It is hard to make a list of top 10 most popular Australian actors and actresses of all time because of so many names and remarkable personalities out there. In America, some of the Australians made their name and are still popular in the showbiz industries. I am sure you would love this post because it contains many big names of Hollywood.
10. Russell Crowe
Russell Ira Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand, to Jocelyn Yvonne (Wemyss) and John Alexander Crowe. He has his grandparents from Australia named Stanley Wemyss. Russell got popularity as an actor and fashion model. He is a high profile celebrity of all time.
9. Hugo Weaving
Hugo Wallace Weaving was born in Nigeria, to Anne (Lennard), and Wallace Weaving. He again has his grandparents from Australia. Hugo started career as a model, but gradually became a movie actor. He is fond of traveling between Nigeria and Australia.
8. Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger is a wonderful and captivating celebrity who started career in 1999. It was too easy for this talented celeb to make a name as “pretty boy” and an actor of little depth. He spent many years in the entertainment industry and was born in April 1979.
7. Guy Pearce
Guy Edward Pearce was born in October, 1967 in Cambridgeshire, England, to Anne (Pickering) and Stuart Graham Pearce. His father was born in New Zealand and mother was from Australia. Guy is a well established celebrity who lived with family in Australia in his childhood.
6. Mel Gibson
Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born in 1956 in Peekskill, New York, USA, to Hutton Gibson, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson. Mel is a truly beautiful and talented Australian celeb, with Australian-American grandparents.
5. Nicole Kidman
Elegant redhead Nicole Kidman is one of the most successful Hollywood divas. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is a daughter of Australian parents, Janelle Ann (Glenny), and Antony David Kidman.
4. John Noble
John Noble is yet another wonderful and successful Australian celeb of all time. He worked both as an actor and director. John has directed more than eighty plays such as ‘Sons of Cain’ on London’s West End (1986), and television series like ‘All Saints’.
3. Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman was born in Sydney, New South Wales, to Grace McNeil (Greenwood) and Christopher John Jackman. Hugh is a wonderful and talented celebrity. He has grandparents from Australia and Greece.
2. Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts was born in Shoreham, England in 1968 to Myfanwy Edwards “Miv” (Roberts), and Peter Watts. Naomi is a talented and beautiful celebrity. She lost her father at the age of 7 and started career as an actress of television in childhood.
1. Rose Byrne
Rose Byrne was born in Balmain, Sydney, Australia, to Jane, and Robin Byrne. Rose is a versatile actress and television presenter of all time. She was able to give superb performance in the very first movie named Dallas Doll, when she was only of 15.
All of these are successful stars. Do you love them?