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Distinguished and Famous people from Sydney CBD

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The Sydney Central Business District (CBD) is the commercial and financial center of Sydney, New South Wales. It is often referred to as the "City" or "Central Sydney." Located on the eastern coast of Australia, Sydney CBD is home to numerous iconic landmarks, cultural institutions, and a vibrant business environment.

Famous and Distinguished People from Sydney CBD

Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe is an internationally acclaimed actor, film producer, and musician. He was born on April 7, 1964, in Wellington, New Zealand, but moved to Sydney during his childhood. Crowe has won several prestigious awards, including an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the film "Gladiator" (2000). He has appeared in numerous other successful films, such as "A Beautiful Mind" (2001) and "Les Misérables" (2012).

Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett is an award-winning Australian actress and theater director. She was born on May 14, 1969, in Ivanhoe, Melbourne, Victoria, and later moved to Sydney. Blanchett has received numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards for Best Actress for her roles in "Blue Jasmine" (2013) and "The Aviator" (2004). She is also known for her performances in films like "Elizabeth" (1998), "Carol" (2015), and "Thor: Ragnarok" (2017).

Paula Abdul

Paula Abdul is an American singer, dancer, choreographer, actress, and television personality. She was born on June 19, 1962, in San Fernando, California, USA. Abdul spent some of her childhood and early career years in Sydney, Australia, where she worked as a choreographer and dance teacher. She gained significant recognition in the 1980s with hit songs like "Straight Up" and "Opposites Attract." Abdul is also known for her role as a judge on the reality TV show "American Idol."

Paul Hogan

Paul Hogan is an Australian comedian, actor, and television presenter. He was born on October 8, 1939, in Lightning Ridge, New South Wales. Hogan gained international fame for his role as Mick Dundee in the "Crocodile Dundee" film series. The first film, released in 1986, was a huge success, leading to sequels in 1988 and 2001. Hogan's portrayal of the quintessential Australian larrikin made him a beloved figure both in Australia and globally.

Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson, born Eleanor Nancy Gow, is an Australian supermodel, businesswoman, and television host. She was born on March 29, 1964, in Killara, New South Wales. Macpherson's successful modeling career earned her the nickname "The Body." She appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue a record five times. Macpherson has since ventured into business, launching her own lingerie and skincare lines.

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