Top 10 Most Handsome Australian Actors
- Sam Worthington
Samuel Henry John Worthington is an Australian actor and writer of British descent. In the Avatar film series he plays Jake Sully, Marcus Wright in Terminator Redemption, and Perseus in Clash of the Titans as well as his sequel Wrath of the Titans. He then made the transition to more dramatic roles, starring in Everest (2015), Hacksaw Ridge (2016), The Shack (2017), Manhunt: Unabomber (2017), and Broken (2019).
Worthington played a significant role in Somersault (2004), and took the lead in Macbeth’s modern Australian retelling (2006). For his performance in Somersault he has received the AFI Award for Best Lead Actor. In Australia he was well known for his role as Howard in the acclaimed Australian TV series Love My Way, in which he played the female lead’s main love interest.
- Dan Feuerriegel
Daniel Gregory Feuerriegel is an Australian actor based in Los Angeles, US, California. His role as a gladiator recruit “Agron” in the series Spartacus: Blood and Sand, Spartacus: Revenge and Spartacus: Battle of the Damned has first come to international attention.
Feuerriegel graduated from Villanova College in 1998, a Catholic college situated in Coorparoo, Queensland’s brisbane suburb. He studied acting at the University of Technology Queensland in Brisbane. He received his degree in 2002.
- Hugh Jackman
He Is a British-Australian actor, rapper, and artist. He is best known for portraying Wolverine from 2000 to 2018 in the X-Men film series, a role for which he holds the Guinness World Record for “the longest career as a Marvel superhero in live action.” In films such as the romantic comedy Kate & Leopold (2001), the action film Van Helsing (2004), the drama The Prestige (2006), the fantasy drama The Waterfall (2006), the romantic time Australia (2008), Jackman is also known for his leading roles.
He received an Emmy Award for hosting the ceremony in 2005. He had also hosted the 2009 81st Academy Awards. In the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours, Jackman was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia for services to the performing arts and the global community.
- Jai Courtney
Before being cast as Charlie in the action film Jack Reacher (2012) he started his career with small roles in films and television shows. He went on to star for Die Hard in A Good Day (2013) and I, Frankenstein (2014) and The Exception (2016).
Courtney had a recurring appearance as Varro in the Spartacus: Blood and Sand television series (2010). He played Eric in the science fiction action movie Divergent (2014), and in the sequel, Insurgent, he replaced the role in 2015.
In a 2005 short film called Boys Grammar which also featured Daniel Feuerriegel and Adam J. Yeend, Courtney’s first appearance was in. Courtney played a role in the Australian series Packed to the Rafters in 2008, followed by a guest lead in the popular All Saints, the comedy feature To Hell & Bourke and several short movies. In 2010 he played Varro in Spartacus: Blood and Sand for 10 episodes, before starring with Tom Cruise in Jack Reacher in 2012 and with Bruce Willis as John McClane’s son, Jack, in A Good Day to Die Hard.
- Jesse Spencer
He is best known for his roles as Billy Kennedy on Australian soap opera Neighbors (1994–2000, 2005), Dr Robert Chase on American medical drama House (2004–2012), and Lieutenant / Captain Matthew Casey on American drama Chicago Fire (2012–present).
From 1994 to 2000, Spencer appeared in Australian soap opera Neighbours as Billy Kennedy. In 2005, in an episode celebrating the 20th anniversary of the series, he later reprised his role. Since then he has co-starred in such movies as Winning London, Uptown Girls and Swimming Upstream. He appeared on Fox’s medical drama House as Dr. Robert Chase from 2004 to 2012. He played Chase for the entire run of the series and was the second longest-serving member of the team of the main character. Spencer started starring in the NBC drama Chicago Fire in 2012 as Matthew Casey.
- Brenton Thwaites
Beginning his career in his home country in 2011, he played a supporting role on the Slide show, and later starred on the Home and Away soap opera. Thwaites has had major roles since moving to the United States in the movies Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012), Oculus (2013), The Giver (2014), Gods of Egypt (2016), and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017). He began appearing in the DC Universe series Titans in 2018 as Dick Grayson / Nightwing.
Thwaites trained for three years at the University of Technology of Queensland (QUT), before graduating in 2010. He then moved to Sydney to join Home and Away’s long-running soap opera before returning to the U.S. in 2011/12 to pursue his acting career.
- Chris Hemsworth
He first rose to fame in Australia as Kim Hyde in the Home and Away (2004–07) Australian television series, before beginning a film career in Hollywood. Hemsworth is best known for portraying Thor in eight Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, beginning with Thor (2011), and most recently appearing in Avengers: Endgame (2019), which established him as one of the world’s leading and highest-paid actors.
Hemsworth was born to Leonie an English teacher in Melbourne, and Craig Hemsworth, a counselor for social services. He is the middle of three boys; his brothers are both actors, Luke (older) and Liam (younger). His maternal grandfather is a Dutch immigrant, and his maternal grandmother is of Irish descent; he has English, Scottish, and German ancestry on his paternal side. He was born in Bulman, Northern Territory, both in Melbourne and at the Australian Outback.
- Liam Hemsworth
Liam Hemsworth is an Artist from Australia. He played Josh Taylor’s roles in the Neighbours soap opera and Marcus in the The Elephant Princess children’s television series. Hemsworth appeared in American films as Will Blakelee in The Last Song (2010), as Gale Hawthorne in the film series The Hunger Games (2012–2015), and as Jake Morrison in Independence Day: Revival (2016).
Hemsworth was born to Leonie, an English teacher, in Melbourne, Australia, and Craig Hemsworth, a counselor for social services. He has two older brothers, Chris Hemsworth and the actor Luke Hemsworth. His maternal grandfather is a Dutch descendant, with Welsh, Irish, Scottish, and German as his other heritage.
- Luke Bracey
Luke Bracey is an Australian actor, known for his work in movies like Monte Carlo, G.I. Joe: Revenge, The November Man, Point Break and Hacksaw Ridge, and for TV series like Westside and Home and Away. Luke graduated in 2007 from the Scots College in Sydney.
For the 2011 film Monte Carlo, Bracey starred and played Aaron at the Dance Academy. Bracey was as Commander Cobra in G.I. Joe: Revenge (2013), replacing Joseph Gordon-Levitt from the first movie, and starring in leading roles in 2014 films The November Man and The Best of Me, the latter based on Nicholas Sparks’s novel of the same name. He appeared in Point Break in 2015, as FBI agent Johnny Utah in the 1991 film remake.
- Xavier Samuel
The son of Maree and Clifford Samuel, Samuel was born in Hamilton, Victoria. He was born in Adelaide, South Australia, and graduated in 2001 from Rostrevor College. He has a younger brother, Benedict, a journalist, author, actor, and an older sister, Bridget, the stage manager.
Samuel made his debut on McLeod’s Daughters, Australian TV show in 2003. He starred as Marcus in the Australian horror movie Road Train, and also performed with Elephant Princess star Miles Szanto in the Australian movie Drowning, directed by Craig Boreham. In 2009, he was cast in the Australian horror / thriller film The Loved Ones as Brent in the lead role opposite Robin McLeavy. While it has won many nominations for awards, the film has been a financial disappointment.