Actors & Actresses destined for success in 2015by leos_monkey | created - 02 Dec 2014 | updated - 02 Dec 2014 | Public
Upcoming Australian Actors- male and female- who have been taken noticed by the media in the last 12 months
Actor | Neighbours vs. Zombies
Taylor Glockner is an Australian actor who launched his career on the Family Movie Channel's major multi-platform series 'Conspiracy365'. After the resounding success of 'Conspiracy365', Taylor was sourced directly by producers to play Mason Turner on Australia's most successful and longest running...
4. Remy Hii
Actor | Marco Polo
Remy Hii began his career on stage at the age of 19 with the Queensland Theatre Company in the award winning play The Estimator. Television roles soon followed, and three years of full time study with the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney, Australia where he graduated in 2011.
Actor | Grand Hotel
One of Australia's leading young actors, Lincoln Younes first appeared on Australian television screens in the role of Romeo Kovac in the celebrated Foxtel series Tangle, receiving the 2013 ASTRA award for Most Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor.
This was followed by playing the role of Casey ...
10. Olivia DeJonge
Actress | The Visit
Olivia DeJonge was born to Robyn and Rob DeJonge on April 30, 1998, in Melbourne, and is the oldest out of two children. In October 2003 she and her family moved to Perth Western Australia where she commenced school at Presbyterian Ladies College in Peppermint Grove, a riverside suburb of Perth. ...
20. Rahart Adams
Actor | Pacific Rim: Uprising
Born in Melbourne, to first generation Australian-Pakistani/Maltese parents and the second oldest of four children. Rahart is an accomplished actor having spent his teenage years and early 20's performing predominantly in both the United States and Australia.
While training at TAFTA (The Australian ...
25. Charles Cottier
Actor | Home and Away
Charles Cottier was born in Brisbane, Australia on 27 October, 1992. He has always wanted to be on screen and loved to perform in home videos from a young age. He grew up in a close knit family of three boys, in which he is the middle child. Charles started acting classes at the age of 12 at The ...
28. Millie Samuels
Actress | Alex & Eve
Millie studied the many platforms in media production and performance at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst; B.A Communications (Theatre Media). Upon graduating in 2011, Millie has worked professionally both in production teams for Channel Seven, Fremantle Media, ABC and numerous feature length ...
30. Michala Banas
Actress | Upper Middle Bogan
Michala Banas is a multi award winning film, television and theatre actor. Born in New Zealand and raised in Australia, Michala splits her time working between Melbourne and Los Angeles. Michala's career began very early with her first film credit at the age of 5. Since then, she has forged a ...
31. Thomas Cocquerel
Actor | Table 19
Thomas Cocquerel is an Franco-Australian actor born in Sydney on the 5th September, 1989. He is graduate of the prestigious National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) in Sydney from 2012. He has three younger sisters Emilie, Elsa and Anna Cocquerel who are also all actors. Thomas began his career ...
35. Sophie Bloom
Actress | Love Child
Sophie has trained with the Australian Theatre for Young People and participated in the NIDA open program. Sophie has a BA in Media Communications; Media, Arts and Production from UTS.
Sophie has appeared in television on Home and Away, Underbelly "The Golden Mile", Crownies, Cops LAC, All Saints, ...
37. John Harlan Kim
Actor | The Librarians
John Kim was born and raised in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. His early years in grade school were spent focusing on extra-curricular athletics including basketball, tennis and Australian rules football. It was not until High School that John became interested in the arts.
At age 15, he attended a...
38. Ashleigh Brewer
Actress | Neighbours
Born 9th December 1990 in Brisbane, Australia, Brewer began her acting career at the tender age of 12 when she joined the children's show The Sleepover Club (2003). A week after graduation she arrived in Melbourne to look for acting work and auditioned for the ongoing role of Kate Ramsay in the ...
41. Ryan Corr
Actor | Holding the Man
Ryan's charismatic on-screen presence and the breadth of his emotional and comedic range ensure he is in constant demand.
Upcoming feature films include 1930's action-thriller High Ground, directed by Stephen Johnson, and the lead role in Maziar Lahooti's debut feature film Below, opposite Anthony ...
42. James Fraser
Writer | Dirt Tin
James made his film debut in 2007 opposite Daniel Radcliffe in 'December Boys'. His more recent film work includes 'The Turning' and Russell Crowe's directorial debut 'The Water Diviner'.
In 2014 has was labeled as "One to Watch" by GQ magazine. In 2015 he appeared alongside Sam Worthington, Hugh ...
45. Cody Fern
Actor | American Crime Story
Hailing from rural Western Australia, Cody made his auspicious stage debut as the lead in the National Theatre's production of 'War Horse'. He played David Madson on the acclaimed series American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace and Jim in the film The Tribes of Palos Verdes. He ...
46. Jessica Marais
Actress | The Wrong Girl
Jessica Marais was born on the 29th January 1985 in South Africa and moved to Perth Australia at a young age. Recently she moved to Sydney where she has a TV role as Rachel Rafter in the Australian comedy series Packed to the Rafters. She has also recently appeared in the new Australian film Two ...
49. Deniz Akdeniz
Actor | Once Upon a Time
Deniz Akdeniz is best known for playing the iconic Disney Prince "Aladdin" in the ABC series 'Once Upon A Time' with Jennifer Morrison, Josh Dallas and Robert Carlyle. His film credits include 'The Water Diviner' directed by Russell Crowe along with 'I, Frankenstein' opposite Aaron Eckhart. Akdeniz...
51. 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, ...
56. Teressa Liane
Actress | The Vampire Diaries
Teressa Liane is an Australian actress born in Melbourne, Victoria.
Best known for her portrayal of ruthless heretic Mary Louise on the hit show "The Vampire Diaries" (The CW) & Angelica on "Into the Badlands" (AMC). Teressa's first big break was on Australian television show, "Neighbours" (...
57. Oliver Ackland
Actor | Pirate Islands
Oliver Ackland is an Australian actor best known for his role as Tristan de Martel in the third season of The CW's Vampire Diaries spin-off, The Originals.
With a filmography spanning both the small and silver screens, Ackland solidified his career whilst being heavily involved in a number of ...
62. Brooke Satchwell
Actress | Neighbours
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 ...
64. Jessica Tovey
Actress | Tracks
Jessica Tovey was born on November 10, 1987 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She had never acted professionally prior to winning the role of Belle Taylor on Channel 7s Home and Away, apart from a role in 2005 in "Wicked Science".
She had an OP score of 98.8, and had the option of becoming a ...
69. Simone Kessell
Actress | The Crossing
Simone Kessell was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand. Her mother is Maori and her father of European decent. Simone began her acting career as a teenager in New Zealand working on local TV drama's and hosting her own kids show 'The Cartoon Company' at 18. She later moved to Sydney and worked...