Popular Film Actors from Australia

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List of famous film actors and actresses from Australia, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Australia has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Australian screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Australia and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

List features film actors like Noel Tovey and Warren Coleman.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Australia in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Australian film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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    Nicole Kidman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Nicole Kidman Batman Forever, Moulin Rouge!, Eyes Wide Shut

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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The ...

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    Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Hugh Jackman X-Men, X-Men: First Class, X-Men: The Last Stand

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    Heath Ledger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Heath Ledger The Dark Knight, Brokeback Mountain, The Patriot

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    Ben Mendelsohn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Ben Mendelsohn The Dark Knight Rises, Knowing, The Place Beyond the Pines

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    Errol Flynn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Errol Flynn The Adventures of Robin Hood, Cinema Paradiso, Captain Blood

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    Russell Crowe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Russell Crowe Gladiator, Man of Steel, A Beautiful Mind

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    Anthony LaPaglia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Anthony LaPaglia Road to Perdition, Happy Feet, Empire Records

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    Avatar, Clash of the Titans, Terminator Salvation

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    Hugo Weaving is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Hugo Weaving The Matrix, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the ...

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    Naomi Watts is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Naomi Watts King Kong, The Ring, Mulholland Drive

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    Geoffrey Rush is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Geoffrey Rush Finding Nemo, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, The ...

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    Isla Fisher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Isla Fisher Wedding Crashers, The Great Gatsby, Rango

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    Iron Man 3, Memento, The King's Speech

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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the ...

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    Toni Collette is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Toni Collette The Sixth Sense, Little Miss Sunshine, The Hours

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    Finding Nemo, Star Trek, Black Hawk Down

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    Greta Scacchi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Greta Scacchi The Player, The Red Violin, Emma

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    Rose Byrne is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Rose Byrne X-Men: First Class, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, ...

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    Radha Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Radha Mitchell Man on Fire, Pitch Black, Finding Neverland

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    The Avengers, Thor, Star Trek

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    The Doors, Saw III, Beowulf

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    Bryan Brown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Bryan Brown Cocktail, Gorillas in the Mist, F/X

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    The Ten Commandments, Rebecca, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

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    Homesdale, Man on a Green Bike

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    Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, The Great Gatsby, Short ...

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    Judy Davis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Judy Davis Barton Fink, The Break-Up, Naked Lunch

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    Kylie Minogue is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Kylie Minogue Moulin Rouge!, Bio-Dome, Street Fighter

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    Daybreakers, Dot and the Kangaroo, Undead

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    Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars Episode II: Attack ...

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    Dominic Purcell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Dominic Purcell Blade: Trinity, Mission: Impossible II, Equilibrium

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    Nathan Parsons is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Nathan Parsons Teeth, The Roommate, The Brotherhood V: Alumni

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    Almost Famous, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Vanilla Sky

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    Animal Kingdom, Romper Stomper, Muriel's Wedding

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    Bringing Up Baby, National Velvet, Mrs. Miniver

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    Peter Finch is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Peter Finch Network, The Flight of the Phoenix, Sunday Bloody Sunday

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    Melissa George is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Melissa George Mulholland Drive, Dark City, 30 Days of Night

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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The ...

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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Finding Nemo, Star Wars ...

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    Valli Kemp is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Valli Kemp The Great Muppet Caper, Dr. Phibes Rises Again

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    Simon Baker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Simon Baker L.A. Confidential, The Devil Wears Prada, Red Planet

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    Rod Taylor is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Rod Taylor Inglourious Basterds, The Birds, One Hundred and One Dalmatians

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    Emilie de Ravin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Emilie de Ravin Brick, Public Enemies, The Hills Have Eyes

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    Disco Dancer, Mr. India, Siva

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    The Man from Snowy River, Shine, Muriel's Wedding

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    Finding Nemo, Gallipoli, The Adventures of Priscilla^! Queen of the Desert ...

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    Portia de Rossi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Portia de Rossi Scream 2, Cursed, Stigmata

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    Rachel Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Rachel Griffiths Blow, The Rookie, My Best Friend's Wedding

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    Sucker Punch, Limitless, Seven Psychopaths

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    Rick Springfield is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia

    Rick Springfield Nick Knight, Hard to Hold, A Change of Place

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