Zoe Naylor


Date of Birth
4 July 1977, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Early life
Her father, Dr. Richard Naylor, is a veterinarian and her mother Neroli, taught English and History and then ran her own business. Naylor has two sisters, Naomi and Imogen Naylor.
Upon graduating from Loreto College Normanhurst, in Sydney Australia, where she was School Captain, Naylor was awarded the prestigious Channel 7 Communications Scholarship to attend Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Bathurst. Zoe then completed the final year of her BA (Communications) degree at the University of Technology (UTS) in Sydney. At UTS she was the recipient of the JFA award for Outstanding Undergraduate radio documentary and the Most Outstanding Undergraduate Broadcast Student award.
Movie career
She went on to work in radio as the host of Groove FM’s drive time program before moving into television, working on and off-screen for National Nine News, A Current Affair, MTV Australia, Escape with ET, RA, NRL Footy Show, Gladiators, Sportscafe (NZ) and most recently the ‘Spearman Experiment’ for Network 10.
She furthered her studies in 2002 with a Masters in Drama from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and quickly made her mark in the theatre community for her work in The Removalists (La Boite) and Song of the Yellow Bittern directed by the acclaimed Maeolisa Stafford. During this time she also trained at the renowned Phillip Gaulier Drama School in London.
Naylor’s first big TV break came in 2005 with the role of Regan Mcleod in Mcleod’s Daughters, which she followed with the lead role, Jane Durant, in the critically acclaimed New Zealand drama Orange Roughies.
She recently completed the title role in the US sci-fi thriller "Robortroplois' to be distributed by Bleiberg Entertainment worldwide and has also appeared in the American productions Evil Never Dies, Fearless and The Product. Zoe has appeared in the Australian feature film The Book Of Revelation and is about to star alongside Gyton Grantley and Damien Walsh Howling in the Australian thriller, ‘The Reef’
Moderator career
As an MC/public speaker, Zoe has worked on a large array of events from black-tie gala dinners and awards nights to intimate soirees, openings and special events. Some of her clients include: Jaguar, Ella Bache, Tattersalls club, Lovable, The Golden Stave, Fujitsu, Astral Bar, Wyndum Estate, Melbourne Cup, Moet and Chandon, Paspaley, Polo in the Park, Women in League, the stars from Days of our Lives shopping centre appearance, Slam beach volleyball tour, Fashions on the Field, Harley Davidson, Vivien’s model search, VO5 face of extreme competition…and more.
She has facilitated information evenings at the Garvin Institute and been guest speaker at St Catherine’s school in Melbourne and Riverview College in Sydney. Her voice is also highly sought after for radio and television ads as well as for promotional and information services.
Personal life
Naylor married on 12 May 2007. She later divorced and is now dating Aaron Jeffery.[2]
She has recently joined ten other well-known personalities as part of the Fashion Targets Breast Cancer Mod-squad to raise money for breast cancer research and continues to donate her time to a select number of other charities including the NBCF, Because I'm a girl and the Wayside chapel.
Naylor also recently became the Australian ambassador for Ducati motorcycles, riding her very own monster 696.
Selected filmography
Film 2011:Robotropolis
2009: The Reef
2005: Book of Revelation
2004: On the Lurk
2003: Evil Never Dies, Abby
2002: Sugar and Spice
2000: A Love Story
2000: The Product
1999: Fearless, Hetty Television
2008: Gladiators, herself
2006: Orange Roughies, Jane Durant
2005–2009: McLeod's Daughters, Regan McLeod
2003: The Cooks, "Nights of Living Dangerously", Janie