2 Liam Hemsworth(Actor)
Liam Hemsworth is an Australian actor and has starred in Hollywood films like The Last Song, Independence Day: Resurgence, Empire State, The Hunger Games, Isn't It Romantic and Killerman. He has been in the news for his relationship with singer and songwriter, Miley Cyrus. Luke and Chris, his older brothers, are also actors.
3 Heath Ledger(Actor, Photographer)
An Australian actor, Heath Ledger grabbed limelight in America with the teen comedy 10 Things I Hate About You. However, it was role in Brokeback Mountain that made him a star and earned him comparisons with greats actors like Marlon Brando. The brilliant actor gave his last performance as Joker in The Dark Knight which became a massive success.
4 Hugh Jackman(Actor, Producer)
Australian actor Hugh Jackman’s Hollywood debut in the film X-Men made him a transatlantic actor and he went on to do the X-Men film series from 2000 to 2018. Some of his other prominent films are Kate & Leopold, Les Misérables, The Greatest Showman, The Prestige and Australia. He is also a singer, songwriter and a dancer.
5 Paul Hogan(Famous For His Role as Michael 'Crocodile' Dundee From the 'Crocodile Dundee' Film Series)
Paul Hogan is an Australian actor and television presenter. He is credited with popularizing the Crocodile Dundee film series with his award-winning portrayal of Michael "Crocodile" Dundee in the movie series. Such is his popularity in Australia that Hogan was made a member of the Order of Australia for service to entertainment and tourism.
6 Guy Pearce(Actor)
7 Ben Mendelsohn(Actor)
8 Eric Bana(Actor)
Eric Bana, better known as Nero from Star Trek, initially gained fame with the series Full Frontal. The Australian actor made a mark in Hollywood with movies such as Hulk, Troy, and Munich. He loves racing and donates to charities related to causes such as mental-illness awareness and animal welfare.
9 Sam Worthington(He is best known for playing Jake Sully in Avatar)
10 Errol Flynn(Actor)
Regarded as the successor to Douglas Fairbanks, Errol Flynn was an Australian-born actor who gained recognition in the Golden Age of Hollywood mainly because of his romantic swashbuckler roles. He also achieved fame for his reputation as a womanizer and party animal in personal life. His career and life inspired several films, such as My Wicked, Wicked Ways and Flynn.
11 Jacob Elordi(Actor)
Australian heartthrob Jacob Elordi was a film buff since an early age and wanted to become an actor like his idol, Heath Ledger. Following a debut in a musical and few more acting assignments, he ultimately hit it big with Netflix teen film The Kissing Booth and HBO series Euphoria. Jacob Elordi is also a budding young activist and has spoken out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
12 Luke Hemsworth(Actor)
The oldest of the famous Hemsworth brothers, Luke Hemsworth is also an actor like his younger siblings. A famous TV actor in Australia, Luke Hemsworth has also appeared in American films, such as Hickok, Encounter, and Crypto. A popular figure in Australia, Luke was chosen as the newest face of Tourism Australia in 2018.
13 Jai Courtney(Actor)
14 Travis Fimmel(Actor)
Travis Fimmel never thought about becoming a model or actor before he was spotted working out at a gym by a talent scout's flatmate. In fact, he wouldn't even have been working out at that gym had he not broken his leg before making his debut for the St Kilda Football Club. Well, Australian football’s loss is film industry’s gain!
15 Troye Sivan(Singer-songwriter)
16 Michael Hutchence(Lead Singer and Lyricist of the Rock Band 'INXS')
Michael Hutchence, co-founder of the Australian rock band INXS, was known for his wild lifestyle, his affairs with celebrities, and his history of drug abuse. He was named to News.com’s list of the 15 greatest Australian singers of all time but unfortunately died by suicide in a Sydney hotel room.
17 Dacre Montgomery(Actor)
18 Simon Baker(Actor known for his lead roles in the CBS television series The Mentalist)
19 Geoffrey Rush(Actor)
20 Brenton Thwaites(Actor)
Australian actor Brenton Thwaites is best known for his appearance in the soap opera Home and Away. Even though his initial plans involved becoming a policeman or a firefighter, destiny had other plans for him. He started acting in plays as a teenager and moved to TV shows. He has since migrated to US where his career continues to thrive.
21 Alex O'Loughlin(Best Known as Lieutenant Commander 'Steve McGarrett' on The TV series 'Hawaii Five-0')
Alex O'Loughlin is an Australian actor, director, writer, and producer. He is best known for his work in the popular police procedural TV series, Hawaii Five-0. Apart from being associated with the film and TV industry, Alex O'Loughlin also works closely with a nonprofit organization called Donate Life America for which he is the current ambassador.
22 Joel Edgerton(Actor)
23 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))
24 Jesse Spencer(Actor role in Neighbours (1994–2000, 2005)House (2004–2012), Chicago Fire (2012–2021))
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.
25 Luke Bracey(Actor)
Luke Bracey is an Australian actor whose sheer hard work and determination landed him prominent roles in popular films, such as The November Man, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, and Hacksaw Ridge. Luke Bracey is often cited as an inspiration for young and aspiring Australian actors and actresses.
26 Jason Clarke(Actor)
27 Bob Morley(Actor)
28 Paul Hogan(Actor)
29 Peter Finch(Actor)
30 Keiynan Lonsdale(Actor)
Australian actor, dancer and singer-songwriter Keiynan Lonsdale is best-known for playing Wally West/Kid Flash in The CW series The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow. Other on-screen portrayals of Lonsdale includes Oliver Lloyd in the series Dance Academy and Uriah Pedrad in film The Divergent Series: Insurgent. He has also released the studio-album Rainbow Boy and worked as an MTV VJ.
31 Rod Taylor(Actor)
32 Jim Jefferies(Stand-up comedian)
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.
33 George Lazenby(Actor and Former Model, he played the classic James Bond in the 1969 movie)
34 Tim Minchin(Comedian Best Known For His Musical Comedy)
Tim Minchin is an Australian musician, comedian, writer, actor, and songwriter. He is best known for combining music and comedy in his shows, which have been received well by the audience. Tim Minchin is also known for writing lyrics and composing the critically acclaimed show, Matilda the Musical, which won several awards including Tony Award and an Olivier Award.
35 David Wenham(Stage actor, Film actor)
36 Nathan Jones(Actor)
37 Anthony LaPaglia(Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama)
38 John Noble(Actor)
Australian actor, John Noble, is best known for his role in the Fox action-horror series Sleepy Hollow. He has also appeared in many films and played a high-profile role in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. He is the winner of one Saturn Award. Besides acting, he has a deep interest in theoretical physics and enjoys painting.
39 Julian McMahon(Actor)
Known for playing prominent roles in Australian series such as The Power, the Passion and Home and Away, Julian McMahon is also popular as Dr. Doom from the Fantastic Four franchise. The son of Sir William McMahon, former prime minister of Australia, Julian had initially dabbled in modeling.
40 Robert Taylor(actor)
41 Sullivan Stapleton(Known for Playing ‘Sgt. Damien Scott’ in Action Drama ‘Strike Back')
42 Jonathan Hyde(Actor)
43 Bryan Brown(Actor)
44 Ryan Kwanten(Actor, Producer)
45 Noah Taylor(He is best known for his appearance as Locke in the HBO series Game of Thrones)
46 Cody Fern(Actor)
47 Kodi Smit-McPhee(Actor)
48 Barry Humphries(Comedian, Actor)
49 Richard Roxburgh(Actor Known for his Roles in 'Van Helsing' and 'Mission: Impossible 2')
Australian actor Richard Roxburgh has gained immense popularity with his roles of Moriarty in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Hugh Stamp in Mission Impossible II, and Count Dracula in Van Helsing. He was nominated for an AACTA award for Moulin Rouge! and won the Logie Award for the series Rake.