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1. 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...
2. Emily Browning Emily Browning Actress, Sucker Punch Australian actress Emily Browning was born in 1988 in Melbourne, Australia. 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. 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...
4. 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...
5. Cate Blanchett Cate Blanchett Actress, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Australia to an American father and an Australian mother. She has an older brother and an younger sister. When she was ten years old, her 40-year old father died of a sudden heart attack. Her mother never remarried, and her grandmother moved in to help her mother...
6. 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...
7. 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...
8. 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...
9. 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...
10. 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.
11. Anna Torv Anna Torv Actress, Pilot
12. 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...
13. Jesse Spencer Jesse Spencer Actor, Uptown Girls
14. Radha Mitchell Radha Mitchell Actress, Silent Hill
15. 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...
16. 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...
17. Xavier Samuel Xavier Samuel Actor, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
18. Sullivan Stapleton Sullivan Stapleton Actor, 300: Rise of an Empire
19. Bob Morley Bob Morley Actor, Road Kill
20. Ben Mendelsohn Ben Mendelsohn Actor, The Dark Knight Rises 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. Getting his start in television, including The Henderson Kid and the long running soap opera Neighbors, Mendelsohn...
21. Brett Tucker Brett Tucker Actor, Thor: The Dark World
22. 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...
23. David Lyons David Lyons Actor, Safe Haven
24. 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...
25. 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...
26. Costas Mandylor Costas Mandylor Actor, Saw IV
27. 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)...
28. Thomas M. Wright Thomas M. Wright Actor, Van Diemen's Land
29. Flea Flea Actor, The Big Lebowski Michael Peter Balzary was born on the 16th 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...
30. 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...
31. 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.
32. Vernon Wells Vernon Wells Actor, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior Strong featured Australian actor born in rural Victoria in December 1945 whom initially worked in a quarry, and then as a salesman. Got himself noticed by casting agents and started to appear in Australian TV commercials, print ads, local Australian TV shows such as "Homicide" and "Matlock Police". His first cinema appearance was a minor role in Felicity...
33. Brooke Satchwell Brooke Satchwell Actress, Corrections Brooke Satchwell was born in Melbourne, in Victoria Australia, and raised on a small farm about 40 miles south of Melbourne, in Red Hill on the Mornington Peninsular. Her first school was Red Hill Primary. She started High School at Toorak College in Mount Eliza, Victoria, an independent interdenominational girls school...
34. Nick Cave Nick Cave Soundtrack, 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...
35. Asher Keddie Asher Keddie Actress, X-Men Origins: Wolverine
36. Marny Kennedy Marny Kennedy Actress, Golden Girl Marny Kennedy is an Australian actress, singer, and dancer. Her first major role was as Taylor Fry in the Australian children's television series "Mortified", which debuted on the Nine Network in 2006, the ABC Network in 2008 and The Disney Channel. As well as showing in Australia, Mortified aired internationally; winning various awards...
37. Steve Irwin Steve Irwin Self, The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course Steve Irwin was the director of the Australia Zoo in Queensland, Australia, and host of Animal Planet's series The Crocodile Hunter. The son of naturalists Bob and Lyn Irwin, he spent his entire life studying, living and working with animals. He grew up at the Queensland Reptile and Fauna Park, where he took part in the daily feeding...
38. Louis Mandylor Louis Mandylor Actor, My Big Fat Greek Wedding
39. Abbey Lee Abbey Lee Actress, Mad Max: Fury Road
40. Pippa Black Pippa Black Actress, To Katya Thief Pippa Black (born 16 October 1982) is an Australian actress. From 2005 to 2009, Black played Elle Robinson in the soap opera Neighbours. Black played Tonya in the NBC series Outsourced from 2010 to 2011. Black made small appearances in Australian television shows, student films and children's theatre before playing Elle Robinson in soap opera Neighbours for four years...
41. 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...
42. Caroline Craig Caroline Craig Actress, The Black Prince Caroline was born in Victoria, Melbourne. She went to Geelong Grammar School and then later to Melbourne Girls Grammar School (alongside Blue Heelers co-star Jane Allsop). She says she was always destined to have a career in the arts as she was surrounded by music from an early age. Her parents...
43. Emma Hamilton Emma Hamilton Actress, The Cold Light of Day
44. Ditch Davey Ditch Davey Actor, We've All Been There
45. Lara Robinson Lara Robinson Actress, Knowing
46. Curtis Stone Curtis Stone Self, Restaurant Wars Curtis Stone began cooking at The Savoy Hotel, in his hometown of Melbourne Australia, at the age of 18. After completing his qualifications as a Chef, he took on his next challenge and set off to Europe seeing what Italy, France and Spain had to offer before finally arriving in London. In London, he started cooking alongside Marco Pierre White...
47. Russell Mulcahy Russell Mulcahy Director, Resident Evil: Extinction Dynamic film/video director Russell Mulcahy was born June 23, 1953, in Melbourne, Australia. He first gained fame directing visually striking music video clips for such artists as Elton John, Duran Duran, The Buggles and Bonnie Tyler. He is also well known for feature films, starting off with the comedy Derek and Clive Get the Horn...
48. Stefan Dennis Stefan Dennis Actor, 50 Kisses
49. Angus McLaren Angus McLaren Actor, Pilot
50. Bernard Curry Bernard Curry Actor, The Dish
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