Fast Facts

  • Began taking dance classes at the age of 4.
  • Performed with the Australian Theatre for Young People and at the Wharf Theatre from the age of 12.
  • Was not a strong swimmer when she won a starring role on the water-centric Australian TV show H20: Just Add Water.
  • Has modeled for the magazine Girlfriends.


  • 2008, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama: Nominee


  • Jannyfer Tonkin — Mother
  • Nicholas Tonkin — Father
  • Paul Wesley — Significant Other


  • Birth Name: Phoebe Jane Elizabeth Tonkin
  • Birth Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Profession: Actor

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