David Jones-Roberts

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David Jones-Roberts
David Jones Roberts.jpg
Born (1990-04-09) 9 April 1990 (age 24)
Sydney, Australia
Occupation Actor
Years active 2008–2013

David Jones-Roberts (born 9 April 1990) is an Australian actor, best known for portraying Xavier Austin in the soap opera Home and Away.

Early and personal life[edit]

Jones-Roberts was born on 9 April 1990 to actors Danny Roberts and Lindsay Neil.[1] He graduated from the Newtown High School of the Performing Arts. In his spare time, Jones-Roberts does gymnastics, which he has enjoyed from a young age.[2]

Career[edit]

Jones-Roberts previously auditioned for the roles of Henry Hunter, Lucas Holden, Drew Curtis and Geoff Campbell in Home and Away.[3] He later successfully auditioned for the role of Xavier Austin.[4] The actor was surfing when his agent told him he had won the role.[4] Jones-Roberts quit Home and Away in 2012 and his final episode was broadcast on 3 July 2012.[5] The actor thanked his fans for their support on Twitter, writing "Just wanted to say thanks to all my fans out there for your continued support throughout the years. Truly wouldn't be where I am without you guys."[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008–12, 2013 Home and Away Xavier Austin Regular role

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Jones Roberts (as Xavier Austin)". TV3. Retrieved 8 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "David Jones-Roberts". Yahoo!7. July 2011. Retrieved 8 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "David Jones-Roberts is at your mercy". Inside Soap (Hachette Filipacchi UK) (27): 46. 10 July 2010. 
  4. ^ a b Seager, Tania (3 December 2008). "Interview with David Jones Roberts". Yahoo!7. Yahoo!7. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  5. ^ a b Kilkelly, Daniel (3 July 2012). "'Home and Away': David Jones-Roberts thanks fans after Xavier exit". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Retrieved 3 July 2012. 

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