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Played: Tyler Smith #1/Ben Kirk #3
Born on 10th June 2000, Blake O’Leary is the younger brother of Fletcher O’Leary, with whom he shares a birthday, as well as their father. As well as acting in Neighbours, Blake attends dance classes each Saturday, learning tap, ballet and jazz.
In early 2007, Blake auditioned for the role of Mickey Gannon in Neighbours, which he missed out on to his brother, Fletcher, however in November 2007, he became the third actor to portray Ben Kirk, son of returnee Libby Kennedy, taking over from Noah Sutherland and Sean Berends. This was Blake’s second Neighbours role, previously appearing earlier in 2007, as Tyler Smith, a friend of Mickey’s.
When not filming Neighbours, Blake is a student at Warranwood Primary School, being tutored on set when filming prevents him from attending.
Profile by Mike and Callum