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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.