Jack Thompson, AM, actor and activistCelebrity profile of Jack Thompson. Jack Thompson, born John Hadley Pain in 1940, started out his life in Manly. His acting credits are expansive and his talents have seen him star in some of the biggest and most beloved films of all time.
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James Packer, businessman and philanthropistCelebrity profile of James Packer. The son of the late media tycoon Kerry Packer, James Packer was born in Sydney in 1967. He inherited the family company, Consolidated Press Holdings Limited, which controls investments in Crown Limited, Consolidated Media Holdings and other companies, when his...
Jeffrey Smart, AO, artistCelebrity profile of Jeffrey Smart. Jeffrey Smart has been a part of Australian culture for more than half a decade. His urban landscapes are among the most famous paintings produced by an Australian.
Jesse Martin, sailor and adventurerCelebrity profile of Jesse Martin. Solo sailor Jesse Martin, born in 1981 in Munich, Germany, will forever hold his record of being the youngest sailor to circumnavigate the globe solo, non-stop and unassisted.
Jessica Watson, solo sailorCelebrity profile of Jessica Watson. Taking the nation with her as she sailed around the world in 2009-2010, Jessica Watson has achieved a lot in her 18 years of life.
Jim Stynes, OAM, AFL player and charity workerCelebrity profile of Jim Stynes. James Stynes was born in Dublin in 1966 before he was recruited to Australia for the Melbourne Football Club.
Jimmy Barnes, singerCelebrity profile for Jimmy Barnes. Born James Dixon Swan, Australia’s quintessential “working class man” Jimmy Barnes is a rock’n’roll folk hero.
John Olsen, AO, OBE, artistCelebrity profile of John Olsen. John Olsen was born in Newcastle in 1928. Starting as a freelance cartoonist, he is now one of Australia's most heralded artists. Among his achievements, Olsen won the Archibald prize in 2005 for his painting Self Portrait Janus Faced.
John Williamson, AM, entertainerCelebrity profile of John Williamson. John Williamson is a singer-songwriter, born in 1945 in the country town of Quambatook, Victoria.