Australian movie stars born in 1925

Here are 6 famous actors from Australia were born in 1925:

Ed Devereaux

Ed Devereaux (August 27, 1925 Sydney-December 17, 2003 Hampstead) also known as Edward Devereaux, Ed Deveraux, Edward Sidney Devereaux or Ed. Devereaux was an Australian actor, film director and screenwriter. His children are called John Devereaux, Steven Devereaux, Timothy Devereaux and Matthew Devereaux.

Ed Devereaux was most famous for his role as the bushman Matt Hammond in the Australian television series "Skippy the Bush Kangaroo". He starred in the series from 1966 to 1970 and it became one of the most successful Australian TV series ever made. Devereaux also appeared in a number of other Australian and British TV shows and films throughout his career, including "Homicide", "Division 4", "The Sullivans", and "The Flying Doctors". In addition to acting, he also directed and wrote several films during the 1970s. Devereaux passed away at the age of 78 in London.

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Stuart Wagstaff

Stuart Wagstaff (February 13, 1925 Wiltshire-) also known as Stuart Wagstaff AM is an Australian entertainer, actor and comedian.

With a career spanning over five decades, Stuart Wagstaff was a household name in Australia, best known for his work in television. He began his career as a radio announcer in the 1940s before transitioning to television in the 1950s, where he quickly became a popular presenter and game show host. He hosted a range of TV shows, including “In Melbourne Tonight” and “The Graham Kennedy Show”.

Aside from his work in television, Stuart Wagstaff was also a talented stage performer. He acted in a number of stage productions, including “The Sound of Music”. In addition, he performed in pantomimes and music hall shows, displaying his natural comic timing and skill as an entertainer.

In recognition of his contributions to entertainment in Australia, Stuart Wagstaff was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2005. He passed away in 2015 at the age of 90.

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Brian Moll

Brian Moll (May 19, 1925 Wanstead-August 9, 2013 Queensland) a.k.a. Brian Percy Moll was an Australian actor.

He was born in Wanstead, London, England and migrated to Australia with his family in the 1930s. Moll started his career in the entertainment industry in 1956 and became a familiar face on Australian television screens in the 1960s and 1970s, appearing in popular TV shows such as Homicide and Matlock Police. He also had roles in several films, including The Shiralee and The Four Minute Mile. Moll was highly regarded in the Australian acting community and was known for his gentle nature and professionalism on set. He retired from acting in the early 2000s and lived out the remainder of his life in Queensland before passing away in 2013 at the age of 88.

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Alan Edwards

Alan Edwards (January 17, 1925 United Kingdom-January 14, 2003 Brisbane) was an Australian actor.

He began his career on stage in the United Kingdom before eventually moving to Australia to work in television and film. Edwards appeared in numerous Australian TV shows and movies throughout his career, including the popular soap opera "Neighbours" and the film "The Lighthorsemen". He was also an accomplished stage actor, performing in productions of plays such as "The Importance of Being Earnest" and "The Mousetrap". Edwards was a founding member of the Queensland Theatre Company and served as its artistic director for several years. He was awarded the Order of Australia medal in 1985 for his contributions to Australian theatre and television.

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David Nettheim

David Nettheim (July 10, 1925 Sydney-March 11, 2008 Sydney) a.k.a. David Cosman Nettheim or David Netheim was an Australian actor, film director and screenwriter.

He began his acting career in the 1940s and appeared in over 30 films, including "The Overlanders" (1946) and "Wake in Fright" (1971). Nettheim also directed and wrote several films, including "Petersen" (1974) and "My Brilliant Career" (1979). In addition to his work in film, Nettheim also worked as a stage actor and director. He was a founding member of the Ensemble Theatre in Sydney, which still operates today. Nettheim was widely respected in the Australian film and theater communities and was known for his dedication to the craft. He passed away at the age of 82.

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John Maxim

John Maxim (July 20, 1925 Sydney-January 20, 1990 Brighton) also known as John Wills or John Waldemar Maxim was an Australian actor.

Maxim was born in Sydney, Australia in 1925. He began his acting career in the 1940s, with his first film credit being in the 1942 film "The Way Ahead." He appeared in over 50 films throughout his career, including "The Cruel Sea" and "The Night My Number Came Up." Maxim also had a successful career on stage, appearing in productions of "The Royal Hunt of the Sun" and "The Importance of Being Earnest."

In addition to his work as an actor, Maxim was also a well-respected acting teacher. He founded the John Maxim Acting Studio in Melbourne, where he taught many successful Australian actors, including Sigrid Thornton and Rachel Griffiths.

Maxim was married twice and had two children. He passed away in Brighton, England in 1990 at the age of 64. His contribution to the arts industry in Australia and beyond continues to be celebrated to this day.

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