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Famous Film Actors From Queensland

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Queensland, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Queensland, as in some cases Queensland may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Queensland then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Queensland, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

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This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Queensland?" and "Which famous actors were born in Queensland?"
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    Adam Zwar

    Age: 48

    Films Acted InThe Wedding Party, Rats and Cats

    BirthplaceCairns, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Adam Zwar (born 13 January 1972) is an award-winning Australian actor, voice artist, and writer. He is best known for co-creating the Australian comedy series Squinters, Lowdown, Wilfred and creating...  more
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    Films Acted InX-Men Origins: Wolverine, The Great Gatsby, Silent Hill: Revelation, No One Lives, Generation Um...

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Adelaide Clemens (born 30 November 1989) is an Australian actress. She was nominated for a Logie Award in 2008 for her role in the television series Love My Way. In 2012, she played Valentine Wannop...  more
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    Films Acted InKnowing, Candy, Shutter, The Reef, The Clinic

    BirthplaceWarwick, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Adrienne Pickering (born 22 February 1981) is an Australian actress....  more
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    Films Acted InThe Devil Wears Prada, Arbitrage, Day on Fire

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Alyssa Sutherland (born 23 September 1982) is an Australian actress and model....  more

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    Andrea Moor is an actress and acting coach....  more
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    Films Acted InThe Condemned, Dead Heart, What I Have Written, Paperback Hero, Act of Necessity

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Angie Milliken is an Australian actress....  more
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    Films Acted InPicnic at Hanging Rock, The Draughtsman's Contract, Somersault, Napoleon, Just Desserts

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Anne-Louise Lambert (born 21 August 1955) (also credited as Anne Lambert) is an Australian actress whose acting career began with her role in Number 96 in 1973. ...  more
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    Films Acted InSubterano, Floating Life

    BirthplaceCairns, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Annette Shun Wah (born 26 March 1958) has an extensive career in the Australian screen and performance industries, particularly in television, film and theatre. She is currently a freelance writer,...  more
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    Films Acted InAnimal Kingdom, Bootmen, Beneath Hill 60, Ned Kelly, The Rover

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Anthony "Tony" Hayes is a multi-award winning Australian actor, best known for his roles in The Slap, Look Both Ways, The Boys, Rabbit Proof Fence & Animal Kingdom and soap opera Paradise Beach....  more
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    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    NationalityGreece, Australia

    Apostolos K. Doxiadis (Greek: Απόστολος Κ. Δοξιάδης; born 1953) is a Greek writer. He is best known for his international bestsellers Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture (2000) and Logicomix...  more
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    Barry Otto

    Age: 79

    Films Acted InStrictly Ballroom, The Punisher, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole, Australia, Howling III

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Barry Otto (born 1941) is an Australian actor and voice artist, primarily of cinema, and an amateur artist....  more
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    Ben Walker

    Age: 44

    Films Acted InThe Magician

    BirthplaceToowoomba, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Ben Walker (born 13 September 1976) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 2000s. A five-eighth or halfback, he played in Australia's National Rugby League for...  more
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    Films Acted InNed Kelly

    BirthplaceToowong, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Bernard Fanning (born 15 August 1969) is an Australian musician and singer-songwriter. He was the lead vocalist of Queensland alternative rock band Powderfinger from its formation in 1989 to its...  more

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    Bille Brown

    Dec. at 61 (1952-2013)

    Films Acted InThe Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Dish, Fierce Creatures, Killer Elite, Oscar and Lucinda

    BirthplaceBiloela, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Bille Brown AM (11 January 1952 – 13 January 2013) born as William Gerald Brown was an Australian stage, film and television actor and acclaimed playwright....  more
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    Films Acted InFree Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove, The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course, The Wiggles: Wiggly Safari, Return to Nim's Island, Steve Irwin & The Crocmen: Bindi Kid Fitness

    BirthplaceBuderim, Queensland, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Bindi Sue Irwin (born 24 July 1998) is an Australian television personality and conservationist. When she was 9, Irwin hosted Bindi the Jungle Girl, a children's wildlife documentary TV series. She...  more
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    Bob Maza

    Dec. at 61 (1939-2000)

    Films Acted InReckless Kelly, BabaKiueria, Back of Beyond, White Man's Legend

    BirthplacePalm Island, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Robert Lewis Maza (25 November 1939 – 14 May 2000) credited as Bob Maza was an Australian actor and playwright....  more
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    Brenton Thwaites

    Age: 31

    Films Acted InMaleficent, Oculus, Blue Lagoon: The Awakening, The Giver, Son of a Gun

    BirthplaceCairns, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Brenton Thwaites is an Australian actor who first came to prominence with his portrayal of Luke Gallagher in the Fox8 teen drama series SLiDE, and later Stu Henderson in the soap opera Home and Away....  more

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    Films Acted InThe Karate Kid, Part II, Uncommon Valor

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Brett Johnson is an actor and a voice actor....  more
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    Brett Praed

    Brett Praed is an actor and stunt performer....
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    Films Acted InReturn to the Blue Lagoon, Private Collection, Touch and Go, Coralie Lansdowne Says No

    BirthplaceQueensland, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Brian Blain (13 September 1936 – July 1994) was an Australian actor, best known for his roles in numerous TV series starting from the early 1970, but also worked in theatre, notably with The National...  more
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    Films Acted InNed Kelly, Patrick, ABBA - The Movie, The Umbrella Woman, Funny Things Happen Down Under

    BirthplaceQueensland, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Bruce Barry is a film actor....  more
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    Bryon Williams is an actor....  more
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    Caleb Lloyd

    Age: 35

    Films Acted InFairyTale: A True Story

    BirthplaceToowoomba, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Caleb Lloyd is an actor....
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    Films Acted InGhost Ship

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Cameron Watt is an actor....  more
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    Camilla Vergotis is a film actress and a ballet dancer....  more