Australian Actressesby nicolam99 | created - 04 Feb 2012 | updated - 04 Feb 2012 | Public
This is a list of my favourite aussie actresses
Actress | Water Rats
Catherine acted with the St. Martin's Youth Company in Melbourne for two years before going to NIDA in 1983. She graduated in 1985, taking a major role in the movies 'The Right Hand Man' and 'My Brother Tom' while still studying. Since then she's had lead roles in Weekend With Kate - opposite Colin...
Best known for her roles in Water Rats, Rush and Tangle.
2. Lisa McCune
Actress | Blue Heelers
Lisa was born on the 17th of February, 1971 and grew up in Perth, Australia. She entered WAAPA (West Australian Academy of Performing Arts) and graduated in 1990 at the age of 19 with a musical degree. Moving over to Melbourne, after a short lived stay in Sydney when Lisa was awarded the Coles ...
Best known for her roles in Blue Heelers and Sea Patrol.
3. Libby Tanner
Actress | All Saints
Libby Tanner is an Australian Television, stage and theatre director who was born in Melbourne, Victoria Australia. Tanner is best known for her roles in All Saints (1998) as Bronwyn 'Bron' Craig, Headland (2005), Rescue Special Ops (2009), Nowhere Boys (2013) and as fan favourite Prison Psych ...
Best known for her roles in All Saints and Rescue Special Ops.
Actress | Without a Trace
Poppy Montgomery has found success and prominence by playing the dramatic role of FBI agent Samantha Spade in the popular TV series Without a Trace (2002). Her gorgeous image can often be found in many men's magazines.
Montgomery was born Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth Deveraux Donahue in Sydney, ...
Best known for her role in the us drama Without A Trace.
Actress | McLeod's Daughters
Bridie Carter was born on December 18th in Melbourne, Australia and is the oldest of three children - she has two younger brothers.
Bridie has been nominated for the TV Week Logie Awards three times. In 2003 she was nominated for a Silver Logie For Most Popular Actress, this award is voted for by ...
Best know for her role as Tess Mcleod on Mcleods Daughters.
Actress | McLeod's Daughters
Simmone Mackinnon was born on March 19, 1973 in Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia as Simone Jade Mackinnon. She is an actress and producer, known for McLeod's Daughters (2001), Attila (2001) and Dark Waters (2003).
Known and loved for her role on Mcleods Daughters as Stevie Hall
Actress | McLeod's Daughters
Rachael is best known for her role as Jodi Fountain on the much loved Australian series McLeod's Daughters, for which she was nominated at the 2007 TV WEEK Logie Awards for both a 'Silver Logie - Most Popular Actress' and the 'Gold Logie - Most Popular Personality in Television.' Other Australian ...
10. Gigi Edgley
Actress | Farscape
Edgley was born in Perth. She is the daughter of concert and circus promoter Michael Edgley, known for bringing the Moscow State Circus to Australia during the 1980s. Her mother, Jeni Edgley, is involved in managing a 250-acre health retreat. As a child, Gigi Edgley performed both in and out of ...
11. Nicole da Silva
Actress | Doctor Doctor
Nicole da Silva is an Australian actress. She is known for her roles in Wentworth as Franky Doyle and in Southern Star's AFI award-winning drama Rush as Senior Constable Stella Dagostino, for which she received critical acclaim over the show's four-season run. Nicole also gained a Best Actress ...
Actress | The Square
A graduate of Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art, Claire van der Boom is a Logie Award-winning actress who made her film debut in 2008, opposite Joel Edgerton in "The Square." She has since appeared in numerous acclaimed productions on stage and screen, including turns in HBO's "The ...
14. Holly Valance
Actress | Taken
Holly Rachel Valance was born 11th May 1983 in Melbourne, Australia to parents Rachel Stevens and Ryko Valance (Ryko legally changed his name at 18 from Vukadinovic). Holly's mother is from Southampton, England and her father is Serbian Montenegrin. Both of her parents were models and her father is...
15. Emily Browning
Actress | A Series of Unfortunate Events
Australian actress Emily Browning was born in 1988 in Melbourne, Australia, to Shelley and Andrew Browning. She has two younger brothers. Her start in acting came after a classmate's father, involved in the acting business, noticed her "acting all ditsy" in a school play. Emily found an agent and ...
18. Caitlin Stasey
Actress | Tomorrow, When the War Began
Caitlin Jean Stasey is an Australian actress who is well known for her roles as Francesca Thomas in The Sleepover Club (2003), Rachel Kinski in Neighbours (1985) and Ellie Linton in the film adaptation of John Marsden's best seller 'Tomorrow When the War Began'
Caitlin is from Victoria, Australia, ...
20. Delta Goodrem
Delta Goodrem is a singer, songwriter, performer, actress, and philanthropist. Born and raised in Sydney, New South Wales, she enrolled in dancing, acting, singing and piano classes at a young age.
At the age of 15, Goodrem signed a record deal with Sony Music Australia. Her first album, Innocent ...
21. Indiana Evans
Actress | H2O: Just Add Water
Indiana Rose Evans born 27 July 1990 is an Australian actress and singer-songwriter, best known for her roles in Home and Away (1988) as Matilda Hunter, H2O: Just Add Water (2006) as Bella Hartley, and Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012) as Emmaline Robinson. Evans had an interest in performing since...
26. Basia A'Hern
Actress | McLeod's Daughters
A rising star, Basia is fast establishing herself as a most talented, versatile, and charming young performer with a unique maturity and understanding, years in excess of her age. She has been studying acting at the prestigious Keane Kids Studios for the past 3 years, where management recognized ...
30. Georgia Flood
Actress | Anzac Girls
Georgia Ann Flood was born on November 29, 1992 in Phillip Island, Australia. Georgia started modeling as a child in the United Arab Emirates, before returning to Melbourne with her family. At age 14 Georgia began to pursue her acting career and has continually worked in the Australian TV, film and...
31. Kylie Minogue
Actress | Moulin Rouge!
Kylie Ann Minogue was born on 28 May, 1968. The eldest of three children, Kylie's acting career began early, but it was her role as "Charlene" in the Australian soap, Neighbours (1985), which established Kylie as an international star. Her singing career began, purely by accident, when a record ...
32. Dannii Minogue
Actress | Home and Away
Danielle Jane Minogue was born in 1971, the youngest sister of Kylie Minogue and brother Brendan Minogue. By June 1978, she had secured a role in the Australian series Skyways (1979). A number of guest appearances followed, leading to her appearance as a "Talent Discovery" on the popular Young ...
36. Tammy Macintosh
Actress | Wentworth
Tammy Macintosh is an Australian TV actress, who was born in Perth, Western Australia. Tammy is best known for her roles in Australian TV drama Police Rescue (1989), mystery series Jeopardy (2002), alien adventure series Farscape (1999), Tammy was also apart of Australia's most followed drama ...
37. Portia de Rossi
Actress | Arrested Development
Portia de Rossi was born and raised in Geelong, Australia. Originally born Amanda Rogers, at 15 she changed her name to Portia, saying that it was the most daring thing she had ever done up until that point. After graduating from high school, she attended the University of Melbourne, and studied ...
39. Melissa George
Actress | Hunted
The second of four children, Australian actress Melissa George was born in Perth, Western Australia in 1976. The daughter of Pamela, a nurse, and Glenn George, a construction worker, Melissa initially expressed interest in various forms of dance rather than acting. During her childhood, George ...
40. Gemma Ward
Actress | The Strangers
Gemma Ward was born in Perth, Australia in 1987 and started her model career in the year 2002.
When she was 15 years old, she was discovered in the audience of Search for a Supermodel (2000), an Australian television show. At the age of 16, she was selected by Anna Wintour (fashion editor) to be ...
41. Judy Davis
Actress | Husbands and Wives
Davis was educated at Loreto Convent and the Western Institute of Technology and graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1977. She found international success with the role of Adela Quested in A Passage to India (1984). Her performance was nominated an Academy Award for Best...