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Pedersen at the 2013 Sydney Film Festival
5 September 1970 |
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
He is known for his various film and television roles including: Detective Jay Swan in Mystery Road and the sequel Goldstone, Detective Senior Constable Duncan Freeman in City Homicide, Detective Senior Constable Michael Reilly in Water Rats, Solicitor Drew Ellis in The Circuit and Cam Delray in the Jack Irish series.
His acting career began in 1994 when he starred in the mini-series Heartland and was voted Bachelor of the Year by Cleo magazine. 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).
He appeared as Cam in ABC Television's Jack Irish in 2012, and plays Frank Gibbs, an indigenous war veteran in season 5 of A Place to Call Home. In 2018, he starred as detective Jay Swan in the ABC TV series Mystery Road, reprising the role he played in the 2013 movie Mystery Road and its sequel, the 2016 movie Goldstone.
|Year||Film/Television Show||Role||Other notes|
|2018||Mystery Road (TV series)||Jay Swan|
|2017||A Place to Call Home (TV series)||Frank Gibbs||Season 5|
|2016||Goldstone||Jay Swan||Sequel to Mystery Road|
|2014||The Code||Tim Simons|
|2013||Mystery Road||Jay Swan (police detective)|
|2012||Jack Irish: Bad Debts||Cam Delray|
|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|
|2005||The Secret Life of Us||Corey Mailins|
|A Very Barry Christmas||Warrun||Voice Only|
|2003||Grass Roots||Joe Ventimiglia|
|Queen of Hearts|
|2002||MDA||Dr. Tony McKinnon|
|1999–2001||Water Rats||Det Snr Constable Michael Reilly|
|1996||The Territorians||Tom Daly|
|1995||Gladiators Greatest Hits||Self||Host|
Burned Bridge (Australia)
|Clarrie Carmichael||TV mini-series|
|Host of Gladiators (with Kimberley Joseph)
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