Why are there so many great actors from Australia? ?

Actors such as Heath Ledger, Mel Gibson, and Russell Crowe all do outstanding jobs on screen as film actors. Another thing they share is their heritage, Australia decent or were born and raised there. What is the deal with acting in Australia? Is there any significance to this? Does Australia have great acting schools? or what? Thank you!

Asked By: ~KingOFHollywooD~ - 1/1/2009
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The National Institute for Dramatic Art (NIDA) can be thanked for kickstarting the careers of some of Australia's most famous Actors and Directors. Admission to NIDA's courses is extremely selective with only 24 students admitted for acting each year. It has a ratio of 1 student admitted for every 100 applicants... More
Answered By: cc_of_0z - 1/1/2009
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Well did you know Mel Gibson was born in American and Russell Crow born in New Zealand......even Nicole Kidman was born in Hawaii !
Answered By: • Koala • uʍop ɹǝpun - 1/1/2009
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