Phoebe Tonkin Biography

Phoebe Tonkin - Australian actress and model. Glorified by the role of the charming mermaid in the teenage series “H2O: Just Add Water”, as well as the bright image of a werewolf in the drama series The Vampire Diaries.
Actress and model Phoebe TonkinActress and model Phoebe Tonkin

Childhood Phoebe Tonkin

Phoebe (Phoebe Jane Elizabeth Tonkin) was born in Sydney in 1989 in the family of Lina and Sam Tonkin and already at an early age demonstrated her creative potential. From the age of four, the girl became interested in dancing: among the tested genres were ballet, tap dance, hip-hop and street dance.
Phoebe Tonkin in childhoodPhoebe Tonkin in childhood
Later, Phoebe became interested in theater, so from the age of 12 she began to attend courses at the Australian Theater for Young People (ATYP), and then she studied at the youth studio Wharf Theater. Here, the future actress got a good acting base: the program included a course of classical literature, acting, music lessons and even circus art.
Phoebe Tonkin in her youthPhoebe Tonkin in her youth
Phoebe studied at the Queenwood School for Girls in Balmoral, known for its strong theater class.Young Tonkin tried herself on the stage for the first time: every year she performed at the traditional William Shakespeare Festival, and for the main role in the production “Midsummer Night's Dream” was awarded first place.

Actor career

Casting in the series “H2O: Just Add Water” in 2005 was for Phoebe a happy ticket to an acting career: Tonkin got the lead role of Cleo Sertori and was on TV for the first time. The series about three girls who, by coincidence, began to turn into mermaids at every contact with the water, was very popular with the audience and even received the Nickelodeon award as the best television drama show in 2008.
Phoebe Tonkin in the series “H2O: Just Add Water”Phoebe Tonkin in the series “H2O: Just Add Water”
In 2011, Phoebe again successfully passed the casting, this time in the TV series "The Secret Circle", based on the novel of the same name by Lisa Jane Smith. Britt Robertson and Shelley Hennig starred in the main role, but the eccentric witch Faye, who was played by Phoebe, won the hearts of fans of the series as much.
Phoebe Tonkin in the TV series "The Secret Circle"Phoebe Tonkin in the TV series "The Secret Circle"
At the same time, Tonkin began to try herself as a model. Her attractive appearance and high growth made it possible to grow rapidly in this business and get a contract with Chic Management modeling agency in 2012.
Phoebe Tonkin's height 172 cmPhoebe Tonkin's height 172 cm
Despite her success in the new industry, Phoebe continued to participate in television projects: in 2012, she won the role in the 4th season of the popular TV series “The Vampire Diaries”, another film adaptation of the books of Lisa Jane Smith.
Phoebe Tonkin on the set of the Vampire Diaries seriesPhoebe Tonkin on the set of the Vampire Diaries series
The project about a love triangle between a young girl and two vampire brothers got into a series of popular films about the supernatural at that time, such as the Twilight saga with Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in the lead role.
Phoebe Tonkin on the set of the series “The Ancients”Phoebe Tonkin on the set of the series “The Ancients”
Phoebe, who appeared in the series in the image of a werewolf, so fond of the audience, that the conflict with the participation of her heroine Hayley Marshall entered the storylines of the spin-off “First-born” (another translation version of “The Ancients”) in autumn 2013.

Personal life of Phoebe Tonkin

At the dawn of a career (from 2006 to 2008), Phoebe had a two-year romantic relationship with the Harry Potter star Tom Felton. In 2011, she met with Ed Westwick.
In her youth, Phoebe Tonkin met with Tom FeltonIn her youth, Phoebe Tonkin met with Tom Felton
In 2013, Tonkin began an affair with a colleague on the set of the TV series The Vampire Diaries, Paul Wesley. Three years later, the couple broke up, but while working on the 4th season of the drama "First-born" in the press there were rumors about the resumption of their relationship.However, in the summer of 2018, the paparazzi noticed Paul on a date with a stranger.
Phoebe Tonkin and Paul WesleyPhoebe Tonkin and Paul Wesley

Phoebe Tonkin now

Phoebe continued to star in the TV series "First-born." In the summer of 2018, the premiere of season 5 - the final one. Also in 2018, the first season of the Australian mini-series “Silent Harbor” about the adventures of six friends in the open ocean, in which Phoebe Tonkin took part, came out.

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