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

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Australia, with photos when available. These renowned Australia 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 Australia, but everyone on this list grew up in Australia and considers it to be their home. This list includes Australia TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Australia then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Australia. Various bits of information are available for these Australia celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

This list has a variety of TV actors in it, from Hugh Jackman to Cate Blanchett.

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

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Scott McNeil is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Beast Wars: Transformers, X-Men: Evolution, ReBoot
Scott McNeil is an Australian-born Canadian actor and voice actor. He currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He has provided voices to many characters in animated shows, most ...more

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Rachel Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Six Feet Under, Brothers & Sisters, Comanche Moon
Rachel Anne Griffiths is an Australian actress and director. She came to prominence with the 1994 film Muriel's Wedding and her Academy Award nominated performance in Hilary and Jackie. She is ...more

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Anthony LaPaglia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Australia
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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Anna Torv is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Fringe, The Secret Life of Us, Young Lions
Anna Charmichael Torv is an Australian actress known for her role as FBI agent Olivia Dunham on the Fox television series Fringe.

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Yvonne Strahovski is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Dexter, Chuck, The Astronaut Wives Club
Yvonne Jaqueline Strzechowski, better known by the stage name Yvonne Strahovski, is an Australian actress. She is known for portraying CIA Agent Sarah Walker in the NBC television series Chuck, ...more

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Emilie de Ravin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Lost, Once Upon a Time, Roswell
Emilie de Ravin is an Australian actress. She has played Tess Harding on Roswell and Claire Littleton on the ABC drama Lost. In 2012 she guest-starred as Belle on the ABC drama Once Upon a Time ...more

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Anne Curtis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Komiks, Maging Sino Ka Man, Love Spell
Anne Ojales Curtis-Smith, also known as Anne Curtis-Smith or simply Anne Curtis, is a Filipino-Australian actress, television host, recording artist, and VJ in the Philippines. Curtis had ...more

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Peter Phelps is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Underbelly, Sons and Daughters, Fire
Peter Phelps is an Australian actor, singer and writer. He is notable for his role as Peter Church in the television drama, Stingers, and as Trevor Cole in Baywatch. Phelps has appeared in ...more

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Claudia Black is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Stargate SG-1, Haven, Farscape
Claudia Lee Black is an Australian actress and voice actress, known for her portrayals of Aeryn Sun in the science fiction series Farscape and Vala Mal Doran in the science fiction series ...more

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Ryan Kwanten is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Australia
True Blood, Home and Away, Summerland
Ryan Kwanten is an Australian actor. He played Vinnie Patterson from 1997 to 2002 on the Australian soap-opera Home and Away. After his stint ended he joined the American teen-orientated drama ...more

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Melissa George is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Grey's Anatomy, Alias, In Treatment
Melissa Suzanne George is an Australian-American actress. A former national rollerskating champion in Australia, George began her acting career playing Angel Parrish on the Australian soap opera ...more

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Cate Blanchett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Australia
G.P., Heartland, Bordertown
Catherine Élise "Cate" Blanchett is an Australian actress of screen and stage. She has received critical acclaim and many accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Screen ...more

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Kylie Minogue is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Neighbours, The Henderson Kids
Kylie Ann Minogue, OBE, often known simply as Kylie, is an Australian singer, songwriter, and actress. She achieved recognition by starring in the Australia TV soap opera Neighbours, where she ...more

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Matt Passmore is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Australia
The Glades, McLeod's Daughters, Last Man Standing
Matt Passmore is an Australian actor. He is known for McLeod's Daughters, Blue Heelers, and his first American television show, The Glades.

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Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Australia
The Man from Snowy River, An Aussie Goes Bolly, Correlli
Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, producer, and singer who is involved in film, musical theatre and television. Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, ...more

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Bud Tingwell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, Homicide, Emergency – Ward 10
Charles William "Bud" Tingwell AM was an Australian film, television, theatre and radio actor. One of the veterans of Australian film, he acted in his first motion picture in 1946 and ...more

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James Sorensen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Blue Water High, Conspiracy 365
James Sorensen is a professional model and actor. He is best known for portraying Declan Napier in the soap opera Neighbours.

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Portia de Rossi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Arrested Development, Ally McBeal, Better Off Ted
Portia Lee James DeGeneres, known professionally as Portia de Rossi, is an Australian actress, model and philanthropist, known for her roles as lawyer Nelle Porter on the television series Ally ...more

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Holly Valance is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Neighbours
Holly Rachel Candy, known professionally as Holly Valance, is an Australian actress, model and singer. Valance began her career as Felicity "Flick" Scully on the Australian soap opera ...more

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Stefan Dennis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Neighbours, River City
Stefan Dennis is an Australian actor, best known for playing the role of Paul Robinson in the soap opera Neighbours from its first episode in March 1985 to the present day. He is also known for ...more

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Pippa Black is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Outsourced, Neighbours
Pippa Black is an Australian actress. From 2005 to 2009, Black played Elle Robinson in the soap opera Neighbours. Black played Tonya in the NBC series Outsourced from 2010 to 2011.

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Marny Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Australia
The Saddle Club, Mortified, A gURLs wURLd
Marny Kennedy is an Australian actress, singer and model. She is best known for her roles as Taylor Fry in the series Mortified, and Veronica diAngelo #2 on The Saddle Club. She also stars as ...more

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Rob Carlton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Chandon Pictures, Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo, Ocean Star
Rob Carlton is a Logie Award winning Australian actor and writer. He is best known for writing and starring in the comedy series Chandon Pictures. He also had starring roles in the comedy satire ...more

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Dannii Minogue is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Home and Away, Skyways, Nickelodeon UK Kids Choice Awards
Danielle Jane "Dannii" Minogue is an Australian singer-songwriter, talent competition judge, actress, television and radio personality, and fashion designer. She rose to prominence in ...more

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Peter O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Australia
Neighbours, Underbelly, Queer as Folk
Peter O'Brien is an Australian actor, best known for his role as original cast member of Australian soap opera Neighbours, as Shane Ramsay