Aaron Pedersen

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Aaron Pedersen
Aaron Pedersen 2013 (cropped).jpg
Born (1970-11-24) 24 November 1970 (age 44)
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
Occupation Actor

Aaron Pedersen (born 24 November 1970) is an Australian television and film actor of Arrente/Arabana Australian Aboriginal descent.[citation needed]

Early life[edit]

Prior to his acting career, Aaron Pedersen worked as a journalist with ABC2 at Elsternwick studios in Melbourne.

Career[edit]

His acting career began in 1994 when he starred in the mini-series Heartland and was voted Bachelor of the Year by Cleo magazine.[1] He came to notice in 1995 where he was co-host of Gladiators Australia, an Australian game show.

Pedersen's first major acting role was for Wildside in 1997. In 1999, he played Michael Reilly in Water Rats, for two seasons. Other dramatic roles he has been in have included MDA (in 2002) and in The Secret Life of Us (2005).

Since 2007, he had the leading role in SBS's drama series, The Circuit and also in 2007, began appearing in Channel Seven's drama, City Homicide (which ended in 2011).

He appeared as Cam in ABC Television's Jack Irish in 2012.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film/Television Show Role Other notes
2014 The Code Tim Simons
2013 Mystery Road Jay Swan (Police detective) TV movie (ABC TV)
2012 Jack Irish: Bad Debts Cam Delray
2008 Double Trouble Kelton
2007–2011 City Homicide Duncan Freeman
2007–present The Circuit Drew Ellis Logie nominee in 2009 for the 'Most Outstanding Actor' award
2007 East West 101 Adam King
Too Late Ben
2006 Darklovestory Gil
2005 The Secret Life of Us Corey Mailins
Grange Sam
A Very Barry Christmas Warrun Voice Only
2003 Grass Roots Joe Ventimiglia
Floodhouse uncredited
Queen of Hearts
2002 MDA Dr. Tony McKinnon
Mimi
2000 Saturday Night Mac
1999–2001 Water Rats Det Snr Constable Michael Reilly
1997–1999 Wildside Vince Cellini
1996 The Territorians Tom Daly
Dead Heart Tony
1995 Gladiators Greatest Hits Self Host
1994 Heartland
Burned Bridge (Australia)
Clarrie Carmichael TV mini-series

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Preceded by
N/A
Host of Gladiators (with Kimberley Joseph)
1995
Succeeded by
Mike Hammond