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Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to National Institute of Dramatic Art and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from National Institute of Dramatic Art, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from National Institute of Dramatic Art include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished National Institute of Dramatic Art alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended National Institute of Dramatic Art are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from National Institute of Dramatic Art.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including Mel Gibson and Cate Blanchett.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to National Institute of Dramatic Art?” and “Which celebrities are National Institute of Dramatic Art alumni?”
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Mel Gibson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 63

Birthplace: Peekskill, New York, United States of America

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Cate Blanchett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 49

Birthplace: Ivanhoe, Australia

Catherine Elise Blanchett (; born 14 May 1969) is an Australian-American actress and theatre director. She is the recipient of various accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe ...more

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Toni Collette is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Television producer, Musician, Film Producer

Age: 46

Birthplace: Blacktown, Australia

Toni Collett (born 1 November 1972), credited professionally as Toni Collette, is an Australian actress and musician, known for her acting work on stage, television, and film, as well as a ...more

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Emilie de Ravin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Actor

Age: 37

Birthplace: Mount Eliza, Australia

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Sam Worthington is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Film Producer, Actor

Age: 42

Birthplace: South East England, Surrey, Eurasia, Waverley, United Kingdom, + more

Samuel Henry John Worthington (born August 2, 1976) is an Australian actor and writer. He portrayed Jake Sully in the 2009 film Avatar, Marcus Wright in Terminator Salvation, and Perseus in ...more

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Timothy Conigrave is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Actor, Writer

Age: Dec. at 35 (1959-1994)

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

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Lara Bingle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Model, TV Journalist

Age: 31

Birthplace: Cronulla, Australia

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Alex O'Loughlin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Actor, Writer

Age: 42

Birthplace: Canberra, Australia

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Nicholas Brown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Songwriter, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 39

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Nicholas Brown is an Actor and Singer.
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Anna Torv is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 36

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

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Catherine Martin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Scenic Designer, Production Designer, Film Producer

Age: 54

Birthplace: Lindfield, Sydney, Australia

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Hugo Weaving is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 58

Birthplace: Ibadan, Nigeria

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Miranda Otto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Actor

Age: 51

Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia

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Judy Davis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Actor

Age: 63

Birthplace: Perth, Australia

Judith Davis (born 23 April 1955) is an Australian actress known for her work in film, television, and theatre. With a career spanning over 40 years she is commended for her versatility and is ...more

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Pamela Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Clinical psychologist, Comedian, Actor

Age: 69

Birthplace: DVD Region 4, Auckland, Takapuna, Oceania, Realm of New Zealand, + more

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John Jarratt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Presenter

Age: 67

Birthplace: Wongawilli, New South Wales

John Jarratt (born 5 August 1952) is an Australian television film actor, producer and director and TV presenter who rose to fame through his work in the Australian New Wave. He portrayed the ...more
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Bojana Novakovic is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Actor

Age: 37

Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia

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Rachel Gordon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Actor

Age: 42

Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia

Rachel Gordon (born 10 May 1976) is an Australian actress.
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Jacqueline McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Singer-songwriter, Actor

Age: 51

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Jacqueline Susan McKenzie (born 24 October 1967) is a classically trained Australian actress of stage and screen.
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Richard Roxburgh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 57

Birthplace: Albury, Australia

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Margaret Pomeranz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Film critic, Television producer

Age: 74

Birthplace: Waverley, Australia

Margaret Pomeranz AM (born 14 July 1944) is an Australian film critic, writer, producer and television personality.
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Tom Burlinson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Actor, Voice acting, Singer

Age: 63

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Tom Burlinson (born 14 February 1956) is an Australian actor and singer.
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Anthony Simcoe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Actor

Age: 46

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Anthony Simcoe (born 7 June 1969) is an Australian actor, best known for his portrayal of Steve Kerrigan in the 1997 film The Castle and Ka D'Argo in the science fiction television series ...more
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Ben Lawson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Actor

Age: 39

Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia

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Josh Lawson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni
Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 37

Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia

Joshua Lawson (born 22 July 1981) is an Australian actor best known for his role as Doug Gugghenheim in Showtime sitcom House of Lies.