List of Frankston People - Media and Press

Media and Press

  • Don Charlwood, AM - war author.
  • Paul Jennings, AM - children's author.
  • Graham Kennedy, AO - television personality, known as the "King" of Australian television.
  • Anna Lind-Hansen - model, contestant on the sixth series of Big Brother Australia who wore an "I ♥ Frankston" t-shirt during the series.
  • Lady Joan Lindsay - author of Picnic at Hanging Rock, which was later made into a film by the same name in 1975. (Resided at "Mulberry Hill" in Langwarrin South)
  • Peter Mitchell - journalist, currently the Melbourne news presenter for Seven News.
  • Nevil Shute - author of On the Beach, which was partly set in Frankston, and later made into a film by the same name in 1959.
  • Mal Walden - veteran journalist, currently the Melbourne news presenter for Ten News.
  • Jackie Woodburne - television actor, has played Susan Kennedy in Neighbours from 1994-current.

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