Phoebe Jane Elizabeth Tonkin (Sydney, July 12, 1989) better known as Phoebe Tonkin, is an Australian actress and model. She is known for playing Cleo Sertori on the television series H2O: Just Add Water and Faye Chamberlain in The Secret Circle. But she is most recognized for later playing the character of Hayley Marshall in The Vampire Diaries and The Originals series, respectively.
Early Life of Phoebe Tonkin:
Phoebe Tonkin was born in Sydney, Australia. Since she was four years old, she has practiced classical dance, including ballet, rap, hip hop, and contemporary dance. She completed her high school studies at Queenwood School in Sydney. She also studied acting at the Australian Theater for Young People (ATYP) in Sydney.
Personal Life of Phoebe Tonkin:
In June 2020, she announced her relationship with singer Alexander Greenwald on her Instagram account.
Personal Information of Phoebe Tonkin:
Complete Name: Phoebe Jane Elizabeth Tonkin
Date of Birth: 12 July 1989
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Occupation: Actress, Model
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Father: Nicholas Tonkin
Mother: Jannyfer Tonkin
Siblings: Abby Tonkin (Sister)
First Film: Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010)
First TV Show: H2O: Just Add Water (2006)
Height: 5′ 10″ (178 cm)
Weight: 56 kg (124 pounds)
Bra Size: 32B
Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Dress Size: 8 (US)
Body Measurements: 34-24-34
Active from: 2006-present
Net Worth: $3 Million
Professional Life of Phoebe Tonkin:
Phoebe Tonkin has participated in plays such as Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Antigone, White Crane, and Venetian Twins. She has also appeared in commercials for Opel, Vauxhall Motors, and Chic Management in Australia.
In 2006, Tonkin was cast as Cleo Sertori on the Australian television series H2O: Just Add Water. Tonkin shared credits with Claire Holt, Cariba Heine, Angus McLaren, and Indiana Evans. The series received positive reviews and praise. from the media. Tonkin had to take swimming lessons to play the character of Cleo Sertori in the series.
The series first premiered on July 7, 2006, in Australia. The series was dubbed in Spanish, Arabic, Greek, Polish, Russian and French. This fact propelled Tonkin to the status of a teenage idol. The series was broadcast in Latin America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Oceania.
In 2007, she reprised her character as Cleo Sertori in the second and third seasons of the youth television series H2O: Just Add Water.
In 2010, she played Adrian Hallun on the acclaimed Australian television series Home and Away. That same year, she appeared as a guest on the television series Packed to the Rafters, playing Lexi.
In April 2011, she was confirmed as part of the main cast of the American television series The Secret Circle, written by Kevin Williamson and based on the book trilogy of the same name by writer LJ Smith. Tonkin played the character by Faye Chamberlain. The series premiered on September 15, 2011.
In 2012, it was confirmed that she would be part of the main cast of the fourth season of the American television series The Vampire Diaries, playing Hayley Marshell, a werewolf. That same year, she reprised her character as Hayley Marshall in the television series The Originals, a spin-off of The Vampire Diaries.
On May 15, 2017, she was confirmed to be a part of the main cast of the SBS television series Safe Harbor.
In May 2018, Tonkin participated in the fourth season of the American television drama series The Affair.