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    3 May 2017

    17 Times Aussie Actors Dominated Our Fave TV Shows

    Aussies are taking over the world. Or mainly The CW.

    1. 13 Reasons Why


    Talented up-and-coming actor Katherine Langford hails from Perth, but played the role of American teen Hannah Baker perfectly.

    2. Orange Is The New Black


    Let's all take a moment to admire how bloody well Yael Stone pulls off Morello's heavy NY accent.

    3. Bloodline


    If you didn't know Ben Mendelsohn (aka Danny Rayburn) was a native Australian, then you would have never picked it... he's perfected the American drawl.

    4. Pretty Little Liars


    Blind Jenna is actually played by Home and Away alumni Tammin Sursok!

    5. The Fosters


    Aussie Maia Mitchell is super convincing as American foster child Callie, and Aussie hearthrob Jordan Rodrigues plays a recurring role as Mat Tan.

    6. The Flash


    Keiynan Lonsdale won Aussie hearts on Dance Academy, and has been acting up a storm on The Flash since 2015.

    7. Jessica Jones


    Jessica Jones actually features numerous Aussies; from Rachael Taylor playing Trish, Eka Darville playing Malcolm, and Wil Traval playing, well, Will.

    8. The Vampire Diaries


    Featuring on The Vampire Diaries as well as its spin-off The Originals, Aussie Claire Holt played the multi-layered Rebekah Mikaelson. Season 7 of The Vampire Diaries also saw the introduction of more Aussies wreaking havoc on Mystic Falls, including Elizabeth Blackmore, Phoebe Tonkin, and Teressa Liane.

    9. True Blood


    Ryan Kwanten definitely perfected a southern drawl to play the flirty, beautiful, and totally dumb Jason Stackhouse for True Blood. And of course, our neighbour across the sea, New Zealand's Anna Paquin, played his sister Sookie.

    10. Nashville


    Yep! The beautiful, ethereal, Scarlett O'Connor is played by Aussie Clare Bowen.

    11. Chicago Fire


    From Australia's Ramsay Street, to House, and then on to Chicago Fire, Jesse Spencer has made quite the career on international television screens.

    12. The 100


    From Bob Morley, to Alycia Debnam-Carey, and Eliza Taylor, The 100 is brimming with talented Aussies taking over the screen.

    13. Game of Thrones


    Yep, Aussie Noah Taylor played Locke, the dude responsible for chopping off Jamie Lannister's hand. What a role.

    14. Once Upon A Time


    Emilie de Ravin, Peta Sergeant, and Deniz Akdeniz have all starred in the show – and let's not forget Neighbours alum Alan Dale (OK, so he's technically from NZ). Dale also appeared in hit teen drama The O.C.

    15. Hawaii Five-0


    Alex O'Loughlin has been playing Lieutenant Commander Steve McGarrett on TV screens since 2010, and doing a bloody good job of it.

    16. Reign


    Perth native Adelaide Kane has been playing Mary, Queen of Scots since 2013. Fellow Aussie Caitlin Stasey also appeared on the show for the first two seasons.

    17. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D


    Aussies will remember Luke Mitchell from roles on Neighbours and Home And Away, but now he has international fans with his role as Lincoln Campbell in this Marvel classic.

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