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List of famous people from Canberra, 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 Canberra, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Canberra 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 Canberra, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

List people include Jorge Taufua, Tim Burns and many more.

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

Alex O'Loughlin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Alex O'Loughlin age 41 - Alex O'Loughlin is an Australian actor, currently playing Lieutenant Commander Steve McGarrett on CBS' remade TV series of Hawaii Five-0. He had starring roles in the films Oyster Farmer and The ...more

Mia Wasikowska is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Mia Wasikowska age 28 - Mia Wasikowska is an Australian actress. After starting her acting career in Australian television and film, she first became known to a wider audience following her critically acclaimed work on ...more

Anna Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Anna Flanagan age 26 - Anna Flanagan is an Australian field hockey player.

Imogen Bailey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Imogen Bailey age 40 - Imogen Bailey is an Australian model, actress and singer. As a model she has been featured on the cover of men's magazines, including Ralph, FHM, Black+White and Australian Playboy. On TV Bailey ...more

Peter Kimlin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Peter Kimlin age 32 - Peter Kimlin is an Australian rugby union football player who plays for Grenoble in the French Top 14. He played for the ACT Brumbies in the Super Rugby competition from 2007 through to 2013. ...more

Sarah Ioannides is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Sarah Ioannides age 45 - Sarah Ioannides is a Greek Cypriot-Scottish-Australian conductor. Her father, Ayis Ioannides, is a conductor and composer of Greek Cypriot ancestry. Her mother is of Scottish ancestry. Ioannides ...more

Patricia Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Patricia Hewitt age 69 - Patricia Hope Hewitt is a British Labour Party politician, who served in the Cabinet until 2007, most recently as Secretary of State for Health. Hewitt's political career began in the 1970s as a ...more

Mick Molloy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Mick Molloy age 51 - Michael "Mick" Molloy is an Australian comedian, writer, producer and actor who has been active in radio, television, stand-up and film. He is on the Triple M Melbourne's breakfast ...more

Brett Mason is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Brett Mason age 56 - Senator Brett John Mason is a former Australian politician and a Liberal/Liberal National member of the Australian Senate from 1 July 1999 to 26 March 2015, representing the state of

James Hird is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Canberra
James Hird age 45 - James Albert Hird is a retired professional Australian rules football player and the current senior coach of the Essendon Football Club in the Australian Football League. Hird played as a ...more

Martin Hosking is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Canberra

Campbell Newman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Campbell Newman age 54 - Campbell Kevin Thomas Newman is a former Australian politician who served as the 38th Premier of Queensland from 26 March 2012 to 14 February 2015; he lost his own seat at the 2015 state ...more

Patty Mills is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Patty Mills age 29 - Patrick Sammy "Patty" Mills is an Australian professional basketball player who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association. Mills is the second ...more

Michael Brand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Michael Brand age 60 - Dr Michael Brand is an art scholar from Australia. Throughout his career, Brand has specialised in the art of Asia, in particular Indian art.

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Warren Snowdon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Warren Snowdon age 68 - Warren Edward Snowdon is an Australian politician. He is a Labor member of the Australian House of Representatives. He represented the Division of Northern Territory from July 1987 to March ...more

Big Dave is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Big Dave Big Dave is an Australian rapper, record producer, radio host and Community Advocate. He is also the founder and owner of KP Records. Since his release from Long Bay Jail in 2005, Big Dave has ...more

David Brooks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Canberra
David Brooks age 65 - David Gordon Brooks is an Australian poet, novelist and essayist. He graduated from the Australian National University in 1974. In 1975 he left Australia for postgraduate study in Canada. He ...more

Sigrid Thornton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Sigrid Thornton age 59 - Sigrid Thornton is an Australian multi-award winning actress.

Lincoln Hall is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Lincoln Hall Died at 57 (1955-2012) - Lincoln Ross Hall OAM was a veteran Australian mountain climber, adventurer, author and philanthropist. Hall was part of the first Australian expedition to climb Mount Everest in 1984, which ...more

Roger Le Mesurier is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Roger Le Mesurier age 69 - Roger Le Mesurier is a film producer and a television producer.

Jorge Taufua is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Jorge Taufua age 26 - Jorge Taufua is a Tongan Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles of the National Rugby League. A Tonga national representative three-quarter back, he ...more

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Scott Talbot-Cameron is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Scott Talbot-Cameron age 36 - Scott Talbot-Cameron is an Australian born two-time Olympic and National Record holding backstroke swimmer for New Zealand. He swam for New Zealand at the 2000 and 2004 Olympics. Talbot-Cameron ...more

Isaac Ntiamoah is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Isaac Ntiamoah age 35 - Isaac Ntiamoah is an Australian track and field sprinter. He was a member of the Australian 4 x 100m relay team that equalled the Australian record when they qualified for the finals at the 2012 ...more

Carl Valeri is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Carl Valeri age 33 - Carl Valeri is an Australian professional soccer player who plays as a defensive midfielder for A-League side Melbourne Victory. He is also a member of the Australia national soccer team.

Mitchell Hackett is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Mitchell Hackett age 27

Scott Simpson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Scott Simpson age 45 - Scott Simpson is a film director, film editor, film producer, and screenwriter.

Melissa Breen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Melissa Breen age 27 - Melissa Breen is an Australian 100 metres and 200 metres runner. Breen broke the Australian record for the women's 100 m sprint, when she clocked 11.11 seconds at the ACT Championships, held on ...more

Lauren Boden is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Lauren Boden age 29 - Lauren Wells is an Australian athletics competitor. Her events are the 400 metre hurdles, 400 metres and long jump. She was the youngest woman to win the 400 metres hurdle event at the ...more

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Jonathan Pease is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Jonathan Pease age 44 - Jonathan Pease is a creative director and entrepreneur based in Australia known for his role as style director on Australia's Next Top Model. Pease is currently managing partner and executive ...more

Sue Geh is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Sue Geh Died at 39 (1959-1998) - Susanna Monika Geh was a former Australian women's basketball player.

Steve Hayes is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Steve Hayes age 33 - Steve Hayes is an Australian professional soccer player who plays as a midfielder for Hong Kong First Division League club Biu Chun Rangers.

Abby Dobson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Abby Dobson age 49 - Abby Dobson is an Australian singer and musician. Dobson was the lead vocalist for the pop band Leonardo's Bride. Dobson has often collaborated with musician Paul Mac on a few tracks, including ...more

Steven Luštica is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Steven Luštica age 26 - Steven Peter Lustica is an Australian football player who plays for Brisbane Roar in the A-League.

James Lane is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Canberra
James Lane age 36 - James Lane is a film editor.

Ben Ellwood is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Ben Ellwood age 42 - Ben Ellwood is a former professional tennis player from Australia.

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James Evans is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Canberra
James Evans age 39 - James Evans is an Australian rugby league footballer of the 2000s, playing at club level for Canberra Raiders, Huddersfield Giants, Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, Bradford Bulls, and Castleford ...more

Matt Mundy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Matt Mundy age 30 - Matt Mundy is an Australian footballer who plays for Olympic FC.

Paul Roberts is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Paul Roberts age 44 - Paul "PJ" Roberts is a former Australian footballer and a TV pundit with ESPN Star Sports.

Steven Deans is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Steven Deans age 35 - Steven Deans is an Australian ice hockey player currently playing for the Canberra Knights in the Australian Ice Hockey League.

Lusitania Tatafu is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Lusitania Tatafu age 20

Nick Kyrgios is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Nick Kyrgios age 22 - Nicholas Hilmy "Nick" Kyrgios is an Australian professional tennis player. He won the Boys' Singles event at the 2013 Australian Open and the Boys' Doubles event at the 2013 Wimbledon ...more

Daniel Backo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Daniel Backo age 32

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Kat Lewis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Kat Lewis age 29 - Katrina Cecchini is an Australian Paralympic swimmer. She was born in Canberra with mild cerebral palsy due to being born ten weeks premature. She started swimming at the suggestion of a ...more

Scott Taunton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Scott Taunton Scott Taunton is an Australian businessman. Born in Canberra, he was general manager of DNA Internet until March 2000, when the company was acquired by Northern Ireland-based broadcaster UTV ...more

Gemma Dashwood is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Gemma Dashwood age 40 - Gemma Joan Dashwood, OAM is an Australian Paralympic swimmer and medical doctor. She was born in Canberra. She competed in the Les autres disability category due to her septic arthritis.

Viktor Cebergs is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Viktor Cebergs age 49

Chris Thomson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Chris Thomson age 32 - Chris Thomson is a former Australian rugby union footballer who played as a lock for the Waratahs between 2009 and 2010 and French side Narbonne for between 2010 and 2012. He joined the ...more

Brent Crisp is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Brent Crisp age 31 - Brent Crisp is a professional rugby league player for the Bulldogs in the National Rugby League. He primarily plays at full-back and can also play on the wing. He made his first-grade debut ...more

Stevie Plunder is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Stevie Plunder Died at 33 (1963-1996) - Stevie Plunder, born as Anthony Hayes, was an Australian guitarist and singer-songwriter. He was a founding member of the groups, The Plunderers and The Whitlams.

Andrew Wall is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Canberra
Andrew Wall age 33 - Andrew Wall, an Australian politician, is a member of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly representing the electorate of Brindabella for the Liberal Party since 2012.