Actor Hugh Jackman ("X-Men," "Les Misérables")
Born in Sydney, Australia
Actress Nicole Kidman ("Moulin Rouge!," "Cold Mountain")
Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, but her family moved to Sydney, Australia, when she was 4
Actress Naomi Watts ("Mulholland Drive," "The Ring," "21 Grams")
Born in Kent, England, but moved to Wales at age 4 and finally to Sydney, Australia, when she was 14
Actress Margot Robbie ("The Wolf of Wall Street," "Focus" and "Suicide Squad")
Born in Dalby, Queensland, Australia
Country singer Keith Urban
Born in Whangarei, New Zealand, but moved when young with his family to Caboolture, Queensland, Australia
Actress Cate Blanchett ("Elizabeth," "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button")
Born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Actor Chris Hemsworth ("Thor," "Marvel's The Avengers," "Rush")
Actor Liam Hemsworth ("The Hunger Games")
Actress/singer Olivia Newton-John ("Grease")
Born in Cambridge, England, but grew up in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Actress and comedian Rebel Wilson ("Bridesmaids" and "Pitch Perfect")
Actor Joel Edgerton ("Warrior," "Zero Dark Thirty" and "Black Mass")
Born in Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia
Actor Jason Clarke ("Zero Dark Thirty," "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" and "Terminator Genisys")
Born in Winton, Queensland, Australia
Actor Jai Courtney ("A Good Day to Die Hard," "Divergent" and "Terminator Genisys")
Actress Teresa Palmer ("I Am Number 4," "Warm Bodies" and "Point Break")
Born in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Actress Rose Byrne ("Bridesmaids," "Neighbors" and "Damages")
Actor Geoffrey Rush ("Shine," "The King's Speech")
Born in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Actor Eric Bana ("Munich," "Hulk," "Troy")
Actor Heath Ledger ("Brokeback Mountain," "The Dark Knight")
Born in Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Actor/director Mel Gibson ("Mad Max," "Lethal Weapon," "Braveheart")
Born in Peekskill, N.Y., but moved to Sydney, Australia, with his parents at age 12
Actor Russell Crowe ("Gladiator," "A Beautiful Mind," "Les Misérables")
Born in Wellington, New Zealand, but moved to Sydney, Australia, with his parents at age 4
AC/DC guitarist Angus Young
Born in Glasgow, Scotland, but moved to Sydney, Australia, with his family at age 8
Singer/actress Kylie Minogue
TV personality and wildlife expert Steve Irwin ("The Crocodile Hunter")
Born in Essendon, Victoria, Australia
Business magnate and News Corporation founder Rupert Murdoch
Model/actress Elle Macpherson
Born in Killara, Sydney, Australia
Professional golfer Greg Norman
Born in Mount Isa, Australia
Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe
Actor Hugo Weaving ("The Matrix" trilogy, "V for Vendetta," "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy)
Born in Nigeria but his parents moved a year after his birth. He lived in South Africa and England prior to settling in Australia.
Actress Isla Fisher ("Wedding Crashers," "Now You See Me")
Born in Muscat, Oman, but raised in Perth, Australia
Model Miranda Kerr
Singer-songwriter Natalie Imbruglia ("Torn")
Actress Portia De Rossi ("Arrested Development")
Born in Horsham, Victoria, Australia
Actor Sam Worthington ("Avatar," "Clash of the Titans")
Born in southeastern England, but moved to Perth, Western Australia, with his parents when he was 6 months old
Actor Paul Hogan ("Crocodile Dundee" movies)
Born in Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia
Actress Toni Collette ("The Sixth Sense," "United States of Tara")
Actress Yvonne Strahovski ("Chuck," "Dexter")
Born in Werrington Downs, New South Wales, Australia
Actress Abbie Cornish ("Bright Star," "Sucker Punch")
Born in Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia
Actress Anna Torv ("Fringe")
Actress Emily Browning ("Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events," "Sucker Punch")
Actress Mia Wasikowska ("The Kids Are Alright," "Alice in Wonderland," "Jane Eyre")
Born in Canberra, Australia
Actor Julian McMahon ("Nip/Tuck," "Fantastic Four")
Actor Alex O'Loughlin ("Hawaii Five-0")
Actor Dominic Purcell ("Prison Break," "Assault on Wall Street")
Born in Wallasey, Wirral, England, but moved to Bondi, New South Wales, Australia, with family at age 2
Actress Emilie de Ravin ("Lost," "Once Upon a Time")
Born in Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia
Actor Simon Baker ("The Mentalist," "The Devil Wears Prada")
Born in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Actress Poppy Montgomery ("Without a Trace," "Unforgettable")
Actor Ryan Kwanten ("True Blood")
Firefighters are battling a brush fire that broke out along Highway 33 just after 2 p.m. south of Casitas Springs in Ventura County.
Source: Santa Maria Police Dept.
A 13-year-old missing Santa Maria teen has returned home safely.
Source: Santa Barbara Police Department
20 individuals have been arrested in connection with a five-month long investigation that involved the Santa Barbara Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, into the sales of illegal narcotics and firearms.
The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office released autopsy results into a bizarre investigation out of Creston involving a newborn baby girl and her mother, both of whom are dead.
Who has a better system for identifying and processing mobile phone calls? The 9-1-1 emergency system or Domino's Pizza? If you said Domino's you're right.
Police arrest a heroin dealer on manslaughter charges in Oxnard.
Hundreds of women, along with a team of local celebrity male waiters, take part a major fundraiser for CALM, a local nonprofit aimed at preventing, assessing and treating child abuse
A rash of home and auto thefts has the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office urging residents to be vigilant about locking the doors to their residences and vehicles.
Henry Galvan photo
Firefighters are currently battling a brush fire that broke out along Highway 33 just before 2 p.m. south of Casitas Springs in Ventura County.
Jason Merritt/Getty Images for The Honest Company
Jessica Alba, whose business venture The Honest Company now faces a lawsuit over alleged false labeling of organic baby formula, is hardly the only celebrity to launch a business venture.
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