David Hoflin (pronounced /ˈdɑːvɨd/; born 25 February 1979) is a Swedish-born Australian actor. He is most famous for playing Jason Bates in Ocean Girl between 1994 and 1998, and Oliver Barnes in Neighbours between 2007 and 2008.
He has appeared in TV shows such as Ocean Girl, Head Start, A Country Practice, McLeod's Daughters, Eugenie Sandler P.I., State Coroner, The Lost World.
Hoflin was ten when he starred in his first role alongside Meryl Streep and Sam Neill in Evil Angels, a film about the famous tragic case where a dingo stole baby Azaria Chamberlain from her tent at Ayers Rock.
In the Australian medical drama All Saints, he played a character named Kieran who had become heavily intoxicated with alcohol at a rave and subsequently passed out and neglected his younger sister, who was later raped by his friend Lewis.
In Ocean Girl, he played one of the lead male characters. The romantic chemistry between his character and that of Marzena Godecki's character, Neri is one of the central themes of the series.
Hoflin joined Neighbours in 2007 as Oliver Barnes. He received the job without auditioning after Christian Clark quit with immediate effect. He filmed his last scenes on 6