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List of famous film directors from Australia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Australia has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Australian directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Australia and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

List ranges from Michael Spiccia to Peter Dodd and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Australian directors?" and "Which directors are from Australia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of Australia in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Australian directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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A.J. Carter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
A.J. Carter age 37

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A.R. Harwood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
A.R. Harwood Died at 83 (1897-1980)

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Aaron Fa'aoso is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Aaron J. March is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Aaron Wilson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Aaron Wilson age 41

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Abe Forsythe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Abe Forsythe age 36

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Adam Bayliss is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Adam Bayliss age 38

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Adam Elliot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Adam Elliot age 45

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Adam Howard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Adam Howard age 55

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Aden Young is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Aden Young age 45

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Adrian Carr is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Adrian Carr age 65

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Andy Anderson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Andy Anderson age 70

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Albie Thoms is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Albie Thoms Died at 71 (1941-2012)

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Alby Mangels is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Alby Mangels age 69

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Alex Kelly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Alex Kelly age 38

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Alex Proyas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Alex Proyas age 54

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Alexandra Billington is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Alexandra Schepisi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Alfred J. Goulding is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Alfred J. Goulding Died at 76 (1896-1972)

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Alfred Rolfe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Alfred Rolfe Died at 81 (1862-1943)

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Alison Ellwood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Alison Thompson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Alister Grierson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Alkinos Tsilimidos is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Alyson Standen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Amiel Courtin-Wilson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Ana Kokkinos is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Ana Kokkinos age 59

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Andrew Denton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Andrew Denton age 57

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Andrew Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Andrew Martin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Andrew Merkelbach is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Andrew Upton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Andrew Upton age 51

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Andrew William Robb is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Angus Sampson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Angus Sampson age 38

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Anita Ondine is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Anita Ondine age 43

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Ann Turner is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Ann Turner age 57

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Anthony Field is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Anthony Field age 54

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Anthony Maras is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Antony J. Bowman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Antony Szeto is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Antony Szeto age 53

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Apostolos Doxiadis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia

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Arch Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Arch Nicholson Died at 49 (1941-1990)

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Ariel Kleiman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Ariel Kleiman age 32

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Arthur Shirley is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Arthur Shirley Died at 81 (1886-1967)

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Baz Luhrmann is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Baz Luhrmann age 55

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Ben Briand is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Ben Briand age 37

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Ben Cropp is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Ben Cropp age 81

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Ben Davies is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Ben Davies age 45

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Ben Elton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Ben Elton age 58

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Ben Hackworth is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Directors from Australia
Ben Hackworth age 40