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1. Born in Melbourne, Victoria, in 1969. This actress earned her first Academy Award nomination (for Best Actress) for her role as Elizabeth I in the movie "Elizabeth". She also played Galadriel in "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" movie trilogies.
2. Born in Adelaide, South Australia, in 1959, of Dutch-Italian heritage. This actor is well-known in both television and movies. He played FBI agent Jack Malone in "Without a Trace".
3. Born in 1979 in Perth, Western Australia. This actor's promising career was cut short at the age of 28 when he died of an overdose of prescription medication.
4. Born in Sydney, New South Wales, in 1968. Some of this actor's memorable roles include Wolverine, Van Helsing, and Jean Valjean (in "Les Miserables").
5. Born on Honolulu, in 1967, while her Australian parents were temporarily living in Hawaii on student visas. She received Academy Award nominations for "Moulin Rouge", "The Hours", "Rabbit Hole" and "Lion".
6. Born in Launceston, Tasmania in 1969. He played the titular roles of Patrick Jane in "The Mentalist" and Nick Fallin in "The Guardian".
7. Although he jokingly claims he was born in Lightning Ridge, he was really born in Sydney, New South Wales, in 1939. He was working as a rigger on the Sydney Harbour Bridge when he got his start in show business by appearing on an amateur talent show.
8. Born in Hobart, Tasmania, in 1909. This actor made a career of "swashbuckling" roles and had a well-deserved reputation as a womaniser. His autobiography was entitled "My Wicked, Wicked Ways".
9. Born in 1934 in Melbourne, Victoria. This actor/comedian is most well-known for his female alter ego, Dame Edna Everage.
10. Born in Sydney, New South Wales, in 1972. This actress played the title role of Muriel in "Muriel's Wedding", and was nominated for an Academy Ward for Best Supporting Actress in her role as Haley Joel Osment's mother in "The Sixth Sense".
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