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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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Cate Blanchett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Cate Blanchett The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

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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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Sam Worthington is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Sam Worthington 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 Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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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 King's Speech

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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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Guy Pearce is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Guy Pearce Iron Man 3, Memento, The King's Speech

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Miriam Margolyes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Miriam Margolyes Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Mulan

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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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Eric Bana is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Eric Bana 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, Bridesmaids

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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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Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Chris Hemsworth The Avengers, Thor, Star Trek

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Costas Mandylor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Costas Mandylor 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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Judith Anderson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Judith Anderson The Ten Commandments, Rebecca, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

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Aunty Jack is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Aunty Jack Homesdale, Man on a Green Bike

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Jack Thompson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Jack Thompson Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, The Great Gatsby, Short Circuit

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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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Robyn Moore is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Robyn Moore Daybreakers, Dot and the Kangaroo, Undead

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Joel Edgerton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Joel Edgerton Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, The Great Gatsby

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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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Noah Taylor is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Noah Taylor Almost Famous, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Vanilla Sky

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Daniel Wyllie is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Daniel Wyllie Animal Kingdom, Romper Stomper, Muriel's Wedding

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Billy Bevan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Billy Bevan 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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David Wenham is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
David Wenham The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, 300

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Bruce Spence is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Bruce Spence The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Finding Nemo, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

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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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Bob Christo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Bob Christo Disco Dancer, Mr. India, Siva

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Chris Haywood is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Chris Haywood The Man from Snowy River, Shine, Muriel's Wedding

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Bill Hunter is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Bill Hunter Finding Nemo, Gallipoli, The Adventures of Priscilla

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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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Abbie Cornish is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Australia
Abbie Cornish 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