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Aaron Jeffery (born 18 September 1976) is an Australian actor. He is known for his roles as Marcus Turner in the television series McLeod’s Daughters (2001–2009), as Alex Ryan in the police drama Water Rats (1996–2001), and as Zac MacGuire in the soap opera Home and Away (2011–2013).

Jeffery was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, the son of an Australian father and a New Zealand-born mother. He has two older sisters. He was educated at St Paul’s College, Manly and the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), from which he graduated in 1998.

Jeffery’s first television role was in the Australian police drama Water Rats, in which he played Constable Alex Ryan. He appeared in over 100 episodes of the series, which ran for six seasons from 1996 to 2001. In 2001, he began appearing in the Australian rural drama McLeod’s Daughters as Marcus Turner. He remained with the series until it ended in 2009, after eight seasons.

In 2011, Jeffery began appearing in the Australian soap opera Home and Away as Zac MacGuire. He remained with the series for two years, before departing in 2013.

Jeffery has also appeared in a number of Australian films, including The Square (2008), Animal Kingdom (2010), and The Great Gatsby (2013).

In 2016, Jeffery began appearing in the Australian drama series Wentworth as Will Jackson. He has appeared in over 50 episodes of the series to date.

Jeffery has been married to Australian actress Rachael Taylor since 2019. The couple have one child together.

Aaron Jeffery has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He earns a salary of $300 thousand per episode of Wentworth.

General Info

Full NameAaron Jeffery
Height1.96 m
ProfessionActor
EducationNational Institute of Dramatic Art

Family

ChildrenSophia Jade Jeffrey, Ella-Blu Jeffery
PartnerZoe Naylor, Zoe Naylor

Accomplishments

AwardsLogie Award for Best Actor, AACTA Award for Best Guest or Supporting Actor in a Television Drama
NominationsLogie Award for Most Outstanding Actor, ASTRA Awards for Most Outstanding Performance by an Actor (Male)
MoviesTurbo Kid, Underbelly Files: The Man Who Got Away, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Beautiful, Strange Planet, The Interview, Square One
TV ShowsBlue Murder: Killer Cop, Underbelly, McLeod's Daughters, The Strip, Water Rats, Wentworth, Fire, Underbelly Files: Chopper

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Facts

#Fact
1His partner of two years, Zoe Naylor, gave birth to a daughter called Sophia Jade Jeffrey. Sophia is Aaron's second child and Zoe's first one. [2012]
2In early 2010 he began a relationship with his former McLeod's Daughters (2001) co-star Zoe Naylor.
3Career was interrupted for two years when he voluntarily withdrew from the industry after being harrassed and eventually attacked by a stalker. He worked as a stationhand in outback NSW and studied theology while we was away from the cameras before returning to take up the role of Alex Ryan in McLeod's Daughters.
4His wife Melinda gave birth to a daughter, Ella-Blu, in August 2003
5He moved to Australia when he was 17.
6He graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1993

Pictures

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rip Tide2017post-productionOwen
Cinema Club2017pre-productionDonovan Scarlet
Janet King2016TV SeriesSimon Hamilton
Step Dave2015TV SeriesWarren Robinson
Wentworth2013-2015TV SeriesMatthew Fletcher
Turbo Kid2015Frederic
Texas Rising: The Lost Soldier2015TV Mini-SeriesRanger
Locks of Love2014Terry Knox
Old School2014TV SeriesRick
Neighbours2012TV SeriesBradley Fox
Underbelly2012TV SeriesFrank O'Rourke
Cancerman: The Milan Brych Affair2012TV Movie documentaryDr. John Scott
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries2012TV SeriesSamson
Wild Boys2011TV SeriesCaptain Moonlite / Preacher Scott
East West 1012011TV SeriesHunter
Underbelly Files: The Man Who Got Away2011TV MovieDet. Insp. Geoff Leyland / Narrator
X-Men Origins: Wolverine2009Thomas Logan
Beautiful2009/IAlan
The Strip2008TV SeriesJack Cross
McLeod's Daughters2001-2008TV SeriesAlex Ryan
Outrageous Fortune2007TV SeriesGary Savage
Murder Call2000TV SeriesRory Simmons
Strange Planet1999Joel
Water Rats1996-1998TV SeriesSenior Constable Terry Watson Constable Terry Watson
The Interview1998Det. Sr. Const. Wayne Prior
Wildside1998TV SeriesWalter Chowdrey
Square One1997Jeremy Hostick
Fire1995TV SeriesFirefighter Richard 'Banjo' Gates
Blue Murder1995TV SeriesBobby Williams
The Damnation of Harvey McHugh1994TV SeriesBrandon
Ship to Shore1993TV SeriesNick

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Today2007TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 2007 TV Week Logie Awards2007TV SpecialHimself / Alex Ryan
The Price Is Right2005TV SeriesHimself
Australia Unites: The Victorian Bushfire Appeal2009TV MovieHimself
Getaway2005-2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest presenter / Himself - Guest Reporter

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2013AACTA AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest Guest or Supporting Actor in a Television DramaUnderbelly (2008)
2007Silver LogieLogie AwardsMost Popular ActorMcLeod's Daughters (2001)
2004Silver LogieLogie AwardsMost Popular ActorMcLeod's Daughters (2001)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2015Astra AwardAstra AwardsMost Outstanding Performance by an Actor - MaleWentworth (2013)
2014Astra AwardAstra AwardsMost Outstanding Performance by an Actor - MaleWentworth (2013)
2013Silver LogieLogie AwardsMost Outstanding ActorUnderbelly (2008)
2006Silver LogieLogie AwardsMost Popular ActorMcLeod's Daughters (2001)
2005Silver LogieLogie AwardsMost Popular ActorMcLeod's Daughters (2001)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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