Zoe Naylor

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Zoe Naylor
Zoe Naylor in 2011
Born (1977-07-04) 4 July 1977 (age 46)
Occupation(s)Actress/voiceover artist, model, presenter, speaker, writer
Years active1995–present
James Trude
(m. 2007, divorced)
PartnerAaron Jeffery (2010–present)

Zoe Naylor (born 4 July 1977) is an Australian actress, journalist and television presenter.

Early life and education[edit]

Naylor was born in Sydney, Australia to Richard Naylor, a veterinarian, and Neroli, an English and History teacher. She graduated from Loreto Normanhurst where she was School Captain while training with the Australian Theatre for Young People in Sydney, then attended Charles Sturt University in Bathurst under a Seven Network scholarship. Naylor attended University of Technology in Sydney for a year to complete her Bachelor of Arts in Communications degree.


She was an announcer for Groove FM, then worked in television for A Current Affair, Escape with ET, The Footy Show, Gladiators, MTV Australia, National Nine News and SportsCafe (NZ). She has also written for magazines such as Australian Traveller and Road Rider.

After graduating from the Queensland University of Technology in 2002 with a Masters in Drama, she appeared in regional theatre productions. In 2005, she was cast as Regan McLeod in the television series McLeod's Daughters. She was also cast in the New Zealand series Orange Roughies. She later appeared in films such as The Reef (2010) and Robotropolis (2011).[1]

Personal life[edit]

Aaron Jeffery and Zoe Naylor in 2011

Naylor married James Trude on 12 May 2007. She later divorced and began dating Aaron Jeffery. The couple welcomed their first child together, a daughter called Sophia Jade Jeffery, in 2012 and their second child, a son called Beau Charles Jeffery in 2016.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]


Year Title Role Type
2014 Locks of Love Lady Claire
2011 Robotropolis Christiane Nouveau Feature film
2010 The Reef Kate Feature film
2005 The Book of Revelation Astrid Feature film
2004 On the Lurk
2003 Evil Never Dies Abby TV movie
2002 Sugar and Spice
2000 Virtual Nightmare TV movie
2000 A Love Story
2000 The Product
1999 Fearless Hetty TV movie


Year Title Role Type
2021 Birth Time - The Documentary Self Documentary
Aldo writer, producer, executive producer
2016–2018 Home and Away Nina Gilbert TV series, 7 episodes
2008 Gladiators Host TV series, 15 episodes
2007 Temptation Contestant TV series, 1 episode
2007-08 20 to One Host TV series, 4 episodes
2006 Orange Roughies Jane Durant TV series (NZ), 19 episodes
2005–2009 McLeod's Daughters Regan McLeod TV series, 48 episodes
2003 The Cooks Janie TV series
Episode: Nights of Living Dangerously



  • Naylor, Zoe (2007). "Contributor". Laugh Even Louder!. By Camp Quality. Gosford, New South Wales: Scholastic Australia Pty Limited. ISBN 978-1-74169-022-4.[3]


  1. ^ Miska, Brad (5 June 2010). "Trailer for Aussie Shark Thriller 'The Reef'".
  2. ^ "Zoe Naylor and Aaron Jeffrey parade their affection | Herald Sun". Archived from the original on 15 June 2011. Retrieved 7 October 2010.
  3. ^ Camp Quality (2007). Laugh Even Louder!. Gosford, New South Wales: Scholastic Australia Pty Limited. p. 15. ISBN 978-1-74169-022-4.

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Preceded by Co-Host of Gladiators
Succeeded by