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Famous National Institute Of Dramatic Art Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1

    Mel Gibson

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplacePeekskill, New York, United States of America

    Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson (born January 3, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is best known for his action hero roles, particularly his breakout role as Max Rockatansky in the first...  more

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  • 2

    Cate Blanchett

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceIvanhoe, Australia

    Catherine Elise Blanchett AC (born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actress and theatre director. One of the most acclaimed actresses of her generation, she is known for her wide range of roles across...  more

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  • 3

    Toni Collette

    Television producer, Musician


    BirthplaceBlacktown, 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 secondary...  more

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  • 4


    BirthplaceMount Eliza, Australia

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  • 5

    Sam Worthington

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceGodalming, Surrey, England, UK

    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 Clash of...  more

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  • 6

    Timothy Conigrave

    Actor, Writer

    AgeDec. at 34 (1959-1994)

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Tim Conigrave (19 November 1959 – 18 October 1994) was an Australian actor, writer, and activist....  more
  • 7

    Lara Bingle

    Model, TV Journalist


    BirthplaceCronulla, Australia

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  • 8

    Alex O'Loughlin

    Actor, Writer


    BirthplaceCanberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

    Alternative NameAlex O'Lachlan

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  • 9

    Nicholas Brown

    Songwriter, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

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  • 10

    Anna Torv

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceMelbourne, Victoria, Australia

    Anna Torv (born 7 June 1979) is an Australian actress known for her roles as FBI agent Olivia Dunham on television series Fringe (2008–2013), for which she was nominated for the Critics' Choice...  more
  • 11

    Catherine Martin

    Scenic Designer, Production Designer


    BirthplaceLindfield, Sydney, Australia

    Catherine Martin may refer to: Cathie Martin, (born 1955) Professor of Plant Sciences at the University of East Anglia Catherine Martin (designer) (born 1965) is an Australian costume designer,...  more
  • 12

    Hugo Weaving

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceIbadan, Nigeria

    Hugo Wallace Weaving (born 4 April 1960) is an English-Australian film and stage actor. He is best known for playing Agent Smith in The Matrix trilogy (1999–2003), Elrond in The Lord of the Rings...  more

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  • 13


    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

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  • 14


    BirthplacePerth, 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
  • 15

    Pamela Stephenson

    Clinical psychologist, Comedian


    BirthplaceTakapuna, Auckland, New Zealand

    Pamela Helen Stephenson, Lady Connolly (born 4 December 1949), is a New Zealand-born psychologist, writer, and performer who is now a resident in both the United Kingdom and the United States. She is...  more

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  • 16

    John Jarratt

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceWongawilli, 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
  • 17


    BirthplaceSerbia, Belgrade

    Alternative NameBoyana Novakovic

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  • 18


    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Rachel Gordon (born 10 May 1976) is an Australian actress....  more
  • 19

    Jacqueline McKenzie

    Singer-songwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Jacqueline Susan McKenzie (born 24 October 1967) is a classically trained Australian actress of stage and screen....  more
  • 20

    Richard Roxburgh

    Television producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceAlbury, Australia

    Richard Roxburgh (born 23 January 1962) is an Australian actor, writer, producer, and director. He has won acclaim for his performances on the stage in productions by the Sydney Theatre Company and...  more
  • 21

    Margaret Pomeranz

    Film critic, Television producer


    BirthplaceWaverley, Australia

    Margaret Pomeranz AM (born 14 July 1944) is an Australian film critic, writer, producer and television personality....  more
  • 22

    Tom Burlinson

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Tom Burlinson (born 14 February 1956) is an Australian actor and singer....  more
  • 23


    BirthplaceSydney, New South Wales, 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
  • 24


    BirthplaceBrisbane, Queensland, Australia

    Ben Lawson (born 6 February 1980) is an Australian actor. From 2006 until 2008, he played Frazer Yeats in the Australian soap opera Neighbours. The role earned him a Logie Award nomination. Lawson...  more
  • 25

    Josh Lawson

    Screenwriter, Actor


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