Famous Australian T V & Movie Producers

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 1 Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie
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Famous As: Actress
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.

 2 Paul Hogan

Paul Hogan
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Famous As: Famous for His Irresistible Comic Performance in 'Crocodile Dundee'
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.

 3 James Wan

James Wan
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Famous As: Director
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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 4 Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett
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Famous As: One of the Best Actresses of Her Generation
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.

 5 Ryan Kwanten

Ryan Kwanten
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Famous As: Actor, Producer
Birthdate: November 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

 6 Nicole da Silva

Nicole da Silva
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 18, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Nicole da Silva is an Australian actress renowned for her portrayal of Stella Dagostino in the popular police procedural television series Rush. She is also known for playing Franky Doyle in the Australian TV drama series Wentworth for which she won the 2014 ASTRA Award under the Most Outstanding Performance by an Actress category.

 7 Tom Hooper

Tom Hooper
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: October 5, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
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 8 Phoenix Raei

Phoenix Raei
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Famous As: Actor famous for his work in Clickbait, Stateless, The Heights, and Black Site
Birthdate: October 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shiraz, Iran

 9 Rick Cosnett

Rick Cosnett
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Famous As: Actor, Producer
Birthdate: April 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chegutu, Zimbabwe

 10 John Farrow

John Farrow
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Famous As: Film Director
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.

 11 George Miller

George Miller
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Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: March 3, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia
A filmmaker who was catapulted to fame with his Mad Max franchise, George Miller has exhibited his diversity, too, with projects such as Happy Feet. The Academy Award-winning director-producer was a practicing physician before stepping into films. He is all set to shoot his next venture, Furiosa, in post-COVID Australia.

 12 John Jarratt

John Jarratt
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Famous As: Actor, producer and director
Birthdate: August 5, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wongawilli, Wollongong, Australia

 13 Rhonda Byrne

Rhonda Byrne
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Famous As: Television writer, producer whose thought book The Secret is based on the law of attraction
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.

 14 Alex Proyas

Alex Proyas
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Famous As: Director and producer
Birthdate: September 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt

 15 Chris Pang

Chris Pang
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Famous As: Know for the role Colin Khoo in Crazy Rich Asians and Lee Takkam in Tomorrow, When the War Began
Birthdate: December 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

 16 Storm Keating

Storm Keating
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Famous As: Fashion Designer, Producer, Director
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.

 17 Michael Gudinski

Michael Gudinski
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Famous As: Record executive and promoter
Birthdate: August 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Caulfield, Victoria, Australia
Died: March 2, 2021

 18 Billy Thorpe

Billy Thorpe
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 29, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Died: February 28, 2007

Billy Thorpe was an English-born Australian record producer and singer-songwriter. He is best remembered for his association with the popular rock band Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs which enjoyed success in the mid-1960s. Thorpe is credited with co-developing the pub rock scene in the early-1970s. In 1991, Billy Thorpe was made an inductee of the ARIA Hall of Fame.

 19 Paul Fenech

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Famous As: Actor and Filmmaker who has been in many television series and films including Fat Pizza in 2003 and Housos
Birthdate: November 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

 20 Andrew Banks

Andrew Banks
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Famous As: Co-founded recruitment company Morgan & Banks and founded HR business process outsourcing provider, Talent2 International
Birthdate: November 30, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England

 21 Ian Smith

Ian Smith
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 19, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Ian Smith is an Australian actor, screenwriter, and television producer. He is best known for his portrayal of Harold Bishop in the popular television soap opera Neighbours for which he received a Gold Logie Award nomination in 2009. Ian Smith is also renowned for his work in Prisoner, which was created by Reg Watson.

 22 Wendy Hughes

Wendy Hughes
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 29, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: March 8, 2014

Wendy Hughes was an Australian actress renowned for her work in film, theatre, and television during a career that spanned over four decades. Widely regarded as one of Australia's most prolific and finest actors, Hughes won the Best Lead Actress Award at the 1983 Australian Film Institute acting awards for playing Vanessa in the film Careful, He Might Hear You.

 23 Paul Leyden

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Famous As: Actor
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.

 24 Ray Lawler

Ray Lawler
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 25 Phillip Borsos

Phillip Borsos
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: May 5, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hobart, Australia
Died: February 13, 1995

Phillip Borsos was an Australian-born Canadian screenwriter, film director, and producer. Borsos was one of the most influential filmmakers in Canada during the 1980s. Over the course of his illustrious career, which spanned nearly two decades, Phillip Borsos won the prestigious Canadian Film Awards on four occasions. He also won other awards like the Genie Award.

 26 George Cross

George Cross
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1873 AD
Birthplace: Canning Town, London, England
Died: August 12, 1949

George Cross was an Australian actor and a leading performer in the Australian theatre scene in the early-1940s. Cross, who also worked as a casting director, played a major role in the development of the popular feature film production company Cinesound Productions in the 1930s. George Cross is credited with discovering talents like Shirley Ann Richards and Jocelyn Howarth.