Australian movie stars born in 1966

Here are 12 famous actors from Australia were born in 1966:

Mick Molloy

Mick Molloy (July 11, 1966 Canberra-) a.k.a. Michael Molloy is an Australian presenter, comedian, actor, voice actor, writer, screenwriter, film director, television director, film producer and television producer.

He is widely known for his work on Australian television shows such as The Late Show, which he co-created and appeared on, and as the co-host of the radio show Martin/Molloy. Molloy has also acted in a number of films including Crackerjack and Boytown, both of which he also co-wrote and produced. He has received numerous awards for his contributions to the entertainment industry in Australia, including a Logie Award and an ARIA Award. Molloy continues to work in the industry today, hosting various radio shows and appearing in films and TV shows as a guest star.

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Andrew Voss

Andrew Voss (September 7, 1966 Sydney-) is an Australian presenter and actor.

He is widely known for his work as a sports commentator, particularly for rugby league games. Voss started his career as a radio host before transitioning to television, where he worked for major networks such as Channel Nine and Fox Sports. Aside from sports coverage, Voss has also appeared in a few Australian TV shows as an actor, including Home and Away and Underbelly. He has won multiple awards for his work in journalism, including the 2013 Australian Sports Commission Media Award. Voss is highly respected in the sports community and has become one of the most recognizable voices in Australian sports broadcasting.

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Christopher Truswell

Christopher Truswell (January 31, 1966 Manchester-) a.k.a. Chris Truswell is an Australian actor.

He is best known for his work in various Australian television series such as "Neighbours", "A Country Practice", and "All Saints". He has also appeared in several films such as "Moulin Rouge!" and "The Wog Boy". Truswell trained at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and has a background in theatre, having worked with various theatre companies in Australia including the Sydney Theatre Company and Bell Shakespeare. In addition to his acting work, Truswell is also a voice-over artist and has lent his voice to various commercials and animated shows.

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Vince Colosimo

Vince Colosimo (November 11, 1966 Melbourne-) also known as Vincenzo Colosimo or Vincenzo "Vince" Colosimo is an Australian actor. His child is called Lucia Colosimo.

Vince Colosimo has appeared in numerous Australian films and television shows, including the popular series "Underbelly" where he played crime boss Alphonse Gangitano. He has also starred in international productions such as "The Great Gatsby" and "Bodyline". Colosimo has won several awards for his performances, including the AFI Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in the film "Chopper". In addition to his acting work, Colosimo is also a director and writer. He founded his own production company called "Point Grey Pictures" and has directed several short films. Colosimo is also known for his advocacy work for mental health awareness in Australia.

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Jeremy Sims

Jeremy Sims (January 10, 1966 Perth-) a.k.a. Jeremy Hartley Sims or Jeremy William Hartley is an Australian actor, film director and film producer. He has two children, Frederique Sims and Evelyn Rose Sims.

Sims started his acting career in the 1980s and has appeared in numerous Australian television shows and films, including "Chances", "Fire", and "Blackrock". In 2000, he made his directorial debut with the film "Idiot Box" and has since directed several other feature films, including "Last Train to Freo" and "Beneath Hill 60". Sims has also produced a number of films, including "Look Both Ways" and "The Little Death". In addition to his work in film and television, Sims has directed several stage productions and is a recipient of the Helpmann Award for Best Director. He is also a member of the Order of Australia, having been awarded the Medal of the Order in 2016 for his contributions to the performing arts.

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Steve Bastoni

Steve Bastoni (March 4, 1966 Rome-) also known as Stephen Bastoni, Steve Baston or Steven Bastoni is an Australian actor. His children are called Valentino Alessandro Bastoni and Roman Edwin Raffaele Bastoni.

Bastoni grew up in Melbourne, Australia and began his career as a professional soccer player before turning to acting. He first gained attention for his role in the Australian television series "Neighbours" and has since appeared in a variety of films and TV shows including "Police Rescue", "The Matrix Reloaded", and "Underbelly". In addition to his acting career, Bastoni is also a trained boxer and has competed professionally. He is known for his rugged good looks and intense performances on screen.

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Louis Mandylor

Louis Mandylor (September 13, 1966 Melbourne-) a.k.a. Louis Theodosopoulos or Louie is an Australian actor, film producer, film director, screenwriter, football player and writer.

He is best known for his roles in the films "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," "The Debt Collector" and "Daylight's End." Mandylor began his acting career in the late 1980s with roles in various Australian television shows before moving to the United States in the early 1990s to pursue his acting career. In addition to acting, Mandylor has also produced and directed films, including "The Butcher" and "Sinners and Saints." He played professional football in Australia before turning to acting, and has also written several books, including the thriller "Code Name: Wolverine."

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Johnny Diesel

Johnny Diesel (May 31, 1966 Fall River-) also known as Diesel, Mark Lizotte, Lizotte, Mark or Mark Denis Lizotte is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter, actor and guitarist.

Diesel was born in Fall River, Massachusetts, USA, but his family moved to Australia when he was just a few months old. He first gained recognition in the 1980s as the guitarist for the band Johnny Diesel & The Injectors, who had several successful singles and albums. After the band disbanded in the early 1990s, Diesel launched a successful solo career, with his debut album "Johnny Diesel and the Injectors" going on to win two ARIA Awards.

Over the years, Diesel has released numerous albums and singles, many of which have charted in the Australian music charts. He has collaborated with other well-known Australian musicians, such as Jimmy Barnes and INXS.

In addition to his music career, Diesel has also appeared in a number of films and television shows. He has also been involved in various theatre productions, including a production of the musical Grease in which he played the lead role of Danny Zuko.

Today, Diesel continues to tour and record music, and is considered one of the most influential and respected musicians in Australia.

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Tony Butterfield

Tony Butterfield (February 4, 1966 Penrith-) is an Australian actor.

Actually, Tony Butterfield is a retired Australian rugby league player. He played for the Newcastle Knights in the National Rugby League (NRL) from 1988 to 2000 as a prop forward. Butterfield played in three grand finals with the Knights and was a key member of their 1997 premiership-winning team. He also represented New South Wales in State of Origin matches and played for the Australian Kangaroos. After retiring from rugby league, Butterfield became a television sports commentator and contributed to various media outlets.

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Mark Occhilupo

Mark Occhilupo (June 16, 1966 Kurnell-) also known as Occy is an Australian surfer and actor.

Occhilupo's professional surfing career began in the early 1980s and he quickly rose through the ranks to become one of the top surfers in the world. He won the World Junior Championship in 1984 and the World Championships in 1999. He was known for his powerful style and his ability to charge massive waves.

After retiring from professional surfing in the early 2000s, Occhilupo has remained involved in the surfing community as a commentator, coach, and mentor to young surfers. He also appeared in the 2015 surf movie, "The Wave I Ride."

Outside of surfing, Occhilupo has been open about his struggles with depression and substance abuse. He has used his platform to advocate for mental health awareness and has been a spokesperson for organizations that support mental health initiatives.

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Andrew Upton

Andrew Upton (February 1, 1966 Australia-) is an Australian screenwriter, playwright, businessperson, film director, film producer, actor and film editor. He has three children, Dashiell John Upton, Roman Robert Upton and Ignatius Martin Upton.

Andrew Upton is best known for being the spouse of acclaimed actress Cate Blanchett. He has collaborated with Blanchett on several theatrical productions, including productions for the Sydney Theatre Company where he served as Artistic Director from 2008 to 2011. Upton has written numerous plays such as Riflemind, a drama that explores a rock band’s reunion, and The Present, an adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s play that premiered on Broadway in 2017. Upton also co-wrote the screenplay for the films Blessed and The Turning. Upton has also worked as a film producer, with credits including the 2015 film Carol, which starred Blanchett and Rooney Mara and earned multiple Academy Award nominations. In addition to his work in the arts, Upton is also involved in business ventures, including co-founding the Australian technology start-up Сirrus Real Time Processing Systems.

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Russell Dykstra

Russell Dykstra (December 31, 1966 Brisbane-) otherwise known as Russel Dykstra is an Australian actor.

He is best known for his roles in Australian films and television series. Dykstra started acting in the early 1990s and has since then worked in both theater and film. Some of his notable roles include the character of Barney in the TV series "Rake," the character of Simmo in the film "Soft Fruit," and the character of Uncle Doug in the film "Hunters and Collectors." He has won several awards for his acting including an AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Drama for his role in the TV series "Rake." In addition to his work in acting, Dykstra is also a voice over artist and a screenwriter.

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