List of Famous people born in Western Australia, Australia

Heath Ledger

Heathcliff Andrew Ledger
First Name Heath
Last Name Ledger
Born on April 4, 1979
Died on January 22, 2008 (aged 28)
Height 184 cm | 6'0

Heath Andrew Ledger was an Australian actor, photographer, and music video director. After playing roles in several Australian television and film productions during the 1990s, Ledger moved to the United States in 1998 to further develop his film career. His work consisted of twenty films, including 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), The Patriot (2000), A Knight's Tale (2001), Monster's Ball (2001), Lords of Dogtown (2005), Brokeback Mountain (2005), Candy (2006), The Dark Knight (2008), and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009), the latter two being posthumous releases. He also produced and directed music videos and aspired to be a film director.

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Katherine Langford

Katherine Anne Langford
First Name Katherine
Height 165 cm | 5'5

Katherine Langford is an Australian actress. After appearing in several independent films, she had her breakthrough starring as Hannah Baker in the Netflix television series 13 Reasons Why from 2017 to 2018, for which she received a nomination for a Golden Globe Award. She went on to roles in the films Love, Simon (2018), Knives Out (2019), and Spontaneous (2020), and starred in the 2020 Netflix series Cursed.

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Mitchell Marsh

First Name Mitchell
Last Name Marsh
Born on October 20, 1991 (age 31)

Mitchell Ross Marsh is an Australian international cricketer. Marsh has represented Australia in all three forms of cricket, making his debut during the 2011–12 season.

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Sam Kerr

First Name Sam
Last Name Kerr
Born on September 10, 1993 (age 29)
Height 167 cm | 5'6

Samantha May Kerr is an Australian football player who plays for Chelsea in the English FA Women's Super League. She is the current captain of the Australia women's national soccer team. As of 2019, Kerr is the all-time leading scorer in both the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) in the United States and the Australian W-League.

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Daniel Ricciardo

Daniel Joseph Ricciardo
First Name Daniel
Last Name Ricciardo
Born on July 1, 1989 (age 33)

Daniel Joseph Ricciardo is an Italian-Australian racing driver who is currently competing in Formula One, under the Australian flag, for McLaren. He made his debut at the 2011 British Grand Prix with the HRT team as part of a deal with Red Bull Racing, for whom he was test driving under its sister team Scuderia Toro Rosso. Ricciardo’s driver number is 3.

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Dacre Montgomery

First Name Dacre
Last Name Montgomery
Born on November 22, 1994 (age 28)
Height 177 cm | 5'10

Dacre Kayd Montgomery-Harvey is an Australian actor. He is best known for his role as Billy Hargrove in Stranger Things and Jason Scott, in the 2017 reboot Power Rangers. On 11 July 2019, he released his own podcast titled "DKMH", which features his own poetry.

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Josephine Langford

First Name Josephine
Last Name Langford
Born on August 18, 1997 (age 25)

Josephine Langford is an Australian actress. She is known for her starring role as Tessa Young in the After movie series.

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Russell Woolf

First Name Russell
Last Name Woolf
Born on November 30, 1963
Died on October 26, 2021 (aged 57)

Russell Woolf was a Western Australian media personality, who was best known as a presenter on ABC Radio Perth.

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Shaun Marsh

First Name Shaun
Born on July 9, 1983 (age 39)

Shaun Edward Marsh is an Australian cricketer who plays for the Western Australia cricket team in Australian domestic cricket and represents Australia in Test and One Day International formats. Nicknamed SOS, he is a left-handed opening batsman.

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Cody Fern

First Name Cody
Last Name Fern
Born on July 6, 1988 (age 34)
Height 177 cm | 5'10

Cody Fern is an Australian actor and director. Following his feature debut in The Tribes of Palos Verdes (2017), he portrayed murder victim David Madson in the FX series The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (2018). Later that year, Fern played Michael Langdon in American Horror Story: Apocalypse. He also appeared in the final season of the Netflix drama House of Cards as Duncan Shepherd. In 2019 he returned to American Horror Story for its ninth season 1984 playing Xavier Plympton.

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Geoff Marsh

First Name Geoff
Born on December 31, 1958 (age 64)

Geoffrey Robert Marsh is a former Australian cricketer, coach and selector. He played 50 Test matches and 117 One Day Internationals for Australia as an opening batsman. As the coach of Australia he was in charge when Australia won the 1999 Cricket World Cup in England. He later coached Zimbabwe (2001–2004) and Sri Lanka (2011–12).

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Dianne Buswell

First Name Dianne
Born on May 6, 1989 (age 34)
Height 159 cm | 5'3

Dianne Claire Buswell is an Australian professional dancer, known for her appearances on the British television series Strictly Come Dancing. After working as a dancer in Australia, she has danced in the British series each year since 2017, reaching the final in 2018 with her celebrity partner Joe Sugg.

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Christian Porter

First Name Christian
Last Name Porter
Born on July 11, 1970 (age 52)

Charles Christian Porter is an Australian Liberal Party politician and lawyer serving as Attorney-General of Australia since 2017, and has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Pearce since 2013. He was appointed Minister for Industrial Relations and Leader of the House in 2019.

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Fearless Nadia

First Name Fearless
Last Name Nadia
Born on January 8, 1908
Died on January 9, 1996 (aged 88)

Mary Ann Evans, also known by her stage name Fearless Nadia was an Indian actress and stuntwoman of Australian origin who is most remembered as the masked, cloaked adventurer in Hunterwali, released in 1935, which was one of the earliest female-lead Indian films. She is often referred to as a sex symbol.

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Melanie Perkins

First Name Melanie
Born on January 1, 1987 (age 36)

Melanie Perkins is an Australian technology entrepreneur who is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Canva.

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Jim Jefferies

Geoff James Nugent
First Name Jim
Last Name Jefferies
Height 180 cm | 5'11

Geoff James Nugent, known professionally as Jim Jefferies, is an Australian-American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. He created and starred in the American FX sitcom Legit (2013–2014) and the Comedy Central late-night show The Jim Jefferies Show (2017–2019).

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James Brayshaw

First Name James
Last Name Brayshaw
Born on May 11, 1967 (age 56)

James Antony Brayshaw is an Australian media personality working in television for the Seven Network and radio for Triple M and a retired cricketer. For Seven Sport he hosts and calls Test cricket during summer and Australian Football League on Friday nights during winter.

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Judy Davis

Judith Davis
First Name Judy
Born on April 23, 1955 (age 68)
Height 164 cm | 5'5

Judith Davis is an Australian actress known for her work in film, television, and theatre. With a career spanning over 40 years, she is commended for her versatility and is regarded as one of the finest actresses of her generation with frequent collaborator Woody Allen describing her as "one of the most exciting actresses in the world". She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including eight Australian Film Institute Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, two British Academy Film Awards and two Golden Globe Awards, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards.

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Barry Marshall

First Name Barry
Last Name Marshall
Born on September 30, 1951 (age 71)

Barry James Marshall is an Australian physician, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, and Professor of Clinical Microbiology at the University of Western Australia. Marshall and Robin Warren showed that the bacterium Helicobacter pylori plays a major role in causing many peptic ulcers, challenging decades of medical doctrine holding that ulcers were caused primarily by stress, spicy foods, and too much acid. This discovery has allowed for a breakthrough in understanding a causative link between Helicobacter pylori infection and stomach cancer.

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Melissa George

First Name Melissa
Last Name George
Born on August 6, 1976 (age 46)
Height 168 cm | 5'6

Melissa Suzanne George is an Australian actress and entrepreneur. A former national rollerskating champion and model, George began her acting career playing Angel Parrish on the Australian soap opera Home and Away (1993–96). After moving to the United States, George made her big-screen debut in 1998 in the neo-noir/science fiction film Dark City. She later appeared in Steven Soderbergh's The Limey (1999), David Lynch's Mulholland Drive (2001), Sugar & Spice (2001), and Down with Love (2003)

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