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Phoebe Tonkin


Actress who have achieved widespread popularity for taking part in Hayley around the Vampire Diaries. She portrayed Faye Chamberlain in THE TRICK Circle and performed Fiona Maxwell in Tomorrow, When the Battle Began. She made an appearance in various advertisements and modeled for Teenager Vogue and required dance courses in the Australian Theater for TEENAGERS. She was nominated for an AFI Honor for Greatest Lead Celebrity in Television Dilemma in 2008 on her behalf function in H2O: Simply Add Drinking water. Her parents Jannyfer and Nicholas prompted her to try ballet when she was four, and she been trained in traditional ballet, hiphop, touch dance, and modern dance. She’s a young sister called Abby. In 2013 she started dating Paul Wesley. In 2012, she started playing Hayley in The Vampire Diaries with Ian Somerhalder .

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Full Name Phoebe Tonkin
Date Of Birth July 12, 1989
Place Of Birth Sydney, Australia
Height 1.78 m
Profession TV Actress
Education Loreto Kirribilli
Nationality Australian
Parents Nicholas Tonkin, Jannyfer Tonkin
Siblings Abby Tonkin
Nominations AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama
Movies Cul-de-Sac, Billionaire Ransom, The Ever After, Bait 3D, Tomorrow, When the War Began, H2O: The Movie
TV Shows The Vampire Diaries, The Secret Circle, H2O: Just Add Water, The Originals
Star Sign Cancer

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1Has been in a relationship with her past The Vampire Diaries (2009) co-star Paul Wesley since July of 2013.
2In 2012 Tonkin opened a website about health with friend Teresa Palmer called YourZenLife.
3In January 2011, Tonkin moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting.
4She graduated from Queenwood for Girls in Balmoral, New South Wales Balmoral.
5At the age of 12, she began courses at the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) at the Wharf Theatre.
6When she was age 4, Tonkin attended several dance courses, classical ballet, hip hop, contemporary dance and tap dance.
7Her favorite books are Lolita and The China Study.
8Her favorite bands are Radiohead and The Black Keys.
9Her favorite movie is ''The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)'' and she has said her dream is to work with Wes Anderson.
10Vancouver, Canada: Filming The Secret Circle. [September 2011]
11Filming new h20 just add water [2008]
12Friend of Claire Holt.
13She is a Vegan.
14Began various dance classes at age 4; including classical ballet, tap, hip-hop, and contemporary.
15Attended 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.
16From age 12 began completing various courses at the Australian Theatre for Young People; including Shakespeare, Script to Stage, Clowning Around and Musical Theatre.
17While 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.



The Originals2013-2017TV SeriesHayley Marshall Hayley Marshall-Kenner
Billionaire Ransom2016/IIAmy Tilton
Stalker2015TV SeriesNicole Clark
The Ever After2014Mabel
The Vampire Diaries2012-2013TV SeriesHayley Marshall
The Secret Circle2011-2012TV SeriesFaye Chamberlain
Home and Away2010TV SeriesAdrian Hall
Packed to the Rafters2009-2010TV SeriesLexi
Tomorrow, When the War Began2010Fiona Maxwell
H2O: Just Add Water2006-2010TV SeriesCleo



Pop Wrapped TV2015TV Series documentary
Premiere: Ellery in Paris2014DocumentaryHerself
Fashion News Live2014TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Stefan & Craig: Slightly Live2010TV SeriesHerself
Inside Film Awards2008TV SeriesHerself

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Nominated awards

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2008AFI AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest Lead Actress in a Television DramaH2O: Just Add Water (2006)

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