Jamie Irvine

Jamie Irvine is a New Zealand actor who has appeared in theatre productions, films and television.

Jamie Irvine
Years active2002–present


Irvine has a Bachelor of Arts (Theatre and Film) from Victoria University of Wellington. He was a student at NIDA from 2003 to 2005 where he gained a Bachelor of Dramatic Art (Acting) [1]

He was the recipient of a Mike Walsh Fellowship Special Grant in 2009.[2] He used the money to, "train in New York with Susan Batson and at the Stella Adler Studio".[1]

Known for the role of Detective Ben Charlton on TV3's Underbelly NZ: Land of the Long Green Cloud (2011) [3] He has appeared in a number of short films and on Australian television.

He has provided voice overs in Australia and New Zealand. On an agents site he is described as, "... brings a great deal of versatility to his work, whether it’s a high-energy retail read, a great soft sell voice, narration or a character read."[4]


Film [5]Edit

Year Title Role Notes
2003 I Think I'm Going Geoff
2008 Winners & Losers Russell Lawson Short film
2008 Vinyl Kevin Short film
2012 Nightstorm Jim Short film
2012 The Shed Al Short film
2013 Blue Bird Doctor Short film
2014 Screaming Goats: The Movie Radio Broadcaster & Goat Screamer #2 (voice)
2015 Crushed Ivan Feature film
2017 Bridget and Iain Crossword John Short film
2017 Weekend Getaway Michael Short film

Television [5]Edit

Year Title Role Notes
2002 The Strip Macey "Epiphany" (S01E01)
2002 Shortland Street Dr. Douglas Hampton unknown episodes
2007 Home and Away Jon Tallis unknown episodes
2008 Out of the Blue Officer Caines Season 1,Episode 4
2011 Underbelly NZ: Land of the Long Green Cloud Detective Ben Charlton Main role
2014 ANZAC Girls John Wilson "Courage" (S01E06)
2015 Westside Marty Johnstone "Our Poison'd Chalice" (S01E04)
2015 Then That Happened Pilot 1 Episode
2017 Hummingbird Jimmy Wendorf
2019–2020 Shortland Street Dr. Ben King Main Role


Selected productions [6][7][8]

Year Title Venue
2005 (4-8 Oct) (NIDA, Production Company) Dreams In An Empty City Parade Theatre (1969-1999), Kensington, NSW
2006 (2-18 Jun) (Belvoir Theatre Company) 7 Blowjobs Seymour Centre (Company B) Chippendale, NSW
2006 (6-30 Sep) (The Really Really Serious Theatre Company, Production Company) Kikia Te Poa (Kick the Boer) Old Fitzroy Hotel Theatre, Woolloomooloo, NSW
2007 (10-20 Oct) (NIDA, Production Company) Class Enemy Parade Studio NIDA
2008 (19 Feb-15 Mar) (Tamarama Rock Surfers, Production Company) The Soldier and the Thief Sit on a Bridge Over the River Thames While Oblivion Waves Hello Old Fitzroy Hotel Theatre, Woolloomooloo, NSW
2008 (24 Apr-2 May) (Griffin Theatre Company, Presenting Company) Colder Stables Theatre, Darlinghurst, NSW
2009 (25 Nov-20 Dec) (pantsguys Production) Sydney Ghost Stories The Old Fitzroy Theatre, Wooloomooloo NSW
2012 (25-30 Sep) (pantsguys Production) Dogs Barking King Street Theatre, Newtown NSW


  1. ^ a b "Jamie Irvine acting". Actors Centre Australia. Retrieved 12 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Previous Fellows". Mike Walsh Fellowships. Retrieved 12 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Detective Constable Ben Charlton (Jamie Irvine) - Cast And Characters - Underbelly Land Of The Long Green Cloud - Shows - TV3". Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Jamie Irvine". EM Voices. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Jamie Irvine". IMDb. Retrieved 12 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Jamie Irvine". AusStage. Retrieved 12 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Australian Stage". Australian Stage. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  8. ^ "7 Blowjobs". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 13 August 2017.