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Aaron C. Jeffery
Auckland, New Zealand
|Water Rats (1996–98)
McLeod's Daughters (2001–08)
Melinda Medich (m. 2003–2005)
|Partner(s)||Zoe Naylor (2010–present)|
Aaron C. Jeffery is a Logie Award-winning New Zealand-Australian actor. He is best known for his roles as Terry Watson in Water Rats, as Alex Ryan in McLeod's Daughters, and as Matt "Fletch" Fletcher in Wentworth.
Early and personal life
Born in Howick, Auckland, Jeffery moved to Australia at the age of 17 and studied acting at NIDA.
Jeffery has been in a relationship with his former McLeod's Daughters co-star Zoe Naylor since 2010. The couple had their first child together, a daughter, in 2012. Jeffery also has another daughter from a previous relationship.
After graduating in 1993 from NIDA, he began his television career on the children's programme Ship to Shore. Jeffery is best known for his role as Alex Ryan in the drama McLeod's Daughters, which he left in 2008. He also appeared in the third season of the New Zealand drama series Outrageous Fortune.
Jeffery appeared in the series Underbelly: Badness as Frank. He wrapped filming on 22 June. Three days later, it was announced Jeffery had joined the cast of Neighbours as Bradley Fox for two months. In October, it was revealed that Jeffery had been cast as a corrections officer in the series Wentworth. He also starred in the Bevan Lee series Between Two Worlds for the Seven Network. In 2021 Jeffery appeared in the AACTA nominated film Moon Rock For Monday directed by Kurt Martin. The film was nominated for Best Indie Film at the 11th Annual AACTA Awards.
In April 2021, it was announced that Jeffery had been cast in the upcoming Netflix thriller series Pieces of Her, which is adapted from the Karin Slaughter novel of the same name.
In both 2004 and 2007, Jeffery won the Silver Logie for Most Popular Actor in a Drama Series for his role on McLeod's Daughters.
|1997||Square One||Jeremy Hostick|
|1998||The Interview||Det. Sr. Const. Wayne Prior|
|2009||X-Men Origins: Wolverine||Thomas Logan|
|2014||Locks of Love||Terry Knox|
|2021||Moon Rock For Monday||Bob|
|1993||Ship to Store||Nick||9 episodes|
|1994||The Damnation of Harvey McHugh||Brandon||Episode: "A Tree Grows in Botswana"|
|1995||Fire||Firefighter Richard 'Banjo' Gates||12 episodes|
|1995||Blue Murder||Bobby Williams||2 episodes|
|1996–1998||Water Rats||Const. Terry Watson||42 episodes|
|1998||Wildside||Walter Chowdrey||Episode: "1.34"|
|2000||Murder Call||Rory Simmons||Episode: "Last Act"|
|2001–2008||McLeod's Daughters||Alex Ryan||190 episodes|
|2007||Outrageous Fortune||Gary Savage||15 episodes|
|2008||The Strip||Jack Cross||13 episodes|
|2011||Underbelly Files: The Man Who Got Away||Geoff Leyland||TV movie|
|2011||East West 101||Hunter||3 episodes|
|2011||Wild Boys||Captain Moonlite / Preacher Scott||Episode: "1.5"|
|2012||Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries||Samson||Episode: "Blood and Circuses"|
|2012||Underbelly: Badness||Frank||4 episodes|
|2012||Cancerman: The Milan Brych Affair||Dr. John Scott||TV movie documentary|
|2012||Neighbours||Bradley Fox||21 episodes|
|2013–2015||Wentworth||Matt "Fletch" Fletcher||33 episodes|
|2014||Old School||Rick||2 episodes|
|2015||Step Dave||Warren||3 episodes|
|2015||Texas Rising: The Last Soldier||Ranger||3 episodes|
|2016||Janet King||Simon Hamilton||3 episodes|
|2017||Blue Murder: Killer Cop||Chris Bronowski||Episode: "Part One"|
|2018||Underbelly Files: Chopper||Mark "Chopper" Read||2 episodes|
|2022||Pieces of Her||Nick Harp||Recurring role|
|Mary the Jewess|