2009 Australian Legends on Stamps

2009 Australian Legends on Stamps

Four of the nation’s most popular actors who have been selected to appear on a special series of postage stamps to mark Australia Day.Four Academy Award winners have been named the 2009 Australian Legends by Australia Post in recognition of the outstanding contribution they have made to Australian entertainment and culture.

The actors Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman AC and Geoffrey Rush will be immortalised on postage stamps. There are eight 55-cent stamps in the series, featuring photos of the actors in and out of character, including Kidman from Moulin Rouge, Blanchett from Elizabeth, Crowe from Gladiator, and Rush from Shine. Each of the stars will be presented with 24-carat gold replicas of their stamps.