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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.

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Jim Jefferies is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 41 Geoff James Nugent, known professionally as Jim Jefferies, is an Australian stand-up comedian, actor and writer.

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Adam Hills is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 47 Adam Hills is a television producer.

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Claire Hooper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 41 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, ...more

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Adam Spencer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 49 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. ...more

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Tim Minchin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 42 Timothy David "Tim" Minchin is a British-born Australian comedian, actor, and musician. Minchin is best known for his musical comedy, including six CDs, three DVDs, and live comedy ...more

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Ajay Rochester is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 48 Ajay Rochester is an Australian actress and author. She was the host of the Australian version of reality weight-loss television series The Biggest Loser, for which she hosted a total of four ...more

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Akmal Saleh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 53 Akmal Saleh is an Egyptian Australian comedian and actor. He was born in Egypt and arrived in Sydney with his family in 1975 at the age of 11. He has been performing comedy since the early 1990s ...more

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Andrew Denton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 57 Andrew Christopher Denton is an Australian television producer, comedian, Gold Logie-nominated television presenter and former radio host, and was the host of the ABC's weekly television ...more

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Andrew Hansen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 43 Andrew John Hansen is an Australian comedian and musician, best known for being a member of satirical team The Chaser. As a member of The Chaser, Hansen's television work includes co-writing and ...more

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Andy Lee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 36 Andrew Thomas Lee is an Australian comedian and musician. He usually works alongside Hamish Blake as part of the comedy duo Hamish & Andy.

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Hamish Blake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 36 Hamish Donald Blake is an Australian Gold Logie Award winning comedian, actor, and author from Melbourne. Since 2003, he has worked with Andy Lee as part of the comedy duo Hamish and Andy. The ...more

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Jimeoin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 52 Jimeoin is an English-born Irish stand-up comedian and actor. He rose to prominence in Australia in the early 1990s, and had his own TV show. He came to UK public attention between 2005 and 2008 ...more

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Wil Anderson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 44 William James "Wil" Anderson is an Australian comedian, writer, stand-up performer, television and radio presenter, and media personality.

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Anh Do is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 40 Anh Do is a Vietnamese-born Australian author, actor and comedian. He has appeared on many Australian TV shows such as Thank God You're Here and Good News Week, and was runner-up on Dancing With ...more

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Anthony Ackroyd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
Anthony Ackroyd age 59 Anthony Ackroyd is an Australian comedian, speaker and writer. He is a cast member of the ABC radio comedy show "Thank God It's Friday!". He is the creator and director of the ...more

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Barry Humphries is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 84 Barry Humphries was the nominee from 1981 British Academy Television Award for Best Light Entertainment Performance.

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Brian Nankervis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 62 Brian Nankervis is an Australian writer, film and television producer, and comedian.

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Carl Barron is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 53 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 ...more

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Catherine Deveny is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 50 Catherine Deveny is an Australian comedy writer and stand-up comedian who was a regular columnist in The Age newspaper between 2001 and 2010. She has performed on Australian television networks, ...more

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Charles Firth is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
Charles Henry Burgmann Firth is an Australian comedian, best known as a member of The Chaser productions CNNNN and The Chaser's War on Everything. He is the brother of Verity Firth who was a ...more

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Charlie Pickering is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 40 Charlie Pickering is an Australian television presenter and comedian. He is best known as a former co-host on the comedic current affairs program The Project, previously known as The 7PM ...more

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Chas Licciardello is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 40 Chas John Licciardello is an Australian comedian and member of satirical team The Chaser. Licciardello has appeared as a regular of CNNNN, The Chaser's War on Everything and The Hamster Wheel.

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Fiona O'Loughlin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 55 Fiona O'Loughlin is an Australian comedian, known primarily for her stand-up comedy; for her television performances, on ABC TV's Spicks and Specks, and Channel Ten's Rove Live and GNW; and a ...more

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Vince Sorrenti is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
Vince Sorrenti age 57 Vince Sorrenti is one of Australia’s best known and leading comic entertainers, a respected and successful Australian stand-up comedian from Punchbowl, New South Wales. He is of Italian ...more

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Chris Lilley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 43 Christopher Daniel "Chris" Lilley is an Australian comedian, television producer, actor, musician and writer. A two-time winner of the Logie Award for Most Popular Actor, he is known ...more

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Cicely Courtneidge is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
Died at 87 (1893-1980) Dame Esmerelda Cicely Courtneidge DBE was an English actress, comedienne and singer. The daughter of the producer Robert Courtneidge, she was appearing in his productions in the West End, by the ...more

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Chris Taylor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 43 Christopher Thornton "Chris" Taylor is an Australian comedian, writer and former radio host from Sydney. As a member of The Chaser, he is best known for co-writing and appearing on ...more

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Corinne Grant is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 42 Corinne Grant is an Australian comedian and television presenter.

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Chris Franklin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
Chris Franklin age 53 Chris Franklin is an Australian stand up comedian and former sailor for the Royal Australian Navy. He is most famous for writing and performing the song "Bloke", which was certified ...more

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Craig McLachlan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 52 Craig Dougall McLachlan is a Gold Logie award winning Australian actor, musician and singer and composer. He has been involved in film, television and music theatre for 25 years. He is best ...more

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Craig Reucassel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 41 Craig Bruce Reucassel is a television and radio comedian from Sydney, Australia. He is best known for being a member of satirical team The Chaser. He currently hosts the Australian version of ...more

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Denise Drysdale is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 67 Denise Anne Christina Drysdale is an Australian twice-awarded Gold Logie winning television personality presenter, dancer and comedienne. She is often affectionately known as Ding Dong, a ...more

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Dick Bentley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
Died at 88 (1907-1995) Charles Walter "Dick" Bentley, born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, was a comedian and actor. He starred with Jimmy Edwards in Take It From Here for BBC Radio.

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Eddie Perfect is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 40 Eddie Perfect is an Australian singer-songwriter, pianist, comedian, writer and actor. Widely known for his role as Mick Holland in Channel Ten's TV series Offspring in which he performs his own ...more

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Eric Bana is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 47 Eric Bana is an Australian actor. He began his career as a comedian in the sketch comedy series Full Frontal before gaining critical recognition in the biographical crime film Chopper. After a ...more

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Flacco is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
Flacco

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Angela Webber is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
Died at 53 (1954-2007) Angela Webber was an Australian author, TV writer, producer and comedian.

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Frank Woodley is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 50 Frank Woodley is an Australian comedian who is best known for his work alongside Colin Lane as part of the comedic duo, Lano and Woodley. The two performed together for almost 20 years in live ...more

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Gerry Connolly is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 60 Gerald William "Gerry" Connolly is an Australian comedian, actor, impressionist and pianist. He is best known for his satirical caricatures of public figures such as Queen Elizabeth ...more

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Gina Riley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 56 Gina Riley is an Australian actress, writer, singer and comedian.

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Glenn Robbins is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 60 Glenn Maxwell Robbins is an Australian comedian, writer and actor. Robbins attended Strathmore Secondary College and graduated in 1975. He studied drama and media at the Melbourne State College ...more

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Greg Fleet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 56 Gregory "Greg" Fleet is an Australian comedian and actor.

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Gretel Killeen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 55 Gretel Killeen is an Australian journalist and author. Killeen is well known for being the primary host of Big Brother Australia from its inception in 2001 until the 2007 season. Killeen hosted ...more

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Jane Hall is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 47 Jane Hall is an Australian actress, comedian, writer and presenter.

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Jane Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 51 Jane Kennedy is an Australian actress, comedian, radio presenter, and television producer best known for her work with the Working Dog Productions – a tight-knit group of performers responsible ...more

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Jane Turner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 55 Jane Turner is an Australian actress, comedian and Logie Award winning comedy writer.

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Jason Chong is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
Jason Chong

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Jason Gann is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
age 47 Jason Gann is an Australian actor, writer, and executive producer. He is best known for his role as the title character in the Australian comedy series Wilfred, directed by Tony Rogers, and the ...more

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Jean Kittson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
Jean Kittson is an Australian performer, writer and comedian in theatre and print, on radio and television. She made her comedy debut at Melbourne’s comedy venue Le Joke in a series of solo ...more

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Jim Gerald is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
Died at 80 (1891-1971) James Gerald was an Australia comedian, circus clown, acrobat, writer, director and troupe leader and filmmaker. He is generally regarded as one of the four leading post-World War I comedians to ...more