Kristie Fergus (m. 2019)
Barrington was attracted to acting while studying at Waikato University. He has appeared in many local productions, including The Insider's Guide To Happiness, The Insider's Guide To Love, The Strip, Outrageous Fortune, and Top of the Lake.
He's best known for his role, "Olaf Johnson" in The Almighty Johnsons.
Ben was also a part of New Zealand's 2015 Dancing With the Stars series.
He mainly stars on Shortland Street as Dr Drew Mccaskill on the Plastic Surgery Clinic with his ex-wife Virginia and his underage surgery person Millie Hutchins. On the 2015 Season Finale Dr Drew Mccaskill was shot in the leg once by Gareth demanding revenge; then another time in the upper shoulder. He was shot at the end of the episode by Victoria Anderton, the doctor who sought revenge because Drew did not support her placement to General Surgery.
|2002–03||Revelations – The Initial Journey||Mathius||Recurring role|
|2002–03||The Strip||Lenny||Recurring role|
|2004||The Insider's Guide to Happiness||William||Main role|
|2005||Interrogation||Pete Morgan||Episode: "Where There's Smoke"|
|2005||The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe||Centaur|
|2005||The Insider's Guide to Love||William||Episodes: "Who Taught You to Love?", "The Power of Love"|
|2006–07||Outrageous Fortune||Tyson||Recurring role (series 2–3)|
|2011–2013||The Almighty Johnsons||Olaf Johnson||Main role|
|2013||Top of the Lake||Terry||Recurring role (series 1)|
|2014||Offspring||Thomas Buchdahl||Main role (series 5)|
|2014||The Hunting Party||Kale||Short|
|2015||The Brokenwood Mysteries||Steve||Episode: "Leather and Lace"|
|2015||Auckward Love||Bryan||Episode: "Good Job"|
|2015–present||Shortland Street||Drew McCaskill||Regular role|
- "Ben Barrington". IMDb.com. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
- Shortland Street star Ben Barrington marries his bohemian dream bride Kristie
- Ben Barrington's baby joy
- Shorty Street’s Ben Barrington expecting a baby girl
- Ben Barrington's adorable girl turns one
- Dann, Jennifer (9 December 2015). "Twelve Questions: Ben Barrington". NZ Herald. ISSN 1170-0777. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
- Shortland Street Official Website