After winning the award for Most Promising Newcomer at the Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards in 2002, Ben Barrington has gone on to star in a variety of film, television and theatre works. Ben's television credits includes seasons two and three of Outrageous Fortune, The Insider's Guide to Love, The Strip, Mataku and The Insider's Guide to Happiness.
He appeared in the Gibson Group telefeature, Eruption which aired on TV3 in 2010. He has starred in some impressive feature films, with roles in two of Peter Jackson's famed Lord of the Rings movies and in 2004's The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Ben also appeared in Jane Campion's miniseries Top of The Lake. Since graduating from drama school, Ben has also worked with the Maidment Theatre and Circa Theatre in the shows The Return, Gunsmoke and East.