Phoebe Tonkin has built a successful acting career in Australia and internationally, and is perhaps best known for her lead role in the CW Network’s supernatural series The Originals, about to begin filming its fourth season in Atlanta.
In film, Phoebe starred as Fiona in the box office hit based on the international best seller Tomorrow When the War Began for Paramount Pictures. She also plays the leading role opposite Xavier Samuel and Julian McMahon in the feature film Bait, which has been the most successful Australian movie ever released in China. In 2014, Phoebe filmed a role in Jim Gillespie’s soon-to-be-released feature film Take Down opposite Ed Westwick and Jeremy Sumpter and in 2015 starred as Mabel in Mark Webber’s feature film The Ever After, opposite Teresa Palmer.
Phoebe’s television work includes a lead series role in CW Network’s U.S. series The Secret Circle and a recurring lead role in the hugely successful The Vampire Diaries from the same network. In 2015, she completed a guest role as Nicole Clark on CBS television drama series Stalker.
Phoebe’s guest roles on Australian television include successful TV series Packed to the Rafters and Home & Away, both for the Seven Network.
Phoebe is best known domestically for her leading role of Cleo Sertori in the enormously successful international Australian teen television series H2O: Just Add Water that screened in over 120 territories worldwide. After portraying Cleo in the second season, she was nominated for an AFI Best Actress in a Television Drama Award.
Phoebe’s theater credits include the role of Helena in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as well as the role of Don Pedro in Much Ado About Nothing for Australian Theater for Youth People.
Phoebe become a Global Ambassador for Plan International in 2015.