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Nowra Who's Who

Distinguished and Famous people from Nowra

1. Jonathan Hyde

Jonathan Hyde is an English-born Australian actor born on May 21, 1948, in Brisbane, Australia. Though not originally from Nowra, he spent his formative years in the city. Hyde has had a successful career in both theater and film. He is best known for his roles in movies such as "Titanic" (1997), "Jumanji" (1995), and "The Mummy" (1999).

2. Shane Withington

Shane Withington is an Australian actor born on June 22, 1958, in Nowra, New South Wales. Withington is widely recognized for his long-running role as John Palmer in the popular Australian soap opera "Home and Away," which he has portrayed since 2009.

3. Rick Price

Rick Price is an Australian singer, songwriter, and musician who was born on July 6, 1961, in Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia. He later moved to Nowra, where he honed his musical talents. Price gained fame in the early 1990s with his hit songs "Heaven Knows" and "Not a Day Goes By," achieving considerable success on the Australian music charts.

4. Ken Sutcliffe

Ken Sutcliffe is a renowned Australian sports presenter and journalist. Born on August 29, 1947, in Nowra, New South Wales, Sutcliffe is best known for his long-standing role as a sports presenter on the Australian television program "Nine News." He has covered several major sporting events, including the Olympic Games and the Rugby World Cup.

5. Jason Torney

Jason Torney is an accomplished Australian judoka born on October 17, 1973, in Nowra, New South Wales. He has represented Australia in various international martial arts competitions, including the Olympic Games and the Commonwealth Games. Torney has achieved notable success throughout his career, earning multiple medals for his outstanding performances.

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