FAMOUS AUSSIES

By Tim Lambert

Below is a list of famous Australians

A

John Antill 1904-1986 Composer

Christine Anu 1973- Singer

Tina Arena 1967- Singer

Thea Astley 1925-2005 Writer

David Atkins 1955- Dancer

B

Murray Bail 1941- Writer

Eric Bana 1968- Actor

Maroochy Barambah Opera singer

Jimmy Barnes 1956- Singer

John Bell 1940- Actor

Carmel Bird 1940- Writer

Cate Blanchett 1969- Actor

James Blundell 1964- Singer

Allan Border 1955- Cricketer

Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 Artist

Sir Donald Bradman 1908-2001 Cricketer

Sir Frank Burnet 1899-1985 Bacteriologist

Nigel Butterley 1935- Composer

C

Captain Thunderbolt (Fred Ward) 1836- Bushranger

Joan Carden 1937-Opera singer

Peter Carey 1943- Writer

John Coates 1945- Mathematician

Toni Collette 1972- Actor

Sir John Cornforth 1917-2004 Chemist

Grace Cossington Smith 1892-1984 Artist

Kay Cottee 1954- First woman to sail around the world single handed and non-stop

Margaret Court 1942- Tennis Player

Dymphna Cusack 1902-1981 Writer

D

Raymond Dart 1893-1988 Anatomist

Judy Davis 1955- Actor

Marele Day 1947- Writer

Garry Disher 1949- Writer

Sir William Dobell 1899-1970 Artist

Rosemary Dobson 1920- Poet

Peter Doherty 1940- Physiologist

Ken Done 1940- Artist

Jason Donovan 1968- Singer/actor

Robert Drewe 1943- Writer

Slim Dusty 1927-2003 Singer

E

Sir John Eccles 1903-1993 Physiologist

Herb Elliott 1938- Runner

Tommy Emmanuel 1955- Guitarist

F

Merrill Findlay 1952- Writer

Sir Howard Florey 1898-1968 Scientist

Errol Flynn 1909-1959 Actor

John Flynn 1880-1951 Founded Royal Flying Doctor Service

John Forrest 1847-1918 Explorer

David Foster 1944- Writer

Dawn Fraser 1937- Swimmer

Leonard French 1928- Artist

Sam Fullbrook 1922-2004 Artist

G

Melissa George 1976- Actor

Delta Goodrem 1984- Singer

Evonne Goolagong 1951- Tennis player

Sandy Gore 1949- Actor

George Percy Grainger 1882-1961 Musician

Roy Grounds 1905-1981 Architect

Kate Grenville 1950- Writer

Germaine Greer 1939- Feminist

Rachel Griffiths 1968- Actor

H

Ron Haddrick 1929- Actor

Rolf Harris 1930- Entertainer

Lee Harding 1937- Writer

Gwen Harwood 1920-1995 Poet

Nicholas Hasluck 1942- Writer

Robert Hawke 1929- Prime Minister

Robert Helpmann 1909-1986 Ballet Dancer

Lleyton Hewitt 1981- Tennis player

Paul Hogan 1939- Actor

John Howard 1939- Prime Minister

Wendy Hughes 1950- Actor

Robert Hughes 1938-2012 Art Critic

Barry Humphries 1934- Comedian

Bill Hunter 1940-2011 Actor

I

David Ireland 1927- Writer

J

Hugh Jackman 1968- Actor

Gina Jeffreys 1968- Singer

Col Joye 1936- Entertainer

Robert Juniper 1929- Artist

K

Paul Keating 1944- Prime Minister

Ned Kelly 1855(?)-1880 Bushranger

Paul Kelly 1955- Singer/songwriter

Henry Kendall 1841-1882 Poet

Thomas Keneally 1935- Writer

Yvonne Kenny 1950- Opera singer

Emily Kame Kngwarreye 1910(?)-1996 Artist

Christopher Koch 1932- Writer

L

Rod Laver 1938- Tennis player

Henry Lawson 1867-1922 Writer

Heath Ledger 1979- Actor

Rod Lever 1938- Tennis Player

Lindy Lee 1954- Artist

Dennis Lillee 1949- Cricketer

Norman Lindsay 1879-1969 Artist

Morris Lurie 1938- Writer

M

Bertram Mackennal 1863-1931 Sculptor

Garry McDonald 1948- Actor

Leo McKern 1920-2002 Actor

Daniel MacPherson 1980- Actor

Elle MacPherson 1964- Model/actress

James McAuley 1917-1976 Poet

Catherine McClements 1965- Actor

Fred McCubbin 1855-1917 Artist

Lisa McClune 1971- Actor

Roger McDonald 1941- Writer

Jacqueline Mckenzie 1967- Actor

David Malouf 1934- Writer

Nellie Melba 1861-1931 Singer

Danni Minogue 1971- Actor

Kylie Minogue 1968- Singer/actor

Dan Morgan 1833(?)-1865 Bushranger

Sally Morgan 1951- Artist

James Morrison 1962- Jazz Musician

Les Murray 1938- Poet

N

Albert Namatjira 1902-1959 Artist

Robyn Nevin 1942- Actor

D'Arcy Niland 1919-1969 Writer

Sidney Nolan 1917-1992 Artist

Louis Nowra 1950- Writer

O

Marcus Oliphant 1910-2000 Physicist

Margaret Olley 1922-2011 Artist

John Olsen 1928- Artist

Barry Otto 1943- 1909-1959 Actor

Miranda Otto 1973- Actor

Evelyn Owen 1915-49 Invented the Owen sub-machine gun

P

Stephen Page 1965- Dancer

Peter Phelps 1960- Actor

Dorothy Porter 1954-2008 Poet

Hal Porter 1911-1984 Writer

Margaret Preston 1875-1963 Artist

R

Helen Reddy 1942- Singer

Geoffrey Rush 1951- Actor

S

Donald Shanks 1940-2011 Opera singer

Peter Singer 1946- Philosopher

Kenneth Slessor 1901-1971 Poet

Jeffrey Smart 1921- Artist

Charles Kingsford Smith 1897-1935 Pilot

Grace Cossington Smith 1892-1984 Artist

Danielle Spencer 1970- Singer/actress

Christina Stead 1920-1983 Writer

Tim Storrier 1949- Painter

Arthur Streeton 1867-1943 Artist

Justine Summers 1970- Dancer

Joan Sutherland 1926-2010 Opera Singer

T

Sigrid Thornton 1959- Actor

Ian Thorpe 1982- Swimmer

John Tranter 1943- Poet

George Turner 1916-1997 Writer

V

Tammy Van Wisse 1968- Swimmer

W

Anthony Warlow 1962- Singer

Shane Warne 1969- Cricketer

David Warren 1925-2010 Invented the 'black box' flight recorder

Judy Watson 1959- Artist

Jacki Weaver Actor

Brett Whitely 1939-1992 Artist

Fred Williams 1927-1982 Artist

David Williamson 1942- Playwright

Peta Wilson 1970- Actor

Tim Winton 1960- Writer

Judith Wright 1915-2000 Poet

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