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Murray Who's Who

Distinguished and Famous people from Murray

Famous Individuals:

1. Tim Minchin

Tim Minchin is an Australian actor, comedian, musician, writer, and director. He was born in Northampton, England, but raised in Perth, Western Australia. Minchin has achieved international recognition for his work in various artistic genres, including award-winning comedy performances, highly acclaimed musical performances, and penship for musicals and plays. His notable works include the musicals "Matilda the Musical" and "Groundhog Day".

2. Murray Bartlett

Murray Bartlett is an Australian actor born in Sydney. He is best known for his portrayal of Michael "Mouse" Tolliver in the television miniseries adaptation of Armistead Maupin's "Tales of the City". Bartlett has also appeared in various popular TV shows, including "Guiding Light," "Farscape," and "White Collar."

3. Matt Dann

Matt Dann is an Aboriginal activist and writer from the Murray region in Western Australia. He is an influential figure in the politics of Indigenous Australians, especially in relation to land rights and native title. Dann has made significant contributions to raising awareness about Indigenous issues through his writings and activism.

4. John Quigley

John Quigley is an Australian politician and lawyer who serves as the Attorney General of Western Australia. Born in Murray, he has had a long and distinguished career fighting for justice and advocating for legal reforms. Quigley has made substantial contributions to the field of law in Western Australia.

5. David Wirrpanda

David Wirrpanda is an Indigenous Australian AFL (Australian Football League) player and community leader. He hails from the Murray region and has played for the West Coast Eagles. Wirrpanda is known for his exceptional skills on the field and his dedication to empowering Indigenous communities through various initiatives, including the David Wirrpanda Foundation.

6. Ross Lyon

Ross Lyon is a former AFL player and coach. Born in Murray, Western Australia, Lyon has had a successful career in Australian Rules football. He has coached several AFL teams, including the St Kilda Football Club and the Fremantle Football Club, leading them to multiple finals appearances.

7. Lucy Durack

Lucy Durack is an Australian stage and screen actress known for her performances in various musicals. Born in Perth, she has achieved widespread recognition through her roles in productions such as "Wicked" and "Legally Blonde: The Musical." Durack has also appeared in television shows and films.


This list includes some of the distinguished individuals associated with the Murray region in Western Australia. It is not an exhaustive list and there may be other notable individuals from this region as well.

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