David Berry (actor)

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David Berry
Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood and David Berry.jpg
David Berry and his A Place To Call Home costar Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood in 2013
Born Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Australian
Occupation Actor
Years active 2012–present
Notable credit(s)
Spouse(s) Kristina Tesic (m. 2012)
Children 1

David Berry is an Australian actor best known for his role as James Bligh in the television series A Place To Call Home.

Early life[edit]

Berry was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, of Australian parents who moved to Sydney, Australia, when he was seven years old. Before becoming an actor he worked as a journalist. He trained at the Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) from which he graduated in 2010.[1]


In 2012, Berry played Logan Meyer on the soap opera Home and Away. The same year he appeared as a guest star on an episode of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries.[1][2]

In 2013, Berry joined the main cast of the drama A Place To Call Home as James Bligh, a man tortured by his homosexuality in 1950s Australia.[2][3]

In August 2016, it was announced that Berry would be joining the cast of the Starz period drama Outlander in the role of Lord John Grey.[4][5][6]


Year Project Role Notes
2012 Home and Away Logan Meyer Television series/10 episodes
2012 Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Alastair TV series/Episode: "Murder on the Ballarat Train"
2013 Progeny Damien TV movie
2013–present A Place To Call Home James Bligh TV series
2017– Outlander Lord John Grey TV series

Personal life[edit]

Berry married Kristina Tesic in 2012.[1] They had a son in 2016.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "A Place To Call Home: David Berry". Yahoo! TV Australia. Archived from the original on 10 June 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Kinney, Valarie (3 February 2017). "Outlander's David Berry settles into fatherhood after birth of adorable tot". Daily Record. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  3. ^ Molloy, Shannon (26 September 2015). "Shunned, abused and tortured: David Berry portrays what many gay men endured in 1950s Australia". News.com.au. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  4. ^ Petski, Denise (August 29, 2016). "Outlander Casts David Berry As Lord John Grey". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 29, 2016.
  5. ^ Rice, Lynette (August 29, 2016). "Outlander finds its Lord John Grey". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 29, 2016.
  6. ^ "Outlander Finds Its Lord John Grey in David Berry". Variety. August 29, 2016. Retrieved August 29, 2016.