Phoebe Tonkin

Phoebe Tonkin

Phoebe Jane Elizabeth Tonkin
12 July 1989 (1989-Template:Pad2digit-Template:Pad2digit) (age 29)
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Actress, musician, voice actress, singer
Years active
Associated acts

Phoebe Jane Elizabeth Tonkin (born 12 July 1989) is an Australian actress and model. She is best known for portraying Cleo Sertori in the television program H20: Just Add Water!.

Early life

From the age of four, Tonkin participated in various dance classes including classical ballet and tap. She completed various courses at the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) at the Wharf Theatre from the age of twelve. Courses at ATYP included Shakespeare, Script to Stage, Clowning Around, and Musical Theatre.

She attended Loreto Kirribilli and Queenwood School for Girls in Balmoral, renowned for its excellent drama department and had private drama classes. She became involved in all school productions including Antigone, White Crane and Venetian Twins. Each year Tonkin took part in the school's Shakespeare festival culminating in winning the state final in 2005 in a Midsummer Nights Dream.


Tonkin's first television appearance was on the Australian teen show H2O: Just Add Water, where she plays one of the main characters, Cleo Sertori. While not a strong swimmer, she worked to improve her abilities during pre-production of the show. On 20 October 2007, Tonkin appeared on the Nickelodeon UK Kids' Choice Awards, where she presented the award for best band alongside H2O co-stars Claire Holt and Cariba Heine.

Tonkin's credits include appearances on the Australian series Packed to the Rafters and the film Tomorrow, When the War Began, and will guest star on Home and Away in 2010. She has appeared in various commercials, including ones for Vauxhall Motors and Chic Management.

Tonkin also models, and has been in various photo shoots for catalogues and magazines such as Girlfriend.


Films and Tv Series
Year Film Role Film In Notes
2006-2008 H20: Just Add Water! Cleo Sertori Tv Series Only for Seaosn 1 & 2
2009-Presents Packed to the Rafters Lexi Tv Series Season 2: 22 Episodes/Season 3: ?? Episodes
2010 Tomorrow, When the War Began Fiona Maxwell Movie
2010 Home and Away Adrian Hall Tv Sereis 4 Episodes
2011 Bait Jaimie Movie
2011 The Secret Circle Faye Chamberlain Tv Series
2012 Tomorrow, When the War Began 2 Fiona Maxwell Movie

External links

IMDb Page: Phoebe Tonkin IMDb Show: H2O: Just Add Water Nick Page: H20: Just Add Water