List of Famous people born in Western Australia, Australia
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Josephine Langford is an Australian actress. She is known for her starring role as Tessa Young in the After movie series.
Russell Woolf was a Western Australian media personality, who was best known as a presenter on ABC Radio Perth.
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.
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.