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Jeffrey Walker (actor)

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Jeffrey Walker
Born (1982-07-10) 10 July 1982 (age 42)
Occupation(s)Actor (1988–2007)
Director (2003–present)
Years active1988–present
SpouseBrooke Harman

Jeffrey Walker (born 10 July 1982) is an Australian director and former actor, best known to the Australian public for his appearances as a child actor in Ocean Girl and Round the Twist. He moved on to direct episodes of Australian soaps Neighbours, Home and Away, and H2O: Just Add Water. He is married to American-born Australian actress Brooke Harman-Walker.


Walker's first acting credit was a small role in The Flying Doctors in 1989. He's also credited for starring in 1991 film Proof. In 1992, he took over the role of Bronson Twist in the television series Round the Twist, based on the books by Paul Jennings. In 1994 he received a leading role in Ocean Girl as "Brett Bates". He had another major role as the brother Royce on Mirror, Mirror.

Walker received leading roles in The Wayne Manifesto in 1996 (for which he received a Young Actor's Award from the Australian Film Institute) and Thunderstone (1999), in which he played Wayne and Noah Daniels respectively.

Since his appearance in Thunderstone, Walker has focused his efforts on directing, working on soaps such as Neighbours and Home and Away and series such as Holly's Heroes and children's series Dance Academy, Wicked Science, H2O: Just Add Water, The Elephant Princess and Blue Water High. Walker has also directed several episodes of the American sitcom Modern Family.[1]

Walker also plays guitar in Sydney band Ballet Imperial.

Personal life[edit]

Walker met future wife Brooke Harmon while they worked together on The Wayne Manifesto. Together they have two sons, Boston Scott Walker (b. 24 June 2013) and Ace Jackson Walker (b. 24 June 2015).

Walker appeared in the video clip of the John Butler Trio's song titled 'Something's Gotta Give'.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
1989 The Flying Doctors Mikey Maguire "Dad's Little Bloke"
1990 The Man in the Blue and White Holden Colin Film
1991 Proof Young Martin Film
1991 Pugwall Banziel Wall "Christmas Hocking"
1992 Round the Twist Bronson Twist Main role
1992 Good Vibrations Jack TV miniseries
1993 Police Rescue Tommy Campbell "Rush Hour"
1993–94 Halfway Across the Galaxy and Turn Left Qwrk Main role
1994 Sky Trackers Timothy Bolderwood "Trees a Crowd"
1994–97 Ocean Girl Brett Bates Main role
1995 The Man from Snowy River Jamie Ross "The Railroad"
1995 Mirror, Mirror Royce Tiegan Main role
1996 Blue Heelers Rowdy Yates "A Fair Crack of the Whip: Parts 1 & 2"
1996-97 The Wayne Manifesto Wayne Wilson Main role
1999 Blue Heelers Tim Sullivan "Miracle at Rabbit Creek"
1999–2000 Thunderstone Noah Daniels Main role
2007 Spy Shop Dale Deakin TV series


Year Title Notes
2003-04 Neighbours 32 episodes
2004 Fergus McPhail TV series
2004 Blue Heelers "Secrets & Lies", "Bring It On"
2005 Home and Away 3 episodes
2005 Last Man Standing "1.11", "1.15"
2005 Holly's Heroes "Double Team", "Rejection"
2005–06 All Saints "Life's Lottery", "Dead Girl Walking"
2006 Wicked Science 5 episodes
2006–10 H2O: Just Add Water 38 episodes
2007–08 City Homicide 4 episodes
2008 The Elephant Princess "Coming of Age"
2010 Not Available TV short
2010 Dance Academy 8 episodes
2010–12 Rake "R v Chandler", "R v Langhorn", "R v Turner", "R v Alford"
2011 Small Time Gangster 8 episodes
2011 Angry Boys 12 episodes
2011 Wild Boys "1.1", "1.2"
2012 Jack Irish: Black Tide TV film
2012 Jack Irish: Bad Debts TV film
2013 Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 "Paris...", "The D..."
2013 Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous 3 episodes
2013 Super Fun Night "Three Men and a Boubier"
2013–14 The Neighbors 3 episodes
2013–14 Bones "The Friend in Need", "The Repo Man in the Septic Tank"
2013–19 Modern Family 7 episodes
2014 Raising Hope "Hey There, Delilah"
2014 Rake "Man's Best Friend"
2014 Jack Irish: Dead Point TV film, also co-producer
2014 Mixology "Bruce & Maya"
2015 Banished 4 episodes
2015 Backstrom "Corkscrewed"
2015–17 Difficult People 26 episodes
2017 Ali's Wedding
2017 Dance Academy: The Movie
2017 Fresh Off the Boat 1 episode
2017 Life in Pieces 1 episode
2018 Riot TV film
2018 LA to Vegas 2 episodes
2019 Lambs of God series
2021-22 Young Rock 2 episodes
2023 The Portable Door film
2023 The Clearing miniseries


  1. ^ "Industry Profile – Jeffrey Walker". The Australian Children's Television Foundation. Retrieved 21 February 2023.
  2. ^ somethings gotta give JBT, archived from the original on 21 December 2021, retrieved 11 March 2020

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