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John Polson

John Polson is a famous Aussie actor.

He was born in Sydney (NSW) on 6 September 1965.

How old is John Polson?

John Polson is currently 58 years old.

Early Life

John Polson grew up in Sydney, Australia. He attended Sydney Grammar School and later studied acting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA). Before becoming famous, Polson worked various jobs to support himself, including as a waiter and a taxi driver.


John Polson is most famous for his role in the movie "Sirens" (1994), where he portrayed the character of Norman Lindsay. This film, set in 1930s Australia, explores the relationship between a young reverend and a group of beautiful models. Polson appeared alongside notable Australian actors such as Hugh Grant and Elle Macpherson. Apart from "Sirens," Polson has also appeared in numerous other films and TV shows, including "The Sum of Us" (1994) and the TV series "Mission: Impossible" (1988-1990).

Family Life

John Polson's parents are named Anne and Peter Polson. He has a sister named Anna Polson. In 2001, Polson married Carolina Podesta, an Argentine actress. They have two children together. The couple divorced in 2014. Polson grew up in Sydney and is currently living in Los Angeles, California.


In addition to his acting career, John Polson is also a talented director and producer. He founded the Tropfest short film festival in 1993, which has since grown to become one of the largest short film festivals in the world. Polson has also directed episodes of popular TV shows such as "Elementary" and "The Mentalist." He is actively involved in fundraising efforts for various charities, including the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the Australian Children's Music Foundation.


John Polson has appeared in the following famous Aussie movies: