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Famous Theater Actors from Australia

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List of famous theater actors and actresses from , listed alphabetically with photos when available. has given birth to some great theater actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas and more. These are some of the best theater actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of and an aspiring theater actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

This list below has a variety of items, like Genevieve O'Reilly and Tony Sheldon, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best theater actors?" and "Which theater actors are from ?"

You can click on the names of these legendary theater stars of in order to get more information about each one. If you're a fan of plays or Broadway use this list of talented film actors to find some new plays you haven't already seen.
  • Adam Gabriel Garcia (born 1 June 1973) is an Australian stage, television and film actor, best known for the lead roles in the musicals such as Saturday Night Fever and Kiss Me, Kate. He is also a trained tap dancer and singer. Garcia has been nominated twice at the Laurence Olivier Awards in 1999 and 2013 respectively....  more
    • Birthplace: Wahroonga, Australia
    • Country of nationality: Australia
  • Dion Boucicault, Jr.
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    Dion Boucicault, Jr.

    Dion Boucicault Jr. (born Darley George Boucicault; 23 May 1859 – 25 June 1929) was an actor and stage director. Son of the well-known playwright Dion Boucicault, he followed his father into the theatrical profession and made a career as a character actor and a director. In addition to extensive work in the West End of London, he spent considerable time in Australia, where he went into management in the 1880s. As an actor, his greatest successes included Trelawny of the 'Wells' and Mr. Pim Passes By. His best-known success as a manager was Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, of which he presented the premiere and many revivals. His last big success was Lilac Time in 1922....  more
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York
    • Country of nationality: United States of America
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    Andrew Tighe

    Andrew Phillip Tighe (born 23 November 1955) is an Australian actor and theatre director....  more
    • Country of nationality: Australia
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    Anthony LaPaglia

    Anthony M. LaPaglia (, Italian pronunciation: [laˈpaʎʎa]; born 31 January 1959) is an Australian-American actor. He played the role of Joe in the coming-of-age comedy Empire Records and John in the film Autumn In New York, as well as FBI agent Jack Malone on the American television series Without a Trace, for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama. He also appeared in eight episodes of Frasier as Daphne Moon's alcoholic brother Simon. LaPaglia starred in the Australian films Looking for Alibrandi, Holding the Man, Lantana and Balibo. For the latter two films he won AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2001 and 2009....  more
    • Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
    • Country of nationality: Australia


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