Famous Australian T V & Movie Producers

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Margot Robbie
(Australian Actress Known for Her Roles in Both Blockbusters and Independent Films)
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Birthdate: July 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dalby, Australia

With strong performances in movies like The Wolf of Wall Street, Suicide Squad and I, Tonya, Australian actress Margot Robbie has become one of the most famous actresses of her generation and also one of the world's highest-paid actresses. In her short career till now, she has won numerous award nominations and has become a significant name in the advertising world.

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Toni Collette
(Actress)
Toni Collette
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Birthdate: November 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glebe, New South Wales, Australia

Toni Collette is an Australian actress, singer, producer, and songwriter. A critically acclaimed actress, Collette is known for her work in feature films as well as in independent films. Collette has won several prestigious awards, such as a Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Critics' Choice Awards. Collette also supports many charitable organizations like Feeding America and Amnesty International.

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Paul Hogan
(Famous For His Role as Michael 'Crocodile' Dundee From the 'Crocodile Dundee' Film Series)
Paul Hogan
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Birthdate: October 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

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.

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Cate Blanchett
(One of the Finest and Most Versatile Actresses of Her Generation)
Cate Blanchett
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Birthdate: May 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ivanhoe, Australia

Cate Blanchett is one of the most celebrated actresses of her times. She attained fame with the drama film, Elizabeth, in 1998. The Aviator, Blue Jasmine, Notes on a Scandal, Carol, The Talented Mr Ripley, Babel and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button are some of her other acclaimed and successful films. She has won two Academy awards so far.

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Ryan Kwanten
(Actor, Producer)
Ryan Kwanten
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Birthdate: November 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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James Wan
(Co-creator of the Saw and Insidious Franchises and the Creator of the Conjuring Universe)
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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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Rick Cosnett
(Actor, Producer)
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Birthdate: April 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chegutu, Zimbabwe
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Phoenix Raei
(Actor famous for his work in Clickbait, Stateless, The Heights, and Black Site)
Phoenix Raei
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Birthdate: October 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shiraz, Iran
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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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John Jarratt
(Actor, Director, Producer, and TV Presenter)
John Jarratt
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Birthdate: August 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wongawilli, Australia

John Jarratt is an Australian actor, director, producer, and TV presenter. He has played important roles in popular films like Picnic at Hanging Rock, We of the Never Never, and Dark Age. John Jarratt is also known for his performance in the Australian drama TV series McLeod's Daughters.

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Rhonda Byrne
(Television writer, producer whose thought book The Secret is based on the law of attraction)
Rhonda Byrne
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Birthdate: March 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Rhonda Byrne, noted Australian television writer-producer, was introduced to the New Thought Movement when she read The Science of Getting Rich. It resulted in the production of a pseudoscientific documentary film called The Secret, which was followed in the same year by a bestselling eponymous book. Today she has six titles her credit, which together forms The Secret Book Series.

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Chris Pang
(Know for the role Colin Khoo in Crazy Rich Asians and Lee Takkam in Tomorrow, When the War Began)
Chris Pang
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Birthdate: December 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
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Alex Proyas
(Australian Filmmaker Known for His Futuristic Films)
Alex Proyas
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Birthdate: September 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt

Greek-origin and Egyptian-born Australian filmmaker Alex Proyas is known for directing films such as I, Robot, The Crow, and Dark City. Starting his career directing commercials and music videos, he later switched to movies. His films have a signature dark tone and are set in futuristic worlds.

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Slim Dusty
(Australian Cultural Icon and Country Music Singer-Songwriter )
Slim Dusty
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Birthdate: June 13, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
Died: September 19, 2003

Iconic Australian country singer Slim Dusty mirrored the Australian bush life through his songs. His masterpieces include A Pub with No Beer, the first gold-certified Australian track. He earned a record 45 Golden Guitar honors at the Tamworth Country Music Awards but lost his battle with cancer at 76.

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Storm Keating
(Fashion Designer, Producer, Director)
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Birthdate: October 27, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Childers, Queensland, Australia

Born to a cattleman father, Storm Keating spent her early years on her family farms. Initially a TV producer, she has been part of shows such as The Apprentice Australia and The Voice UK. Now a luxury fashion designer, she also maintains a fashion blog. She is married to singer Ronan Keating.

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Michael Gudinski
(Record executive and promoter)
Michael Gudinski
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Birthdate: August 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Caulfield, Victoria, Australia
Died: March 2, 2021
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Andrew Banks
(Co-founded recruitment company Morgan & Banks and founded HR business process outsourcing provider, Talent2 International)
Andrew Banks
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Birthdate: November 30, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England
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Paul Fenech
(Actor and Filmmaker who has been in many television series and films including Fat Pizza in 2003 and Housos)
Paul Fenech
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Birthdate: November 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
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Paul Leyden
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Birthdate: September 16, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Paul Leyden is an Australian actor, screenwriter, and producer best known for his portrayal of Simon Frasier in the popular American television soap opera As the World Turns. He has also appeared on popular shows like The Young and the Restless.

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Ray Lawler
(Australian Actor, Producer, and Playwright)
Ray Lawler
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Birthdate: May 23, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Footscray, Australia

Ray Lawler is an Australian dramatist, actor, director, and producer. He is best known for his tenth play Summer of the Seventeenth Doll. Premiered in 1955, the play is credited with changing the direction of Australian drama. Lawler, a theatre space at the Southbank Theatre in Melbourne, Victoria, is named in his honor.