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Phoebe Tonkin Biography

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

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


  • 2008Australian Film Institute Awards-Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama: nominated