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38 Australians Who Made Hollywood Their Bitch In 2016

More like Aussiewood. Wait, that doesn't sound right.

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1. Margot Robbie

Warner Bros. Pictures

Highlights: Robbie had a massive year in 2016, with roles in major blockbusters like Suicide Squad, The Legend of Tarzan, and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot with Tina Fey.


9. Xavier Samuel

Roadside Attractions

Highlights: As well as starring in some Aussie films like Spin Out and The Death and Life of Otto Bloom, Samuel was the incredibly dapper Reginald DeCourcy in Love & Friendship with Kate Beckinsale.

11. Cate Blanchett

The Weinstein Company

Highlights: Starred in the incredible film Carol, was nominated for an Academy Award, and started filming Thor: Ragnarok and Ocean's Eight.


13. Ruby Rose

Paramount Pictures

Highlights: While directing and starring in a music video, Rose also appeared in Resident Evil: The Final Chapter and will be starring in xXx: The Return of Xander Cage next year!

14. Isla Fisher

20th Century Fox

Highlights: Fisher stayed busy in 2016 starring alongside Zach Galifianakis, Gal Gadot, and Jon Hamm in Keeping Up with the Joneses, while also starring in Tom Ford's Nocturnal Animals.

17. Chris Hemsworth

Highlights: With major blockbusters like Ghostbusters and The Huntsman: Winter's War released this year, it's amazing this Hemsworth found time to shoot Thor: Ragnarok which will be released next year.


19. Luke Hemsworth


Highlights: YEAH, you heard me right. The third Hemsworth had a brilliant year breaking onto the small screen with one of 2016's most-watched shows of the year, Westworld.


23. James Wan

Highlights: The writer/producer/director continued to dominate the horror word with The Conjuring 2, while also working on the upcoming super-flick Aquaman.

24. Rose Byrne

Universal Pictures

Highlights: Byrne returned to two roles, Moira Mactaggert in X-Men: Apocalypse, and Kelly Radner in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising with Seth Rogan.

31. Rebel Wilson

Warner Bros. Pictures

Highlights: After starring in How to be Single alongside Dakota Johnson and Alison Brie, Wilson went on to cameo in the Absolutely Fabulous movie.

33. Yael Stone


Highlights: Stone continued to slay on Orange is the New Black this year, while also finding time to appear in Deep Water and a few episodes of High Maintenance

35. Robert Taylor


Highlights: Taylor continues to star as Sheriff Walt Longmire in the series Longmire. An Aussie as a Sheriff from Wyoming, is there anything we can't do?!

36. Toby Leonard Moore


Highlights: After starring in Netflix's Daredevil last year, Leonard Moore appeared in the Showtime series Billions with Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis.

38. Teresa Palmer

Warner Bros. Entertainment

Highlights: Palmer had a massive year, starring in the horror flick Lights Out, the romantic drama The Choice, the action-packed Point Break, and the period drama Hacksaw Ridge. We assume her 2017 will be full of naps.

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