Screenwriters Famous Screenwriters from Australia

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List of notable or famous screenwriters from Australia, with bios and photos, including the top screenwriters born in Australia and even some popular screenwriters who immigrated to Australia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Australian screenwriters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These screenwriters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known screenwriter from Australia is included when available.

A list made up of people like Mel Gibson and Kylie Minogue.

This historic screenwriters from Australia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Australian screenwriters of note?" and "Who are the most famous screenwriters from Australia?" These prominent screenwriters of Australia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Australian screenwriters.

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Mel Gibson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Australia
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Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson AO is an American actor and filmmaker. He is most well known as an action hero, for roles such as Martin Riggs in the Lethal Weapon buddy cop film series and Max Rockatansky in the first three post-apocalyptic action films in the Mad Max series. He was born in Peekskill, ...more

Age: 61

Birthplace: Peekskill, New York, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Braveheart, Signs, Lethal Weapon, The Patriot

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Kylie Minogue is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Australia
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Kylie Ann Minogue, OBE, often known simply as Kylie, is an Australian singer, songwriter, and actress. She achieved recognition by starring in the Australia TV soap opera Neighbours, where she played tomboy mechanic Charlene Robinson. Appearing in the series for two years, Minogue's character ...more

Age: 48

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Profession: Film Score Composer, Fashion designer, Record producer, Songwriter, Film Producer, + more

Credits: Moulin Rouge!, Holy Motors, Neighbours, San Andreas

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Rebel Wilson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Australia
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Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson is an Australian actress, writer, entrepreneur, and stand-up comedian. She began appearing as Toula in the SBS comedy series Pizza and the sketch comedy series The Wedge. In 2008, Wilson wrote, produced and starred in the musical comedy series Bogan Pride. The ...more

Age: 31

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Profession: Spokesperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Pitch Perfect 2, Pitch Perfect, Bridesmaids, Pain & Gain

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Eric Bana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Australia
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Eric Bana is an Australian actor. He began his career as a comedian in the sketch comedy series Full Frontal before gaining critical recognition in the biographical crime film Chopper. After a decade of roles in Australian TV shows and films, Bana gained Hollywood's attention for his performance in ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Star Trek, Munich, Hulk, Something in the Air

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