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Famous Australian November Birthdays


Famous Australian November Birthdays includes the most famous birthdays of this month. This list is ordered by how many people were born on the same date, so the person with the most birthday’s listed first, will be the one with most notoriety in the group.

WERE YOU or someone you know born in November? You’ll find below some notable Australian politicians, a heart surgeon, actors, musicians, athletes and even a Golden Guitar winner that have November birthdays

JAN  1-15   16-31APR  1-15   16-30JULY  1-15   16-31OCT  1-15   16-31
FEB  1-15   16-29MAY  1-15   16-31AUG  1-15   16-31NOV  1-15   16-30
MAR  1-15   16-31JUNE  1-15   16-31SEPT  1-15   16-30DEC  1-15   16-31
BirthDeathBorn in NovemberA little bit about them . . .
16 Nov 1896-1984Joan Lindsay
Joan a Beckett Weigall
Australian author (Picnic at Hanging Rock, Time Without Clocks), Picnic at Hanging Rock (based on actual events) was made into a movie in 1975
16 Nov 1936 John MooreAustralian politician, stock broker, Liberal Member of House of Representatives for Ryan (1975-2001), 46th Australian Defence Minister (1998-2001)
17 Nov 1925-2010Charles MackerrasAustralian conductor, first Australian chief conductor of Sydney Symphony Orchestra, conducted London Symphony Orchestra (1986), Czech Republic Medal of Merit (1996), first recipient Queen’s Medal for Music
17 Nov 1954-2013Chopper Reed
Mark Brandon Read
Australian ex-criminal (armed robbery, assaulting a judge, kidnapping), author crime novels (How to Shoot Friends & Influence People, For the Term of His Unnatural Life), 2000 film Chopper starring Eric Banna was based on his books
17 Nov 1965 Amanda BrownAustralian musician, violinist in the band The Go Betweens, film score composer (Preservation, Floodhouse, Look Both Ways, Monkey Puzzle, Son of Lion), APRA Award 2009
17 Nov 1966 Kate CeberanoAustralian singer (Bedroom Eyes, Everything’s Alright, Pash, That’s What I Call Love), TV presenter (Getaway), actress (Dust Off the Wings, Molokai Story of Father Damien) ARIA Award 19891990
17 Nov 1975 Brett BlewittAustralian actor (Neighbours, My Two Wives)
18 Nov 1935 Rodney HallAustralian author (Just Relations, Grisly Wife, Captivity Captive, Island in the Mind, Popeye Never Told You), Miles Franklin Award 1982, 1994
18 Nov 1952 Peter Douglas BeattieAustralian politician, 36th Premier of Queensland (1998-2007), Australian Labor Party, author (Making a Difference, In the Arena, Year of Dangerous Ones)
21 Nov 1936-1991Victor ChangChinese-Australian cardiac surgeon, responsible for developing Australia’s National Heart Transplant Programme, led team that performed 1st Australian heart-lung transplant, murdered in a Sydney robbery
21 Nov 1974 Karen Louise RoltonAustralian cricketer, scored most runs for Australia in women’s Test cricket, Australian International Woman Cricketer of the Year 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006
21 Nov 1977 Myles HeskettAustralian drummer, rock band Wolfmother (Woman), Grammy Award 2007, APRA Award 2007
22 Nov 1921-1998Mum Shirl
Colleen Shirley Perry
Aboriginal Australian activist, founding member Aboriginal Legal Service, Aboriginal Medical Service and Aboriginal Tent Embassy, raised over 60 children who had no where to go, although technically illiterate spoke 16 Aboriginal languages, born of Wiradjuri descent, Australia’s National Living Treasure 1998
23 Nov 1956 Shane Elizabeth GouldAustralian swimmer, 3 gold 1 silver, 1 bronze 1972 Olympics, born on first day of competition of 1956 Melbourne Olympics, 1972 Australian of the Year, only person (male or female) to hold every world freestyle record from 100m to 1500m at same time
24 Nov 1949 Shane BourneAustralian comedian, TV host (Hey Hey It’s Saturday, Blankety Blanks, Thank God You’re Here), and actor (MDA, City Homicide), AFI Award 2003, 2005
24 Nov 1972 Daniel Jon FalzonMaltese-Australian actor (Neighbours, The Alice), paramedic in Alice Springs
25 Nov 1950 Alexis WrightAboriginal Australian author (Carpentaria, Plains of Promise, Grog War), land rights activist, originally from Waanyi people, Miles Franklin Award 2006
26 Nov 1948 Elizabeth Blackburn Elizabeth Helen BlackburnAustralian-American molecular biologist, 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, American Cancer Society Medal of Honor 2000, Heineken Prize for Medicine 2004, Benjamin Franklin Medal 2005, Fellow of Australian Academy of Science, listed in 2007 Time Magazine’s The Time 100 – The People Who Shape Our World
26 Nov 1970 Dave HughesAustralian comedian (Melbourne International Comedy Festival), TV host (The Project, Before the Game, Glass House), radio (Nova 100 Hughesy & Kate)
28 Nov 1974 Kristian SchmidAustralian actor (Neighbours, Sea Patrol, Packed to the Rafters, Scooby-Doo, Blurred, Stupid Stupid Man)
28 Nov 1984 Andrew BogutAustralian basketball player, USA Milwaukee Bucks, first Aussie drafted #1 overall in NBA, returned to Australia for Olympics 20042008 as a Boomer
28 Nov 1945-1996John HargreavesAustralian actor (Last Rites, Young Ramsay, Little Boy Lost, Banana Bender, Hoodwink, Cry Freedom), AFI Award 1983, 1984, 1986, Logie 1980
28 Nov 1976 Ryan KwantenAustralian actor (Home and Away, Summerland, True Blood, Spellbinder, Flicka, Don’t Fade Away, Red Hill)
29 Nov 1888-1917Joe SlaterAustralian rules footballer, Geelong’s Team of the Century, enlisted WWI and lost his life during the conflict in France in 1917
29 Nov 1898-1987John Francis O’HaganAustralian musician, wrote over 600 songs with 200+ published (Along the Road to Gundagai, Our Don Bradman, Dog on the Tuckerbox, Ginger Meggs, God Bless Australia)
30 Nov 1928 Raymond Steele HallAustralian politician, 36th Premier of SA (1968-70), first Australian state premier to wear sideburns

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