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1. Andy Whitfield Andy Whitfield Actor, Gabriel
2. Lois Maxwell Lois Maxwell Actress, Goldfinger Lois Maxwell has lived in Canada having moved from England. While still acting in the Bond films during the 80s Lois also became a regular columnist for the Toronto Sun newspaper. She purchased a cottage in northern Ontario and would often share stories about her experiences on the movie set, her co-stars...
3. 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 in 1963 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...
4. 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...
5. 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...
6. 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).
7. John Meillon John Meillon Actor, My Name's McGooley, What's Yours?
8. 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...
9. 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)...
10. 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...
11. Frank Thring Frank Thring Actor, Ben-Hur
12. 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...
13. Victoria Shaw Victoria Shaw Actress, General Hospital
14. Patrick Wymark Patrick Wymark Actor, Where Eagles Dare
15. Andrew Lesnie Andrew Lesnie Cinematographer, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
16. 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...
17. Jeff Truman Jeff Truman Writer, Neighbours
18. 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...
19. 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...
20. Jason Raize Jason Raize Actor, Brother Bear
21. Victoria Longley Victoria Longley Actress, Celia
22. Sheila Florance Sheila Florance Actress, Prisoner
23. Ju Kun Ju Kun Stunts, The Grandmaster
24. 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...
25. 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)...
26. Ronald Falk Ronald Falk Actor, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
27. Lewis Fiander Lewis Fiander Actor, Who Can Kill a Child? Australian stage, screen and TV actor Leslie Fiander was educated at Trinity Grammar School and made his acting debut at the National Theatre in Melbourne in 1954. At the age of 18 he moved to Sydney to broaden his skills as a radio actor and in due course perfected a varied gallery of dialects and accents...
28. Gary Olsen Gary Olsen Actor, 2point4 Children
29. Penne Hackforth-Jones Penne Hackforth-Jones Actress, Mao's Last Dancer
30. Charles 'Bud' Tingwell Charles 'Bud' Tingwell Actor, Emergency-Ward 10
31. Jerome Ehlers Jerome Ehlers Actor, Quigley Down Under
32. 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.
33. Arkie Whiteley Arkie Whiteley Actress, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
34. Brian May Brian May Composer, Mad Max 2: 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...
35. Max Phipps Max Phipps Actor, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
36. Daniel Pollock Daniel Pollock Actor, Romper Stomper
37. 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.
38. 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'...
39. Max Bygraves Max Bygraves Self, Max
40. 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.
41. Marcia Hathaway Marcia Hathaway Actress, Shadow of the Boomerang
42. Reg Evans Reg Evans Actor, Mad Max
43. Maurie Fields Maurie Fields Actor, The Flying Doctors
44. Norman May Norman May Self, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia
45. John McCallum John McCallum Producer, Skippy
46. 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...
47. Natalie McCurry Natalie McCurry Actress, Dead End Drive-In
48. Koko Koko Actor, Red Dog
49. Michael McKeag Michael McKeag Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Harlequin
50. Paul Cox Paul Cox Director, Innocence
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