List of Famous people born in South Australia, Australia
Sarah Snook is an Australian actress. She is known for her starring roles in many films, including Sisters of War (2010), Not Suitable for Children (2012), These Final Hours (2013), Predestination (2014), The Dressmaker (2015), Steve Jobs (2015), and Pieces of a Woman (2020). For her performance in Predestination, she won the AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
Sia Kate Isobelle Furler is an Australian singer and songwriter. She started her career as a singer in the acid jazz band Crisp in the mid-1990s in Adelaide. In 1997, when Crisp disbanded, she released her debut studio album, titled OnlySee, in Australia. She moved to London and provided vocals for the British duo Zero 7. Sia released her second studio album, Healing Is Difficult, in 2001, and her third, Colour the Small One, in 2004.
Kodi Smit-McPhee is an Australian actor. He is known for his roles as The Boy in The Road, Owen in Let Me In, Norman Babcock in ParaNorman, Alexander in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Nightcrawler in X-Men: Apocalypse, and Dark Phoenix, and the lead role in the prehistoric film Alpha.
Travis Michael Head is an Australian international cricketer. He is contracted to South Australia and the Adelaide Strikers for domestic matches. He is a left-handed middle-order batsman and a part-time bowler. He was formerly a co vice-captain of the Australian national team in Tests from January 2019 to November 2020.
Samara Weaving is an Australian actress and model. Weaving began her career in her home country, landing her first role on the series Out of the Blue (2008). She came to prominence with her portrayal of Indi Walker on the soap opera Home and Away (2009–2013), for which she received an Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) nomination for Best Female Performance in 2011.
Teresa Mary Palmer is an Australian actress, writer, model and film producer. She began her career with roles in such films as Bedtime Stories (2008), The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010), and Take Me Home Tonight (2011). She received further recognition for starring in the films Warm Bodies (2013), Lights Out (2016), Hacksaw Ridge (2016), and Berlin Syndrome (2017). She also starred in, co-wrote, and co-produced the drama film The Ever After (2014), with her husband Mark Webber.
Simon Goodwin is an Australian rules football coach and former player. He has been the head coach of the Melbourne Football Club of the Australian Football League (AFL) since 2017, and in 2021 he coached Melbourne to their first premiership in 57 years.
Alex Tyson Carey is an Australian cricketer and former Australian rules footballer. He is a wicket-keeper who plays for Australian national team. In domestic cricket he plays for South Australia and Adelaide Strikers. He was the captain of the Greater Western Sydney Giants in 2010, but when they joined the Australian Football League in 2012 he was left out of the squad and returned to his home state of South Australia, where he began to play domestic cricket.
Lleyton Glynn Hewitt is an Australian semi-retired professional tennis player and former world No. 1. He is the most recent Australian to win a men's singles Grand Slam title.
Russell Frank Ebert was an Australian rules footballer and coach. He is considered one of the greatest players in the history of Australian rules football in South Australia. Russell Ebert is the only player to have won four Magarey Medals which are awarded to the best and fairest player in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL).
Robert James Lee Hawke, was an Australian politician who served as Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Labor Party from 1983 to 1991. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wills from 1980 to 1992.
Demi Bennett is an Australian professional wrestler, currently signed with WWE where she performs on the NXT brand under the ring name Rhea Ripley. She is the inaugural NXT UK Women's Champion and a former NXT Women's Champion. She is also the only person to have won both titles, and the first female Australian champion in WWE history.
Joseph Howarth Ingles is an Australian professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also represents the Australian national team. He primarily plays at the small forward and shooting guard positions. He is the Utah Jazz all-time leader in 3 pointers made.
Adam Derek Scott is an Australian professional golfer who plays mainly on the PGA Tour. He was the World No. 1 ranked golfer, from mid-May to August 2014. He has won 31 professional tournaments around the world, on many of golf's major tours.
Athanasios "Thanasi" Kokkinakis is an Australian professional tennis player. In the second round of the 2018 Miami Open, Kokkinakis defeated then World Number 1 Roger Federer.
Katherine Helen Fischer, now known as Tziporah Atarah Malkah, is an Australian-American former model and actress.
Julie Isabel Bishop is a former Australian politician who served as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2013 to 2018 and deputy leader of the Liberal Party from 2007 to 2018. She was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Curtin from 1998 to 2019. She has been the chancellor of Australian National University since January 2020.
Alex Bolt is an Australian professional tennis player. His career-high ranking is World No. 125 in singles and World No. 81 in doubles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Highlights of Bolt's career thus far include a quarterfinal appearance at the 2014 Australian Open men's doubles, and also winning the China International Challenger with his partner Andrew Whittington.
Damon Herriman is an Australian actor known for his film and television work in Australia and the United States. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Dewey Crowe in Justified. He portrays the cult leader and criminal Charles Manson in the Netflix series Mindhunter and in the Quentin Tarantino film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
Lionel George Logue, CVO, was an Australian speech and language therapist and amateur stage actor who helped King George VI manage his stammer.