Famous Actors/Actresses from Tasmaniaby mballardc32 | created - 02 Apr 2016 | updated - 21 Apr 2017 | Public
Tassie is usually forgotten and even left off maps of Australia! But this peaceful green home has sprouted some great talent.
Actress | Transformers
Rachael Taylor grew up in Tasmania, Australia, with her parents Nigel and Christine Taylor. She began modelling during her teens, working for the Skye-Jilly International agency. She competed for Miss Teen Tasmania, as well as the Miss Universe/Miss World state finals. She moved to Sydney to ...
2. Simon Baker
Actor | The Mentalist
Simon Baker was first recognized in 1992, when he received Australia's prestigious Logie award for Most Popular New Talent. Upon relocating to Los Angeles with his family, Baker was immediately cast in the Academy Award winning film L.A. Confidential (1997).
Actor | Sharknado
Jason was first introduced to worldwide audiences as Logan Fowler in the hit TV series Baywatch, a Show viewed by a billion people across 142 countries. After 3 years on the show he walked away from Hollywood, and returned to stage school to study theatre, to complete his training with renowned ...
Known for Baywatch and Sharknado.
4. Essie Davis
Actress | The Babadook
Essie Davis was born in 1970 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. She is an actress and producer, known for The Babadook (2014), Assassin's Creed (2016) and Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003). She has been married to Justin Kurzel since 2002. They have two children.
Known for Matrix Reloaded, Matrix Revolutions, The Babadook and Season 6 of Game of Thrones.
5. Errol Flynn
Actor | The Adventures of Robin Hood
Errol Flynn was born to parents Theodore Flynn, a respected biologist, and Marrelle Young, an adventurous young woman. Young Flynn was a rambunctious child who could be counted on to find trouble. Errol managed to have himself thrown out of every school he was enrolled in. In his late teens he set ...
Considered to be the greatest portrayal of Robin Hood in cinema.
6. Tara Morice
Actress | Strictly Ballroom
Known for Strictly Ballroom and Moulin Rouge.
7. Tim Bentinck
Actor | By the Sword Divided
Best known as the voice of David Archer in the BBC Radio series, The Archers, Tim is also an accomplished stage, film, radio and television actor. From the swashbuckling Tom Lacey in the 80s series By The Sword Divided to starring with David Jason in 2012's The Royal Bodyguard, he has recently ...
Somewhere in Woop Woop on a Sheep Station
Known for Gnomeo and Juliet, Enigma, 101 Dalmatians 2 and a lot of english theatre.
8. Joan Marion
Actress | Black Limelight
Joan Marion was born on September 28, 1908 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia as Joan Nicholls. She was an actress, known for Footsteps in the Sand (1939), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Double Wedding (1933). She was married to Louis De Rouet. She died on November 5, 2001 in Sheringham, ...
9. Cleo Massey
Actress | H2O: Just Add Water