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Famous People From Perth

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

This list below has a variety of people in it, from Josh Mannella to Tara Rushton.

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

    Jessica Gomes (born 25 September 1984) is an Australian model who appeared in the Swimsuit Issue of the American publication Sports Illustrated every year from 2008 to 2015. She works extensively in...  more
  • BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Scott Higginbotham (born 5 September 1986) is an Australian rugby union player. He currently plays for the Queensland Reds and holds 32 caps for Australia's national team, the Wallabies. His usual...  more
  • BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American actor, comedian, and singer. Murphy was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984. He has worked as a stand-up comedian...  more
  • BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Eamon Wade Sullivan (born 30 August 1985) is an Australian former sprint swimmer, three-time Olympic medallist, and former world record-holder in two events. He is also the winner of Celebrity...  more
  • BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Ben Templesmith (born 7 March 1984) is an Australian comic book artist best known for his work in the American comic book industry, most notably the Image Comics series Fell, with writer Warren...  more
  • BirthplacePerth, Australia

    John Kinsella (born 1963) is an Australian poet, novelist, critic, essayist and editor. His writing is strongly influenced by landscape, and he espouses an 'international regionalism' in his approach...  more
  • Allan Herbert Miller Fels (born 7 February 1942) is an Australian economist, lawyer and public servant. He was most widely known in his role as chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer...  more
  • Sara Macliver is an Australian soprano singer, born and raised in Perth, Western Australia. Macliver is one of Australia’s most popular and versatile artists, appearing in operas, concert and recital...  more
  • Emma Booth

    Age: 38

    BirthplaceDenmark, Australia

    Emma Booth (born 28 November 1982) is an Australian model and actress from Perth, Western Australia. The former teen model and TV star played a significant role in the 2007 film Introducing the...  more
  • George Branson

    Dec. at 81 (1918-1999)

    BirthplacePerth, Australia

    George Howard Branson (23 February 1918 – 27 January 1999) was an Australian politician who served as a Senator for Western Australia from 1958 to 1971, representing the Liberal Party. Branson was...  more
  • BirthplacePerth, Western Australia

    Toby Schmitz (born 4 May 1977) is an Australian actor and playwright. He was born in Perth, Western Australia, attended Perth's Scotch College and briefly studied law at the University of Western...  more
  • Carl Vine

    Age: 65

    BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Carl Vine, AO, is an Australian composer of contemporary classical music....  more
  • BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Natalie Saleeba (born 27 June 1978 in Perth) is an Australian actress of Lebanese descent....  more
  • Tim Kennelly

    Age: 33

    BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Timothy James Kennelly (born 5 December 1986, in Perth, Australia) is an Australian professional baseball player for the Perth Heat of the Australian Baseball League. He primarily plays catcher and...  more
  • BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Judith Mary Lucy (born 1968) is an Australian comedian, television and radio presenter, actress and author, known primarily for her stand-up comedy. Lucy joined the team of the ABC's The Weekly with...  more
  • Ivan Goff

    Dec. at 89 (1910-1999)

    BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Ivan Goff (17 April 1910 – 23 September 1999) was an Australian screenwriter, best known for his collaborations with Ben Roberts including White Heat (1949), Man of a Thousand Faces (1957) and the...  more
  • Chantelle Barry is an Australian singer-songwriter, actress, and voice actress from Perth, best known for being in the original line-up of girl group Bardot. She left the group suddenly, only weeks...  more
  • BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Skye Stracke is an Australian fashion model from Perth, Western Australia....  more
  • BirthplaceDVD Region 4, Oceania, Australasia, Perth, Western Australia

    Ken Freeman may refer to: Ken Freeman (astronomer) (born 1940), Australian astronomer and astrophysicist Ken Freeman (composer) (born 1947), English composer and session musician...  more
  • Judy Davis

    Age: 60

    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

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  • BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Georgie Gardner (born 1 June 1970) is an Australian television and news presenter and journalist. Gardner is currently a co-host of the Nine Network's breakfast program Today alongside Deborah Knight....  more
  • BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Kim Christian Beazley, AC (born 14 December 1948), is an Australian politician who is currently serving as the governor of Western Australia. A former deputy prime minister of Australia and leader of...  more
  • Judy Nunn

    Age: 75

    BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Judith Anne Nunn (AM) (born 13 April 1945 in Perth, Western Australia), (also published under the pen name of Judy Bernard-Waite), is an Australian fiction author, former theatre and television...  more
  • BirthplacePerth, Australia

    John Henry Michael McManus (born 21 January 1974), better known by the stage name Rove McManus, is an Australian triple Gold Logie award-winning comedian, television and radio presenter, producer and...  more
  • BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Justin Lee Langer (born 21 November 1970) is an Australian cricket coach and former cricketer. He is the current coach of the Australian national men’s cricket team, having been appointed to the...  more