Famous People Born In Perth

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Heath Ledger
(Australian Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘The Joker’ in the Film ‘The Dark Knight’)
Heath Ledger
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Birthdate: April 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 22, 2008

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.

 2 
Daniel Ricciardo
(Formula One Driver)
Daniel Ricciardo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer

Daniel Ricciardo is an Italian-Australian racing driver. He currently competes in Formula One for McLaren. Over the years, Ricciardo has had eight Grand Prix victories, including a win at the 2021 Italian Grand Prix, in Formula One. He has also received several awards like BRDC The Bruce McLaren Trophy. In 2014, he was named GQ Australia Sportsman of the Year.

 3 
Melissa George
(Actress and Entrepreneur Best Known for Her Role as ‘Angel Parrish’ on the TV Show ‘Home and Away’)
Melissa George
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Birthdate: August 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo

Melissa George is an Australian actress and former national rollerskating champion. One of the few sportswomen to make a serious impact as an actress, Melissa George received a Golden Globe Award nomination for playing Laura Hill on the popular American drama television series, In Treatment. She is also credited with inventing a fashion device called Style Snaps.

 4 
Dacre Montgomery
(Known for His Role as 'Billy Hargrove' in the Netflix Series 'Stranger Things' )
Dacre Montgomery
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Birthdate: November 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Australian actor Dacre Montgomery is best known for his roles of Jason Scott/Red Ranger in the movie Power Rangers and Billy Hargrove in the Netflix series Stranger Things. He was also seen as Mike in A Few Less Men. In 2019, he launched his podcast DLKM, which showcased his poetry.
 5 
Katherine Langford
(Australian Actress)
Katherine Langford
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Birthdate: April 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus

Australian actress, Katherine Langford, gained international fame with her role in the Netflix TV series 13 Reasons Why. She developed an early interest in acting despite not having any family connection to the field. Active in the entertainment industry since 2015, she has been nominated for many awards, including a Golden Globe. 

 6 
Josephine Langford
(Australian Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Tessa Young’ in the ‘After’ Film Series)
Josephine Langford
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Birthdate: August 18, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo

Josephine Langford is an Australian actress who started her career at a young age. Initially interested in music, Langford was classified as a talented composer in her secondary school. Following in the footsteps of her older sister Katherine Langford, she took acting classes at the age 13. Her success story serves as an inspiration to many young Australian talents.

 7 
Angourie Rice
(Actress)
Angourie Rice
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Birthdate: January 1, 2001
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 8 
Justin Langer
(Australian Cricket Coach and Former Cricketer)
Justin Langer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 21, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 9 
Gemma Ward
(Model, Actor)
Gemma Ward
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Judy Davis
(Actor)
Judy Davis
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Birthdate: April 23, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 11 
Minjee Lee
(Australian Professional Golfer)
Minjee Lee
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 27, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 12 
Tim Winton
(Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Children's writer)
Tim Winton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 4, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo

Four-time Miles Franklin Award-winning Australian author Tim Winton excels in both adult and children’s books. Having written international bestsellers, such as the Booker Prize-shortlisted The Riders, he has been declared a Living Treasure in Australia. He is devoted to marine conservation and often describes coastal Western Australia in his novels.

 13 
Margaret Court
(Tennis player)
Margaret Court
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 16, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer

Margaret Court is an Australian retired tennis player. She is a former world No. 1 with 24 Grand Slam women's singles titles to her name. She also holds 19 Grand Slam doubles titles and 21 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles. She is considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Following her retirement, she became a Christian minister. 

 14 
Megan Gale
(Model who became the host of Project Runway Australia in 2011)
Megan Gale
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Birthdate: August 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Andrew Farriss
(Composer, Guitarist, Pianist)
Andrew Farriss
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 27, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries

The cofounder of the Australia’s iconic rock band, INXS, Andrew Farriss also serves as its main songwriter, keyboardist, guitarist, and backing vocalist. Opening his first band, Doctor Dolphin, while in high school, he later joined The Farriss Brothers before cofounding The Vegetables, which later became INXS. Winner of many awards, he released his debut album at the age of 62.

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Hélène Joy
(Actress known for her work in television series Durham County and Murdoch Mysteries)
Hélène Joy
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Birthdate: October 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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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
 18 
Andrew Forrest
(Australian Businessman and Non-Executive Chairman of ‘Fortescue Metals Group’)
Andrew Forrest
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 18, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Australian billionaire businessman Andrew Forrest, or Twiggy, also made Australia’s biggest charity contribution, of A$655 million, in 2019. The former Fortescue Metals Group CEO has now deviated to farming and has targeted the milk and dairy demands of China. In 2021, his foundation slammed China’s treatment of the Uighurs.

 19 
Danny Green
(Former Australian Professional Boxer)
Danny Green
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces

Danny Green is an Australian retired boxer who held several titles like the WBA light-heavyweight title, the WBC interim super-middleweight title, and the IBO cruiserweight title. Green's career inspired a 2006 documentary titled The Fight Game. An avid surfer, Green saved a man's life at Yallingup beach for which he was honored with a bravery award by the Australian Government.

 20 
Gina Rinehart
(Australian Mining Magnate and Businesswoman)
Gina Rinehart
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Gina Rinehart is an Australian heiress and mining magnate. She is currently serving as the executive chairman of a privately-owned mineral extraction company called Hancock Prospecting and is credited with expanding the company. In 2012, she became the world's richest woman after overtaking Christy Walton and was named in Forbes magazine's The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list.

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Jon Farriss
Jon Farriss
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 10, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
 22 
Gigi Edgley
(Australian Actress, Singer and Songwriter)
Gigi Edgley
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Birthdate: November 16, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 23 
Danny Green
(Basketball player, Podcaster)
Danny Green
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Birthdate: June 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 24 
Rove McManus
(Television presenter)
Rove McManus
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Birthdate: January 21, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Australian TV and radio host Rove McManus soared to fame with the show Rove and now also co-owns the TV production company Roving Enterprises. He is also a kangaroo breeder and co-owns a steakhouse too. Fans also know him for the catchphrase “Say hi to your mom for me.”

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Melanie Perkins
(Chief executive officer)
Melanie Perkins
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1987 AD
 26 
Casey Dellacqua
(Australian Former Professional Tennis Player)
Casey Dellacqua
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Pallavi Sharda
(Australian Actress of Indian Descent Who Works in Australian Films and Hindi Films)
Pallavi Sharda
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Birthdate: March 5, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces

Pallavi Sharda is an Australian actress and Bharatanatyam dancer. Sharda, who is of Indian origin, has appeared in many Indian films in addition to playing important roles in Australian films. Pallavi Sharda was featured in the 40 most influential Asian Australians list at the first Asian-Australian Leadership Summit in 2019.

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Rob Swire
(Singer, Record producer, Songwriter)
Rob Swire
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 5, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 29 
Suze DeMarchi
(Singer, Songwriter)
Suze DeMarchi
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 14, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 30 
Lisa McCune
(Actress)
Lisa McCune
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Birthdate: February 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
 31 
Clinton Kane
(Australian Singer-songwriter)
Clinton Kane
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 26, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Indiana Massara
(Australian Pop Singer, Actress and Model)
Indiana Massara
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 23, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo

Better known as Rooney from Chicken Girls, singer-actor Indiana Massara is also known for her chartbusting single Drama. An athletic person since childhood, Massara was, however, initially rejected in auditions for being too tall. She walked the LA Fashion Week at 13 and has a huge fan base on Instagram.

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Freya Tingley
(Actor)
Freya Tingley
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Birthdate: March 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Samantha Jade
(Winner of fourth season of The X Factor Australia)
Samantha Jade
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Lang Hancock
(Entrepreneur)
Lang Hancock
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 10, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 27, 1992

Lang Hancock was an Australian business magnate remembered for discovering the largest iron ore deposit in the world in 1952. He went on to become one of the richest entrepreneurs in Australia and established himself as one of the most popular and influential men. A controversial personality, Hancock's personal life, especially his marriage to Rose Porteous, overshadowed his professional achievements.

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Eamon Sullivan
(Former Australian Sprint Swimmer)
Eamon Sullivan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo

Eamon Sullivan is an Australian retired sprint swimmer and former world record holder. He is best known for his performance in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, where he won two silver medals and one bronze medal. Eamon Sullivan also won two gold medals at the World Championships and three gold medals at the Commonwealth Games during his career.

 37 
Georgie Gardner
(Australian Television and News Presenter and Journalist)
Georgie Gardner
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Birthdate: June 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini

Best known for hosting Channel Nine’s 6pm bulletin and Today, Georgie Gardner started her TV career as a weather reporter. Apart from being a news anchor and journalist, she has also been a radio host and won Australian radio’s most prestigious award, RAWARD, in her debut year.

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Liam Hendriks
(Baseball player)
Liam Hendriks
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Gillian Alexy
(Actor, Film actor)
Gillian Alexy
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Birthdate: March 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
 40 
Toby Schmitz
(Actor)
Toby Schmitz
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 4, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus

Best known as pirate Calico Jack Rackham from the series Black Sails, Australian actor Toby Schmitz has also penned award-winning plays such as Lucky. Initially aspiring to be a lawyer, he later switched to theater and appeared on stage in many Sydney Theatre Company productions.

 41 
Jo Beth Taylor
(Singer)
Jo Beth Taylor
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Birthdate: May 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini

Best known as the host of shows such as Australia's Funniest Home Video Show, Jo Beth Taylor had stepped into showbiz as a singer at age 5. She quit her career abruptly in 1997, which she later claimed was a decision made to avoid a stalker and malicious rumors.

 42 
Tim Farriss
(Guitarist)
Tim Farriss
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 16, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 43 
Mikey Nicholls
(Australian Professional Wrestler)
Mikey Nicholls
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 20, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 44 
Daniel Kerr
(Australian Former Rules Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Daniel Kerr
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 45 
Donna Burke
(Singer, Seiyū)
Donna Burke
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Donna Burke is an Australian singer, narrator, voice actress, and businesswoman. Apart from contributing to anime songs and TV commercials as a voice actress, Burke also contributes as a lyricist. In 2007, a documentary named Climate in Crisis which was narrated by her won the silver medal at the New York Television Festival. 

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Allan Cuthbertson
(Actor)
Allan Cuthbertson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 7, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 8, 1988

While he once worked as a flight lieutenant in the RAAF, actor Allan Cuthbertson was later typecast in roles of stern military officials, dignitaries, or other high-ranking officials. He first gained fame as Romeo in a Boltons production of Romeo and Juliet and later as Colonel Hall in Fawlty Towers.

 47 
Bridgette Gusterson
(Australian Water Polo Player)
Bridgette Gusterson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 48 
Kevin Mitchell
(Baseball player)
Kevin Mitchell
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 13, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Charmaine Bingwa
(Actress known for her role as Carmen Moyo in The Good Fight)
Charmaine Bingwa
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Birthdate: November 13, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Barbara Wall
(Australian Former Squash Player)
Barbara Wall
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 25, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini