
30. Deborra-Lee Furness Deborra-Lee Furness Actress, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
31. 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...
32. 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...
33. Tim Pocock Tim Pocock Actor, X-Men Origins: Wolverine
34. Sibylla Deen Sibylla Deen Actress, State of Emergency Sibylla Deen was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. From a young age, Sibylla showed a keen interest in acting. From the age of 9, she was appearing in Australian TV commercials and modeling campaigns. She began her professional acting studies at age 12 traveling to the US, China and New Zealand with the Australian Youth Theatre...
35. Tim Campbell Tim Campbell Actor, The Great Raid
36. 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...
37. Anna Skellern Anna Skellern Actress, The Descent: Part 2
38. Murray Bartlett Murray Bartlett Actor, Premiere
39. Matt Doran Matt Doran Actor, The Matrix
40. Richard Brancatisano Richard Brancatisano Actor, Bait
41. Leo McKern Leo McKern Actor, A Man for All Seasons Although he sounded very British, Leo McKern was an Australian. By the time he was 15 years old, he had endured an accident that left him without his left eye. A glass eye replaced it - one might conjecture for the better, as far as making McKern a one-day actor of singular focus (no pun intended; his face had that extremely focused look)...
42. Daniel Lapaine Daniel Lapaine Actor, Zero Dark Thirty
43. Bruce Beresford Bruce Beresford Director, Driving Miss Daisy Bruce Beresford was born in Australia and graduated from Sydney University in 1962. He served as Film Officer for the British Film Institute Production Board from 1966-1971 and as a Film Advisor to the Arts Council of Great Britain. Beresford has also directed several operas including Girl Of The Golden West (Puccini)...
44. Delta Goodrem Delta Goodrem Actress, Boxed In Delta Goodrem was born on the 9th of November, 1984 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Her parents are Lea and Denis Goodrem. She has a younger brother, Trent. Delta began singing and writing at a young age and made some guest appearances in various TV commercials and the Australian TV shows Hey Dad..!...
45. Rebecca Breeds Rebecca Breeds Actress, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
46. Zoe Naylor Zoe Naylor Actress, The Reef
47. Cassandra Harris Cassandra Harris Actress, For Your Eyes Only
48. John Meillon John Meillon Actor, Crocodile Dundee
49. Alex Dimitriades Alex Dimitriades Actor, Ghost Ship
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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