Australian actress, Rebel Wilson, started her acting career with television in Australia and then gained wider recognition after appearing in Hollywood films. Struck by Lightning, Bachelorette, Isn't It Romantic, The Hustle, Cats and Jojo Rabbit are some of the notable films she has acted in. She received critical appreciation for the 2012 film, Pitch Perfect, and subsequently acted in its two sequels.
Well-known Australian comedienne Magda Szubanski soared to fame with her performances in shows such as Kath and Kim, D-Generation, and Fast Forward. She has also been part of movies such as Happy Feet and penned a bestselling memoir. An open lesbian, she is also an LGBT activist.
Australian comedian, actor, writer, and singer Gina Riley is best known for her sketch shows such as Fast Forward and Full Frontal. She soared to fame with the sitcom Kath & Kim, which she co-created, and has also appeared in musical theater. She is a breast cancer survivor.
Jane Turner is an Australian actress, writer, and comedian. She is best known for her contribution as a writer and actress in the Australian TV industry. Over the course of her career, Jane Turner has played important roles in popular TV programs like Prisoner, Fast Forward, and Kath & Kim.
Julia Morris is an Australian television presenter, comedian, and actress. She is known for her solo comedy shows and live performances across Australia. Morris has also performed in comedy festivals around the world; at the 2001 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, she was honored with a Herald Angel Award. In 2004, she was named Comedy Performer of the Year by Time Out.
Kitty Flanagan is an Australian comedian, actress, and writer. Over the course of her career, Flanagan has performed in several nations, including Australia, Japan, Canada, South Africa, Germany, France, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. Kitty Flanagan has also won several prestigious awards, such as the Annual AACTA Award and Annual Equity Ensemble Award.
Australian comedian, singer, and digital content creator Jordan Raskopoulos is best known as the lead vocalist of the comedy music act The Axis of Awesome. She also gained fame with The Ronnie Johns Half Hour and has hosted the podcast This is About. Openly transgender, she is also an LGBTQ icon.
Jasmine Curtis-Smith is a Filipino-Australian model, actress, dancer, host, writer, and endorser. She is best known for her portrayal of Yael in the 2013 Filipino drama film Transit. Jasmine Curtis-Smith's performance in the film earned her a couple of awards, including the Best Supporting Actress award at the 2013 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival.
Cicely Courtneidge was an Australian-born British comedian, actress, and singer. She is best remembered for her partnership with her husband Jack Hulbert as they performed together on stage and screen for over six decades. Cicely Courtneidge was also a humanitarian as she raised funds and entertained the armed forces during the Second World War.
Kate Langbroek is an Australian television and radio presenter and comedian. She achieved popularity after hosting Hughesy & Kate alongside popular stand-up comedian Dave Hughes. Kate Langbroek has also appeared on popular TV shows like The Panel, The Project, and Hughesy, We Have a Problem.
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.