Australian Actressesby nicolam99 | created - 04 Feb 2012 | updated - 04 Feb 2012 | Public
This is a list of my favourite aussie actresses
Actress | Water Rats
Catherine acted with the St. Martin's Youth Company in Melbourne for two years before going to NIDA in 1983. She graduated in 1985, taking a major role in the movies 'The Right Hand Man' and 'My Brother Tom' while still studying. Since then she's had lead roles in Weekend With Kate - opposite Colin...
Best known for her roles in Water Rats, Rush and Tangle.
2. Lisa McCune
Actress | Blue Heelers
Lisa was born on the 17th of February, 1971 and grew up in Perth, Australia. She entered WAAPA (West Australian Academy of Performing Arts) and graduated in 1990 at the age of 19 with a musical degree. Moving over to Melbourne, after a short lived stay in Sydney when Lisa was awarded the Coles ...
Best known for her roles in Blue Heelers and Sea Patrol.
3. Libby Tanner
Actress | All Saints
Libby Tanner was born on February 25, 1970 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as Elizabeth Tanner. She is an actress and casting director, known for All Saints (1998), Nowhere Boys (2013) and Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows (2016). She was previously married to Brian Vriends.
Best known for her roles in All Saints and Rescue Special Ops.
Actress | Without a Trace
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 (2002). Her gorgeous image can often be found in many men's magazines.
Montgomery was born Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth Deveraux Donahue in Sydney, ...
Best known for her role in the us drama Without A Trace.
Actress | McLeod's Daughters
Bridie Carter was born on December 18th in Melbourne, Australia and is the oldest of three children - she has two younger brothers.
Bridie has been nominated for the TV Week Logie Awards three times. In 2003 she was nominated for a Silver Logie For Most Popular Actress, this award is voted for by ...
Best know for her role as Tess Mcleod on Mcleods Daughters.
Actress | McLeod's Daughters
Simmone Mackinnon was born on March 19, 1973 in Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia as Simone Jade Mackinnon. She is an actress and producer, known for McLeod's Daughters (2001), Attila (2001) and Baywatch (1989).
Known and loved for her role on Mcleods Daughters as Stevie Hall
Actress | Against the Wall
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...
10. Gigi Edgley
Actress | Farscape
Edgley was born in Perth. She is the daughter of concert and circus promoter Michael Edgley, known for bringing the Moscow State Circus to Australia during the 1980s. Her mother, Jeni Edgley, is involved in managing a 250-acre health retreat. As a child, Gigi Edgley performed both in and out of ...
11. Nicole da Silva
Actress | Doctor Doctor
Nicole da Silva is an Australian actress. She is known for her roles in Wentworth as Franky Doyle and in Southern Star's AFI award-winning drama Rush as Senior Constable Stella Dagostino, for which she received critical acclaim over the show's four-season run. Nicole also gained a Best Actress ...
Actress | The Square
A graduate of Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art, Claire van der Boom is a Logie Award-winning actress who made her film debut in 2008, opposite Joel Edgerton in "The Square." She has since appeared in numerous acclaimed productions on stage and screen, including turns in HBO's "The ...
14. 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 ...
15. Emily Browning
Actress | A Series of Unfortunate Events
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 ...
18. 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 (2003), Rachel Kinski in Neighbours (1985) and Ellie Linton in the film adaptation of John Marsden's best seller 'Tomorrow When the War Began'
Caitlin is from Victoria, Australia, ...
20. Delta Goodrem
Actress | Neighbours
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 ...
21. Indiana Evans
Actress | Home and Away
Indiana Rose Evans born 27 July 1990 is an Australian actress and singer-songwriter, best known for her roles in Home and Away as Matilda Hunter, H2O: Just Add Water as Bella Hartley, and Blue Lagoon: The Awakening as Emmaline Robinson. Evans had an interest in performing since the age of five, ...
26. Basia A'Hern
Actress | Double Trouble
A rising star, Basia is fast establishing herself as a most talented, versatile, and charming young performer with a unique maturity and understanding, years in excess of her age. She has been studying acting at the prestigious Keane Kids Studios for the past 3 years, where management recognized ...
31. 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 (1985), which established Kylie as an international star. Her singing career began, purely by accident, when a record ...
32. Dannii Minogue
Actress | Home and Away
Danielle Jane Minogue was born in 1971, the youngest sister of Kylie Minogue and brother Brendan Minogue. By June 1978, she had secured a role in the Australian series Skyways (1979). A number of guest appearances followed, leading to her appearance as a "Talent Discovery" on the popular Young ...
36. Tammy Macintosh
Actress | Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars
Tammy Macintosh was born on February 16, 1970 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia. She is an actress, known for Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004), Sleeping Beauty (2011) and Police Rescue (1989). She has been married to Mark Yeats since October 2005. They have one child.
37. 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 ...
39. Melissa George
Actress | Hunted
The second of four children, Australian actress Melissa George was born in Perth, Western Australia in 1976. The daughter of Pamela, a nurse, and Glenn George, a construction worker, Melissa initially expressed interest in various forms of dance rather than acting. During her childhood, George ...
40. Gemma Ward
Actress | The Strangers
Gemma Ward was born in Perth, Australia in 1987 and started her model career in the year 2002.
When she was 15 years old, she was discovered in the audience of Search for a Supermodel (2000), an Australian television show. At the age of 16, she was selected by Anna Wintour (fashion editor) to be ...
41. Judy Davis
Actress | The Dressmaker
Judy Davis was born April 23, 1955 in Perth, Western Australia. She was educated at Loreto Convent and the Western Institute of Technology, and graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1977. She came to prominence as Sybylla Melvyn in the film adaptation of Miles Franklin's ...
45. Zoe Ventoura
Actress | Packed to the Rafters
Zoe Ventoura was born in 1981 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia. She is an actress, known for Packed to the Rafters (2008), Hyde & Seek (2016) and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017). She has been married to Daniel MacPherson since 2015.