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Bella Heathcote Biography

Birth Place:
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Fast Facts

  • Took speech and drama lessons as a form of distraction after her mother's death, which occurred when Heathcote was 12
  • First major TV role was as Amanda Fowler in the Australian soap Neighbours in 2009
  • Moved to Los Angeles after receiving the Heath Ledger Scholarship in 2010
  • Asked to audition for Dark Shadows (2012) after director Tim Burton saw her photo in a magazine; within two days she had the dual roles of Victoria Winters and Josette du Pres
  • On Variety's 10 Actors to Watch list in 2012
  • Appeared in the music video for the Killers "Shot at the Night" in 2013
  • Part of Miu Miu's Spring/Summer 2014 campaign