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  1. Tonni Collette's breakthrough role came in which film?
  2. Which Australian actress and producer began her career in the television series "Neighbours" playing Donna Freedman from 2008 to 2011?
  3. Guy Pearce played a drag queen in a 1994 Australian film journeying across the Australian Outback. What was the name of the tour bus that took him from Sydney to Alice Springs?
  4. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1996?

  5. Nicole Kidman won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of which character?
  6. Ray Meagher is an Australian actor who is known for playing which long running soap character?
  7. Who received critical recognition after starring in the 2000 biographical crime film "Chopper"?
  8. Who is older, Cate Blanchett or Nicole Kidman?
  9. Who played Kim Hyde on Home and Away from 2004 to 2007?
  10. Which Tasmania born actor was known for his romantic swashbuckler roles during the Golden Age of Hollywood?
  11. Which Australian actress was born to Scottish parents in Oman, before moving to Australia at age six?
  12. Hugh Jackman holds the Guinness World Record for "longest career as a live-action Marvel character" for playing which character?
  13. George Lazenby played British secret agent James Bond in which film? And which former tennis player did he marry in 2002?
  14. Which Australian actor portrayed the antagonist Mick Taylor in the Wolf Creek franchise?
  15. Simon Baker is known for his lead role as Patrick Jane in which American television series?
  16. Rowenna Wallace is best known for her Gold Logie-winning role in which Australian soap?
  17. Who played Josh Taylor from 2007 to 2008 on Neighbours before finding love with Miley Cyrus?
  18. Which Australian actress did Woody Allen describe as, "one of the most exciting actresses in the world"?
  19. Which 1979 Australian romantic drama film stars Piper Laurie and Mel Gibson about the romance between an older woman and a developmentally impaired man half her age?
  20. In which year did Kylie Minogue decided to leave Neighbours to concentrate on her music career? And what was the first name of the character she played?


  1. Muriel's Wedding (1994)
  2. Margot Robbie
  3. Priscilla (in The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert)
  4. Geoffrey Rush (Shine)
  5. Virginia Woolf (The Hours (2002))
  6. Alf Stewart (Home and Away)
  7. Eric Bana
  8. Nicole Kidman is older by 2 years (June 1967), Blanchett (May 1969)
  9. Chris Hemsworth
  10. Errol Flynn
  11. Isla Fisher
  12. The Wolverine (also known as Logan)
  13. On Her Majesty's Secret Service. Pam Shriver.
  14. John Jarratt
  15. The Mentalist
  16. Sons and Daughters (she played Pat Hamilton/Morrell/Palmer)
  17. Liam Hemsworth
  18. Judy Davis
  19. Tim
  20. 1988. Charlene