Actors Who Emigrated To Australia

by bloody-3 | created - 24 Sep 2016 | updated - 7 months ago | Public

Actors From Other Countries Who Chose To Come To Australia. They may have started their profession before arriving or taken it up after settling here.

1. Abigail

Actress | Sons and Daughters

Abigail became Australia's undisputed number 1 female sex symbol through her role as virginal blonde Bev Houghton in Number 96 (1972). English born Abigail was educated in France. Her mother was a Ceylonese (Sri Lankan) of Dutch Burgher/Eurasian ethnicity. Abigail came to Australia in 1971 and ...

2. Peter Adams

Actor | Cop Shop

Peter Adams was born on May 18, 1938 in New Zealand as Peter John Adams. He was an actor, known for Cop Shop (1977), Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979) and Mission: Impossible (1988). He was married to Kirsty Child. He died on December 13, 1999 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

3. Alexander Archdale

Actor | The Killing of Angel Street

Alexander Archdale was born on November 26, 1905 in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, British India as Alexander Mervyn Archdale. He was an actor, known for The Killing of Angel Street (1981), His Majesty O'Keefe (1954) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He died on May 13, 1986 in Hornsby, Sydney, New South...

4. Queenie Ashton

Actress | A Country Practice

Queenie Ashton was born on November 11, 1903 in London, England as Edith Muriel Ashton. She was an actress, known for A Country Practice (1981), The Love Boat (1977) and Certain Women (1973). She was married to John Cover. She died on October 21, 1999 in Carlingford, Sydney, New South Wales, ...

5. Jane Badler

Actress | Virtual Revolution

Jane Badler, the American and Australian actress best known for her role as the evil reptilian Visitor leader "Diana" in the NBC mini-series V (1983), its sequel V: The Final Battle (1984), the subsequent TV series V (1984), and the last season of the latest series V (2009), was born on the last ...

6. Helmut Bakaitis

Actor | The Matrix Reloaded

Helmut Bakaitis is attached to the world of acting in both performing, directing and screen-writing. He was born in Lauban, Silesia, Germany (later became Luban, Poland). He moved to Australia, where he was educated in Sydney at the Fort Street High School. On the steps of the Sydney War Memorial, ...

7. Lyndall Barbour

Actress | You Can't See Round Corners

Lyndall Barbour was born on May 19, 1916 in Cairo, Egypt as Lyndall Harvey Barbour. She was an actress, known for You Can't See Round Corners (1967), You Can't See 'round Corners (1969) and Homicide (1964). She died on October 10, 1986 in Wahroonga, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

8. Briony Behets

Actress | Long Weekend

Briony Behets was born on July 21, 1951 in London, England. She is known for her work on Long Weekend (1978), The Trespassers (1976) and Families (1990).

9. Nicholas Bell

Actor | I, Frankenstein

Nicholas Bell was born on August 17, 1958 in Huddersfield, England. He is an actor, known for I, Frankenstein (2014), Mission: Impossible II (2000) and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995).

10. Tushka Bergen

Actress | Swing Kids

Tushka Bergen is a British born actress. After getting her start in film at the age of 11 in Germany, she continued acting in Australia , before moving to England to study acting formally. Tushka appeared in film and TV in Britain, and also did extensive work in Germany. After moving to the United ...

11. Pat Bishop

Actress | Don's Party

Pat Bishop was born on June 13, 1946 in Belfast, Northern Ireland as Patricia Mary Bishop. She was an actress, known for Don's Party (1976), Brides of Christ (1991) and Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979). She died on March 28, 2000 in Melbourne, Australia.

12. Dagmar Bláhová

Actress | The Prince & Me

Dagmar Bláhová was born on March 8, 1949 in Liberec, Czechoslovakia. She is known for her work on The Prince and Me (2004), Sons of Steel (1988) and Nexus 2.431 (1994).

13. Jon Blake

Actor | The Lighthorsemen

Jon Blake was driving home late on December 1, 1986, after the final day's filming of The Lighthorsemen (1987) when his station wagon, swerving to avoid a car stopped on the wrong side of the road with its lights off, struck another vehicle. He sustained permanent brain damage and existed in a ...

14. Julia Blake

Actress | X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Julia Blake was born in 1936 in London, England. She is an actress, known for X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Aquamarine (2006) and Innocence (2000).

15. Betty Bobbitt

Actress | 'Crocodile' Dundee II

Betty Bobbitt was born on February 7, 1940 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Crocodile Dundee II (1988), Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979) and Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001).

16. Ernie Bourne

Actor | Blue Heelers

Ernie Bourne was born on August 1, 1926 in Dorset, England. He was an actor, known for Blue Heelers (1994), Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979) and Neighbours (1985). He died on January 21, 2009 in Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

17. Shane Briant

Actor | Sherlock Holmes vs. Frankenstein

Born in London, Shane Briant topped the Law School at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Nominated by the London theatre critics as "Best Newcomer" in 1971, Briant has appeared in 32 features worldwide, most notably The Picture of Dorian Gray (1973), The Naked Civil Servant (1975), The ...

18. Chelsea Brown

Actress | The Thing with Two Heads

Chelsea Brown was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Lois Brown. She passed away from pneumonia March 28, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

She was an actress, comedienne, singer and dancer perhaps best known for being the first African-American series regular in the iconic, ground-breaking American TV ...

19. Tom Burlinson

Actor | Flesh+Blood

Actor and singer born on 14th February 1956 in Toronto, Canada, from English parents who had migrated to Canada after Word War II. The family transferred to New Jersey in 1958 and Tom was the typical all-American youngster with the Little League baseball cap, striped T-shirt and turned-up jeans. In...

20. Alan Cassell

Actor | 'Breaker' Morant

Alan Cassell was born on February 16, 1932 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as Alan Louis Cassell. He was an actor, known for Breaker Morant (1980), Blue Heelers (1994) and SeaChange (1998). He died on August 30, 2017 in Kyneton, Victoria, Australia.

21. Gordon Chater

Actor | My Name's McGooley, What's Yours?

Gordon Chater was born on April 6, 1922 in London, England as Gordon Maitland Chater. He was an actor, known for My Name's McGooley, What's Yours? (1966), Snake Gully with Dad and Dave (1972) and ITV Television Playhouse (1955). He died on December 12, 1999 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

22. Simon Chilvers

Actor | Homicide

Simon Chilvers was born on April 5, 1939 in England. He is an actor, known for Homicide (1964), Buddies (1983) and The Farm (2001).

23. Basil Clarke

Actor | Muriel's Wedding

Basil Clarke was born in 1913 in Scotland as Basil Claude Hudson Clarke. He was an actor, known for Muriel's Wedding (1994), Old Man (2000) and Babe: Pig in the City (1998). He died on November 28, 2004 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

24. Jane Clifton

Actress | Prisoner

Jane Clifton was born on April 10, 1949 in Gibraltar. She is an actress, known for Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979), Prisoner in Concert (1981) and As Time Goes by (1988).

25. Robert Coleby

Actor | Patrol Boat

Robert Coleby was born in 1947 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. He is known for his work on Patrol Boat (1979), Paradise Beach (1993) and House of Hancock (2015). He is married to Lena Coleby. They have two children.

26. Peter Collingwood

Actor | Picnic at Hanging Rock

Peter Collingwood was born in 1920 in Kent, England. He was an actor, known for Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975), The Killing of Angel Street (1981) and Home and Away (1988). He died on September 23, 2016.

27. Chantal Contouri

Actress | The Sullivans

Chantal Contouri was born on April 8, 1950 in Agios Georgios, Vion, Lakonias, Greece. She is an actress, known for The Sullivans (1976), Thirst (1979) and One More Minute (1979).

28. Alyssa-Jane Cook

Actress | Farscape

Alyssa-Jane Cook is one of Australia's most respected actors and personalities. While her first love will always be pure acting roles, she is also an accomplished television host, two credits not usually found residing comfortably in the one performer. This rare ability to combine her dual careers ...

29. Ralph Cotterill

Actor | The Proposition

Ralph Cotterill was born in 1932 in Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for The Proposition (2005), The Last Bastion (1984) and The Chain Reaction (1980).

30. Diane Craig

Actress | The Mango Tree

Diane Craig was born on June 9, 1949 in Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland as Diane Mary Craig. She is an actress, known for The Mango Tree (1977), Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979) and Ned Kelly (1970). She has been married to Garry McDonald since April 13, 1971. They have two children.

31. Michael Craig

Actor | G.P.

A veritable everyman of stage and screen, both big and small, but relatively unfamiliar to American audiences, Michael Craig is of Scots heritage, born in India to a father on military assignment. When he was three, the family returned to England, but by his eleventh year, they moved on to Canada -...

32. Russell Crowe

Actor | Les Misérables

Russell Ira Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand, to Jocelyn Yvonne (Wemyss) and John Alexander Crowe, both of whom catered movie sets. His maternal grandfather, Stanley Wemyss, was a cinematographer. Crowe's recent ancestry includes Welsh (where his paternal grandfather was born, in Wrexham),...

33. Finlay Currie

Actor | Ben-Hur

Scottish-born Finlay Currie was a former church organist and choirmaster, who made his stage debut at 20 years of age. It took him 34 more years before making his first film, but he worked steadily for another 30 years after that. Although he was a large, imposing figure, with a rich, deep voice ...

34. Dorothy Cutts

Actress | Prisoner

Dorothy Cutts was born in England. She is an actress, known for her role as Officer Pat Slattery on the legendary Australian TV drama Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979), where she stayed with the series for 2 years, she made a cameo as a Barnhurst Officer in episode 419 before joining later in that ...

35. Gary Day

Actor | Blue Heelers

Gary Day was born in 1941 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is an actor and writer, known for Blue Heelers (1994), The Mango Tree (1977) and Blue Murder (1995).

36. Slim DeGrey

Actor | You Can't See Round Corners

Slim DeGrey was born on May 20, 1918 in Lytham, England as Clifford Frank Degrey. He was an actor, known for You Can't See Round Corners (1967), Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001) and Molly (1983). He died on May 20, 2007 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

37. Gosia Dobrowolska

Actress | Silver City

Gosia Dobrowolska was born on June 2, 1958 in Kamienna Góra, Dolnoslaskie, Poland as Malgorzata Dobrowolska. She is an actress and costume designer, known for Silver City (1984), A Woman's Tale (1991) and Kevin Rampenbacker and the Electric Kettle (1994).

38. Terence Donovan

Actor | Division 4

Terence Donovan was born on October 28, 1942 in Staines, Middlesex, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Division 4 (1969), Blue Heelers (1994) and The Man from Snowy River (1982). He has been married to Marlene Donovan since 1980. They have one child. He was previously married to Sue ...

39. Gerry Duggan

Actor | Goldfinger

Gerry Duggan was born in 1909 in Dublin, Ireland, UK. He was an actor, known for Goldfinger (1964), Four Desperate Men (1959) and McCloud (1970). He died on March 27, 1992 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

40. Wallas Eaton

Actor | Complete and Utter History of Britain

Wallas Eaton was born on February 18, 1917 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He was an actor, known for Complete and Utter History of Britain (1969), Up Pompeii! (1969) and Hugh and I (1962). He died on November 3, 1995 in Australia.

41. James Elliott

Actor | Number 96

James Elliott was born on June 11, 1928 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was an actor, known for Number 96 (1972), Number 96 (1974) and Money Movers (1978). He died on February 12, 2011 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

42. Jon English

Actor | All Together Now

Jon English was born on March 26, 1949 in Hampstead, London, England as Jonathan James English. He is known for his work on All Together Now (1991), Against the Wind (1978) and The Pirates of Penzance (1994). He was married to Carmen Sora. He died on March 9, 2016 in Newcastle, New South Wales, ...

43. Reg Evans

Actor | Mad Max

Reg Evans was born on March 27, 1928 in England. He was an actor, known for Mad Max (1979), Gallipoli (1981) and Charlie & Boots (2009). He died on February 7, 2009 in St Andrews, Victoria, Australia.

44. Tim Evans

Actor | Bluey

Tim Evans was born on May 9, 1937 in Houston, Texas, USA as Timothy Lawler Evans. He is an actor, known for Bluey (1976), Tandarra (1976) and The Four Minute Mile (1988). He was previously married to Elaine McKenna.

45. Michele Fawdon

Actress | Cathy's Child

Michele was born in Essex, London in 1947, She started her acting career aged just 12. She had 40 years experience in the acting profession and is best known in Australia for her work on television.

Michelle appeared in television series The Flying Doctors, GP and A Country Practice and more ...

46. John Fegan

Actor | Picnic at Hanging Rock

John Fegan was born in 1907 in Ireland as John Joseph Fegan. He was an actor, known for Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975), Division 4 (1969) and Homicide (1964). He died on April 9, 1981 in Australia.

47. Peter Finch

Actor | Network

Despite being one of the finest actors of his generation, Peter Finch will be remembered as much for his reputation as a hard-drinking, hell-raising womanizer as for his performances on the screen. He was born in London in 1916 and went to live in Sydney, Australia, at the age of ten. There, he ...

48. Margaret Ford

Actress | The Six Wives of Henry VIII

Margaret Ford was born in 1916 in Boksburg, South Africa. She was an actress, known for The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970), Biography (1970) and Softly Softly (1966). She died in 2010 in Australia.

49. Jill Forster

Actress | SeaChange

Jill Forster was born in Britain and immigrated to Australia in 1964 to pursue a career in modeling. Crawford Productions provided her with her first acting opportunity in Hunter (a television series).

She appeared in the movies Libdo, Great Expectations and Say A Little Prayer. Television roles ...

50. Cornelia Frances

Actress | Home and Away

Cornelia Frances was born on April 7, 1941 in Liverpool, England as Cornelia Frances Zulver. She was an actress, known for Home and Away (1988), Sons and Daughters (1982) and Return to Snowy River (1988). She was married to Michael Eastland. She died on May 28, 2018 in Sydney, New South Wales, ...

51. Colin Friels

Actor | Darkman

Colin Friels was born on September 25, 1952 in Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland. He is an actor, known for Darkman (1990), Water Rats (1996) and Dark City (1998). He has been married to Judy Davis since October 30, 1984. They have two children.

52. Joseph Fürst

Actor | Diamonds Are Forever

Lean, distinguished-looking Viennese character actor, latterly white-haired and with distinctive dark eyebrows. Though he initially studied law in Vienna, Fürst became interested in acting and was given his first opportunities on stage in Canada. He then moved to England in search of better job ...

53. Frank Gallacher

Actor | Dark City

Frank Gallacher was born on April 7, 1943 in Glasgow, Scotland. He is known for his work on Dark City (1998), Peter Pan (2003) and The Lost Islands (1976). He was married to Belinda Davey. He died on February 23, 2009 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

54. Rebecca Gibney

Actress | Wanted

Rebecca Gibney was born in New Zealand on December 14, 1964. At 19 she crossed the Tasman-sea and she is now one of Australia's most appreciated actresses. Before she decided to go into acting she worked as a model and had small jobs in New Zealand. Her break-through came in Australia with her role...

55. Mel Gibson

Actor | Braveheart

Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York, USA, as the sixth of eleven children of Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson (who died in December of 1990). His mother was Irish, from County Longford, while his American-born father is ...

56. Hayes Gordon

Actor | The Return of Captain Invincible

Hayes Gordon was born on February 25, 1920 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Return of Captain Invincible (1983), Sky Pirates (1986) and The Fashion Story (1948). He died on October 19, 1999 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

57. Vic Gordon

Actor | Matlock Police

Vic Gordon was born on March 4, 1911 in England. He was an actor, known for Matlock Police (1971), Young Ramsay (1977) and Quigley Down Under (1990). He was married to Jean Lochhead. He died on December 2, 2003 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

58. Daphne Grey

Actress | Shine

Daphne Grey was born on August 30, 1930 in Rochford, Essex, England as Alice Daphne Blackhall. She was an actress, known for Shine (1996), The Crossing (1990) and Struck by Lightning (1990). She died on April 19, 1998 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

59. Steven Grives

Actor | Highlander II: The Quickening

Steven Grives was born on March 16, 1951 in Lordsworth, Warwickshire, England. He is an actor and director, known for Highlander II: The Quickening (1991), Scooby-Doo (2002) and A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989).

60. Peter Gwynne

Actor | Australia

Peter Gwynne was born in 1929 in Auckland, New Zealand. He was an actor, known for Australia (2008), Return to Eden (1983) and Return to Eden (1986). He was married to Cecily Polson. He died on November 17, 2011.

61. Penne Hackforth-Jones

Actress | Muriel's Wedding

Penne Hackforth-Jones was born on August 5, 1949 in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA as Penelope Beatrix Hackforth-Jones. She was an actress, known for Muriel's Wedding (1994), Cash and Company (1975) and Black and White (2002). She died on May 17, 2013 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

62. John Hamblin

Actor | The Last Bastion

John Hamblin was born in Windsor, England. He is an actor and assistant director, known for The Last Bastion (1984), Run Chrissie Run! (1984) and Who Killed Baby Azaria? (1983).

63. Vikki Hammond

Actress | The Sullivans

Vikki Hammond is an actress, known for The Sullivans (1976), Musical Playhouse (1959) and Homicide (1964).

64. Frances Hargreaves

Actress | Number 96

Frances Hargreaves was born in South African in 1955. In London (UK), she studied acting. In 1973 she came to Sydney (Australia). Her first acting role was in the ABC series "Behind The Legend". In 1974 she secured the role of Marilyn MacDonald in Number 96.

She character was a pivotal character in ...

65. Joe Hasham

Actor | Number 96

Joe Hasham was born in 1949 in Lebanon. He is an actor, known for Number 96 (1972), Number 96 (1974) and Homicide (1964).

66. Chard Hayward

Actor | The Pedestrian

Chard Hayward was born in 1949 in Wales. He is an actor and director, known for The Pedestrian (2008), Number 96 (1972) and Number 96 (1974).

67. Chris Haywood

Actor | Sleeping Beauty

Chris Haywood was born on July 24, 1948 in Billericay, Essex, England as Christopher Charles Haywood. He is known for his work on Sleeping Beauty (2011), Quigley Down Under (1990) and Muriel's Wedding (1994).

68. Edward Howell

Actor | For the Term of His Natural Life

Edward Howell was born on July 15, 1902 in Bromley, Kent, England as Edward Welsford Rowsell Howell. He was an actor, known for For the Term of His Natural Life (1927), Hedda Gabler (1961) and The Ides of March (1961). He died on August 20, 1986 in Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

69. Steve Jacobs

Director | Disgrace

Steve Jacobs was born on January 8, 1967 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Disgrace (2008), La spagnola (2001) and A Single Life (1986). He is married to Anna Maria Monticelli.

70. Bartholomew John

Daybreakers

Bartholomew John was born on August 24, 1952 in Christchurch, New Zealand as John Suckling. He is an actor, known for Daybreakers (2009), Space: Above and Beyond (1995) and Time Trax (1993).

71. Hugh Keays-Byrne

Actor | Mad Max: Fury Road

Hugh Keays-Byrne was born in 1947 in Kashmir, India. In 1973, he moved to Australia, where he began an acting career. He is a well respected theater, film and TV actor in Australia. Hugh became noticed after roles in Stone (1974), Mad Dog Morgan (1976) and The Trespassers (1976). He landed his ...

72. Cecil Kellaway

Actor | Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Though a native of South Africa, Cecil Kellaway spent many years as an actor, author and director in the Australian film industry until he tried his luck in Hollywood in the 1930s. Finding he could get only gangster bit parts, he got discouraged and returned to Australia. Then William Wyler called ...

73. Bill Kerr

Actor | Gallipoli

In the 1950s, Bill Kerr was one of Tony Hancock's regular sidekicks in the popular radio series 'Hancock's Half Hour'. In the first series he was smarter than Tony, but as the series progressed he became more and more stupid and childlike, regularly calling Tony 'Tubb'. Despite remaining on the ...

74. Patsy King

Actress | Prisoner

Patsy King trained at the Melbourne National Theatre as a Shakespearean actress. She has made her mark on stage as well as in television, film and radio. Patsy has worked in many areas of Australian television playing 'Miss Behaviour' the children's programme 'Adventure Island'. She appeared in ...

75. Janet Kingsbury

Actress | Dark Age

Janet Kingsbury was born in 1939 in England. She is known for her work on Dark Age (1987), Contrabandits (1967) and Early Frost (1982). She was previously married to Arch Nicholson.

76. Elisabeth Kirkby

Actress | Number 96

Elisabeth Kirkby was born on January 26, 1921 in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. She is an actress, known for Number 96 (1972), Love from a Stranger (1947) and Number 96 (1974).

77. Bogdan Koca

Actor | The Proposition

Bogdan Koca was born on February 21, 1952 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. He is known for his work on The Proposition (2005), Spies of Warsaw (2013) and Alexandra's Project (2003).

78. Veronica Lang

Actress | Don's Party

Veronica Lang was born in England. She is an actress, known for Don's Party (1976), Callan (1974) and That Englishwoman: An Account of the Life of Emily Hobhouse (1990).

79. Serge Lazareff

Actor | A Country Practice

Serge Lazareff was born on August 7, 1944 in Shanghai, China. He is an actor and writer, known for A Country Practice (1981), 1915 (1982) and Dynasty (1969).

80. Elaine Lee

Actress | Number 96

Elaine Lee had worked extensively in theatre and radio in her native South Africa prior to settling in Australia in 1970. In 1972 she was one of the original cast members of groundbreaking serial Number 96 (1972) in which she played smouldering older sex-symbol Vera Collins and suffered through a ...

81. Glenda Linscott

Actress | Prisoner

Glenda Linscott was born in 1958 in England. She is an actress and director, known for Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979), Murder Call (1997) and Soldier Soldier (1991).

82. Johnny Lockwood

Actor | Moulin Rouge!

Johnny Lockwood was born on December 7, 1920 in London, England. He is known for his work on Moulin Rouge! (2001), Number 96 (1972) and Number 96 (1974). He was married to Anne. He died on April 25, 2013 in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia.

83. Simon Lyndon

Actor | Chopper

Simon Lyndon was born on February 18, 1971 in London, England. He is an actor and director, known for Chopper (2000), The Thin Red Line (1998) and Caught Inside (2010).

84. George Mallaby

Actor | The Box

Best known in Australia as Detective Peter Barnes (1967-73) in the long running police drama Homicide. He later appeared in Cop Shop and began to make a name for himself in local and international movies before suffering the first of the strokes that would eventually kill him in the mid-1980s. He ...

85. Katy Manning

Actress | When Darkness Falls

Katy Manning trained as an actress at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. In 1971, she became known to millions of British television viewers when she joined Doctor Who (1963) as the companion Jo Grant, which she played for three seasons opposite Jon Pertwee as the Doctor until 1973.

In 1978...

86. Bryan Marshall

Actor | The Spy Who Loved Me

Bryan studied drama at RADA and soon made an impression on TV in the footballing drama "United" and on film working for Hammer studios in "Quatermass And The Pit" and "The Witches". Perhaps his most major film role is the duplicitous Councillor Harris in "The Long Good Friday". Bryan emigrated to ...

87. Vince Martin

Actor | Cast Away

Vince Martin was born in 1955 in The Netherlands as Vincent Markesteijn. He is an actor and director, known for Cast Away (2000), Sons and Daughters (1982) and Sher Mountain Killings Mystery (1990).

88. Gordon McDougall

Actor | Number 96

Gordon McDougall was born on February 7, 1916 in Glasgow, Scotland as Gordon Sholto McDougall. He was an actor and writer, known for Number 96 (1972), The Killing of Angel Street (1981) and Number 96 (1974). He was married to Margaret Mackie. He died on May 18, 1991 in Sydney, New South Wales, ...

89. Gus Mercurio

Actor | The Blue Lagoon

Well-known American born character actor, he was a former professional boxer and arrived in Australia as a qualified referee. His raspy voice, energetic personality and natural talents quickly came to the attention of Australian TV production houses.

Mercurio appeared in several Australian period ...

90. Sophie Monk

Actress | Click

Sophie Monk was born on December 14, 1979 in England as Sophie Charlene Akland Monk. She is an actress, known for Click (2006), Date Movie (2006) and Hard Breakers (2010).

91. Anna Maria Monticelli

Writer | Disgrace

Anna Maria Monticelli was born in 1952 in Tangiers, Morocco. She is an actress and writer, known for Disgrace (2008), Nomads (1986) and Silver City (1984). She is married to Steve Jacobs. She was previously married to Richard Jemison.

92. Natalie Mosco

Actress | Number 96

Natalie Mosco was born in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Number 96 (1972), Zoo (1999) and Les Patterson Saves the World (1987).

93. Amanda Muggleton

Actress | City Homicide

Amanda is currently one of Australia's most successful and highly sought after actresses in theatre, with appearances in Private Lives, Shirley Valentine, HMS Pinafore, Soulmates, Steaming, The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe, Book Club, Rough Gallop and Master Class (in which she played opera diva...

94. Rod Mullinar

Actor | Dead Calm

Rod Mullinar was born in 1942 in Hereford, England. He is an actor, known for Dead Calm (1989), Breaker Morant (1980) and Five Mile Creek (1983).

95. Laurence Naismith

Actor | Diamonds Are Forever

The British character actor Laurence Naismith was a Merchant Marine seaman before becoming an actor. He made his London stage debut in 1927 in the chorus of the musical "Oh, Boy." Three years later, he joined the Bristol Repertory and remained with them until the outbreak of World War II. After ...

96. Marshall Napier

Actor | The Light Between Oceans

Marshall Napier was born in New Zealand as Marshall James Napier. He is an actor, known for The Light Between Oceans (2016), Babe (1995) and The Beast (1996).

97. Sam Neill

Actor | Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Sam Neill was born in Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, to army parents, an English-born mother, Priscilla Beatrice (Ingham), and a New Zealand-born father, Dermot Neill. His family moved to the South Island of New Zealand in 1954. He went to boarding schools and then attended the universities ...

98. Olivia Newton-John

Soundtrack | Grease

Actress/singer Olivia Newton-John was born on September 26, 1948, in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. She lived there until she was five years old, and her family relocated to Australia when her father was offered a job as the dean of a college in Melbourne. When she was a teen she returned to ...

99. Rory O'Donoghue

Composer | Fatty Finn

Rory O'Donoghue was born on May 13, 1949 in London, England. He was a composer and actor, known for Fatty Finn (1980), The Aunty Jack Show (1972) and Gentlemen Broncos (2009). He died on December 13, 2017 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

100. Greg O'Donovan

Actor | Law & Order

Greg O'Donovan is an actor, known for Law & Order (1990), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001) and Police Rescue (1989).



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