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Famous Comedians from Australia

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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. 

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    Jim Jefferies is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Geoff James Nugent (born 14 February 1977), known professionally as Jim Jefferies, is an... more on Wikipedia

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    Adam Hills is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    Adam Hills

    Age: 50

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Adam Hills (born 10 July 1970) is an Australian comedian and radio and television presenter.... more on Wikipedia
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    Claire Hooper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Claire Hooper (born 5 September 1976) is an Australian stand-up comedian, television and radio... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Adam Spencer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    BirthplaceGladesville, Australia

    Adam Barrington Spencer (born 29 January 1969) is an Australian comedian, media personality... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Tim Minchin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    BirthplaceNorthampton, England

    Timothy David Minchin (born 7 October 1975) is an Australian comedian, actor, writer,... more on Wikipedia

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    Ajay Rochester is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Ajay Rochester (born 1969 in Sydney) is an Australian actress, author and producer. She was... more on Wikipedia
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    Akmal Saleh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    BirthplaceEgypt

    Akmal Saleh (Arabic: أكمل صالح‎ Coptic: AKMAΛ CAΛΕϨ) (born 1964) is an Egyptian Australian... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Andrew Denton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    BirthplaceDVD Region 4, New South Wales, Oceania, Australasia, Sydney

    Andrew Christopher Denton is an Australian television producer, comedian, Gold Logie-nominated... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Andrew Hansen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    Andrew Hansen

    Age: 46
    Andrew John Hansen (born 18 September 1974) is an Australian comedian, musician and author,... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Andy Lee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    Andy Lee

    Age: 39

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Andrew Thomas Lee (born 24 May 1981) is an Australian comedian, musician and children's... more on Wikipedia
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    Hamish Blake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Hamish Donald Blake (born 11 December 1981) is an Australian comedian, actor, and author from... more on Wikipedia
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    Jimeoin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    Jimeoin

    Age: 54

    BirthplaceLeamington Spa, United Kingdom

    Jimeoin is an English-born Irish stand-up comedian and actor. He rose to prominence in... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Wil Anderson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    BirthplaceHeyfield, Australia

    William James Anderson (born 31 January 1974) is an Australian comedian, writer, presenter,... more on Wikipedia

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    Anh Do is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    Anh Do

    Age: 43

    BirthplaceVietnam

    Anh Do (born 2 June 1977) is a Vietnamese-born Australian author, actor, comedian, and... more on Wikipedia
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    Anthony Ackroyd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    Anthony Ackroyd

    Age: 62

    BirthplaceAustralia

    Anthony Michael Ackroyd (born 30 June 1958) is an Australian comedian, speaker and writer. He... more on Wikipedia
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    Barry Humphries is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    BirthplaceKew Vic, Australia

    John Barry Humphries, (born 17 February 1934) is an Australian comedian, actor, satirist,... more on Wikipedia
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    Brian Nankervis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Brian Nankervis (born 1956) is an Australian writer, actor, radio host, television producer... more on Wikipedia
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    Carl Barron is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    BirthplaceLongreach, Australia

    Carl Barron is an Australian comedian. His style is based on observational humour. He was born... more on Wikipedia
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    Catherine Deveny is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia
    Catherine Deveny (born 1968) is an Australian comedy writer and stand-up comedian who was a... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    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... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Charlie Pickering is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Charlie Pickering (born 29 August 1977) is an Australian comedian, television and radio... more on Wikipedia
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    Chas Licciardello is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Chas John Licciardello (born 10 May 1977) is an Australian comedian and member of satirical... more on Wikipedia
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    Fiona O'Loughlin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    BirthplaceWarooka, South Australia, Australia

    Fiona O'Loughlin may refer to: Fiona O'Loughlin (comedian) (born 1963), Australian... more on Wikipedia
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    Vince Sorrenti is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    Vince Sorrenti

    Age: 59

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Vince Sorrenti (born 21 March 1961 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian stand-up... more on Wikipedia
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    Chris Lilley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Comedians from Australia

    Chris Lilley

    Age: 45

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Christopher Daniel Lilley (born 10 November 1974) is an Australian comedian, actor, writer,... more on Wikipedia
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