David Ross Paterson

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David Ross Paterson is an Australian born actor working in film, television and theatre in the US and Australia. Equally adept in dramatic and comic roles with a knack for accents, Paterson has portrayed a united nations of characters. He has championed Australian writing by producing and/or appearing in Australian plays in the US including his ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Red Machine Admiral Byron McAdams
Chopper Morris Jeffrey
Blue Heelers Angus Murray / Ned Blakeney / Terry Carmichael


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  The Goat Shearing (completed)
Mr. Hunsucker
 2021 The Dunes
Detective Francis
 2020/II One of These Days (Short)
 2019/II Hold On
Jeff Reynolds
 2019/III Before I Go (Short)
Frank Ryan
 2019 My Best Friend's Famous
Arthur Meisler
 2017 June, Adrift
 2017 Safety First (Short)
 2017 J (Short)
 2016 Powerhouse (TV Series)
- Drunkenness Reigns (2016) ... Frank
 2016 The Doctor Blake Mysteries (TV Series)
Bradley Tennant
- Against the Odds (2016) ... Bradley Tennant
 2015 The Ultimate Evil (TV Series)
The Teacher
 2015/III Reset
 2015 Ruke (Short)
 2015/I Life
Premiere Driver
 2014 Drop in Any Mailbox (Short)
Mr. Williams
 2014 D.U.I (Short)
Officer Jack Calhoun
 2014 Godzilla
National Security Chief (uncredited)
 2014/I Missed Connection (Short)
 2013 Royal Records (TV Movie)
Charles LeGrand
 2013 Saving Mr. Banks
 2013 Elegy for a Revolutionary (Short)
 2013 Lost on Purpose
 2011 Go for It!
Richard Hatton
 2011 A Blue Uncertain Buzz (Short)
 2010 Moonshiner (Short)
 2009 Breakfast Meeting (Short)
The Dumpster King
 2009 Hard to Swallow (Short)
 2009 The Red Machine
Admiral Byron McAdams
 2009/I The Revenant
Coroner (as David Ross Patterson)
 2009 The Unit (TV Series)
British Man
- Chaos Theory (2009) ... British Man
 2008 Frost/Nixon
Birt TV Show Presenter
 2008 Gemini Division (TV Series)
Lead Scientist (2008)
 2008 Sizzlean (Short)
The Captain
 2007 Box One Forty-Seven (Short)
the Broker
 2007 Decaying Orbit (Video)
 2007 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
Chauffeur Glenn
- Episode #1.5024 (2007) ... Chauffeur Glenn
 2006 Gandhi at the Bat (Short)
William 'Big Bill' Dineen (as David Paterson)
 2006 The Night Swim
Karl Mandrake (as David Paterson)
 2005 On the Job (Short)
Our Man
 2005 Lost (TV Series)
Agent Hewitt
- The Greater Good (2005) ... Agent Hewitt (as David Patterson)
 2004-2005 Neighbours (TV Series)
Michael Cassidy
- Bye Bye Boydie (2005) ... Michael Cassidy (as David Paterson)
- In the Frame (2005) ... Michael Cassidy (as David Paterson)
- Where There's a Will (2005) ... Michael Cassidy (as David Paterson)
- Blonde on Blind (2005) ... Michael Cassidy (as David Paterson)
- For the Community (2005) ... Michael Cassidy (as David Paterson)
 2003 Evil Never Dies (TV Movie)
Suit #1 (as David Paterson)
 2002 Searching for Mr Right.Com
Judge Dorow (as David Paterson)
 2000-2002 Stingers (TV Series)
John Garrett / Judge Vincent Scarpe
- Slow Hand, Easy Touch (2002) ... John Garrett (as David Paterson)
- A Matter of Trust (2000) ... Judge Vincent Scarpe (as David Paterson)
 1998-2002 Blue Heelers (TV Series)
Angus Murray / Ned Blakeney / Terry Carmichael
- The Best Man (2002) ... Ned Blakeney (as David Paterson)
- Ten Percent (2000) ... Terry Carmichael (as David Paterson)
- Nobody's Perfect (1998) ... Angus Murray (as David Paterson)
- False Alarms (1998) ... Angus Murray (as David Paterson)
 2002 Double Vision
FBI Agent (as David Paterson)
 2002 F.A. (Short)
Greg (as David Paterson)
 2001 Ponderosa (TV Series)
Cal Pritchett
- Pilot: Part 2 (2001) ... Cal Pritchett (as David Paterson)
- Pilot: Part 1 (2001) ... Cal Pritchett (as David Paterson)
 2001 Mr. Wasinski's Song (Short)
Dr. Kinlan (as David Paterson)
 2001 The Bank
Board Member (as David Patterson)
 2000 Pozieres (TV Movie documentary)
Prime Minister John Curtin (as David Paterson)
 2000 Chopper
Morris Jeffrey (as David Paterson)
 2000 On the Beach (TV Movie)
Chief Wawrzeniak (as David Paterson)
 1999 Monster! (TV Movie)
Sheriff Billnick (as David Paterson)
 1999 Water Rats (TV Series)
Owen Randall
- A Woman of Substance (1999) ... Owen Randall (as David Paterson)
 1999 Alien Cargo (TV Movie)
Warren Schiedell, SSS Group Manager (as David Paterson)
 1998 Flipper (TV Series)
Commander Winters
- Stars and Stripes (1998) ... Commander Winters (as David Paterson)
 1998 State Coroner (TV Series)
Station Officer Robertson
- Watershed (1998) ... Station Officer Robertson (as David Paterson)
 1995 Run for Cover
Helmut Krueger (as David Paterson)
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Alternate Names:

David Paterson | David Ross Patterson | David Patterson

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Veteran performer Paterson brings a nice, professional naturalness.


Appeared in two films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Frost/Nixon (2008) and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008).

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