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Jordan Rodrigues
220px-Jordan Rodrigues in December 2012
Gender: Male
Age: 23
Born: July 20, 1992
Character: Mat Tan
Occupation: Dancer
Years Active: 2003-present
Jordan Rodrigues (born 20 July 1992 in Sydney, Australia) is an Australian singer, dancer and actor best known for playing Jai Fernandez in Home and Away and Christian Reed in Dance Academy.

CareerEdit

Rodrigues's first professional acting experience was when he played the role of the young Simba in The Lion King's Australian tour at the Capitol Theatre starting in October 2003. He had no training prior to the audition but still got the role on stage as one of the lead characters. He performed three times per week for two and a half years.[1]

In January 2008, Rodrigues announced he wanted a career in acting and joined an acting agency. He received several commercial roles and auditioned for the part of Jai Fernandez in Home and Away. He made his debut in March 2008. In 2009, Rodrigues was nominated for a TV Week Silver Logie as Most Popular New Talent after he finished his role as 'Jai' on Home and Away.[2]

In mid-2009, he landed a role in the ABC series Dance Academy. He was cast as one of the main characters, Christian Reed.[3]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2004 The Lion King (musical) Young Simba Main role
2008–09 Home and Away Jai Fernandez Regular character
2010-14 Dance Academy Christian Reed Regular character
2013 Camp (TV series) Greg Recurring
2013 Better Man (TV series) Khoa Nguyen 4 episodes

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Adamski, Kat. "Actor dreams of home now, away later". North-shore-times.whereilive.com.au. Retrieved 2011-09-17.
  2. Monday, March 30, 2009, 18:12 BST (2009-03-30). "Smith, Ritchie score Gold Logie nominations". Digitalspy.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-09-17.
  3. Dance Academy - ABC press release

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