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1. Andy Whitfield Andy Whitfield Actor, Gabriel
2. Diane Cilento Diane Cilento Actress, The Wicker Man She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Tom Jones and appeared in The Third Secret the following year but she allowed her film career to decline following her marriage to actor Sean Connery, the second of her three husbands, to whom she was married from 1962-1973...
3. John Meillon John Meillon Actor, My Name's McGooley, What's Yours?
4. Lois Maxwell Lois Maxwell Actress, Goldfinger Everyone knows (or should know) Lois Maxwell as the one and only "Miss Moneypenny", but there's much more to her acting career than that. She started out against her parents' will, and without their knowledge, in a Canadian children's radio program, credited as "Robin Wells". Before the age of 15 she...
5. Robert Helpmann Robert Helpmann Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Son of James Murray Helpmann & Mary (nee Gardiner), he was educated at Prince Alfred's College, Adelaide, South Australia. He first danced solo at the Theatre Royal, Adelaide in The Ugly Duckling in 1922. He went on to become the pricipal dancer at Sadlers Wells ballet from 1933 to 1950. World renowned as a dancer and choreographer...
6. Michael Pate Michael Pate Actor, Matlock Police The future movie bad man was born in Drummoyne, a suburb of Sydney, Australia, and got his career start as an interviewer on the government's radio station. Pate also worked on the Australian stage and in Down Under movies before relocating to th e U.S. in the early 1950s to appear in Universal's "Thunder on the Hill...
7. Patrick Wymark Patrick Wymark Actor, Where Eagles Dare
8. Steve Irwin Steve Irwin Stunts, 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...
9. Michael Hutchence Michael Hutchence Soundtrack, Donnie Darko Michael Hutchence is one of the greatest singers and performers in Australia's history, with a career that spanned 20 years. Born to Kelland Hutchence and Patricia Hutchence (a film and television make-up artist), Michael was the second of three children. He grew up in Hong Kong, USA, and Australia, and often hung out with his mother on film sets...
10. Victoria Shaw Victoria Shaw Actress, General Hospital
11. 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).
12. Bill Hunter Bill Hunter Actor, Finding Nemo Bill Hunter was one of Australia's acting legends, having worked with almost every notable Australian director and actor of the last thirty years - evidence of his genuine popularity among the public and acting fraternity alike. He started out in Australian television in the '60s (a hotbed of well written and directed drama)...
13. Chips Rafferty Chips Rafferty Actor, Mutiny on the Bounty Years before Jack Thompson arrived on the scene, Chips Rafferty was regarded by many as the personification of the stereotypically rugged, straightforward and laconic Aussie male. Tall and thin, though not particularly striking in appearance, Rafferty was a tailor-made star for the austere, modestly-budgeted dramas made 'down under' in the 1940's and 50's...
14. Laurence Naismith Laurence Naismith Actor, Diamonds Are Forever The British charactor actor Laurence Naismith was a Merchant Marine seaman before becoming an actor. He made his London stage debut in 1927 in the chorus of the musical "Oh, Boy." Three years later, he joined the Bristol Repertory and remained with them until the outbreak of World War II. After serving nine years in the Royal Artillery (with the final rank of Acting Battery Commander)...
15. Charles 'Bud' Tingwell Charles 'Bud' Tingwell Actor, Homicide
16. Frank Thring Frank Thring Actor, Ben-Hur
17. Ronald Falk Ronald Falk Actor, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
18. Jonathan Hardy Jonathan Hardy Actor, Moulin Rouge! Bushy-browed, New Zealand-born actor and writer Jonathan Hardy became most familiar to television audiences as the commanding voice of the Jim Henson Creature Shop muppet, Dominar Rygel XVI, the pint-sized , egocentric ruler-in-exile of a galactic empire, in TV's cult series Farscape. His...
19. Jeff Truman Jeff Truman Writer, Neighbours
20. Richard Franklin Richard Franklin Director, Psycho II Writer, director and producer Richard Franklin was born on July 15, 1948 in Melbourne, Australia. Infatuated with cinema at an early age, Franklin first began making 8mm films at age 10. Franklin saw Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" two years later and was hooked on movies for life. Richard enrolled at Monash...
21. Andrew Lesnie Andrew Lesnie Cinematographer, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
22. Googie Withers Googie Withers Actress, Within These Walls Googie Withers began her acting career at the age of 12. She was dancing in the chorus in a West End revue when she was spotted by a Warner Brothers casting director. She went to do a screen test for them at the Riverside Studios and was invited to become an extra. On her first day at the filming of The Girl in the Crowd she arrived on the set just after Michael Powell had just sacked the second lead...
23. Ray Barrett Ray Barrett Actor, Australia Ray Barrett studied music and elocution and began acting at the age of eleven. He was the first actor put under contract by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Drama section. He worked for several years on radio in Sydney, before working successfully in Britain between 1958 and the mid-1970s, when he returned to Australia. He has received two AFI (Australian Film Industry) awards as an actor.
24. Daniel Pollock Daniel Pollock Actor, Romper Stomper
25. Gary Olsen Gary Olsen Actor, 2point4 Children
26. Penne Hackforth-Jones Penne Hackforth-Jones Actress, Mao's Last Dancer
27. Bill Kerr Bill Kerr Actor, Gallipoli In the 1950s, Bill Kerr was one of Tony Hancock's regular sidekicks in the popular radio series 'Hancock's Half Hour'. In the first series he was smarter than Tony, but as the series progressed he became more and more stupid and childlike, regularly calling Tony 'Tubb'. Despite remaining on the radio series throughout its six year run, when the TV series began he was not required.
28. Arkie Whiteley Arkie Whiteley Actress, The Road Warrior
29. Jason Raize Jason Raize Actor, Brother Bear
30. Peter Reynolds Peter Reynolds Actor, Devil Girl from Mars
31. John Hargreaves John Hargreaves Actor, Long Weekend John Hargreaves was the quintessential Australian man. An actor of sparkling, biting wit, he once said he would easily give up his remarkable career if it ever bored him, in favor of metallurgy because it was something that always interested him. Despite his lengthy list of credits in his home country...
32. Tony Hancock Tony Hancock Actor, Hancock's Half Hour Tony Hancock was born in Birmingham, England, the son of John and Lillian Hancock. He was educated at Durlston Court, Swanage, and Bradfield College, Reading. He served in the R.A.F. (ground crew) during the war. In 1942 he was in the R.A.F. Gang Show. He was de-mobbed in 1946. He appeared at the Windmill Theatre...
33. Belinda Emmett Belinda Emmett Actress, Home and Away Belinda Emmett was born on 12 April 1974 in Umina Beach, New South Wales, Australia. As a teenager, she worked for local radio station Coast Rock FM before landing her first major acting role as "Tracy Russell" in the popular sitcom Hey Dad..!. She became a household name two years later when she joined the cast of popular drama series Home and Away as "Rebecca Fisher"...
34. Gus Mercurio Gus Mercurio Actor, The Blue Lagoon Well-known American born character actor, he was a former professional boxer and arrived in Australia as a qualified referee. His raspy voice, energetic personality and natural talents quickly came to the attention of Australian TV production houses. Mercurio appeared in several Australian period style TV shows including Tandarra...
35. David Ngoombujarra David Ngoombujarra Actor, Kangaroo Jack
36. Koko Koko Actor, Red Dog
37. Jerome Ehlers Jerome Ehlers Actor, The Marine
38. Georgina Cookson Georgina Cookson Actress, Darling Lean, aristocratic-looking British character actress,on stage from the 1940's. She was noted on Broadway for her performance (and for bringing the house down with her tango on opening night) as Lady India in Jean Anouilh's 'Ring Around the Moon' (1950-51). On television, her aquiline features and...
39. John Clarke John Clarke Writer, The Man Who Sued God Born in New Zealand, now lives in Melbourne, Australia. Well-known comedian and political satirist, notably for his "Fred Dagg" character.
40. Peter Sumner Peter Sumner Actor, Spyforce
41. Joseph Fürst Joseph Fürst Actor, Diamonds Are Forever Lean, distinguished-looking Viennese character actor, latterly white-haired and with distinctive dark eyebrows. Though he initially studied law in Vienna, Fürst became interested in acting and was given his first opportunities on stage in Canada. He then moved to England in search of better job prospects...
42. Brian May Brian May Composer, The Road Warrior Brian May rates highly as one of the best film music composers in the history of Australian cinema. May's scores are distinguished by their full, rich and supremely melodic orchestration. Brian was born on July 28, 1934 in Adelaide, South Australia. He studied as a pianist, violinist and conductor at the Adelaide Elder Conservatorium...
43. Deryck Guyler Deryck Guyler Actor, Please Sir! Deryck Guyler, born at the outbreak of WW1 in 1914 at Liverpool in England, was the only child of Elsie and Samuel Guyler. He grew up in Liverpool and had his senior education at Liverpool College. On leaving school he tried his hand at a few things including working with his father in the family jewelers business 'Green & Guyler'...
44. Max Phipps Max Phipps Actor, The Road Warrior
45. Diana Davidson Diana Davidson Actress, The Cousin from Fiji
46. Graham Kennedy Graham Kennedy Self, In Melbourne Tonight Graham Kennedy's last major appearance on Australian television was between April 1988 and December 1989, when he hosted "Graham Kennedy's News Hour" (in 1988 with Ken Sutcliffe) and "Coast to Coast" (in 1989 with John Mangos) for Australia's Channel Nine TV Network. While actually reading real stories...
47. Daniel Rigney Daniel Rigney Actor, The Island of Dr. Moreau Danny("Rigo") was a very promising and exciting young actor. His tragic early death from a brain haemorrhage robbed Australia of one of its most natural stage and screen actors. He lived life to the full and taught the rest of us what living really meant. Danny's NIDA class-mates really loved him - his film and TV appearances are a living reminder of what might have been.
48. John McCallum John McCallum Producer, Skippy
49. Jon Blake Jon Blake Actor, Cool Change Jon Blake was driving home late on December 1, 1986, after the final day's filming of The Lighthorsemen when his station wagon, swerving to avoid a car stopped on the wrong side of the road with its lights off, struck another vehicle. He sustained permanent brain damage and existed in a locked-in state until his death...
50. Natalie McCurry Natalie McCurry Actress, Dead End Drive-In
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