University Of Melbourne Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of University Of Melbourne. The list includes people like Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, Julian Assange, Barry Humphries & Peter Singer. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, film & theater personalities, media personalities, miscellaneous and writers etc.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Gotye

Gotye
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Multi-instrumentalist
Birthdate: May 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bruges, Belgium
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 2 Harold Holt

Harold Holt
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Australia
Birthdate: August 5, 1908
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stanmore
Died: December 17, 1967

 3 Cathy Freeman

Cathy Freeman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: February 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Slade Point, Australia
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 4 Germaine Greer

Germaine Greer
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 29, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

 5 Julian Assange

Julian Assange
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Famous As: Computer programmer
Birthdate: July 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Townsville, Australia
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 6 Angela White

Angela White
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 7 Judith Durham

Judith Durham
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist, Songwriter
Birthdate: July 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Essendon
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 8 Julia Gillard

Julia Gillard
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 27th Prime Minister of Australia (2010-2013)
Birthdate: September 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Barry, Wales

 9 Robert Menzies

Robert Menzies
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 12th Prime Minister of Australia
Birthdate: December 20, 1894
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jeparit
Died: May 15, 1978

 10 Portia de Rossi

Portia de Rossi
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Model, Philanthropist
Birthdate: January 31, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Horsham, Australia
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 11 John Monash

John Monash
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Civil engineer
Birthdate: June 27, 1865
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: October 8, 1931

 12 Randeep Hooda

Randeep Hooda
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: August 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rohtak
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 13 Barry Humphries

Barry Humphries
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Famous As: Comedian, Actor
Birthdate: February 17, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kew, Melbourne, Australia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 14 Ronny Chieng

Ronny Chieng
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: November 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Johor Bahru, Malaysia

 15 Peter Singer

Peter Singer
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: July 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 16 Elizabeth Blackburn

Elizabeth Blackburn
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: American-Australian researcher
Birthdate: November 26, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

 17 Alfred Deakin

Alfred Deakin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Australia
Birthdate: August 3, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne
Died: October 7, 1919

 18 Geoffrey Edelsten

Geoffrey Edelsten
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Physician
Birthdate: May 2, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Melbourne

 19 Tahir Raj Bhasin

Tahir Raj Bhasin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 20 Rashaan Salaam

Rashaan Salaam
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: October 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Diego, California
Died: December 5, 2016
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 21 Magda Szubanski

Magda Szubanski
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Famous As: Comedy actress
Birthdate: April 12, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, England

 22 Penelope Mitchell

Penelope Mitchell
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 23 John Bluthal

John Bluthal
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jezierzany, Galicia, Poland
Died: November 15, 2018

 24 Hamish Blake

Hamish Blake
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Famous As: Writer, Actor
Birthdate: December 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 25 Missy Higgins

Missy Higgins
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: August 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 26 Julia Zemiro

Julia Zemiro
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: April 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence

 27 Sir John Eccles

Sir John Eccles
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Neurophysiologist
Birthdate: January 27, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: May 2, 1997

 28 James P. Gorman

James P. Gorman
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Financier
Birthdate: July 14, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria (Australia) Victoria, Australia

 29 Feliks Zemdegs

Feliks Zemdegs
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Known for Rubik's Cube speedsolver
Birthdate: December 20, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

 30 Pallavi Sharda

Pallavi Sharda
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 5, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 31 Red Symons

Red Symons
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Famous As: Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Birthdate: June 13, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brighton

 32 Desmond Chiam

Desmond Chiam
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Famous As: Actor role as Wyatt Cole on Reef Break, General Riga on The Shannara Chronicles
Birthdate: July 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 33 Morris West

Morris West
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 26, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St Kilda
Died: October 9, 1999

 34 Greg Hunt

Greg Hunt
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 18, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne

 35 Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Radio personality, Television presenter, Lawyer, Songwriter
Birthdate: August 15, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne

 36 Frank Macfarlane Burnet

Frank Macfarlane Burnet
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Virologist & Noble Prize Laureate
Birthdate: September 3, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Traralgon
Died: August 31, 1985

 37 Santo Cilauro

Santo Cilauro
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: November 25, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

 38 Tiffiny Hall

Tiffiny Hall
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Television personality, Taekwondo Athletic
Birthdate: July 11, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 39 Andrew Peacock

Andrew Peacock
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Diplomat, Politician, Lawyer
Birthdate: February 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne

 40 Helen Garner

Helen Garner
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist, Novelist, Screenwriter
Birthdate: November 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Geelong

 41 David Leyonhjelm

David Leyonhjelm
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Leader of the Liberal Democratic Party in the Senate
Birthdate: April 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nhill, Australia

 42 Jana Wendt

Jana Wendt
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Famous As: Gold Logie award-winning television journalist
Birthdate: May 9, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

 43 Michel Faber

Michel Faber
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 13, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands

 44 Peter Warner

Peter Warner
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sailor
Birthdate: February 22, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: April 13, 2021

 45 Edward Dunlop

Edward Dunlop
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prisoner of War
Birthdate: July 12, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wangaratta
Died: July 2, 1993

 46 Ninian Stephen

Ninian Stephen
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 15, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nettlebed, Oxfordshire, England
Died: October 29, 2017

 47 John Landy

John Landy
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete, Politician
Birthdate: April 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 48 David Warren

David Warren
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Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: March 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Groote Eylandt, Anindilyakwa, Australia
Died: July 18, 2010

 49 John Flynn

John Flynn
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Minister
Birthdate: November 25, 1880
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moliagul, Australia
Died: May 5, 1951

 50 Christos Tsiolkas

Christos Tsiolkas
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
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