Australian movie stars born in 1968

Here are 9 famous actors from Australia were born in 1968:

Eric Bana

Eric Bana (August 9, 1968 Melbourne-) also known as Eric Banadinovich or Eric Banadinović is an Australian actor, film producer, screenwriter, voice actor, comedian and television producer. His children are called Sophia Banadinovich and Klaus Banadinovich.

Eric Bana first gained popularity as a comedian appearing on Australian television shows including Full Frontal and The Eric Bana Show. He then transitioned into dramatic roles in films such as Chopper, Black Hawk Down, Munich, and The Time Traveler's Wife. Bana is also known for his role as Bruce Banner/The Hulk in the 2003 film Hulk. In addition to his work in front of the camera, Bana has also produced and written several films, including The Castle and Love the Beast. Bana is famously private about his personal life, rarely discussing it in interviews. He is an avid supporter of the Australian Football League team Melbourne FC.

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Jason Donovan

Jason Donovan (June 1, 1968 Malvern-) also known as Jason Sean Donovan or Donovan, Jason is an Australian singer, presenter, actor and voice actor. He has three children, Zac Donovan, Jemma Donovan and Molly Donovan.

Jason Donovan first became famous in the late 1980s for his role in the popular Australian soap opera "Neighbours". He then pursued a successful singing career, releasing numerous hit singles such as "Too Many Broken Hearts" and "Sealed With a Kiss". He also starred in various musicals, including the lead role in a West End production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat".

After struggling with addiction issues in the 1990s, Donovan made a successful comeback in the early 2000s, appearing on stage and television shows such as "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!" and "Strictly Come Dancing". In recent years, he has also worked as a radio presenter and toured the UK with his own shows, combining his singing and acting talents. Donovan has also been an advocate for various charities, including Children in Need and the British Red Cross.

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Julian McMahon

Julian McMahon (July 27, 1968 Sydney-) a.k.a. Julian Dana William McMahon is an Australian model and actor. He has one child, Madison Elizabeth McMahon.

Julian McMahon is best known for his roles as Dr. Christian Troy in the TV series Nip/Tuck and as Agent Jessup in the superhero movie adaptation of Fantastic Four. He is the son of former Australian Prime Minister Sir William McMahon and is of Irish descent. McMahon started his career as a model and later transitioned into acting. He has also appeared in several other TV shows and movies, including Charmed, Profiler, The Tudors, and Runaways. In addition to his acting career, he is also involved in various charity organizations, such as The Art of Elysium and YouthAIDS.

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Grant Bowler

Grant Bowler (July 18, 1968 Auckland-) is an Australian actor. He has two children, Edie Bowler and Ezekiel Bowler.

Grant Bowler is best known for his roles as Nolan in the Syfy series "Defiance" and as Cooter in the HBO series "True Blood." He has appeared in numerous other television shows such as "Ugly Betty," "Lost," and "True Detective." Bowler also has several film credits to his name including "Killer Elite" and "The Great Raid." In addition to his work in entertainment, Bowler is an accomplished rugby player and played professionally for several years.

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Tom Long

Tom Long (August 3, 1968 Boston-) is an Australian actor. He has one child, Ariel Long.

Tom Long began his career in theater productions in Australia, performing in a variety of plays including "The School for Scandal" and "Twelfth Night". He made his way onto the big screen in the 1990s, appearing in Australian films such as "The Bit Part" and "Two Hands". Long's breakout role came in the early 2000s with the hit Australian film "The Dish". He began to gain international recognition after starring in the television series "SeaChange" from 1998-2000. Long has also appeared in American television shows like "The Pacific" and "Satisfaction". In addition to acting, Long is also a writer and musician. In 2012, he revealed that he had been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer, but thankfully he underwent successful treatment and has continued to act and work in the entertainment industry.

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Scott Michaelson

Scott Michaelson (September 12, 1968 Melbourne-) is an Australian actor.

Scott Michaelson is best known for his work on the Australian television series "Neighbours," where he played the role of Brad Willis from 1991-1993 and then again from 2013-2017. He has also had recurring roles on other popular Australian shows such as "Blue Heelers" and "City Homicide."

In addition to his television work, Michaelson has appeared in several Australian films, including "The Hard Word" and "Garage Days." He is also a talented stage actor, having performed in numerous productions in Australia.

Outside of acting, Michaelson is an accomplished musician and has played in several bands over the years. He is also a passionate advocate for mental health awareness and has spoken publicly about his own struggles with depression and anxiety.

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Frank Woodley

Frank Woodley (February 29, 1968 Adelaide-) is an Australian comedian, screenwriter, actor, television producer and film score composer.

He is best known for his comedic performances as part of the comedy duo Lano and Woodley with Colin Lane. The duo created their own television series, "The Adventures of Lano and Woodley" which first aired in 1997. Woodley has gone on to star in other television shows, films, and theatre productions, including the film "Bad Eggs" and the stage play "The Producers". In addition to his work as a performer, Woodley has also written and produced for television, including the sketch comedy series "Small Tales and True" and the children's program "The Itch". Outside of his career in entertainment, Woodley is an advocate for various social and environmental causes, and is a vocal supporter of the Australian charity CanTeen.

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Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman (October 12, 1968 Sydney-) a.k.a. Hugh Michael Jackman, Hyû Jakkuman or Khyu Dzhekman is an Australian actor, film producer, television producer, voice actor, presenter, singer and dancer. He has two children, Ava Eliot Jackman and Oscar Maximilian Jackman.

Jackman rose to international fame for his role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series. He has won multiple awards, including a Golden Globe and a Tony Award. Jackman is also known for his work in stage productions, including starring in the original Broadway production of The Boy from Oz. In addition to his acting career, Jackman has also been involved in various philanthropic ventures, serving as an ambassador for World Vision Australia and supporting causes such as AIDS research and poverty relief. Jackman is married to Deborra-Lee Furness, an Australian actress and producer whom he met on the set of the Australian television show Correlli in 1995.

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Paul Currie

Paul Currie (March 2, 1968 Melbourne-) is an Australian film director, film producer and actor.

Currie graduated from the Swinburne Film School and began his career as a television writer and producer in the early 1990s. He then transitioned into feature films, producing the critically acclaimed Australian thriller film "One Perfect Day" in 2004. Currie made his directorial debut with the romantic drama film "One Perfect Day" in 2013, starring Zac Efron and Taylor Schilling. He has also directed other films such as "The 33" and "Hacksaw Ridge", both of which received numerous nominations and awards. Currie is known for his ability to bring powerful true stories to the big screen and draw out emotionally charged performances from his actors.

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