Australian Celebrities Born In February

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Steve Irwin
(Television Celebrity & Wildlife Conservationist Who Died After Getting Stung by a Stingray Barb)
Steve Irwin
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Birthdate: February 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Victoria, Australia
Died: September 4, 2006

Australian Steve Irwin was a world famous, high-spirited, lively host of The Crocodile Hunter television series. A conservationist, he was also part of other shows and documentaries on wildlife and environment. He was known for close encounters with some of the most dangerous and endangered animals in various jungles. He died after being pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming in Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

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Isla Fisher
(Australian Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Wedding Crashers’, ‘Confessions of a Shopaholic’, ‘Bachelorette’ and ‘Scooby-Doo’)
Isla Fisher
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Birthdate: February 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Muscat, Oman

Australian actress Isla Fisher attained widespread fame in 2005 when she starred in the commercially successful Hollywood film Wedding Crashers. Some of her other notable films are The Great Gatsby, Now You See Me, I Heart Huckabees, Bachelorette, Rango and Rise of the Guardians. She has also acted in television series and is an author of children’s books.

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Teresa Palmer
(Actress, Model and Film Producer)
Teresa Palmer
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Teresa Palmer is best known for her roles in movies such as The Choice, Lights Out, I Am Number Four, and The Grudge 2. She worked in malls and wished to work in animal welfare, before being scouted by an agent. Her first full-fledged film, 2:37, was featured at Cannes.
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Dominic Purcell
(Actor best known for his portrayals of Lincoln Burrows in Fox's Prison Break (2005–2009; 2017) and Mick Rory / Heat Wave in The CW's The Flash (2014–2016))
Dominic Purcell
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Birthdate: February 17, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wallasey, England, United Kingdom
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Natalie Imbruglia
(Singer & Actress)
Natalie Imbruglia
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Birthdate: February 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Australian singer-songwriter, model, and actress Natalie Imbruglia aspired for a career in the show business since her youth. Beginning her career with minor roles in commercials, she worked hard to make a name for herself in the entertainment industry. She has acted in many hit films and is also active as a singer with many records to her credit.

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Samara Weaving
(Actress and Model Known for Her Role in the TV Series 'Home and Away' and 'SMILF')
Samara Weaving
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Birthdate: February 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

Born to a filmmaker/lecturer father and an art therapist mother in Australia, Samara Weaving grew up in places such as Fiji and Singapore. Initially known for her roles in series such as Out of the Blue and Home and Away, she gained international fame with films such as Ready or Not.

 7 
Roseanne Park
(Korean-New Zealand Singer and Dancer Known for Her Single ‘On the Ground’)
Roseanne Park
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Roseanne Park , better known as Rosé, gained fame as part of the South Korean girl group Blackpink. She was featured on G-Dragon's hit track Without You. She has also endorsed Kiss Me and Yves Saint Laurent. As of 2021, she was the most-followed Korean personality on Instagram
 8 
Cathy Freeman
(Australian Former Sprinter Who Specialised in the 400 metres Event)
Cathy Freeman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mackay, Queensland, Australia

Cathy Freeman is a former sprinter known for her achievements in the 400 meters events. Her personal best of 48.63, set at the 1996 Olympics, makes her the eighth-fastest woman of all time. She gave Australia an Olympic gold at the 2000 Olympics. Also a humanitarian, Freeman is credited with founding the Cathy Freeman Foundation.

 9 
Barry Humphries
(Actor, Author and Comedian Best Known for His Character ‘Dame Edna Everage’ on TV Show)
Barry Humphries
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Birthdate: February 17, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kew, Australia
Australian comedian and satirist Barry Humphries is best known for his stage/TV alter egos Sir Les Patterson and Dame Edna Everage. He has also written plays for London's West End and also published an award-winning autobiography. Known for his Dadaist humor, he is also a skilled landscape painter.
 10 
Jesse Spencer
(Australian Actor Best Known for His Roles as ‘Billy Kennedy’ on the Australian Soap Opera ‘Neighbours')
Jesse Spencer
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Birthdate: February 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Australian actor and singer Jesse Spencer is best known to fans as Dr. Robert Chase from House and as Billy Kennedy from Neighbours. Though born into a family of medical professionals, Spencer showed an early interest in music, excelling in the violin, and often plays at charity events these days.

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Dichen Lachman
(Known for starring as Katya Kinski in the soap opera Neighbours)
Dichen Lachman
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Birthdate: February 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kathmandu, Nepal
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Banjo Paterson
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Birthdate: February 17, 1864
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Orange
Died: February 5, 1941

Remembered for the legendary poems Waltzing Matilda and The Man from Snowy River, Andrew Barton “Banjo” Paterson was an Australian bush poet who depicted rural life through his works. Initially a law clerk and a journalist, he later adopted the pseudonym Banjo, which was his favorite horse’s name.

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Anne Curtis
(Filipina-Australian Actor, Model, TV Host, and Social Media Star)
Anne Curtis
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Birthdate: February 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia
 14 
Jim Jefferies
(Known for His Comedy Central Show ‘The Jim Jefferies Show')
Jim Jefferies
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Birthdate: February 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Jim Jefferies is an Australian-American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer best known as the creator of the FX sitcom Legit and the Comedy Central late-night show The Jim Jefferies Show. He trained at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts before beginning his career. Besides his TV shows, he has also appeared in films and performed at festivals. 

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James Wan
(Co-creator of the Saw and Insidious Franchises and the Creator of the Conjuring Universe)
James Wan
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Birthdate: February 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

James Wan is an Australian screenwriter, film director, comic book writer, and producer. He is credited with creating or co-creating the popular Insidious, Saw, and The Conjuring Universe franchises. An exponent of the horror genre, James Wan established the Atomic Monster Productions, which produces television and film projects. He is also one of the most successful filmmakers of his generation.

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John Farrow
(Film Director Best Known for His Films: 'Wake Island' and 'Around the World in Eighty Days')
John Farrow
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Birthdate: February 10, 1904
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: January 27, 1963
Born into a dressmaker’s family, John Farrow went from being a sailor to a world-renowned filmmaker. Apart from his Oscar-winning screenplay of Around the World in Eighty Days, he was also known for his numerous affairs. He later married actor Maureen O'Sullivan, and had seven children, including actor Mia Farrow.
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Greta Scacchi
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Nola Johns’ in the TV Miniseries ‘Broken Trail’)
Greta Scacchi
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Birthdate: February 18, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Greta Scacchi is best known for her Emmy-winning role in Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny. She also earned a BAFTA nomination for her role in Heat and Dust and an Emmy nomination for Broken Trail. She is also a seasoned theater actor and has worked toward prevention of overfishing.
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Jessica De Gouw
(known for the role as Helena Bertinelli/The Huntress in the television series Arrow)
Jessica De Gouw
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Birthdate: February 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Anderson
(Australian Actress Who is Considered One of the 20th Century's Greatest Classical Stage Actors)
Judith Anderson
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Birthdate: February 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Died: January 3, 1992

Judith Anderson was an Australian actress who dominated the American and Australian theater scene during her career. Regarded as the greatest stage actress of her generation, Anderson won a Tony Award for her title role in Robinson Jeffers' Medea. Judith Anderson also achieved popularity as a TV and film actress; she received an Academy Award nomination and two Emmy Awards.

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J. M. Coetzee
(South African-Australian Writer and Recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature)
J. M. Coetzee
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Birthdate: February 9, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa

Nobel Prize- and two-time Booker Prize-winning author J. M. Coetzee had started his career as a Fulbright scholar. After teaching English in the U.S. and South Africa, he now lives and teaches in Australia. He is best known for his colonial settings in novels such as Waiting for the Barbarians.

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Marta Dusseldorp
(Actress)
Marta Dusseldorp
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Birthdate: February 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Australia
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Ylona Garcia
(Filipino-Australian Singer and Songwriter)
Ylona Garcia
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 28, 2002
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Ylona Garcia is a Filipino-Australian television personality, singer, and actress. After finishing third in the Philippine version of Big Brother, Garcia went on to establish herself as a popular actress and singer. Over the years, she has also won many prestigious awards, such as the Awit Awards, MOR Choice Awards, MYX Music Award, and Wish Music Award

Charles Kingsford Smith
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 9, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hamilton
Died: November 8, 1935

Charles Kingsford Smith, also known as Smithy, was an Australian pilot who had been part of many first-time endeavors, the most notable being the first transpacific flight from the U.S. to Australia. While passing over Calcutta, on a flight from London to Australia in 1935, he and his co-pilot disappeared.

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Loserfruit
(Australian Twitch Live Streamer and YouTuber)
Loserfruit
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Birthdate: February 22, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Australian Twitch and YouTube star Kathleen Belsten, better known as Loserfruit, soared to fame with her Fortnite videos and livestreams. Part of the content creators’ group Click Crew, she was initially a budding journalist. She is the second person to get an exclusive Fortnite skin, the Loserfruit Cosmetic and Bundle.

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Shaun Tait
(Former Australian Professional Cricketer)
Shaun Tait
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nairne, Australia
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Cadel Evans
(Australian Former Professional Racing Cyclist)
Cadel Evans
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Katherine, Australia

Tour de France-winning Australian cyclist Cadel Evans is also a four-time Olympian. His career took off when he earned a scholarship to the mountain biking program of the Australian Institute of Sport. An avid philanthropist, he has an adopted son from Ethiopia, along with a son from his second wife.

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Sarah Wynter
(Actor)
Sarah Wynter
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Birthdate: February 15, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newcastle
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Hector Lombard
(Cuban-born Australian Bodybuilder, Mixed Martial Artist, and Former Olympic Judoka)
Hector Lombard
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Matanzas, Cuba
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Lauren Brant
(Television personality)
Lauren Brant
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Birthdate: February 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bloemfontein, South Africa

Born in South Africa, Lauren Brant later moved to Australia. The former member of the children’s music group Hi-5 has also gained fame with her appearance in I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! She was also part of the traveling Humphrey Bear show. She is married to footballer Barry Hall.

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Peter Allen
(Songwriter, Musician, Singer, Pianist)
Peter Allen
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 10, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia
Died: June 18, 1992

Peter Allen was an Australian musician, singer-songwriter, and entertainer. Best remembered for his flamboyant stage persona, Allen also enjoyed a concert and cabaret career. His life and career inspired a jukebox musical titled, The Boy from Oz ,which ran on Broadway. In 1993, Peter Allen was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame.

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Norman Lindsay
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 22, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Creswick, Australia
Died: November 21, 1969

Once accused of being anti-Christian, Australian artist and Art Nouveau veteran Norman Lindsay is remembered for his controversial cartoons and drawings, mostly erotic or politically charged. Some of his works were once burned for being pornographic. He also experimented with sculpture and was an amateur boxer, too.

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Greg Norman
(Australian Entrepreneur and Retired Professional Golfer)
Greg Norman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mount Isa, Australia

Greg Norman is an Australian retired professional golfer and entrepreneur. One of the greatest Australian golfers ever, Norman was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2001. In 2009, he was named in Queensland's Q150 Icons list as a sports legend. Also a philanthropist, Norman established the Greg Norman Golf Foundation, which provides guidance to students.

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Lisa McCune
(Actress)
Lisa McCune
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Birthdate: February 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bill Hunter
(Actor)
Bill Hunter
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Birthdate: February 27, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ballarat, Australia
Died: May 21, 2011
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Amanda Keller
Amanda Keller
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Birthdate: February 25, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sydney

Amanda Keller is an Australian media personality, journalist, writer, comedian, actor, and television and radio presenter. Keller is best known for hosting the award-winning lifestyle TV series The Living Room. Keller is equally popular as a radio host; she became one of the highest-paid radio personalities in Australia in 2017. She also supports a volunteer organization named The Sydney Kids Committee.

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Casey Dellacqua
(Australian Former Professional Tennis Player)
Casey Dellacqua
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
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Yiannis Kouros
(Ultramarathon runner)
Yiannis Kouros
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tripoli, Greece

Known as The Running God and The Golden Greek, Yiannis Kouros was the greatest ultramarathon runner from Greece. Born into poverty, he was forced into manual labor at age five and decided to run professionally at age 16 only. Often compared to Pheidippides, he later played the character in a movie.

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Callan Mulvey
(Australian Actor Best Known for His Role as 'Mark Moran' on the Australian Drama 'Underbelly')
Callan Mulvey
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Birthdate: February 23, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

Callan Mulvey is a New Zealand-born Australian actor best known for his portrayal of Mark Moran in the popular crime-drama series, Underbelly. Callan Mulvey has also played important roles in popular American films like 300: Rise of an Empire, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and Avengers: Endgame. 

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Neil Robertson
(Australian Professional Snooker Player)
Neil Robertson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
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Gary Mehigan
(English-Australian Chef and Restaurateur)
Gary Mehigan
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Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: February 12, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hayling Island, Hampshire, England

Born in England, Gary Mehigan, celebrated chef and restaurateur, received his initial training in prominent London hotels before moving to Melbourne, Australia. After heading several well-known restaurants there, he opened his own establishment and currently co-owns The Boathouse, located in Moonee Ponds. Concurrently, he can also be seen on televisions productions like MasterChef Australia and Far Flung with Gary Mehigan.

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Liam McIntyre
(Australian Actor Best Known for His Role in the TV Series ‘Spartacus: Vengeance’)
Liam McIntyre
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Birthdate: February 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Australian actor Liam McIntyre of Spartacus fame had apparently been blessed by Andy Whitfield, whom he had replaced in the series after Whitfield’s cancer diagnosis. Andy has also impressed fans with his role in The Pacific. He is married to opera singer Erin Hasan, known for her performance in Wicked
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Josh Helman
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Birthdate: February 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

Josh Helman is an Australian actor best known for his portrayal of William Stryker in the popular American superhero film, X-Men: Days of Future Past. Also known for his work on TV, Helman has played important roles in popular TV series, such as Wayward Pines. 

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Stella Young
(Australian Disability Activist, Comedian, and Journalist)
Stella Young
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Birthdate: February 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stawell, Victoria, Australia
Died: December 6, 2014

Australian disability activist, comedian, and broadcast journalist Stella Young had worked extensively for the ABC. Born with a genetic disorder called osteogenesis imperfecta, or the brittle bone disease, she spent almost her entire life on a wheelchair. She died of an aneurysm at age 32.

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Sigrid Thornton
(Actor)
Sigrid Thornton
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Birthdate: February 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Canberra
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Fiona Wood
(Australian Plastic Surgeon)
Fiona Wood
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 2, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yorkshire, England

English-Australian plastic surgeon Fiona Wood pioneered the spray-on skin method of treating burn victims. Before stepping into a medical career, she had aspired to be sprinter. She later became the first woman from Western Australia to become a plastic surgeon. She was named the 2005 Australian of the Year.

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David Fifita
(Tonga International Rugby League Footballer Who Plays as a Second-Rower)
David Fifita
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 25, 2000
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Jacqui Lambie
(Politician, Soldier)
Jacqui Lambie
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ulverstone

Jacqui Lambie is an Australian politician who was a senator for Tasmania from 2014 to 2017. she was re-elected in 2019. She was initially affiliated with the Palmer United Party (PUP). Following her resignation, she was an independent for a while. Today, she is the leader of her own political party, the Jacqui Lambie Network (JLN).

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Doris Younane
(Know for her role in McLeod's Daughters)
Doris Younane
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Birthdate: February 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parramatta, Australia
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Shanina Shaik
(Australian Model)
Shanina Shaik
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 11, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Shanina Shaik is an Australian model best known for her appearance in the popular reality television series Make Me A Supermodel, where she finished second. In 2011, she became only the sixth Australian to walk in the prestigious Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Over the years, she has also been featured on the covers of popular magazines, such as Harper's Bazaar. 

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Ian Plimer
(Geologist)
Ian Plimer
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Birthdate: February 12, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Australian geologist Ian Plimer taught mining geology and earth sciences at institutes such as the University of Adelaide. Apart from publishing over 120 research papers, he has also been a co-editor of the five-volume Encyclopedia of Geology and has penned the award-winning A Short History of Planet Earth.