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We’ve done posts featuring Americans playing BritsBrits pulling off American roles and five standout performances by Canadians posing as Brits. Now, we’re heading Down Under. Here’s a peek at some of our favorite Australian actors who are keen on playing British: 

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Cate Blanchett portrays Queen Elizabeth I in Elizabeth and Elizabeth: The Golden Age. (Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
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Geoffrey Rush pulls off a mean British accent in Pirates of the Caribbean. ( via AP Images)
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Rebel Wilson pops up in Bridesmaids as Kristen Wiig’s oddball English roomie. (Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)
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Rose Byrne takes on the lead role in the British romantic comedy I Give It a Year. (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
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Russell Crowe, born in New Zealand and raised in Australia, tackles the title role in both Robin Hood and Noah where he dons a British accent. (Rex Features via AP Images)
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Chris Hemsworth comes to the aid of Kristen Stewart in Snow White and the Huntsman. He breaks out in a British accent in both Thor and Rush. (Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
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Mia Wasikowska stars opposite Johnny Depp in Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland. She plays Alice, who runs away from an awful marriage proposal. (Rex Features via AP Images)
Toni Collette plays the down and out mum in About a Boy starring opposite Hugh Grant and Nicholas Hoult. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
Toni Collette plays a depressed mum in About a Boy starring opposite Hugh Grant and Nicholas Hoult. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
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Eric Bana plays King Henry VIII in The Other Boleyn Girl opposite Scarlett Johansson and Natalie Portman. (Press Association/AP Images)

Did you think any of the above actors were British?

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