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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 12 July 1989Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Birth NamePhoebe Jane Elizabeth Tonkin
Nickname Phoebs
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Phoebe Jane Elizabeth Tonkin was born in Sydney, Australia. Tonkin is an actress and model, starring on TV shows like "H2O: Just Add Water" (2006) where she played the character Cleo Sertori, Faye Chamberlain on The Secret Circle, and Fiona Maxwell on Tomorrow, When the War Began. She has also made appearances on shows like Packed to the Rafters as Lexi, as well as on Home and Away as Adrian Hall. Tonkin's recent roles are as Jaime on the August 2012 movie Bait, and as Hayley on The Originals with her co-star from "H2O: Just Add Water" (2006), Claire Holt. Tonkin has also been involved in commercials for Vauxhall Motors and Chic Management. She was also the female lead role in Miles Fisher's "Don't Let Go" music video.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Maxi

Trivia (16)

While not a strong swimmer, Phoebe worked hard to improve her abilities during pre-production of H2O: Just Add Water in preparation for the role of Mermaid Cleo.
From age 12 began completing various courses at the Australian Theatre for Young People; including Shakespeare, Script to Stage, Clowning Around and Musical Theatre.
Attended Queenwood School in Balmoral, known for its excellent drama department, and supplemented her education with private drama classes. Each year she took part in the school's Shakespeare festival, ultimately winning the 2005 state final in A Midsummer Night's Dream. She also took part in all of the school plays including Antigone, White Crane and Venetian Twins.
Began various dance classes at age 4; including classical ballet, tap, hip-hop, and contemporary.
She is a Vegan.
Friend of Claire Holt.
Filming new h20 just add water
Vancouver, Canada: Filming The Secret Circle. [September 2011]
Her favorite movie is ''The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)'' and she has said her dream is to work with Wes Anderson.
Her favorite bands are Radiohead and The Black Keys.
Her favorite books are Lolita and The China Study.
When she was age 4, Tonkin attended several dance courses, classical ballet, hip hop, contemporary dance and tap dance.
At the age of 12, she began courses at the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) at the Wharf Theatre.
She graduated from Queenwood for Girls in Balmoral, Newn South Wales Balmoral.
In January 2011, Tonkin moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting.
In 2012 Tonkin opened a website about health with friend Teresa Palmer called YourZenLife.

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