Aaron Jeffery

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Aaron Jeffery
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Born Aaron C. Jeffery
1970 (age 44–45)
Auckland, New Zealand
Occupation Actor
Years active 1993 – present
Spouse(s) Melinda Medich (2003–05)
Partner(s) Zoe Naylor (2010–)
Children 2

Aaron C. Jeffery (born 1970) is a Logie Award winning New Zealand – Australian actor.

Early and personal life[edit]

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.[1] The couple welcomed their first child together, a daughter called Sophia Jade Jeffery, in 2012.[2][3] Jeffery also has another daughter from a previous relationship.[3]

Domestic assault charges[edit]

In late 2005, Jeffery pled guilty in a South Australian court to assaulting and threatening to kill his then-wife.[4] Jeffery escaped a potential 10-year jail term [5] and was released on a 12-month good behaviour bond with no conviction recorded.[6]


After graduated 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 on 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 upcoming series Underbelly: Badness as Frank.[7][8] He wrapped filming on 22 June.[9] Three days later, it was announced Jeffery had joined the cast of Neighbours as Bradley Fox for two months.[9] In October, it was revealed that Jeffery had been cast as a corrections officer in the upcoming series Wentworth.[10]


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.


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Square One Jeremy Hostick
1998 Interview, TheThe Interview Det. Sr. Const. Wayne Prior
1999 Strange Planet Joel
2009 Beautiful Alan
2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Thomas Logan
Year Title Role Notes
1993 Ship to Store Nick 9 episodes
1994 Damnation of Harvey McHugh, TheThe Damnation of Harvey McHugh Brandon Episode: "A Tree Grows in Botswana"
1995 Fire Firefighter Richard 'Banjo' Gates 12 episodes
1995 Blue Murder Bobby Williams TV movie
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 193 episodes
2007 Outrageous Fortune Gary Savage 15 episodes
2008 Strip, TheThe 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 Underbelly: Badness Frank 8 episodes
2012 Neighbours Bradley Fox
2013-2014 Wentworth Matt "Fletch" Fletcher 22 episodes


  1. ^ "Zoe Naylor and Aaron Jeffrey parade their affection". News.com.au (News Limited). 22 September 2010. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Moran, Jonathon; Halliwell, Elle (18 March 2012). "Former McCleod's Daughters star Zoe Naylor looks set to be a mum". The Daily Telegraph (News Limited). Retrieved 25 June 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Aaron's bundle of joy". TV Week (ACP Magazines) (35): 24. 1–7 September 2012. 
  4. ^ 'McLeod's Daughters star charged', Sydney Morning Herald, 9 November 2005
  5. ^ 'TV star assault charge', Adelaide Advertiser, 5 November 2005
  6. ^ 'McLeod's star's assault', Sydney Morning Herald, 1 August 2006
  7. ^ "Filming begins on fresh Underbelly chapter". The Sydney Morning Herald (Fairfax Media). 17 April 2012. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 
  8. ^ "Who's who in Badness". TV Week (ACP Magazines) (32): 21. 11–17 August 2012. 
  9. ^ a b "Aaron Jeffery to cause a stir as Erinsborough News deputy". Channel 5. Northern & Shell. 25 June 2012. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 
  10. ^ "Top cast locked in". The West Australian (Seven West Media). 4 October 2012. Retrieved 4 October 2012. 

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