Jeffrey Walker (actor)

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Jeffrey Walker
Born (1982-07-10) 10 July 1982 (age 32)
Melbourne, Australia
Occupation Actor (1988–2007)
Director (2003–present)
Years active 1988–present
Spouse(s) Brooke Harman

Jeffrey Walker (born 10 July 1982, in Melbourne) is an Australian television director, best known to the Australian public for his appearances as a child actor in Ocean Girl and Round the Twist. He moved on to direct episodes of Australian soaps Neighbours, Home and Away, and H2O: Just Add Water.

Career[edit]

Walker's first acting credit was a small role in The Flying Doctors in 1989. In 1992, he took over the role of Bronson Twist in the television series Round the Twist, based on the books by Paul Jennings. In 1994 he received a leading role in Ocean Girl as "Brett Bates". He had another major role as the brother Royce on Mirror, Mirror.

Walker received leading roles in The Wayne Manifesto in 1996 (for which he received a Young Actor's Award from the Australian Film Institute) and Thunderstone (1999), in which he played Wayne and Noah Daniels respectively.

Since his appearance in Thunderstone, Walker has focused his efforts on directing, working on soaps such as Neighbours and Home and Away and series such as Holly's Heroes and children's series Wicked Science, H2O: Just Add Water, The Elephant Princess and Blue Water High.

Walker also plays guitar in Sydney band Ballet Imperial .

Filmography[edit]

Actor
Year Title Role Notes
1988 House Rules Youngest Son Episode: "The Honourable Housewife"
1989 Flying Doctors, TheThe Flying Doctors Mikey Maguire Episode: "Dad's Little Bloke"
1990 Man in the Blue and White Holden, TheThe Man in the Blue and White Holden Colin
1991 Proof Young Martin
1991 Pugwall Banziel Wall Episode: "Christmas Hocking"
1992 Good Vibrations Jack TV miniseries
1993 Round the Twist Bronson Twist Main role (13 episodes)
1993 Police Rescue Tommy Campbell Episode: "Rush Hour"
1993-1994 Halfway Across the Galaxy and Turn Left Qwrk Main role (28 episodes)
1994 Sky Trackers Timothy Bolderwood Episode: "Trees a Crowd"
1994-1998 Ocean Girl Brett Bates Main role (78 episodes)
1995 Man from Snowy River, TheThe Man from Snowy River Jamie Ross Episode: "The Railroad"
1995 Mirror, Mirror Royce Tiegan Main role (20 episodes)
1996 Blue Heelers Rowdy Yates Episode: "A Fair Crack of the Whip: Parts 1 & 2"
1996-1997 Wayne Manifesto, TheThe Wayne Manifesto Wayne Wilson Main role (26 episodes)
1998 Silver Brumby, TheThe Silver Brumby Tom #1 (voice) TV series
1999 Blue Heelers Tim Sullivan Episode: "Miracle at Rabbit Creek"
1999-2000 Thunderstone Noah Daniels Main role (52 episodes)
2007 Spy Shop Dale Deakin Recurring role (10 episodes)
Director
Year Title Notes
2003-2004 Neighbours 30 episodes
2004 Fergus McPhail TV series
2004 Blue Heelers Episode: "Secrets & Lies"
Episode: "Bring It On"
2005 Home and Away 3 episodes
2005 Last Man Standing Episode: "1.11"
Episode: "1.15"
2005 Holly's Heroes Episode: "Double Team"
Episode: "Rejection"
2005 All Saints Episode: "Life's Lottery"
2006 All Saints Episode: "Dead Girl Walking"
2006-2010 H2O: Just Add Water 38 episodes
2007-2008 City Homicide 4 episodes
2008 Elephant Princess, TheThe Elephant Princess Episode: "Coming of Age"
2010 Dance Academy 8 episodes
2010 Not Available TV movie
2010 Rake Episode: "R vs Chandler"
Episode: "R vs Langhorn"
2011 Small Time Gangster 8 episodes
2011 Angry Boys 12 episodes
2011 Wild Boys Episode: "1.1"
Episode: "1.2"
2012 Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 Episode: "Paris..."
2012 Jack Irish: Bad Debts TV movie
2012 Jack Irish: Black Tide TV movie
2012 Rake Episode: "R vs. Turner"
Episode: "R vs Alford"
2013 Broken Shore, TheThe Broken Shore TV film, post-production
2013-2014 Modern Family Episode: "Larry's Wife"
Episode: "Message Received"
2014 Banished

Trivia[edit]

  • Walker appeared in the video clip of the John Butler Trio's song titled 'Something's Gotta Give'.[1]
  • Walker met future wife Brooke Harmon while they worked together on The Wayne Manifesto.

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