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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Melbourne.

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Melbourne, with photos when available. These renowned Melbourne actors and actresses are listed by popularity, so the names at the top of the list will be the most recognizable. A few of these actors may not have technically been born in Melbourne, but everyone on this list grew up in Melbourne and considers it to be their home. This list includes Melbourne TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Melbourne then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Melbourne. Various bits of information are available for these Melbourne celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

Cate Blanchett and Kylie Minogue are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Melbourne?" and "Who are the most famous Melbourne actors?"

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Rachel Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Six Feet Under, Brothers & Sisters, Comanche Moon Rachel Anne Griffiths is an Australian actress and director. She came to prominence with the 1994 film Muriel's Wedding and her Academy Award nominated performance in Hilary and Jackie. She is ...more

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Anna Torv is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Fringe, The Secret Life of Us, Young Lions Anna Charmichael Torv is an Australian actress known for her role as FBI agent Olivia Dunham on the Fox television series Fringe.

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Emilie de Ravin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Lost, Once Upon a Time, Roswell Emilie de Ravin is an Australian actress. She has played Tess Harding on Roswell and Claire Littleton on the ABC drama Lost. In 2012 she guest-starred as Belle on the ABC drama Once Upon a Time ...more

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Cate Blanchett is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
G.P., Heartland, Bordertown Catherine Élise "Cate" Blanchett is an Australian actress of screen and stage. She has received critical acclaim and many accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Screen ...more

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Kylie Minogue is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Neighbours, The Henderson Kids 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 ...more

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James Sorensen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Blue Water High, Conspiracy 365 James Sorensen is a professional model and actor. He is best known for portraying Declan Napier in the soap opera Neighbours.

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Portia de Rossi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Arrested Development, Ally McBeal, Better Off Ted Portia Lee James DeGeneres, known professionally as Portia de Rossi, is an Australian actress, model and philanthropist, known for her roles as lawyer Nelle Porter on the television series Ally ...more

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Holly Valance is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Neighbours Holly Rachel Candy, known professionally as Holly Valance, is an Australian actress, model and singer. Valance began her career as Felicity "Flick" Scully on the Australian soap opera ...more

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Pippa Black is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Outsourced, Neighbours Pippa Black is an Australian actress. From 2005 to 2009, Black played Elle Robinson in the soap opera Neighbours. Black played Tonya in the NBC series Outsourced from 2010 to 2011.

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Marny Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
The Saddle Club, Mortified, A gURLs wURLd Marny Kennedy is an Australian actress, singer and model. She is best known for her roles as Taylor Fry in the series Mortified, and Veronica diAngelo #2 on The Saddle Club. She also stars as ...more

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Dannii Minogue is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Home and Away, Skyways, Nickelodeon UK Kids Choice Awards Danielle Jane "Dannii" Minogue is an Australian singer-songwriter, talent competition judge, actress, television and radio personality, and fashion designer. She rose to prominence in ...more

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Jesse Spencer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
House, Chicago Fire, Hercules Jesse Spencer is a voice actor.

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Gary Sweet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
The Pacific, Dancing with the Stars, Stingers Gary Sweet is an Australian film and television actor known for his roles in Alexandra's Project, Police Rescue, Cody, Big Sky, Bodyline and Stingers. He grew up in Warradale, South Australia, ...more

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Jason Donovan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Neighbours, Skyways, The Dark Side of Fame with Piers Morgan Jason Donovan is an Australian actor and singer. He initially achieved fame in the Australian soap opera Neighbours, before beginning a career in music in 1988. In the UK he has sold over 3 ...more

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Wendy Hughes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Number 96, Return to Eden, A Woman Named Jackie Wendy Hughes was an Australian actress known for her work in theatre, film and television. Born of English parents, she made her film debut in 1974. Her biggest role was in Lonely Hearts, played ...more

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Anne Charleston is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Neighbours, Number 96, Bellbird Anne Charleston is an Australian actress currently based in Galway, Ireland and the UK. She is known for her roles as Madge Bishop in the Australian soap opera Neighbours and Lily Butterfield in ...more

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Mauricio Merino, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Conspiracy 365 Mauricio Merino Jr is a Professional Actor and Model best known for his role as Simon Freedman on the soap opera Neighbours and his re-curring role as Freddy on FOX's 12 part series Conspiracy

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Louis Mandylor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
My Big Fat Greek Life, Martial Law, Can't Hurry Love Louis Mandylor is an Australian film and television actor.

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John Pyper-Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Alphas, Brothers & Sisters, Conan the Adventurer John Pyper-Ferguson is an Australian-born Canadian actor. He has appeared in a wide range of films and television shows. His notable works include playing Sonny Hamilton on Hamilton's Quest, ...more

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Kerry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Prisoner, Ocean Girl, SeaChange Kerry Michelle Armstrong is an Australian actress on film, television, and stage. She is one of only two actresses to win two Australian Film Institute Awards in the same year. Armstrong's 2001 ...more

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Jeffrey Walker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Ocean Girl, Mirror, Mirror Jeffrey Walker is an Australian television director, best known to the Australian public for his appearances as a child actor in Ocean Girl and Round the Twist. He moved on to direct episodes of ...more

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Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Wardell Stephen "Steph" Curry II is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. Listed at 6 ft 3 in tall ...more

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Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Home and Away, Guinevere Jones Chris Hemsworth is an Australian actor. He is best known for his roles as Kim Hyde in the Australian TV series Home and Away and as Thor in the Marvel Studios superhero films Thor, The Avengers, ...more

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Marg Downey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
The Late Show, Fast Forward, The D-Generation Marg Downey is an Australian comedian.

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Graeme Blundell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Marking Time, Vietnam, Medivac Graeme Blundell is an Australian actor, director, producer, writer and biographer.

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Cameron Daddo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Models Inc., Pirate Master, Category 7: The End of the World Cameron Peter Daddo is an Australian actor, musician and presenter.

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Costas Mandylor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Picket Fences, Secret Agent Man, Players Costas Mandylor is an Australian actor. He is best known for his role as Kenny in Picket Fences, and for portraying Mark Hoffman in the Saw films.

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Barry Humphries is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
I'd Do Anything, The Dame Edna Treatment, The Dame Edna Experience Barry Humphries was the nominee from 1981 British Academy Television Award for Best Light Entertainment Performance.

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Damien Bodie is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Ocean Girl, The Elephant Princess, Winners & Losers Damien Bodie is an Australian actor.

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Catherine McClements is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Wentworth, Water Rats, Rush Catherine McClements is an Australian actress.

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Matthew Newton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Underbelly, Changi, Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities Matthew Joseph Newton is an actor, writer, and director from Australia who is best known for his role as Terry Clark on Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities. His career was interrupted by treatment ...more

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Nadine Garner is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Blue Water High, City Homicide, Class Act Nadine Lynette Garner is an Australian actress.

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Rob Sitch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
The Late Show, The D-Generation, Frontline Robert Ian Sitch, is an Australian director, producer, screenwriter, actor and comedian.

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Eric Bana is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Something in the Air, Full Frontal 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 ...more

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Brooke Satchwell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Neighbours, Water Rats, Tripping Over Brooke Kerith Satchwell is an Australian actress, model, and environmental spokesperson.

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Asher Keddie is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Underbelly, Love My Way, Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities Actress Asher Keddie sets out to find the origins of her creative passions, discovering a story from the past with eerie parallels to her own life.

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Emily Browning is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Something in the Air, Thunderstone, High Flyers Emily Jane Browning is an Australian film actress and singer. Browning made her film debut in the Australian television film The Echo of Thunder, subsequently, she played recurring roles in ...more

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Jane Hall is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
A Country Practice, Let Loose Live, The Henderson Kids Jane Hall is an Australian actress, comedian, writer and presenter.

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John Wood is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Blue Heelers, Catwalk, The Cut John Wood is a Gold Logie Award-winning Australian actor and writer, best known for his role as Senior Sergeant Tom Croydon in the Seven Network's long running police drama Blue Heelers.

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Brett Tucker is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Mistresses, Spartacus, McLeod's Daughters Brett Alan Tucker is an Australian actor and singer. He was a series regular in The Saddle Club and McLeod's Daughters. He is also known for his role as Daniel Fitzgerald in Neighbours.

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Gina Riley is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Kath & Kim, Fast Forward, Big Girl's Blouse Gina Riley is an Australian actress, writer, singer and comedian.

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Gary Files is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, The Secret Service, Joe 90 Gary Files is an Australian-Canadian actor, theatre director and radio writer who has worked in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Resident in Australia since 1976, Files is noted for ...more

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Vince Colosimo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
A Country Practice, Underbelly, The Librarians Vincenzo Colosimo known professionally as Vince Colosimo is an Australian AFI Award winning stage, television and screen actor. He has worked in both Australia and the United States. He is of ...more

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Paul Leyden is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
As the World Turns, LAX, Maneater Paul Augustine Leyden is an Australian actor. He is best known for playing the role of Simon Frasier on the daytime soap opera As the World Turns. He played Simon in the 2009 mini series ...more

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Kym Gyngell is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
The Librarians, The Comedy Company, Lowdown Kym Gyngell is an actor.

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Jeremy Kewley is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
The Sullivans, Janus, Arcade Jeremy Leo Kewley is an Australian actor, writer and producer. He made his professional acting debut at the age of 14 in the feature film The Devil's Playground.

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Tristan Rogers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Number 96, General Hospital: Night Shift, Sky Commanders Tristan Rogers is an Australian American actor. He is best known for playing Robert Scorpio on the ABC soap opera General Hospital and for voicing Jake in Walt Disney's The Rescuers Down Under. ...more

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Christine Stephen-Daly is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Pacific Drive, House of Saddam, Something in the Air Christine Stephen-Daly is an Australian television actress.

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Michael Peter Balzary is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Michael Peter Balzary, better known by his stage name Flea, is an Australian-born American musician and occasional actor. He is best known as the bassist, co-founding member, and one of the ...more

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Norman Kaye is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Melbourne
Bangkok Hilton, Power Without Glory Norman James Kaye was an Australian actor and musician. He was best known for his roles in the films of director Paul Cox.