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1. Travis Fimmel Travis Fimmel Actor, Warcraft Travis Fimmel was born near Echuca, Victoria, Australia, to Jennie, a recreation officer for the disabled, and Chris, a cattle farmer. He was raised on a 5500-acre farm located between Melbourne and Sydney. Until the age of seventeen, 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...
2. Chris Hemsworth Chris Hemsworth Actor, Thor Chris Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Leonie (van Os), a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor. His brothers are actors Liam Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth. He is of Dutch (from his immigrant maternal grandfather), Irish, English, Scottish, and German ancestry. His uncle, by marriage, was Rod Ansell, the bushman who inspired the film Crocodile Dundee...
3. Ben Mendelsohn Ben Mendelsohn Actor, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Despite his prominence in Hollywood as a character actor known for playing villains and criminals, Ben Mendelsohn has been a leading man in Australia since starting acting as a teenager. Paul Benjamin Mendelsohn was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Carole Ann (Ferguson), a nurse, and Frederick Arthur Oscar Mendelsohn...
4. 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...
5. 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 a younger sister. When she was ten years old...
6. Liam Hemsworth Liam Hemsworth Actor, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Liam Hemsworth was born on January 13, 1990, in Melbourne, Australia, and is the younger brother of actors Chris Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth. He is the son of Leonie (van Os), a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor. He is of Dutch (from his immigrant maternal grandfather)...
7. Eliza Taylor Eliza Taylor Actress, The 100 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 the feature film Patrick, alongside Rachel Griffiths, and nabbed the lead in the CW pilot The 100. "The 100" is Taylor's first American production.
8. Portia de Rossi Portia de Rossi Actress, Arrested Development Portia de Rossi was born and raised in Geelong, Australia. Originally born Amanda 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...
9. Emilie de Ravin Emilie de Ravin Actress, Lost 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...
10. 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...
11. 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...
12. Anna Torv Anna Torv Actress, Fringe Anna Torv (born 7 June 1979) is an Australian actress known for her role as FBI agent Olivia Dunham on the Fox television series Fringe (2008-2013). Torv was born in Melbourne, Victoria, the daughter of Susan (née Carmichael) and Hans Torv, also grew up in Gold Coast, Queensland. Her father is of Estonian descent, but was born in Stirling, Scotland.[4] Her mother is of Scottish descent.
13. Radha Mitchell Radha Mitchell Actress, Silent Hill Radha Mitchell (born 12 November 1973) is an Australian actress. She started her career acting in various Australian TV series and movies, and later became known for her appearance in Hollywood films. Mitchell, a native of Melbourne, began acting when she was still in high school and had her professional debut on the popular Australian soap...
14. 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...
15. Abbey Lee Abbey Lee Actress, Mad Max: Fury Road Abbey Lee is known for her work as a fashion model and actress. She appeared in two Victoria's Secret Fashion shows in 2008 and 2009. Donaldson appeared on the cover or been featured in many international fashion magazines including Vogue, Numero, Muse, Dazed and Confused, V and W among others. She has been in campaigns for Calvin Klein...
16. Sullivan Stapleton Sullivan Stapleton Actor, 300: Rise of an Empire
17. Bella Heathcote Bella Heathcote Actress, Dark Shadows Born Isabella, "Bella" Heathcote is an actress from Australia. Her first roles include playing "Amanda Fowler" on the Australian television soap opera, Neighbours, for which she is best known. She was a recipient of a Heath Ledger Scholarship in May 2010. Tim Burton cast Heathcote as "Victoria Winters" in his film adaptation of Dark Shadows in February 2011...
18. Georgina Haig Georgina Haig Actress, Road Kill
19. Jesse Spencer Jesse Spencer Actor, House M.D.
20. 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...
21. Xavier Samuel Xavier Samuel Actor, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
22. Caitlin Stasey Caitlin Stasey Actress, Neighbours 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...
23. Bob Morley Bob Morley Actor, The 100
24. Ryan Corr Ryan Corr Actor, Where the Wild Things Are In 2011, Ryan was the recipient of the prestigious Australians in Film 'Heath Ledger Scholarship' and in 2010 he won the IF 'Out of the Box' award. He has also received Logie nominations in the categories of Most Outstanding New Talent and Most Popular New Male Talent. With several main cast TV credits already to his name...
25. Wil Traval Wil Traval Actor, Jessica Jones
26. Mahesh Jadu Mahesh Jadu Actor, Marco Polo
27. Helen Reddy Helen Reddy Soundtrack, My Best Friend's Wedding The #1 Grammy-winning "I Am Woman" became not only THE anthem of the feminist movement during the radical 1970s, but also the signature song for its crop-haired composer and singer Helen Reddy. Three decades later this is the hit people still remember her for, despite the fact she had an abundance of other "top ten" records over the course of her long career...
28. Holly Valance Holly Valance Actress, Taken Holly Rachel Valance was born on 11th May 1983 in Melbourne, to parents Rachel and Ryko. Holly's mother is from Southampton, England and her father hails from Yugoslavia. Both her parents were fashion models and her father is a pianist and guitarist. Her parents live in Melbourne with Holly's two younger sisters...
29. Louis Mandylor Louis Mandylor Actor, My Big Fat Greek Wedding Recently reprising his role in, my big Fat Greek Wedding 2, the 400 million dollar- grossing history-making comedy sequel, Mandylor's latest movies / Daylights End playing Lance Hendrickson's son in a Post apocalypse zombie infested world/ Mandylor also leads his expendable type crew through a high Octane action drama Titled HUNTED"...
30. David Lyons David Lyons Actor, Safe Haven
31. Kylie Minogue Kylie Minogue Actress, Moulin Rouge! Kylie Ann Minogue was born on 28 May, 1968. The eldest of three children, Kylie's acting career began early, but it was her role as "Charlene" in the Australian soap, Neighbours, which established Kylie as an international star. Her singing career began, purely by accident, when a record company executive heard Kylie's rendition of Little Eva's 1962 hit...
32. Vernon Wells Vernon Wells Actor, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior Strong-featured Australian actor Vernon Wells was born December 1945 in Rushworth, rural Victoria, to Eva Maude (Jackson) and Michael Wells. He initially worked in a quarry, and then as a salesman. He was noticed by casting agents and started to appear in Australian TV commercials, print ads, local Australian TV shows such as "Homicide" and "Matlock Police"...
33. Brett Tucker Brett Tucker Actor, Neighbours
34. Costas Mandylor Costas Mandylor Actor, Saw IV
35. Ed Oxenbould Ed Oxenbould Actor, The Visit
36. Flea Flea Actor, The Big Lebowski Michael Peter Balzary was born on the sixteenth of October 1962, in Melbourne, Australia. When he was four, his parents divorced and Michael, his sister Karen and his mother Patricia headed for New York; they didn't stay long and soon ended up in L.A. (in 1972), where his step-father, a jazz musician named Walter Urban Jr....
37. Nathan Phillips Nathan Phillips Actor, Snakes on a Plane Currently best known for his role as backpacker Ben Mitchell in Wolf Creek. He began his career in the traditional rites-of-passage for Australian actors with a role in Neighbours in 1999. He worked entirely in television until 2001, with roles in Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story, Something in the Air and The Saddle Club (2001)...
38. Leigh Whannell Leigh Whannell Actor, Saw Leigh Whannell grew up in Melbourne, Australia, where, at the age of four, he developed an obsession with telling stories. Whether it be through acting, writing or filmmaking, his primary love was getting a reaction from an audience. In 1995, at the age of 18, he was accepted into the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology's prestigious Media Arts course...
39. Thomas M. Wright Thomas M. Wright Actor, Everest
40. Barry Humphries Barry Humphries Actor, Finding Nemo His father was an affluent construction manager. Barry was a very intelligent boy who attended Melbourne University. There, he began in revues and doing some impersonations. He moved to London around 1960 and began his TV career. He has created numerous characters, including Dame Edna Everidge and Sir Les Patterson.
41. Lara Robinson Lara Robinson Actress, Knowing
42. Andrew Lees Andrew Lees Actor, Rescue Special Ops
43. Bernard Curry Bernard Curry Actor, Wentworth
44. Nick Cave Nick Cave Composer, Lawless Nick Cave is a man of many talents. Musician. Songwriter. Screenwriter. Novelist. Actor. The Australian was born in Warracknabeal, Victoria in 1957, and would go onto form the alternative rock band Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, who have since successfully released a string of hit albums. In film, Nick has starred in two films with Brad Pitt: Johnny Suede by Tom DiCillo and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford...
45. Emma Hamilton Emma Hamilton Actress, Last Cab to Darwin
46. Nadine Garner Nadine Garner Actress, City Homicide
47. Angus McLaren Angus McLaren Actor, Packed to the Rafters
48. Libby Tanner Libby Tanner Actress, All Saints
49. Axle Whitehead Axle Whitehead Actor, Home and Away
50. Wendy Hughes Wendy Hughes Actress, Snowy River: The McGregor Saga Wendy Hughes was an accomplished actress who had won over 13 major awards. She had been called "one of the world's great actresses" with "the beauty and talent to become an international star". Hughes was born in Melbourne and studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Art. She has two children, Charlotte (17) and Jay (13).
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