Actors & Actresses destined for success in 2015

by 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

1. Taylor Glockner

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...

2. Chelsea Williamson

Actress | The Reckoning

Chelsea Williamson is an actress, known for The Reckoning (2014), Broken Contract (2018) and Awake for a Moment (2016).

3. Meyne Wyatt

Actor | The Sapphires

Meyne Wyatt is an actor, known for The Sapphires (2012), Mystery Road (2018) and Redfern Now (2012).

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.


5. Kaiya Jones

Actress | Neighbours

Kaiya Jones was born on March 19, 1996 in Glasgow, Scotland. She is known for her work on Neighbours (1985), The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013) and Party Tricks (2014).

6. Charlie Garber

Actor | Ghost Rider

Charlie Garber is an actor and writer, known for Ghost Rider (2007), Spirited (2010) and Sando (2018).

7. Ash Ricardo

Actress | Party Tricks

Ash Ricardo is an actress and writer, known for Party Tricks (2014), Offspring (2010) and Home and Away (1988).

8. Gracie Gilbert

Actress | Lockie Leonard

Gracie Gilbert was born on October 20, 1992 in Australia. She is an actress, known for Lockie Leonard (2007), Love Child (2014) and SLiDE (2011).

9. Lincoln Younes

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. ...

11. Adele Perovic

Actress | The Code

Adele Perovic is an actress, known for The Code (2014), SLiDE (2011) and Fell (2014).

12. Aaron L. McGrath

Actor | Jasper Jones

Aaron L. McGrath is an actor, known for Jasper Jones (2017), The Code (2014) and Mystery Road (2018).

13. Madeleine Madden

Actress | Picnic at Hanging Rock

Madeleine Madden is an actress, known for Picnic at Hanging Rock (2018), Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) and Mystery Road (2018).

14. Miranda Tapsell

Actress | Love Child

Miranda Tapsell is an actress and writer, known for Love Child (2014), The Sapphires (2012) and Newton's Law (2017).

15. Shari Sebbens

Actress | Thor: Ragnarok

Shari Sebbens is an actress, known for Thor: Ragnarok (2017), The Sapphires (2012) and Redfern Now (2012).

16. Rarriwuy Hick

Actress | Cleverman

Rarriwuy Hick is an actress, known for Cleverman (2016), Wentworth (2013) and Redfern Now: Promise Me (2015).

17. Miah Madden

Actress | The Sapphires

Miah Madden is an actress, known for The Sapphires (2012), Australia Day (2017) and The Darkside (2013).

18. Dougie Baldwin

Actor | Nowhere Boys

Dougie Baldwin is an actor, known for Nowhere Boys (2013), Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows (2016) and Disjointed (2017).

19. Joel Lok

Actor | The Home Song Stories

Joel Lok is an actor, known for The Home Song Stories (2007), Nowhere Boys (2013) and Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows (2016).

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 ...

21. Matt Testro

Actor | Nowhere Boys

Matt Testro is an actor, known for Nowhere Boys (2013), Neighbours (1985) and Glitch (2015).

22. Lara Robinson

Actress | Knowing

Lara Robinson was born on January 1, 1998 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is an actress, known for Knowing (2009), Cloudstreet (2011) and Winners & Losers (2011).

23. Harrison Feldman

Actor | Upper Middle Bogan

Harrison Feldman is an actor, known for Upper Middle Bogan (2013), Girl Asleep (2015) and Fancy Boy (2016).

24. Keegan Joyce

Actor | Please Like Me

Keegan Joyce was born on August 25, 1989 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is an actor, known for Please Like Me (2013), Superman Returns (2006) and Rake (2010).

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 ...

26. Nikita Leigh-Pritchard

Actress | Please Like Me

Nikita Leigh-Pritchard is an actress, known for Please Like Me (2013), Blue Heelers (1994) and The Wedding Party (2010).

27. Charlotte Nicdao

Actress | Childhood's End

Charlotte Nicdao is known for her work on Childhood's End (2015), Please Like Me (2013) and Camp (2013).

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 ...

29. Mark Coles Smith

Actor | Last Cab to Darwin

Mark Coles Smith is an actor, known for Last Cab to Darwin (2015), Pawno (2015) and The Circuit (2007).

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 ...

32. Brandon McClelland

Actor | Anzac Girls

Brandon McClelland is an actor, known for Anzac Girls (2014), Love Child (2014) and Walk Right In (2013).

33. Andrew Hazzard

Actor | Love Child

Andrew Hazzard was born on November 2, 1987. He is an actor, known for Love Child (2014), Home and Away (1988) and Underbelly (2008).

34. Campbell Smith

Actor | Love Child

Campbell Smith is an actor, known for Love Child (2014).

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, ...

36. Harriet Dyer

Actress | No Activity

Harriet Dyer is an actress and writer, known for No Activity (2015), Love Child (2014) and The Invisible Man (2020).

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 ...

39. Ella Scott Lynch

Actress | Pimped

Ella Scott Lynch was born on September 27, 1982 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She is an actress and writer, known for Pimped (2018), Love Child (2014) and NCIS: Los Angeles (2009).

40. Ben O'Toole

Actor | Hacksaw Ridge

Ben O'Toole is known for his work on Hacksaw Ridge (2016), Detroit (2017) and The Water Diviner (2014).

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 ...

43. Lee Cormie

Actor | Darkness Falls

Lee Cormie was born on February 8, 1992 in Melbourne, Australia. He is an actor, known for Darkness Falls (2003), December Boys (2007) and Picnic at Hanging Rock (2018).

44. Christian Byers

Actor | Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger

Christian Byers was born on July 31, 1993 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is an actor and writer, known for Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008), The Tree (2010) and December Boys (2007).

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 ...

47. James Stewart

Actor | Packed to the Rafters

James Stewart was born on October 21, 1975 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. He is an actor, known for Packed to the Rafters (2008), The Condemned (2007) and Tomorrow, When the War Began (2016).

48. Angus Sampson

Actor | Mad Max: Fury Road

Angus Sampson was born on February 12, 1979 in Australia as Angus Murray Lincoln Sampson. He is an actor and writer, known for Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Fargo (2014) and Winchester (2018).

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...

50. Chris Pang

Actor | Crazy Rich Asians

Chris Pang is an actor and producer, known for Crazy Rich Asians (2018), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016) and Marco Polo (2014).

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, ...

52. Lincoln Lewis

Actor | Tomorrow, When the War Began

Lincoln Lewis was born on October 24, 1987 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia as Lincoln Clay Lewis. He is an actor, known for Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010), Home and Away (1988) and After Earth (2013).

53. Ashleigh Cummings

Actress | Tomorrow, When the War Began

Ashleigh Cummings was born on November 11, 1992. She is an actress, known for Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010), Hounds of Love (2016) and Puberty Blues (2012).

54. Eamon Farren

Actor | Chained

Eamon Farren is an actor, known for Chained (2012), Winchester (2018) and Red Dog (2011).

55. Aaron Jakubenko

Actor | Tidelands

Aaron Jakubenko is an actor, known for Tidelands (2018), Roman Empire (2016) and The Shannara Chronicles (2016).

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 ...

58. Mia Pistorius

Actress | Spartacus: Blood and Sand

Mia Pistorius is an actress, known for Spartacus (2010), Love Birds (2011) and Moth (2015).

59. Ben Mingay

Actor | Hacksaw Ridge

Ben Mingay is an actor, known for Hacksaw Ridge (2016), Home and Away (1988) and Wonderland (2013).

60. Emma Lung

Actress | Stranded

Emma Lung was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She is an actress and producer, known for Stranded (2006), Triangle (2009) and Crave (2012). She has been married to Henry Zalapa since 2013. They have one child.

61. Anna Bamford

Actress | Wonderland

Anna Bamford is an actress, known for Wonderland (2013), Home and Away (1988) and Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012).

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 ...

63. Glenn McMillan

Actor | Power Rangers DinoThunder

Glenn McMillan was born on October 5, 1984 in São João da Boa Vista, São Paulo, Brazil as Glenn Aguiar McMillan. He is an actor, known for Power Rangers DinoThunder (2004), Power Rangers Ninja Storm (2003) and Power Rangers: Ninja Storm (2003).

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 ...

65. Tim Ross

Actor | Wonderland

Tim Ross is an actor, known for Wonderland (2013), Home and Away (1988) and Neighbours (1985).

66. Michael Dorman

Actor | Daybreakers

Michael Dorman was born on April 26, 1981 in Auckland, New Zealand. He is an actor, known for Daybreakers (2009), Patriot (2015) and Triangle (2009).

67. Elise Jansen

Actress | Predestination

Elise Jansen is an actress, known for Predestination (2014), Crawlspace (2012) and Footballer Wants a Wife (2015).

68. Les Hill

Actor | Patricia Moore

Les Hill was born on August 1, 1973. He is an actor and producer, known for Patricia Moore (2018), The Beast (1996) and 'Til Death.

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...

70. Kate Mylius

Actress | Remnants

Kate Mylius is an actress, known for Remnants (2020), Matching Jack (2010) and Trip for Biscuits (2017).

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