David Berry (actor)
|Spouse(s)||Kristina Tesic (m. 2012)|
Berry was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, but moved to Australia in his youth. One of four children, he is talented in both singing and the violin. As a child, he attended school on a scholarship for voice, splitting his time between school and professional performances that included work at the Opera Australia and numerous festivals. In 2002 he received a scholarship to study political science at Montreal's McGill University. Upon his return, he applied and was accepted to the Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), from which he graduated in 2010.
Berry's first professional role was a guest appearance in an episode of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries. He went on that same year to portray Logan Meyer in a ten episode stint on 7 Network's long running soap opera Home and Away. In 2013, Berry starred in writer/director Robert White's made for TV horror film, Progeny. He also joined the main cast of the Foxtel drama A Place To Call Home as James Bligh, a man tortured by his homosexuality, in 1950's Australia.
2015 saw Berry star as Brian Cleaver in The Crater: A True Story of Vietnam. The film revolves around the experinces of Cleaver during the The Battle of Coral-Balmoral, fought between May 12 and June 6, 1968.
In August 2016, it was announced that Berry would be joining the cast of Starz's time travel period drama Outlander, in the recurring role of Lord John Grey. He debuted in the 2017 episode "All Debts Paid".
|2012||Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries||Alastair||ABC||Episode: "Murder on the Ballarat Train"|
|2012||Home and Away||Logan Meyer||7 Network||10 episodes|
|2013||Progeny||Damien||Wagsword Entertainment||Television film|
|2013–2018||A Place to Call Home||James Bligh||Foxtel||Series regular, 56 episodes|
|2017–present||Outlander||Lord John Grey||Starz||Recurring role, 7 episodes|
|2015||The Crater: A True Story of Vietnam||Brian Cleaver||Based upon the story of Brian Cleaver at the Battle of Coral-Balmoral.|
|2010||Lost Illusions||Lucien Chardon||Ian Sinclair||NIDA|
|2010||Medea Material||Jason||Kat Henry||NIDA|
|2010||Assassins||John Wilkes Booth||Tony Knight||NIDA|
|2011||Men Without Shadows||Jeanie||Hendrik Elstein||Sly Rat/NIDA|
|2011||A Little Touch of Chaos||Arthur||James Millar/Peter Rutherford||Grant Street Theatre|
|2015||Of thee I Sing||Wintergreen||Jay James-Moody||Sydney Opera House|
Awards and Nominations
|2016||Logie Awards||Most Outstanding Supporting Actor||A Place to Call Home||Nominated|
- "On the Couch with Caitlin Berry". Australian Arts Review. 23 November 2015. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
- "A Place To Call Home: David Berry". Yahoo! TV Australia. Archived from the original on 10 June 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
- Desk, TV News. "David Berry Cast as 'Lord John Grey' in Hit Starz Series OUTLANDER". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
- Kinney, Valarie (3 February 2017). "Outlander's David Berry settles into fatherhood after birth of adorable tot". Daily Record. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
- Steger, Sarah. "International TV star coming to Gladstone". Gladstone Observer. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
- "Meet Outlander's Lord John Grey". E! Online. 29 August 2016. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
- 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.
- "Outlander star David Berry: Why I've returned to A Place to Call Home". Retrieved 16 January 2019 – via who.com.au.
- "Vietnam War doco The Crater tells Brian Cleaver's story at Battle of Coral-Balmoral". Retrieved 17 January 2019 – via news.com.au.
- Petski, Denise (29 August 2016). "Outlander Casts David Berry As Lord John Grey". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
- Rice, Lynette (29 August 2016). "Outlander finds its Lord John Grey". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
- "Outlander Finds Its Lord John Grey in David Berry". Variety. 29 August 2016. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
- Cliffe, Nicole (24 September 2017). "Outlander Recap: Who's Afraid of Virginia Randall?". Vulture. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
- Chuter, Robert. "A Little Touch of Chaos". ArtsHub Australia. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
- Yu, Juliana (22 September 2015). "Gershwin musical Of Thee I Sing shines a light on the farce of politics". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
- "2016 Logie Awards: winners". TV Tonight. 8 May 2016. Retrieved 17 January 2019.