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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Sydney. The list includes people like Dolph Lundgren, Rose Byrne, Jacqueline Fernandez, Elle Macpherson & Tony Abbott. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, intellectuals & academics, writers, film & theater personalities and miscellaneous etc.
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 1 
Elle Macpherson
(Host and Executive Producer of ‘Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model’)
Elle Macpherson
11
Birthdate: March 29, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Killara, Australia
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 2 
Ryan Kwanten
(Actor, Producer)
Ryan Kwanten
4
Birthdate: November 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
Dolph Lundgren
(Starred in Rocky IV as The Imposing Soviet Boxer 'Ivan Drago')
Dolph Lundgren
25
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Spånga, Sweden
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 4 
Peter Weir
(Film director, Screenwriter)
Peter Weir
3
Birthdate: August 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sydney
 5 
Malcolm Turnbull
(29th Prime Minister of Australia (2015 - 2018))
Malcolm Turnbull
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 24, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
 6 
Edmund Barton
(Prime Minister of Australia (1901-03))
Edmund Barton
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 18, 1849
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glebe, Australia
Died: January 7, 1920
 7 
Jacqueline Fernandez
(Miss Universe Sri Lanka 2006 and an Established Actress in Hindi Film Industry)
Jacqueline Fernandez
36
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manama, Bahrain
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 8 
Gina Rinehart
(Mining Heiress)
Gina Rinehart
9
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
 9 
Julian McMahon
(Australian-American Actor Best Known for His Role in TV Series 'Profiler')
Julian McMahon
5
Birthdate: July 27, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 10 
Clive James
(Writer, Journalist, Literary critic)
Clive James
2
Birthdate: October 7, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kogarah, Australia
Died: November 24, 2019
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 11 
Ellyse Perry
(Cricketer)
Ellyse Perry
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wahroonga, Australia
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Colleen McCullough
(Novelist, Writer, Neurologist, Biographer, Science fiction writer)
Colleen McCullough
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wellington
Died: January 29, 2015
 13 
Derek Muller
(Science communicator, filmmaker, television personality and inventor, who is best known for his YouTube channel Veritasium)
Derek Muller
1
Birthdate: November 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Traralgon, Australia
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 14 
Akhilesh Yadav
(National president of the Samajwadi Party who served as the 20th Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 2012 to 2017)
Akhilesh Yadav
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saifai, Uttar Pradesh, India
 15 
Jamie Parker
0
Birthdate: August 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Middlesbrough, Cleveland, England, UK
 16 
Christopher Doyle
(Cinematographer)
Christopher Doyle
0
Birthdate: May 2, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
 17 
Andrew O'Keefe
(Known for hosting the game show Deal or No Deal.)
Andrew O'Keefe
0
Birthdate: October 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
Nicola McDermott
(High jumper)
Nicola McDermott
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 28, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: North Gosford, Australia
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 19 
William McMahon
(Prime Minister of Australia (1971-72))
William McMahon
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 23, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Redfern, Australia
Died: March 31, 1988
 20 
Peter FitzSimons
(Rugby union player, Biographer)
Peter FitzSimons
0
Birthdate: June 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wahroonga
 21 
Anthony Albanese
(31st Prime Minister of Australia)
Anthony Albanese
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 22 
Sam Dastyari
(First person of Iranian origin to sit in the Australian Parliament)
Sam Dastyari
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sari, Iran
 23 
Charles Perkins
(Soccer player)
Charles Perkins
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 16, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Alice Springs, Australia
Died: October 19, 2000
 24 
Gladys Berejiklian
(45th Premier of New South Wales (2017 - 2021))
Gladys Berejiklian
184
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 25 
Sikhanyiso Dlamini
(Minister of Information, Communication and Technology (Eswatini) since 2018)
Sikhanyiso Dlamini
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mbabane, Swaziland
 26 
Bruce Beresford
(Film director who has made more than 30 feature films over a 50-year career.)
Bruce Beresford
0
Birthdate: August 16, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
 27 
V. Gordon Childe
(Australian Archaeologist Known for Excavating 'Skara Brae’ Neolithic Settlement)
V. Gordon Childe
1
Birthdate: April 14, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: October 19, 1957
 28 
A. D. Hope
(Australian Poet and Essayist Known for His Satirical Slant)
A. D. Hope
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 21, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cooma, Australia
Died: July 13, 2000
 29 
Michael Taussig
(Anthropologist, University teacher)
Michael Taussig
0
Birthdate: April 3, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sydney
 30 
Stephanie Jacobsen
(Role as Jesse on the Fox series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles)
Stephanie Jacobsen
0
Birthdate: June 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: British Hong Kong
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 31 
Georgina Wilson
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
 32 
John Cornforth
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: December 8, 2013
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 33 
Bernard Foley
(Rugby union player)
Bernard Foley
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 34 
Kate Grenville
(Australian Author)
Kate Grenville
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 14, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
 35 
Tupou IV
(King of Tonga)
Tupou IV
0
Birthdate: July 4, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nukuʿalofa, Tonga
Died: September 10, 2006
 36 
Mark Latham
(Politician, Trade unionist)
Mark Latham
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 28, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ashcroft
 37 
Sir Charles Mackerras
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States
Died: July 14, 2010
 38 
Lucy Turnbull
(Politician)
Lucy Turnbull
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 30, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mittagong
 39 
Rohan Browning
(Sprinter)
Rohan Browning
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 31, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 40 
Joe Hockey
(Former Treasurer of Australia)
Joe Hockey
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 2, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: North Sydney, Australia
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 41 
Bronwyn Bishop
(Politician, Solicitor)
Bronwyn Bishop
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 19, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sydney
 42 
John Harsanyi
(Economist)
John Harsanyi
0
Birthdate: May 29, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: August 9, 2000
 43 
Marie Bashir
(Engineer, Psychiatrist, Physician, University teacher)
Marie Bashir
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Narrandera
 44 
Geraldine Brooks
(Journalist)
Geraldine Brooks
1
Birthdate: September 14, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
 45 
Bob Brown
(Politician, Physician)
Bob Brown
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 27, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oberon
 46 
James Wolfensohn
(9th President of the World Bank Group (1999 - 2005))
James Wolfensohn
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: November 25, 2020
 47 
Neville Wran
(Politician)
Neville Wran
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paddington
Died: April 20, 2014
 48 
J. L. Mackie
(Philosopher, University teacher)
J. L. Mackie
0
Birthdate: August 25, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney
Died: December 12, 1981
 49 
H. V. Evatt
(Former Justice of the High Court of Australia (1930 - 1940))
H. V. Evatt
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 30, 1894
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: East Maitland, Australia
Died: November 2, 1965
 50 
Arthur Morris
(Cricketer)
Arthur Morris
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bondi, Australia
Died: August 22, 2015
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
The University of Sydney, best known for its educational facilities is ranked among the ten most beautiful universities globally. Established in 1850, this university comprises people from diversified cultures and traditions. The QS World University Rankings has placed the university among the top 50 universities for excelling in research and education. The University of Sydney has more than 320,000 alumni, among who are a large number of people who turned out to be famous personalities. Michael Donald Kirby, former Justice of the High Court of Australia, graduated at the University of Sydney in different genres of law, arts, and Economics. The alumnus also received the master’s degree and represented the university as Students' Representative Council and President of the University of Sydney Union. Sir Edmund Barton, first Prime Minister of Australia from 1901 to 1903, bagged the university medal in classics from the University of Sydney. Barton left his political career and became the founding justice of the High Court of Australia. Edward Gough Whitlam, the 21st Prime Minister also studied at the University. Malcolm Turnbull, the 29th Prime Minister; John Winston Howard, the 25th Prime Minister; Tony Abbott, the 28th Prime Minister all received their education from the University of Sydney. Besides Politicians, The university has also gives us actors, scientists, doctors, entrepreneurs and many more. Scroll down to get more information on the famous alumni of the University of Sydney.