Melburnians - List of...

The following is a List of notable Melburnians who come from or who have significant associations with Melbourne, Australia:

A person from Melbourne is a Melburnian, or the variant spelling 'Melbournian' is sometimes found but is considered grammatically incorrect because that would make us mel-BORN-ian whereas we are mel-BURN-ian. Melburnite is also used.

Art
David Boyd
John Brack
Noel Counihan
Frederick McCubbin
Clement Meadmore
Vali Myers
Albert Tucker
Patricia Piccini
Graham Fransella
Ryan St.John
Peter L. Wilson

Business
Rupert Murdoch
Richard Pratt

Film
Eric Bana
Cate Blanchett
Emily Browning
Portia de Rossi
Rachel Griffiths
Barry Humphries
Radha Mitchell
Geoffrey Rush
Guy Pearce
Harry "Snub" Pollard
Fred Schepisi

Law
Frank Costigan
Susan Crennan
Owen Dixon
Isaac Isaacs
Colin Lovitt Q.C.
Lex Lasry Q.C.
Robert Richter Q.C.

Literature
Max Barry
Damien Broderick
Helen Garner
Germaine Greer
Michael Leunig
John Marsden
Ida Rentoul Outhwaite
Peter Singer

Music
Angelo Catt
Anthony Callea
Vanessa Amorosi
Tina Arena
The Avalanches
Nick Cave
The Cat Empire
Chris Cheney
Crowded House - pop-rock group formed in Melbourne between 1986 and 1996, Neil Finn, Paul Hester, Nick Seymour.
Brody Dalle
Virgil Donati
Jet
Johnny Farnham
Flea
Percy Grainger

Missy Higgins
Kirk Pengilly
The Living End
Dame Nellie Melba
Kylie Minogue
Dannii Minogue
Olivia Newton-John
Scott Owen
Raja Ram
Helen Reddy
Normie Rowe
Phil Rudd
The Seekers
Mark Seymour
J.G. Thirlwell
Holly Valance

Politics
John So
Stanley Bruce
Arthur Calwell
Peter Costello
Alfred Deakin
Malcolm Fraser
John Gorton
Harold Holt
Kirstie Marshall
Robert Menzies
James Scullin
Steve Bracks
Lynne Kosky
John Thwaites

Science and Engineering
Lachlan Thompson
Pavel Trivailo
Keith Nugent
Macfarlane Burnet
Graeme Clark
Edward "Weary" Dunlop
John Eccles

Sport
Phil Anderson, cyclist
Ron Barassi, Australian Rules Footballer
Kevin Bartlett, Australian Rules Footballer
Andrew Bogut, basketball player
Mark Bresciano, soccer player
Pat Cash, tennis player
Matthew Elliot, cricketer
John Fitzgerald, Tennis Player
Andrew Gaze, basketball player
Vince Grella, soccer player
Joe Hachem
Merv Hughes, cricketer
Dean Jones, cricketer
John Landy, Athlete
Bill Lawry, cricketer
Walter Lindrum, Billiards
Luc Longley, basketball player
Katie Mactier, cyclist
Peter McNamara, tennis player
Paul McNamee, tennis player
Keith Miller, cricketer
Sid Patterson, cyclist
Mark Philippoussis, tennis player
Bill Ponsford, cricketer
Lionel Rose, boxer
Mark Viduka, soccer player (Captain of the Socceroos as of September 2005)
Shane Warne, cricketer
Kathy Watt, cyclist
Matt Welsh, Swimmer
Alan J. Gow , Motorsport
[edit] Television
Vince Colosimo
Emilie De Ravin
Rex Hunt
Graham Kennedy
Bert Newton
Livinia Nixon
Daryl Somers
Caitlin Stasey
Steve Vizard
Jesse Spencer

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