Ben Barrington

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Ben Barrington
Born New Zealand
Occupation Actor
Years active 2002–present
Partner(s) Kristie Fergus
Children 1

Ben Barrington is a New Zealand actor, is best known for his role, "Olaf Johnson" in The Almighty Johnsons.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Ben and his makeup artist partner, Kristie Fergus, have announced that they are expecting their first child.[2][3]


Barrington has appeared in many local productions, including The Insider's Guide To Happiness, The Insider's Guide To Love, The Strip, Outrageous Fortune, and Top of the Lake.

He's best known for his role, "Olaf Johnson" in The Almighty Johnsons.

Ben was also a part of New Zealand's 2015 Dancing With the Stars series.

He mainly stars on Shortland Street as Dr Drew Mccaskill on the Plastic Surgery Clinic with his ex-wife Virginia and his underage surgery person Millie Hutchins. On the 2015 Season Finale Dr Drew Mccaskill was shot in the leg once by Gareth demanding revenge; then another time in the upper shoulder. He was shot at the end of the episode by Victoria Anderton, the doctor who sought revenge because Drew did not support her placement to General Surgery.


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
2002-2003 Revelations – The Initial Journey Matthius TV series
2002-2003 The Strip Lenny TV series
2004 The Insider's Guide To Happiness William TV series
2005 The Insider's Guide To Love William TV series
2005 Interrogation Pete Morgan Episode: "Where There's Smoke"
2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Centaur
2006-2007 Outrageous Fortune Tyson 8 episodes
2009 4 Weeks Luigi TV movie
2009 Eruption Vince TV movie
2011-2013 The Almighty Johnsons Olaf Johnson Series regular
2013 Top of the Lake Terry 4 episodes
2014 Offspring Thomas Buchdahl
2015- Shortland Street[4] Dr.Drew Andrew McCaskill Series Regular


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