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List of notable or famous comedians from Australia, with bios and photos, including the top comedians born in Australia and even some popular comedians who immigrated to Australia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Australian comedians then this list is the perfect resource for you. You will also find these funny Aussies in popular film actors from Australia and the best stand up comics of all time. These comedians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known comedian from Australia is included when available.

List ranges from Claire Hooper to Jim Jeffries and more. Featuring stand up comedians, bald comedians, and more, this list has the funniest Aussie comedians. 

This historic comedians from Australia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Australian comedians of note?" and "Who are the most famous comedians from Australia?" These prominent comedians of Australia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Australian comedians.

Use this list of renowned Australian comedians to discover some new comedians that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. 

Jim Jefferies is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
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Geoff James Nugent, known professionally as Jim Jefferies, is an Australian stand-up comedian, actor and writer. ...more

Age: 41

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

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Adam Hills is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
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Adam Hills is a television producer. ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

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Claire Hooper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
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Claire Hooper is an Australian stand-up comedian and writer. She appeared as a team captain on the 2008 revival of Good News Week on Network Ten and previously was a regular on The Sideshow, appearing with Paul McDermott. Since 2005, she has regularly performed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. ...more

Age: 41

Birthplace: Perth, Australia

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Adam Spencer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
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Adam Barrington Spencer is an Australian radio presenter, comedian, and media personality. He first came to fame when he won his round of the comedic talent search Raw Comedy in the mid-1990s. Soon thereafter, he began working at Triple J, on mid-dawn and drive shifts before hosting the Triple J Breakfast Show with Wil Anderson. He is a patron of science-related events and programs, including the University of Sydney's Eureka Prize, a "lateral-thinking" science prize. He is a member of the Sleek Geek Week tour along with Karl Kruszelnicki, as well as performing his own comedy at events around the country. ...more

Age: 49

Birthplace: Gladesville, Australia

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