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TV Actors from Melbourne

Updated October 13, 2018 10.3k views301 items

List RulesOnly 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?"
  • Rachel Griffiths1

    Rachel Griffiths

    Six Feet Under, Brothers & Sisters

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    Rachel Anne Griffiths (born December 18, 1968) is an Australian actress and director. Raised...  more

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  • Anna Torv2

    Anna Torv

    Fringe, The Secret Life of Us

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    Anna Torv (born 7 June 1979) is an Australian actress known for her roles as FBI agent Olivia...  more
  • Emilie de Ravin3

    Emilie de Ravin

    Lost, Once Upon a Time

    BirthplaceMount Eliza, Australia


    Emilie de Ravin (; born 27 December 1981) is an Australian-American actress. She starred as...  more

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  • Cate Blanchett4

    Cate Blanchett

    G.P., Heartland

    BirthplaceIvanhoe, Australia


    Catherine Elise Blanchett AC (born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actress and theatre director....  more

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  • Kylie Minogue5

    Kylie Minogue

    Neighbours, The Henderson Kids

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    Kylie Ann Minogue, (; born 28 May 1968), also known mononymously as Kylie, is an Australian...  more

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  • James Sorensen6

    James Sorensen

    Blue Water High, Conspiracy 365

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    For the American businessman and philanthropist, see James Sorenson James Sorensen (born 18...  more
  • Portia de Rossi7

    Portia de Rossi

    Arrested Development, Ally McBeal

    BirthplaceHorsham, Australia


    Portia Lee James DeGeneres (born 31 January 1973), known professionally as Portia de Rossi, is...  more

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  • Holly Valance8

    Holly Valance


    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    Holly Rachel Candy (née Vukadinović born 11 May 1983), known professionally as Holly Valance,...  more

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  • Pippa Black9

    Pippa Black

    Outsourced, Neighbours

    BirthplaceFerntree Gully, Melbourne, Australia


    Pippa Black (born 16 October 1982) is an Australian actress. From 2005 to 2009, Black played...  more
  • Marny Kennedy10

    Marny Kennedy

    The Saddle Club, Mortified

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Marny Elizabeth Kennedy (born 21 January 1994) is an Australian actress, singer and model....  more
  • Dannii Minogue11

    Dannii Minogue

    Home and Away, Skyways

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    Dannii Minogue (born 20 October 1971) is an Australian singer-songwriter, actress, model,...  more

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  • Jesse Spencer12

    Jesse Spencer

    House, Chicago Fire

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    NationalityUnited States of America,Australia

    Jesse Gordon Spencer (born 12 February 1979) is an Australian actor and musician. He is best...  more
  • Gary Sweet13

    Gary Sweet

    The Pacific, Dancing with the Stars

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    Gary Sweet (born 22 May 1957) is an Australian film and television actor known for his roles...  more
  • Jason Donovan14

    Jason Donovan

    Neighbours, Skyways

    BirthplaceMalvern, Australia


    Jason Sean Donovan (born 1 June 1968) is an Australian actor and singer. He initially achieved...  more

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  • Wendy Hughes15

    Wendy Hughes

    Number 96, Return to Eden

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    Wendy Hughes (29 July 1952 – 8 March 2014) was an Australian actress known for her work in...  more
  • Anne Charleston16

    Anne Charleston

    Neighbours, Number 96

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    Anne Charleston (born 30 December 1942 in Melbourne) is an Australian actress, notable for her...  more
  • Mauricio Merino, Jr.17

    Mauricio Merino, Jr.

    Conspiracy 365

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Mauricio Merino Jr. (born in Melbourne on 3 August 1991) is a Professional Actor and Model...  more
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    Louis Mandylor

    My Big Fat Greek Life, Martial Law

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    Louis Mandylor (born Elias Theodosopoulos; Greek: Ηλίας Θεοδοσόπουλος; 13 September 1966) is a...  more
  • John Pyper-Ferguson19

    John Pyper-Ferguson

    Alphas, Brothers & Sisters

    BirthplaceMordialloc, Melbourne, Australia

    NationalityCanada, Australia

    John Pyper-Ferguson (born February 27, 1964) is an Australian-born Canadian actor. He has...  more
  • Kerry Armstrong20

    Kerry Armstrong

    Prisoner, Ocean Girl

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    Kerry Michelle Armstrong (born 12 September 1958) is an Australian film, television and stage...  more
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    Jeffrey Walker

    Ocean Girl, Mirror

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    Jeffrey Walker (born 10 July 1982, in Melbourne) is an Australian television actor and...  more
  • Stephen Curry22
    Wardell Stephen "Steph" Curry II ( STEF-ən; born March 14, 1988) is an American professional...  more

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  • Chris Hemsworth23

    Chris Hemsworth

    Home and Away, Guinevere Jones

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    Christopher Hemsworth (born 11 August 1983) is an Australian actor. He rose to prominence...  more

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  • Marg Downey24

    Marg Downey

    The Late Show, Fast Forward

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    Marg Downey (born 5 May 1961 in Melbourne) is an Australian comedian, best known for her roles...  more
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    Graeme Blundell

    Marking Time, Vietnam

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    Graeme Blundell (born 7 August 1945) is an Australian actor, director, producer, writer and...  more