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Perth Coast Who's Who

Distinguished and Famous people from Perth Coast

1. Heath Ledger (1979-2008)

Heath Ledger was born on April 4, 1979, in Perth, Western Australia. He was a highly acclaimed Australian actor and director. Ledger gained international recognition for his role as the Joker in the movie "The Dark Knight," which earned him a posthumous Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His other notable films include "Brokeback Mountain," "A Knight's Tale," and "10 Things I Hate About You."

2. Tim Minchin (born 1975)

Tim Minchin is an Australian comedian, actor, and musician born on October 7, 1975, in Northampton, England. He grew up in Perth, Western Australia, and is widely known for his unique style of musical comedy. Minchin has released several successful albums and has received numerous awards for his work. He has also written the music and lyrics for the musicals "Matilda the Musical" and "Groundhog Day."

3. Bon Scott (1946-1980)

Ronald Belford "Bon" Scott was an Australian singer and songwriter, born on July 9, 1946, in Forfar, Scotland. He moved to Fremantle, Western Australia, with his family as a child and later became the lead vocalist for the rock band AC/DC. Scott's distinctive voice and energetic performances contributed to the band's success. Some of their popular songs with Scott as lead vocalist include "Highway to Hell" and "Back in Black." Tragically, Scott passed away in London on February 19, 1980.

4. Gemma Ward (born 1987)

Gemma Ward is an Australian supermodel and actress, born on November 3, 1987, in Perth, Western Australia. She gained international recognition in the fashion industry at a young age and has walked the runway for prominent brands and designers. Ward has also appeared in movies such as "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" and "The Great Gatsby." Her contribution to the fashion world and her talent in various artistic endeavors have cemented her as an influential figure.

5. John Butler (born 1975)

John Butler is an Australian musician and singer-songwriter, born on April 1, 1975, in Torrance, California, USA. He moved to Fremantle, Western Australia, in his teenage years and formed the John Butler Trio, a highly successful folk-rock band. Butler is known for his guitar skills and socially conscious lyrics. His popular songs include "Zebra," "Betterman," and "Ocean." Butler's musical talents have earned him several awards and a strong fan following.

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