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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Adelaide.

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Adelaide, with photos when available. These renowned Adelaide actors and actresses are listed by popularity, so the names at the top of the list will be the most recognizable. A few of these actors may not have technically been born in Adelaide, but everyone on this list grew up in Adelaide and considers it to be their home. This list includes Adelaide TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Adelaide then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Adelaide. Various bits of information are available for these Adelaide celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

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This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Adelaide?" and "Who are the most famous Adelaide actors?"

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Anthony LaPaglia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Without a Trace, Murder One, Father Dowling Mysteries Anthony M. LaPaglia is an Australian actor. He is known for his role as FBI agent Jack Malone on the American TV series Without a Trace, for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – ...more

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Ivar Kants is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Heartbreak High, The Restless Years, Escape from Jupiter Ivar Kants is an Australian actor of Latvian descent who has played numerous roles in soap opera's including: A Country Practice, G.P., All Saints, Water Rats And Blue Heelers, he portrayed the ...more

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Jonathan LaPaglia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
The District, New York Undercover, Seven Days Jonathan LaPaglia is an Australian actor known for his roles as Frank B. Parker in the television series Seven Days, Kevin Debreno in The District and Det. Tommy McNamara in New York

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Damon Herriman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
The Sullivans, Laid, Lost & Found Damon Herriman is an Australian actor known for his film and television work in Australia and the United States.

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Melanie Vallejo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Power Rangers, Power Rangers Mystic Force, Winners & Losers Melanie Vallejo is an Australian actress who is best known for portraying Madison Rocca in Power Rangers Mystic Force and Sophie Wong in the Australian Television Series Winners & Losers.

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Elspeth Ballantyne is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Prisoner, Bellbird, Pugwall Elspeth Ballantyne is an Australian actress known in theatre, film and television, she is perhaps best known for her soap opera roles as firm but compassionate prison officer Meg Jackson later ...more

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Lewis Fitz-Gerald is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Crownies, I Can Jump Puddles, R.F.D.S. Lewis Fitz-Gerald is an Australian actor and television director who has obtained a Masters degree in Creative Writing, majoring in Communications Studies.

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Keith Michell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
The Six Wives of Henry VIII, Captain James Cook Keith Michell is an Australian actor, particularly noted for his television and film performances as King Henry VIII of England.

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Judith Anderson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Santa Barbara, The Moon And Sixpence Dame Judith Anderson, AC, DBE was an Australian actress who had a successful career in stage, film and television. She won two Emmy Awards and a Tony Award and was also nominated for a Grammy ...more

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Brian Wenzel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
A Country Practice, The Young Doctors, Punishment Brian Thomas Wenzel is an Australian character actor, particularly of television and film most famous for his long running role as town policeman Frank Gilroy in the fictional Wandin Valley on ...more

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Shaun Micallef is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
The Micallef P(r)ogram(me), Newstopia, Micallef Tonight Shaun Patrick Micallef is an Australian actor, comedian and writer. After ten years of working in insurance law as a solicitor in Adelaide, Micallef moved to Melbourne to pursue a full-time ...more

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Robyn Moore is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Touching Evil, The Adventures of Blinky Bill, Skippy: Adventures in Bushtown Robyn Alison Moore is an Australian actress.

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Ben Oxenbould is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Hey Dad..!, Comedy Inc., The Cut Ben Oxenbould is an Australian actor and comedian, best known for his work in the Australian film and television industry. His brother Jamie Oxenbould is also an actor, as is Jamie's son, Ed ...more

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Paul Kelly is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Insiders Paul Maurice Kelly is an Australian rock music singer-songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player. He has performed solo, and has led numerous groups, including the Dots, the Coloured Girls, and ...more

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Xavier Samuel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Xavier Samuel is an Australian actor. He has appeared in leading roles in the feature films September, Further We Search, Newcastle, The Loved Ones and A Few Best Men, and played Riley Biers in ...more

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Alicia Molik is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Dancing with the Stars Alicia Molik is a former Australian professional female tennis player. She reached a career high singles rank of number 8 and also won a bronze medal for Australia at the 2004 Athens Olympics. ...more

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Paul McDermott is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
D*A*A*S Kapital, Good News World, The Sideshow Paul McDermott is an Australian comedian, actor, writer, director, singer, artist and television host. As a comedian, he is best known both for Good News Week and for his role as a member of the ...more

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Robert Mammone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Underbelly, Carla Cametti PD, Satisfaction Robert Mammone is an Australian actor. He is known for his role as AK in The Matrix movies, as Sid Walker in the soap opera Home and Away and as Tim Palmer in Sons and Daughters. He was also the ...more

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Kestie Morassi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Underbelly, Satisfaction Kestie Morassi is an actress

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Adam Tuominen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Power Rangers, Power Rangers Dino Thunder Adam Tuominen is a Finnish Australian actor. He studied drama during high school at St. Peter's College and followed this by studying drama and directing at Adelaide's Flinders University Drama ...more

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Annie Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Neighbours, Newlyweds, Pig's Breakfast Annie Jones is an Australian actress, known in Australia and overseas for her role as Jane Harris in the soap opera Neighbours. She has won two Logie Awards.

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Lleyton Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Lleyton Glynn Hewitt is an Australian professional tennis player resident in the USA and a former world No. 1. Hewitt is the youngest male ever to be ranked No. 1 in the world in singles, at the ...more

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Mark Holden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
The Young Doctors, Australian Idol Mark Holden is an Australian singer, actor, television personality and now barrister. He was one of a panel of three original judges on the television series Australian Idol and the first series ...more

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Holly Brisley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Home and Away, Dancing with the Stars, Agro's Cartoon Connection Holly Brisley is an Australian actress and television presenter. She began her career at the age of 15 on Agro's Cartoon Connection and more recently portrayed Amanda Vale-Baker on Home And ...more

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Kodi Smit-McPhee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Kodi Andrew Johan Smit, better known as Kodi Smit-McPhee, is an Australian actor. He is best known for his roles as The Boy in The Road, Owen in Let Me In, Norman Babcock in ParaNorman, and ...more

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Sianoa Smit-McPhee is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Hung Sianoa Smit, better known as Sianoa Smit-McPhee, is an Australian actress and singer. Smit-McPhee is best known for her two years in Australian soap opera Neighbours as Bree Timmins. Her next ...more

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Leslie Dayman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Homicide, E Street Leslie "Les" Dayman is an Australian actor best known for his performances on television.

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Liddy Clark is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Fire, Echo Point, Jonah Elizabeth Anne "Liddy" Clark is an Australian actress and former Australian Labor Party politician.

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Sonia Todd is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
McLeod's Daughters, Water Rats, Police Rescue Sonia Todd is an Australian actress.

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Ron Haddrick is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
The Restless Years, The Stranger, The Lost Islands Ronald Norman Haddrick AM MBE is an Australian theatre, television, film and voice actor. In 2012 he received an Equity Lifetime Achievement Award for his long and distinguished career in those

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Jackie O is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
The Nation, Popstars (AU), Big Brother Australia Jacqueline Ellen Marie Henderson née Last, better known as Jackie O, is an Australian commercial radio host, television presenter, and actress. She is best known in Australia for ...more

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Elizabeth Alexander is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Time Trax, Bonjour la Classe, Seven Little Australians Elizabeth Alexander is an Australian actress with a number of high-profile credits in film, television and theatre.

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Teresa Palmer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Teresa Mary Palmer is an Australian actress and model. She made her film debut in the drama 2:37. Palmer was seen in The Grudge 2 in 2006, in December Boys, alongside Daniel Radcliffe, and in ...more

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Belinda McClory is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Belinda McClory is an Australian film, television and stage actress. Belinda was born in Adelaide, Australia. On 30 January 1999 she married director Jon Hewitt. McClory is mainly known for her ...more

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Liam McIntyre is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Spartacus Liam McIntyre is an Australian actor best known for playing the lead role in the Starz television series Spartacus: Vengeance and Spartacus: War of the Damned.

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Ben Nicholas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Neighbours Benjamin Nicholas is an Australian actor. He is best known for playing Scott "Stingray" Timmins in the Australian soap opera Neighbours.

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Lois Ramsay is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
The Box Lois Ramsey is an Australian actress, best known for her performances as eccentric old ladies on television. Roles include Homicide, The Sullivans, A Country Practice, Home and Away and Blue ...more

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Tracy Mann is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Sweet and Sour, Arcade, Sword of Honour Tracy Mann is an Australian actress, of film and television, as well as a voice-over artist, notable for many character parts and winning an AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

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Don Barker is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Homicide Don Barker is an Australian actor, best known for his roles as Det. Sgt. Harry White in the police procedural series Homicide, and as Bill Jackson in early episodes of the women's prison drama ...more

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Simon Fairweather is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Simon John Fairweather, OAM is an archer born in Adelaide, South Australia. He is 175 centimetres tall and weighs 71 kilograms. Fairweather won the individual gold medal at the World ...more

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Edwin Hodgeman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Rain Shadow Edwin Hodgeman is an Australian actor.

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Hugh Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Packed to the Rafters Hugh Sheridan is an Australian actor, musician and television presenter who is known for his role as Ben Rafter in the television series Packed to the Rafters.

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Wayne Arthurs is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Wayne Arthurs is a retired Australian professional tennis player.

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Glenn Ridge is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Sale of the Century, The Car Show Glenn Daryl Ridge is an Australian television presenter and owner and managing director of the Q Media Group, a production company which produces television specials and documentaries.

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Nathan Parsons is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
General Hospital Nathan Parsons is an Australian-born American actor, best known for his work in daytime television on the ABC soap opera General Hospital as the character of Ethan Lovett.

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C. Montague Shaw is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Buck Rogers Charles Montague Shaw was an Australian character actor, often appearing in small supporting parts in more than 150 films. He began his acting career in the Australian theatre, before moving on ...more

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Fred Agius is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Frederick "Fred" Agius is an Australian footballer who plays for Cendrawasih Papua F.C.. In 2003 he played Australian rules football for Central District in the South Australian ...more

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Andrew Bolt is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Andrew Bolt is an Australian journalist, newspaper columnist, radio commentator, blogger and television host. He is a columnist and former associate editor of the Melbourne-based Herald Sun. He ...more

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Peter Whitford is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Number 96, The Restless Years, The Henderson Kids Peter Whitford is an Australian radio, theatre, film and television character actor. Known for numerous roles particularly as wealthy businessmen and members of the aristocracy.

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John Kosmina is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Adelaide
Football Superstar Alexander John Kosmina, known as John Kosmina, is an Australian former football player and manager. He is a member of the Football Federation Australia Football Hall of Fame.