Aaron Jeffery

Recent Role:

Thomas Logan on X-Men Origins: Wolverine


Auckland, New Zealand

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  • Biography
  • Born in Auckland he moved to Australia at the age of 17, and studied at NIDA. He graduated in 1993, and began his television career on the children's programme Ship to Shore. He currently plays the character of Alex Ryan on the drama McLeod's Daughters. In 2004 won the Silver Logie in the Logie Awards of 2004.

    Jeffery used to live in Gawler, South Australia, with his wife Melinda Medich and his daughter Ella Blu, born 2003.

    In late 2005 Aaron Jeffery became estranged from his wife Melinda.They divorced soon after. He now splits his time between Auckland and Sydney, in order to spend time with his young daughter. Since the divorce, Aaron has dated his McLeod's Daughters co-star Michelle Langstone, Peta Wilson, and Vanessa Gray. He is currently still dating his McLeod's Daughters co-star Zoe Naylor (Regan McLeod).moreless

    Birth Name:

    Aaron Jeffery



    Birth Place:

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (6)

    • Aaron: (on being charged with assaulting his ex-wife) Listen, I think that in life we all make mistakes and have regrets. Unfortunately, when you're an actor and have a profile in the public eye then that is amplified. Those things are always hard because when things are printed you don't get a chance to tell your side of the story. But in the end the people who love you know your side.

    • Aaron: (on playing Alex on "McLeod's Daughters") Playing a bronco rider is like a childhood dream.

    • Aaron: I actually started acting as therapy. I couldn't afford a psychologist. My biggest fear was standing up in front of people and I wanted to conquer that.

    • Aaron: (on his role of Alex on "McLeod's Daughters") The opportunity to combine farming and film making was too good to resist.

    • Aaron: (asked for his career highlight of 2006) All the stuff I did with Michelle Langstone's character, Fiona [on McLeod's Daughters]. Obviously, the Stevie storyline has been fantastic, too.

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    Trivia (13)

    • Aaron quite enjoys boxing, doing it to stay fit as well as improving his agility. He and McLeods Daughters co-star Myles Pollard used to spar together, and on one occasion Aaron accidentally broke Myles' nose.

    • As a young actor, Aaron had a very disturbing experience with a stalker. The man harrassed him for seven years, and it ended with the man attacking Aaron out on Sydney's Oxford Street. Aaron says of the experience, "It's the ugly, flip side of the business. It shook me up." After that, he voluntarily withdrew from the industry for two years. During that time, he worked as a stationhand in outback NSW and studied theology before returning to take up the role of Alex Ryan in McLeod's Daughters.

    • While starring as Alex Ryan on the hit show McLeods Daughters, Aaron liked to joke that he was "the meat in the chick-flick sandwich".

    • Before becoming an actor, Aaron worked as a security guard doorman, debt collector, and an insurance salesman. He also was a farmer/rancher.

    • Aaron has a tattoo on his left upper arm. It's a torch with the legend "Have Life". He got it as a teenager, and represents "The Eternal Flame of Life."

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