The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time

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Vote up the funniest stand-up comedians and comic actors from Down Undah.

This list contains information about the best Australian comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. The best Australian comedians come in many forms. Some famous Australian comedians joke about their families while other Australian comedians generate laughs by poking fun at global politics. A few hilarious Australian comedians have gone on to become some of the most successful stand-ups in the world.

Who will you find on this top Australian comedians list? Jim Jefferies has to be near the top. Jefferies has become a worldwide success thanks in part to his no holds barred approach to political comedy. He currently hosts the late-night style series, The Jim Jefferies Show, on Comedy Central. Tim Minchin is another hilarious comedian from Australia.

Australian funny woman Rebel Wilson has appeared in several hilarious films including Bridesmaids, Pitch Perfect, and How to Be Single. Other talented comedians featured on this top Aussie comics list include Wil Anderson, Carl Barron, and Chris Lilley.

Which Australian comic do you think deserves the top spot on this list? Give your favorites a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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  • Glenn Robbins
    Lantana, Kath & Kim, BoyTown
    226 votes
    • Age: 65
    • Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
    Glenn Maxwell Robbins (born 30 December 1957) is an Australian comedian, writer, actor, television and radio presenter. Robbins has appeared on The Panel, Thank God You're Here and Have You Been ...more
  • Jim Jefferies
    Legit, Down and Dirty with Jim Norton, Jim Jefferies: I Swear to God
    385 votes
    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
    Geoff James Nugent (born 14 February 1977), known professionally as Jim Jefferies, is an Australian-American stand-up comedian, political commentator, actor, and writer. He created and starred in the ...more
  • Carl Barron
    Carl Barron Walking Down the Street, Carl Barron LIVE
    436 votes
    • Age: 58
    • Birthplace: Longreach, Australia
    Carl Barron is an Australian comedian. His style is based on observational humour. He was born in Longreach, Queensland, the son of a sheep shearer, and formerly worked as an apprentice roof tiler. ...more
  • Kitty Flanagan
    You Can't Stop the Murders, Dating Ray Fenwick
    235 votes
    • Birthplace: Australia
    Kitty Flanagan (born 1968) is an Australian comedian, writer and actor who works in Australia and the United Kingdom. She has also performed in France, Germany, the Netherlands and Japan and at the ...more
  • Hamish Blake
    Hamish and Andy's Gap Year, Two Little Boys, Caravan of Courage
    243 votes
    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
    Hamish Donald Blake (born 11 December 1981) is an Australian comedian, actor, and author from Melbourne. Since 2003, he has worked with Andy Lee as part of the comedy duo Hamish and Andy. The pair ...more
  • Shaun Micallef
    Aquamarine, The Extra, The King
    231 votes
    • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
    Shaun Patrick Micallef (born 18 July 1962) is an Australian comedian, actor, writer and television presenter living in Melbourne, Australia. He is currently the host of the satirical news comedy ...more