Jared Turner

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Jared Turner
Born Jared Philip Turner
(1978-04-12) 12 April 1978 (age 39)
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000–present
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)

Jared Turner (born 12 April 1978) is a New Zealand actor, best known for his roles as Ben Maddox in Go Girls and as Ty Johnson on the television series, The Almighty Johnsons. He is also recognised on New Zealand TV screens for hosting the energy saving commercials, "Energy Spot".

Early life[edit]

Born in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, his family moved to Sydney, Australia in 1980. He graduated from Theatre Nepean, University of Western Sydney in 2000.


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Basilisk Stare Spike Short film
2004 Fracture Brent Rosser
2004 In Too Deep Sales Assistant Short film
2007 Coffee and Allah Cafe Manager Short film
2007 30 Days of Night Aaron
2009 Underworld: Rise of the Lycans Xristo
2009 Warning, TheThe Warning Tommy Mate Short film
2009 Lines Crossed Male Short film
Year Title Role Notes
2002 All Saints Brett Davis Episode: "All Choked Up"
2007 Reckless Behavior: Caught on Tape Fireman TV movie
2007 Outrageous Fortune Trent Episode: "To Sleep, No More"
2008 Power Rangers Jungle Fury Whiger (voice) 6 episodes
2009–2010 Go Girls Ben Maddox 12 episodes
2011–2013 Almighty Johnsons, TheThe Almighty Johnsons Ty Johnson Lead role
2013 Spartacus: War of the Damned Furius Episode: "Enemies of Rome"
2016 The Shannara Chronicles Slanter 4 episodes
2016 Roman Empire: Reign of Blood Marcus Aurelius Cleander Netflix docuseries
Year Title Role Notes
1999 No Worries Ensemble Theatre Nepean
1999 Alice's Adventures Underground Lewis Carroll Theatre Nepean
2000 Richard II Earl of Salisbury / William Bagot / Sir Pierce of Exton Theatre Nepean / Footbridge Theatre
2000 Playboy of the Western World, TheThe Playboy of the Western World Christy Mahon Theatre Nepean / Footbridge Theatre
2001 Jake & Pete Jake Manitoba Theatre for Young People
2001 Get the Message Jared Co. Theatre Physical
2001 Blue Heart Lewis Griffin Theatre Company
2001 Search and Destroy Robert / Pamfilo New Theatre (Newtown)
2002 Solitude in Blue Colin Griffin Theatre Company
2002 Six Pack Mark Sydney Opera House
2003 Castle, TheThe Castle Brian New Theatre (Newtown)
2003 Pirandello's The Rules of the Game Dr. Spiga Darlinghurst Theatre
2004 Stepping into Shadows Matt Darlinghurst Theatre
2007 Motel Nights Ensemble Aotea Centre
2009 Arrival, TheThe Arrival Ensemble Auckland Civic Theatre

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