Australian people of French descent

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  1. Miranda Kerr

    Miranda Kerr


    Miranda May Kerr (born 20 April 1983) is an Australian model. Kerr rose to prominence in 2007 as one of the Victoria's Secret Angels. She is the first Australian to participate in the Victoria's Secret campaign and also represented the Australian up-market department store chain David Jones. Kerr has launched her own brand of organic skincare products, KORA Organics, and wrote a self-help book.

  2. Adelaide Kane

    Adelaide Kane


    Adelaide Kane (born 9 August 1990) is an Australian actress. She is known for her roles as Lolly Allen in the Australian soap opera Neighbours and Mary, Queen of Scots in the CW period drama series Reign. She is currently dating co-star, Sean Teale.

  3. Emilie de Ravin

    Emilie de Ravin


    Emilie de Ravin (/ˈɛməli də ˈrævɪn/; born 27 December 1981) is an Australian actress. She has played Tess Harding on Roswell and Claire Littleton on the ABC drama Lost. In 2012 she guest-starred as Belle on the ABC drama Once Upon a Time and became a series regular beginning in the show's second season.

  4. Cate Blanchett

    Cate Blanchett


    Catherine Élise "Cate" Blanchett (/ˈblɑːn.ət/; born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actress, producer, and theatre director. She has received critical acclaim and many accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and three British Academy Awards. Blanchett has been awarded the Centenary Medal for Service to Australian Society by the Australian government. She was appointed Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government in 2012. In 2014, she was presented with a Doctor of Letters by Macquarie University in recognition of her extraordinary contribution to the arts, philanthropy and the community, her third honorary degree from major Australian institutions.

  5. Jessica Marais

    Jessica Marais


    Jessica Dominique Marais (born 29 January 1985) is a South African-Australian actress whose family emigrated to Perth, Western Australia when she was 9. She is best known for her roles as Rachel Rafter on the television series Packed to the Rafters and Lily Diamond on the television series Magic City.

  6. Emma Lung

    Emma Lung


    Emma Lung (born 14 January 1982) is an Australian actress.

  7. Julia Zemiro

    Julia Zemiro


    Julia Zemiro (born 14 April 1967 in Aix-en-Provence, France) is a French-born Australian television presenter, radio host, actress, singer, writer and comedian.

  8. Julian Assange

    Julian Assange


    Julian Paul Assange (born 3 July 1971) is an Australian computer programmer, publisher and journalist. He is known as the editor-in-chief of the website WikiLeaks, which he co-founded in 2006 after an earlier career in hacking and programming. WikiLeaks achieved particular prominence in 2010 when it published U.S. military and diplomatic documents leaked by Chelsea Manning. Assange has been under investigation in the United States since that time. In the same year, the Swedish Director of Public Prosecution opened an investigation into four sexual offences that Assange is alleged to have committed. In 2012, facing extradition to Sweden, he sought refuge at the Embassy of Ecuador in London and was granted political asylum by Ecuador.

  9. Ed Devereaux

    Ed Devereaux


    Ed Devereaux (27 August 1925 – 17 December 2003) was an Australian actor, director and scriptwriter who lived in the United Kingdom for many years. He was best known for playing the part of Matt Hammond the head ranger in the Australian television series Skippy the Bush Kangaroo. He was also involved in the series behind the scenes, Devereaux writing the script and directing the episode The Veteran (1969), for which he received much critical acclaim. Devereaux based the story of the episode "Double Trouble" on an idea conceived by his children, wrote the screenplay of "Summer Storm" and the script for "The Mine".

  10. Richard Moir

    Richard Moir


    Richard Moir (born 1950) is an Australian actor and editor, he is known for many Australian film roles and as an original character electrician Eddie Cook in soap opera Prisoner- (also known as Prisoner: Cell Block H) and as "Dad" Tony Twist in Round the Twist.

  11. Mark LeCras

    Mark LeCras


    Mark LeCras (born 30 August 1986) is an Australian rules footballer, currently listed with the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League (AFL). Originally from Cervantes, a coastal town in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, he played for the West Perth Football Club in the West Australian Football League (WAFL) before being recruited by West Coast with the 37th pick in the 2004 National Draft. He made his debut for West Coast in the 2005 season, and played his first full season in 2007, kicking 36 goals from 19 matches. Mainly playing as a small forward, LeCras led the West Coast Eagles' goalkicking in 2009 and 2010, and was named in the All-Australian team in 2010. In February 2012, he ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), and was ruled out for the remainder of the season.

  12. David Shillington

    David Shillington


    David Shillington (born 24 June 1983 in Brisbane, Queensland) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Gold Coast Titans in the National Rugby League. A Queensland State of Origin and Australian international representative prop forward, he previously played for the Sydney Roosters and Canberra Raiders. Shillington also works as a columnist for The Canberra Times.

  13. Jason Baitieri

    Jason Baitieri


    Jason Baitieri (born 2 July 1989 in Paris, France) is a French-Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Catalans Dragons of Super League. A France international representative forward, he previously played for the Sydney Roosters of the National Rugby League.

  14. Christabel Chamarette

    Christabel Chamarette


    Christabel Marguerite Alain Chamarette, sometimes Christabel Bridge (born 1 May 1948) was a Greens Senator for Western Australia from 1992 to 1996.

  15. Richie Benaud

    Richie Benaud


    Richard "Richie" Benaud, OBE (/ˈbɛn/; 6 October 1930 – 10 April 2015) was an Australian cricketer who, after his retirement from international cricket in 1964, became a highly regarded commentator on the game.

  16. Henri Szeps

    Henri Szeps


    Henri Szeps OAM (born 2 October 1943) is an Swiss Australian character actor best known for his role as Robert Beare in the ABC situation comedy series Mother and Son.

  17. Simon Poidevin

    Simon Poidevin


    Simon Paul Poidevin OAM (born 31 October 1958) is a former Australian rugby union player.

  18. Ted Baillieu

    Ted Baillieu


    Edward "Ted" Norman Baillieu (born 31 July 1953) was an Australian politician who was Premier of Victoria from 2010 to 2013. He was a Liberal Party of Australia member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly from 1999 to 2014, representing the electorate of Hawthorn. He was elected leader of the Liberal Party in opposition in 2006, and served as Premier from 2010 until 2013 after winning the 2010 state election. He resigned as Premier on 6 March 2013, and was succeeded by Denis Napthine.

  19. Jenny Lamy

    Jenny Lamy


    Jenny Lamy (born 28 February 1949) is a former Australian sprinter.

  20. John Ribot

    John Ribot


    John Ribot (born John Ribot de Bresac on 3 February 1955) is an Australian sports administrator and former rugby league footballer of the 1970s and 80s. Once a Queensland State of Origin and Australian international representative winger or lock forward, Ribot was the 1980 NSWRFL season's top try-scorer. Also a member of the 1982 "Invincibles" Kangaroo touring squad, he played club football in Brisbane for Fortitude Valley, Wests and Redcliffe, and in Sydney for Newtown, Wests and Manly-Warringah.

  21. Johnny Famechon

    Johnny Famechon


    Johnny Famechon (born Jean-Pierre Famechon 28 March 1945 in Paris, France) is a former Australian featherweight boxer.

  22. Myriam Fox-Jerusalmi

    Myriam Fox-Jerusalmi


    Myriam Fox-Jerusalmi (born 24 October 1961, in Marseilles, Bouches-du-Rhône, France) is a French slalom canoer who competed from the late 1970s to the mid-1990s.

  23. Sophie Masson

    Sophie Masson


    Sophie Masson is a French-Australian fantasy and children's author.

  24. Allan La Fontaine

    Allan La Fontaine


    Allan Faulkner La Fontaine (15 December 1910 – 14 December 1999) was an Australian rules footballer in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

  25. Jacques Miller

    Jacques Miller


    Jacques Francis Albert Pierre Miller AC FRS FAA (born 2 April 1931) is a distinguished research scientist. He is famous for having discovered the function of the thymus and for the identification, in mammalian species of the two major subsets of lymphocytes (T cells and B cells) and their function.

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