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Famous People From Brisbane

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List of famous people from Brisbane, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Brisbane, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Brisbane you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Brisbane, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

This list includes Marie-Louise Theile, David Wilson and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Brisbane?" or "Which celebrities were born in Brisbane?" then this list is a great resource for you.
  • Berrick Barnes

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Berrick Stevens Barnes (born 28 May 1986) is an Australian professional rugby union... more on Wikipedia
  • Ben Tapuai

    Ben Tapuai

    Age: 31

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Ben Tapuai is a professional rugby player for the Queensland Reds. Tapuai grew up in Melbourne... more on Wikipedia
  • Claire Holt

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Claire Rhiannon Holt (born 11 June 1988) is an Australian actress, known for her roles as... more on Wikipedia

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  • Hugh McMeniman

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Hugh McMeniman (born 1 November 1983 in Brisbane) is an Australian rugby union footballer who... more on Wikipedia
  • James Horwill

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    James Horwill (born 29 May 1985) is an Australian rugby union player, who has played for the... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacinda Barrett

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Giacinta Juanita Cordelia Arabella Luciana Rosalina Barrett (born August 2, 1972), known... more on Wikipedia

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  • Sandra Sully

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Sandra Sully (born 18 February 1961) is an Australian news presenter and journalist and editor... more on Wikipedia
  • Morgan Featherstone

    Morgan Featherstone

    Age: 25

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Morgan Featherstone (born 20 October 1994) is a former fashion model based in Melbourne.
  • Bill Hayden

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    William George Hayden (born 23 January 1933) is a former Australian politician who served as... more on Wikipedia
  • Kirk Reynoldson

    Kirk Reynoldson

    Age: 41

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Kirk Reynoldson (born 11 March 1979) is an Australian former professional rugby league... more on Wikipedia
  • Trevor Gillmeister

    Trevor Gillmeister

    Age: 56

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Trevor Gillmeister (born 13 March 1964) is an Australian former professional rugby league... more on Wikipedia
  • John McCallum

    John McCallum

    Dec. at 92 (1918-2010)

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    John Neil McCallum, (14 March 1918 – 3 February 2010) was an Australian theatre and film... more on Wikipedia
  • Liesl Tesch

    Liesl Tesch

    Age: 51

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Liesl Tesch, AM is an Australian wheelchair basketball player and sailor. She became an... more on Wikipedia
  • Katie Walker

    Age: 42

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Katie Walker (born 18 July 1978 in Brisbane, Australia) is an Australian netball player.... more on Wikipedia
  • Alan Gilbert

    Dec. at 66 (1944-2010)

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Alan Gilbert may refer to: Alan Gilbert (conductor) (born 1967), American conductor and... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    William George O'Chee (born 19 June 1965) is an Australian politician. He was a National Party... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Anthony "Tony" Hayes is a multi-award winning Australian actor, best known for his roles in... more on Wikipedia
  • Reg Watson

    Reg Watson

    Age: 94

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Reginald James Watson AM (born 1926) is an Australian retired television producer and... more on Wikipedia
  • Tracey Moffatt

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Tracey Moffatt (born 12 November 1960) is an Australian artist who primarily uses photography... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    David Parker (born 1947 in Brisbane, Queensland) is an Australian cinematographer, film... more on Wikipedia
  • William Webb

    William Webb

    Dec. at 85 (1887-1972)

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Sir William Flood Webb KBE (21 January 1887 – 11 August 1972) was a judge of the Supreme Court... more on Wikipedia
  • Ellen Fanning
    Ellen Fanning is an Australian journalist. Fanning is currently host of The Drum on ABC... more on Wikipedia
  • Sue Boyce

    Age: 69

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Suzanne Kay Boyce (born 15 March 1951, in Brisbane, Queensland), Australian politician,... more on Wikipedia
  • Jennifer Louise Macklin

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Jennifer Louise Macklin (born 29 December 1953) is an Australian former politician who was a... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Tautau Moga is an Australian professional rugby league player of Samoan descent who currently... more on Wikipedia